SPS 305.43(7)(b)2. 2. A person who holds a license as a licensed master electrician may apply to the department for waiver of the continuing education requirements under subd. 1. on the grounds of prolonged illness or disability or similar circumstances. Each application for waiver shall be considered individually on its merits by the department.
SPS 305.43 History History: Cr. Register, October, 1996, No. 490, eff. 11-1-96; am. (2) (b), (5) (b) 1., Register, March, 1998, No. 507, eff. 4-1-98; am. (4) and (5) (b), Register, April, 2000, No. 532, eff. 5-1-00; CR 03-075: renum. (5) to be (6) and r. and recr. (6) (b) 1., cr. (5) Register June 2004 No. 582, eff. 8-1-04; CR 09-028: am. (1) (intro.), (2) (a), (3) and (4), renum. (5) and (6) to be (5) (a) and (7) and am., cr. (5) (b) and (6) Register August 2010 No. 656, eff. 9-1-10, except (5) (b), eff. 4-1-13; correction in (1) (a), (b), (3), (4), (5) (a), (6) (b) 3., (7) (a) 2., (b) 1. made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672; CR 14-010: am. (7) (b) 1. Register August 2014 No. 704, eff. 9-1-14.
SPS 305.435 SPS 305.435Residential master electricians.
SPS 305.435(1)(1)Application for examination. A person applying to take a residential master electrician licensure examination shall submit all of the following:
SPS 305.435(1)(a) (a) An application in accordance with s. SPS 305.01.
SPS 305.435(1)(b) (b) An application fee and examination fee in accordance with s. SPS 305.02, Table 305.02.
SPS 305.435(2) (2)Qualifications for examination.
SPS 305.435(2)(a)(a) Except as provided in par. (b), a person applying for a residential master electrician licensure examination shall have at least 1,000 hours per year of experience for at least 5 years in electrical wiring work.
SPS 305.435(2)(b) (b) Relative to the experience required under par. (a), each semester spent full-time in a school of electrical engineering or other accredited college, university, technical or vocational school in an electrical-related program shall be considered equivalent to 500 hours of experience, with no more than 3,000 hours and 3 years of experience through education being credited toward the required experience.
SPS 305.435(3) (3)Examination. A person seeking to obtain a residential master electrician license shall take and pass an examination in accordance with s. SPS 305.09.
SPS 305.435(4) (4)Application for licensure. Upon notification of the successful passage of the examination for a residential master electrician license, a person may obtain the license by submitting an application and the license fee in accordance with ss. SPS 305.01 and 305.09 (7) (c).
SPS 305.435(5) (5)Responsibilities.
SPS 305.435(5)(a)(a) For any electrical installation that requires a uniform building permit under s. SPS 320.08, a person who holds a residential master electrician license may not commence installation of electrical wiring until a permit is issued for the installation.
SPS 305.435 Note Note: Chs. SPS 320 to 325 apply to one- and 2-family dwellings and manufactured dwellings. The department's uniform building permit is issued either by the municipality in which the dwelling is located or by a UDC inspection agency where the municipality does not administer the Uniform Dwelling Code.
SPS 305.435(5)(b) (b) A person who as a licensed residential master electrician is responsible for the installation, repair or maintenance of electrical wiring shall utilize the appropriately licensed or registered individuals to construct, install, repair or maintain electrical wiring.
SPS 305.435(6) (6)Exchanges.
SPS 305.435(6)(a)(a) A person who holds a residential master electrician license may, upon application to the department, exchange his or her residential master electrician license for a residential journeyman electrician license.
SPS 305.435(6)(b) (b) A person who has exchanged his or her residential master electrician license for a residential journeyman electrician license may, upon application to the department, exchange his or her residential journeyman electrician license for a residential master electrician license in accordance with the following provisions:
SPS 305.435(6)(b)1. 1. The person holds a valid residential journeyman electrician license.
SPS 305.435(6)(b)2. 2. The person submits with the application a copy of his or her former residential master electrician license.
SPS 305.435(6)(b)3. 3. The license fee for a residential master electrician specified in s. SPS 305.02, Table 305.02 is submitted.
SPS 305.435(7) (7)Renewal.
SPS 305.435(7)(a)1.1. A person may renew his or her license as a residential master electrician.
SPS 305.435(7)(a)2. 2. A residential master electrician license shall be renewed in accordance with s. SPS 305.07.
SPS 305.435(7)(b)1.1. The renewal of a license as a licensed residential master electrician shall be contingent upon the residential master electrician obtaining at least 18 hours of acceptable continuing education prior to the expiration date of the license as specified in s. SPS 305.08 and Table 305.06, except as provided in subd. 2.
SPS 305.435(7)(b)2. 2. A person who holds a license as a licensed residential master electrician may apply to the department for waiver of the continuing education requirements under subd. 1. on the grounds of prolonged illness or disability or similar circumstances. Each application for waiver shall be considered individually on its merits by the department.
