Electrical Apprentice

Registration Information

Per Wis. Stats. § 101.862, no person may install, repair or maintain electrical wiring unless the person is licensed as an electrician by the Department or unless the person is enrolled as a registered Electrician by the Department.

A person who is a registered Electrician and enters into an approved apprenticeship program may continue to work as a registered Electrician until the registered Electrician license expires.  At that time, a person shall apply to become a registered Electrical Apprentice. 

Per Wis. Admin. Code § SPS 305.40, a person who holds a license as a licensed Journeyman Electrician or a registration as a registered Electrical Apprentice shall perform electrical wiring activities under the general supervision of a person who holds a license as a licensed Master Electrician or a registration as a Registered Master Electrician. A person who holds a license as a licensed Journeyman Electrician or a registration as a registered Electrical Apprentice may perform electrical wiring activities under the general supervision of a person who holds a license as a licensed Residential Master Electrician provided the wiring associated with dwellings, dwelling units and detached accessory buildings and structures serving the dwellings or the dwelling units, such as garages, carports, gazebos, and swimming pools.


Application for Registration

FormDescription
3102Application for Electrical Apprentice Registration
3073​Fax Payment Form

Renewal Information

Requirements

  • Fee (See Renewal Dates and Fees)
  • Indentured Date

Renewal Method

  • Mail Renewal Reminder/Application to: 

Department of Safety and Professional Services

Trades Credentialing Unit
PO Box 78780
Milwaukee, WI  53293-0780


If you have questions regarding your renewal, please email DSPSCredTrades@wisconsin.gov.

When mailing your renewal, please allow up to 21 calendar days [per Wis. Admin. Code SPS § 305.04 (1)] from the date your payment is processed to receive an update regarding your renewal.