Apprentice Electrician


Apprentice Electrician 
  New & Renewal Cost: 20.00


New Apprentice Electricians:  If you have never held a Wyoming Apprentice License you must begin the processes of licensing within 10 days of the start of employment.
  • OJT Form: If you have On the Job Training (OJT) from another state under a licensed contractor and supervised by a licensed Journeyman or Master Electrician, you may submit those hours at your initial application ONLY. You can not submit hours past 6/30 of the current apprentice year.  You will need to provide a OJT form or a letter from your out of state past or present employer.  These documents will be reviewed to determine if they can be credited to your new license. A link below is there for you to download a copy of a Wyoming OJT form to give to your out of state employer(s). 
  • OJT Letter: If providing a letter from past or current out of state employer(s) it must be on a company letterhead with your name on it and include a breakdown by year of the hours you worked in residential, commercial and industrial.  It must include the company and supervisors licenses numbers and be signed and notarized by the employer.
  • Previous and Existing License Form:  You will need to fill out and upload into your application a Previous and Existing License Form that lists the licenses in which you are requesting OJT credit. You must also list any and all licenses you have held even if not requesting OJT credit. 
  • Apprentice Education: You may also submit any previous apprenticeship education at this time.  It must be from a bona fide program of training approved by The Office of Apprenticeship, United States Department of Labor or present transcripts from a training equivalent to a program approved by The Office of Apprenticeship, United States Department of Labor.

Apprentice Electrician Education  




For further information on regulations for new apprentices refer 



Renewals and Reinstatement's for Apprentice Electricians:  If you have or have had a Wyoming Apprentice License below are the guidelines for the renewal of your license.

  • OJT Form: If you have On the Job Training (OJT) you will need to submit a OJT form completed by your employer and signed by the licensed Journeyman or Master Electrician you worked under. This will need to include a breakdown on the hours you worked in each industry residential, commercial and industrial.  This form must be filled out in its entirety and uploaded inside your apprentice renewal application.  Failure to do so may result in delayed processing or denial of your application.  
  • The Apprentice Year: The apprentice year runs from 7/1 of the previous year to 6/30 of the current year.  If you try to submit OJT from a previous year or after the current apprentice year date you application will denied until you submit a correct OJT form with the current apprentice year and hours.  
  • Apprentice Education: You will upload in your apprentice application apprenticeship education you have obtained during this apprentice year.  It must be from a bona fide program of training approved by The Office of Apprenticeship, United States Department of Labor or present transcripts from a training equivalent to a program approved by The Office of Apprenticeship, United States Department of Labor.


Know and understand your license!

Apprentice Years are as follows:
Apprentice Year 1- OJT 0-1999 and school 0-143 hours, Supervision: 100%
Apprentice Year 2- OJT 2000-3999 and school 144-287 hours, Supervision: 100%
Apprentice Year 3 – OJT 4000-5999 and school 288-431 hours, Supervision: 50%
Apprentice Year 4 –OJT 6000 – 7999 and school 432-575 hours, Supervision: 25%
Apprentice Year 5 – OJT 8000 -10000 and school 576+ hours, Supervision: 25%
Apprentice Year 6 – OJT 10000 + and school 576+, Supervision:100%

You do not progress in apprentice years by holding the license for a year you must complete the required OJT and education to move forward.


Apprentice Electrician Education  



For further information on regulations for new apprentices refer 



Applying for the Journeyman Exam

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Apprenticeship Facts:

• More than 150,000 employers and labor-management organizations benefit from apprenticeships.
• 94% of apprentices retain employment after completing an apprenticeship program.
• The average starting wage after completing an apprenticeship program is $70,000.
• Workers who complete apprenticeship programs earn $300,000 more over a career than their peers who don’t.
• Apprentices earn while they learn, reducing the potential to take on debt.


  
Questions ?? Email this office: wsfm-licensing@wyo.gov