SPS 305.435 History History: CR 09-028: cr. Register August 2010 No. 656, eff. 9-1-10; correction in (1) (a), (b), (3), (4), (5) (a), (6) (b) 3., (7) (a) 2., (b) 1. made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672; CR 14-010: am. (7) (b) 1. Register August 2014 No. 704, eff. 9-1-14.
SPS 305.437 SPS 305.437Registered master electricians.
SPS 305.437(1)(1)Application for registration. A person applying for registration as a registered master electrician shall submit all of the following:
SPS 305.437(1)(a) (a) An application in accordance with s. SPS 305.01.
SPS 305.437(1)(b) (b) An application fee and a registration fee in accordance with s. SPS 305.02, Table 305.02.
SPS 305.437(1)(c) (c) Documented verification of meeting the requirements in sub. (2).
SPS 305.437(2) (2)Qualifications. A person applying for registration as a registered master electrician shall have a birth date of on or before January 1, 1956; and shall have at least 15 years of experience in installing, repairing or maintaining electrical wiring.
SPS 305.437(3) (3)Responsibilities.
SPS 305.437(3)(a)(a) For any electrical installation that is required to have a uniform building permit under s. SPS 320.08, a person who holds a master electrician registration may not commence installation of electrical wiring until a permit is issued for the installation.
SPS 305.437 Note Note: The Wisconsin Uniform Dwelling Code (UDC), which consists of chapters SPS 320 to 325, applies to one- and two-family dwellings and manufactured dwellings. The Department's uniform building permit is issued either by the municipality in which the dwelling is located, or by a UDC inspection agency where the municipality does not administer the Uniform Dwelling Code.
SPS 305.437(3)(b) (b) A person who as a registered master electrician is responsible for the installation, repair or maintenance of electrical wiring shall utilize the appropriately licensed or registered individuals to construct, install, repair or maintain electrical wiring.
SPS 305.437 History History: EmR1415: emerg. cr., eff. 8-6-14; CR 14-049: cr. Register July 2015 No. 715, eff. 8-1-15.
SPS 305.44 SPS 305.44Journeyman electricians.
SPS 305.44(1) (1)General. A person may obtain a license as a licensed journeyman electrician by either one of the following:
SPS 305.44(1)(a) (a) Taking and passing the journeyman electrician certification examination.
SPS 305.44(1)(b) (b) Completing an electrical construction apprenticeship.
SPS 305.44(2) (2)Application for examination. A person applying to take a journeyman electrician license examination shall submit all of the following:
SPS 305.44(2)(a) (a) An application in accordance with s. SPS 305.01.
SPS 305.44(2)(b) (b) An application fee and examination fee in accordance with s. SPS 305.02, Table 305.02.
SPS 305.44(3) (3)Qualifications for examination.
SPS 305.44(3)(a)(a) Except as provided in par. (b), a person applying for a journeyman electrician license examination shall have at least 1,000 hours per year of experience for at least 5 years in electrical construction work.
SPS 305.44(3)(b) (b) Relative to the experience required under par. (a), each semester spent full-time in a school of electrical engineering or other accredited college, university, technical or vocational school in an electrical-related program shall be considered equivalent to 500 hours of experience, with no more than 2,000 hours and 2 years of experience through education being credited toward the required experience.
SPS 305.44(4) (4)Examination. Except as provided in sub. (1) (b), a person seeking to obtain a journeyman electrician license shall take and pass an examination in accordance with s. SPS 305.09.
SPS 305.44(5) (5)Application for certification.
SPS 305.44(5)(a)(a) Upon notification of the successful passage of the examination for a journeyman electrician license, a person may obtain the license by submitting an application and the license fee in accordance with ss. SPS 305.01 and 305.09 (7) (c).
SPS 305.44(5)(b) (b) A person may apply for a license as a licensed journeyman electrician by submitting all of the following:
SPS 305.44(5)(b)1. 1. An application, application fee and a license fee in accordance with ss. SPS 305.01 and 305.02, Table 305.02.
SPS 305.44(5)(b)2. 2. Evidence of completing an electrical construction apprenticeship program and the program has been recognized by the department under ch. 106, Stats., and the federal department of labor.
SPS 305.44(6) (6)Renewal.
SPS 305.44(6)(a)1.1. A person may renew his or her license as a journeyman electrician.
SPS 305.44(6)(a)2. 2. A journeyman electrician license shall be renewed in accordance with s. SPS 305.07.
SPS 305.44(6)(b)1.1. The renewal of a license as a licensed journeyman electrician shall be contingent upon the journeyman electrician obtaining at least 24 hours of acceptable continuing education prior to the expiration date of the license as specified in s. SPS 305.08 and Table 305.06, except as provided in subd. 2.
