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Michigan

Journeyman, Master, and Contractor Electrical Licensing

Michigan Electrical licenses are regulated by the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA). They govern electrical Journeyman, Master, and Contractor licensing. Requirements for obtaining each type of license can be found below.

We have the books, courses, and professionals ready to help you pass your licensing exam. All our training is offered in an online self-paced format. Our exam prep is not only designed to help you pass your first attempt, but to also teach you valuable knowledge for your career. The courses are available from almost any device, any time. We hope that you will make RocketCert your home to help you obtain your Michigan Electrical License.

  • $289
    Master / Journeyman
    Exam Prep
  • $129
    Contractor
    Exam Prep
Individual taking the Electrical Contractor exam prep for Michigan online with RocketCert
Scope of work

What type of work can be done with this license?

Licensed Electrician in Michigan
  • Journeyman Electrical License

    In the state of Michigan, a Journeyman Electrician engages in the practical installation or alteration of electrical wiring. An electrical contractor or master electrician may also be an electrical journeyman.

  • Master Electrical License

    A Master may supervise the installation of electrical wiring and equipment in accordance with the standard rules and regulations governing that work.

  • Electrical Contractor License

    An Electrical Contractor licenses allows you to erect, install, alter, repair, service, or maintain electrical wiring.



Specialty Electrical Licenses
  • Fire Alarm Contractor License

    License holders may engage in the business of erecting, installing, altering, repairing, servicing, or maintaining wiring, devices, appliances, or equipment of a fire alarm system.

  • Fire Alarm Specialty Technician License

    License holders are permitted to engage in the design and practical installation or alteration of fire alarm systems.

  • Sign Specialty Contractor License

    License holders may engaged in the business of manufacturing, installing, maintaining, connecting, or repairing electric sign wiring or devices, including wiring that is directly related to electric signs and is electrically dedicated as a sign circuit.

  • Sign Specialist License

    License holders are permitted to engage in the installation, alteration, or repair of electric signs.

Requirements & steps

What are the requirements to getting a license?

Michigan Electrical Contractor RequirementsJourneyman Electrician License
  • Be at least 20 years of age
  • Obtain 8,000 hours of work experience over a minimum of at least four years (2,000 max per year)
    OR
  • Graduate from a recognized training or educational program
  • Submit a complete and notarized application with supporting documents
  • Upon application approval, applicants may schedule a time and date to sit for the Michigan Journeyman Electrical exam
Michigan Contractor RequirementsMaster Electrician License
  • Be at least 22 years of age
  • Hold a journeyman license for no less than 2 years
  • Obtain 12,000 hours of work experience obtained over a 6-year period under the supervision of a Master Electrician
  • Submit a complete and notarized application with supporting documents
  • Upon application approval, applicants may schedule a time and date to sit for the Michigan Master Electrical exam
Michigan Electrical Contractor RequirementsElectrical Contractor License
  • Holds a Master Electrician's license or has not less than 1 Master Electrician residing in this state who is in his or her full-time employ. The master electrician shall be actively in charge of and responsible for code compliance of all installations of electrical wiring and equipment
  • Submit a complete and notarized application and supporting documents
  • Upon application approval, applicants may schedule a time and date to sit for the Michigan Electrical Contractor exam

How do I obtain a license?

To apply, contact the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs at 517-335-9700 or visit the LARA website.

The state of Michigan requires 15 hours of continuing education for this license. Michigan may allow license reciprocity if the license and experience is deemed sufficient by the board. In such instances, applicants will still be required to pass the required exam. An electrician from another state can get a temporary journeyman license for 90 days if they're approved to take the journeyman exam.

With RocketCert, our education is written by a combination of professional educators and industry experts. We pride ourselves on providing industry leading customer service. Also, if you find a better original price on any online course that we offer, we will beat it by 10%.


RocketCert customer studying to pass their State exam through the RocketCert website or on the mobile app.
Exam Pre-Approval

The first step is to obtain pre-approval for your exam. This can be obtained after a submitted application packet is approved by the board. Once approved, applicants may schedule a time and date to take the exam. Contact PSI at 855-579-4635 to schedule. Testing centers are setup throughout the State in larger cities.

PURCHASE EXAM PREP, BOOKS, & STUDY!

Preparing to pass the State exam is a critical part of the licensing process. Failing the exam can result in substantial delays before you are able to work under your license. We offer industry leading exam prep and all of the required books, at an unbeatable price.

PASS THE STATE EXAM

After studying with RocketCert, you will be on your way to passing the required State exam(s) (see below).