SPS 305.44(6)(b)2. 2. A person who holds a license as a licensed journeyman electrician may apply to the department for waiver of the continuing education requirements under subd. 1. on the grounds of prolonged illness or disability or similar circumstances. Each application for waiver shall be considered individually on its merits by the department.
SPS 305.44(6)(b)3. 3. A person who initially obtained his or her journeyman electrician license by completing an electrical construction apprenticeship and whose request to renew his or her license is denied because of the failure to fulfill the continuing education requirements of subd. 1., shall be required to take and pass the journeyman electrician license examination in order to reacquire the journeyman electrician license.
SPS 305.44 History History: Cr. Register, October, 1996, No. 490, eff. 11-1-96; am. (1) (b), (3) (b), (5) (b) 2., (6) (b) 3., Register, March, 1998, No. 507, eff. 4-1-98; am. (1) (intro.), (5) (a), (b) (intro.) and 1., (6) (b) 1. and 2., Register, April, 2000, No. 532, eff. 5-1-00; CR 03-075: r. and recr. (6) (b) 1., am. (6) (b) 3. Register June 2004 No. 582, eff. 8-1-04; CR 09-028: am. (1) (intro.), (2) (intro.), (3) (a), (4), (5) (a), (b) (intro.), 1., and (6) Register August 2010 No. 656, eff. 9-1-10; correction in (2) (a), (b), (4), (5) (a), (b) 1., (6) (a) 2., (b) 1. made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672; CR 14-010: am. (6) (b) 1. Register August 2014 No. 704, eff. 9-1-14.
SPS 305.443 SPS 305.443Industrial journeyman electricians.
SPS 305.443(1)(1)General. A person may obtain a license as a licensed industrial journeyman electrician by either one of the following:
SPS 305.443(1)(a) (a) Taking and passing the industrial journeyman electrician licensure examination.
SPS 305.443(1)(b) (b) Completing an industrial electrical apprenticeship.
SPS 305.443(2) (2)Application for examination. A person applying to take an industrial journeyman electrician licensure examination shall submit all of the following:
SPS 305.443(2)(a) (a) An application in accordance with s. SPS 305.01.
SPS 305.443(2)(b) (b) An application fee and examination fee in accordance with s. SPS 305.02, Table 305.02.
SPS 305.443(3) (3)Qualifications for examination.
SPS 305.443(3)(a)(a) Except as provided in par. (b), a person applying for a industrial journeyman electrician licensure examination shall have at least 1,000 hours per year of experience for at least 5 years in industrial electrical wiring work.
SPS 305.443(3)(b) (b) Relative to the experience required under par. (a), each semester spent full-time in a school of electrical engineering or other accredited college, university, technical or vocational school in an electrical-related program shall be considered equivalent to 500 hours of experience, with no more than 2,000 hours and 2 years of experience through education being credited toward the required experience.
SPS 305.443(4) (4)Examination. Except as provided in sub. (1) (b), a person seeking to obtain an industrial journeyman electrician license shall take and pass an examination in accordance with s. SPS 305.09.
SPS 305.443(5) (5)Application for licensure.
SPS 305.443(5)(a)(a) Upon notification of the successful passage of the examination for an industrial journeyman electrician license, a person may obtain the license by submitting an application and the license fee in accordance with ss. SPS 305.01 and 305.09 (7) (c).
SPS 305.443(5)(b) (b) A person may apply for a license as a licensed industrial journeyman electrician by submitting all of the following:
SPS 305.443(5)(b)1. 1. An application, application fee and a license fee in accordance with ss. SPS 305.01 and 305.02, Table 305.02.
SPS 305.443(5)(b)2. 2. Evidence of completing an industrial electrical apprenticeship program and the program has been recognized by the department of workforce development and the federal department of labor.
SPS 305.443(6) (6)Renewal.
SPS 305.443(6)(a)1.1. A person may renew his or her license as an industrial journeyman electrician.
SPS 305.443(6)(a)2. 2. An industrial journeyman electrician license shall be renewed in accordance with s. SPS 305.07.
SPS 305.443(6)(b)1.1. The renewal of a license as a licensed industrial journeyman electrician shall be contingent upon the industrial journeyman electrician obtaining at least 18 hours of acceptable continuing education prior to the expiration date of the license as specified in s. SPS 305.08 and Table 305.06, except as provided in subd. 2.
SPS 305.443(6)(b)2. 2. A person who holds a license as a licensed industrial journeyman electrician may apply to the department for waiver of the continuing education requirements under subd. 1. on the grounds of prolonged illness or disability or similar circumstances. Each application for waiver shall be considered individually on its merits by the department.
SPS 305.443(6)(b)3. 3. A person who initially obtained his or her industrial journeyman electrician license by completing an industrial electrical apprenticeship and whose request to renew his or her license is denied because of the failure to fulfill the continuing education requirements of subd. 1., shall be required to take and pass the industrial journeyman electrician licensure examination in order to reacquire the industrial journeyman electrician license.
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