APPLY FOR YOUR LICENSE

After completing all the steps above, it will be time to apply through LARA.

Exam

Which exam do I need to take?

To schedule your Electrical exam, visit psiexams.com or call 855-579-4635.

 Michigan Journeyman Electrician Exam details Journeyman Electrician Exam

  • Number of questions: 80
  • Passing Score: 75% correct
  • Time: 150 minutes
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  • Topics Include: Grounding and Bonding; Overcurrent Protection; Wiring Methods and Installations; Boxes and Cabinets; Services; Feeders, Motors, and Motor Controls; Special Occupancies; Load Calculations; Lighting; Appliances; Box and Raceway Fill; Power Limited Circuits; General Electrical Trade Knowledge; Electrical Theory; Current Applicable Rules and Statutes Governing the Electrical Trade in Michigan
Michigan Master Electrician Exam Master Electrician Exam

  • Number of questions: 76
  • Passing Score: 75% correct
  • Time: 180 minutes
  • OPEN BOOK

  • Topics Include: Grounding and Bonding; Overcurrent Protection; Wiring Methods and Installations; Boxes and Cabinets; Services; Feeders, Motors, and Motor Controls; Special Occupancies; Load Calculations; Lighting; Appliances; Box and Raceway Fill; Power Limited Circuits; General Electrical Trade Knowledge; Electrical Theory; Current Applicable Rules and Statutes Governing the Electrical Trade in Michigan
Michigan Electrical Contractor Exam Electrical Contractor Exam

  • Number of questions: 40
  • Passing Score: 75% correct
  • Time: 90 minutes
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  • Topics Include: Knowledge of Skilled Trades Regulations Act, 2016 PA 407 and any rules promulgated therein; Stille-Derossett-Hale Single State Construction Code Act (1972 PA 230); Electrical Administrative Board General Rules,
Exam Prep & Books

How do I pass the exam?

The Michigan exams are open book. The references below are permitted to be tabbed, highlighted, and used during your test! All reference materials must be bound. The materials printed from the BCC website must be bound by 3 staples on the left edge in separate documents. Unfortunately, our online course is NOT permitted to be accessed during the State exam.

The exam prep includes math, theory and calculation, highlighting guides covering the topics your exam is based on, practice questions for each reference, and unlimited attempts on our "test simulation".

Online Exam Prep Includes:

  • Calculation Lessons - Here, we teach you math concepts and how to solve calculations on test day. Calculation topics include Ohm’s Law, voltage drop, transformers, motors, box fill, and allowable fill for raceway sizing.
  • Highlighting Guides - Introduce the critical information in your book(s). This will familiarize you with each book’s content and its layout.
  • Quizzes - These practice quizzes are based on each individual book/reference. They reinforce key concepts.
  • Test Simulation / Practice Exam - Comprehensive exams randomly generated from our database of questions. Test simulations are restricted by time, and hints are disabled. Test simulations are as close to the real exam as you can get.
  • Guide to Tabbing - This section includes tabbing books and other test taking strategies to keep calm and focused during the exam.

Michigan Journeyman / Master Electrical Bundle

Includes the following courses:

  • Michigan Journeyman / Master Electrical Online Exam Prep

Plus the following:

  • All the books to use during the exam
  • Permanent/Pre-Printed Tabs
  • Free Shipping!
  • Instructor Support
  • No Pass No Pay Policy
  • Lifetime Access from nearly any device

$467 $419

Michigan Electrical Contractor Bundle

Includes the following courses:

  • Michigan Electrical Contractor Online Exam Prep

Plus the following:

  • All the books to use during the exam
  • Permanent/Pre-Printed Tabs
  • Free Shipping!
  • Instructor Support
  • No Pass No Pay Policy
  • Lifetime Access from nearly any device

$307 $279

This course is approved by CE Broker and satisfies the exam retake education requirements. After completing the course, print your certificate of completion.

Michigan Journeyman / Master Electrical Online Exam Prep

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Michigan Electrical Contractor Online Exam Prep

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$129

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NEC 2023, NFPA 70: National Electrical Code

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$149

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Print for Your Exam:
Michigan Electrical Code Rules Part 8
Free / Online
Skilled Trades Regulations Act, 2016 PA 407

Only articles 1-7 (407-2016-1 through 407-2016-7)

Free / Online

In Addition To The References Above, These References Are Permitted To Be Used During The Electrical Contractor Exam:

Stille-DeRossett-Hale Single State Construction Code Act, 1972 PA 230
Free / Online

Pre-printed or blank tabs are also available.

NEC 2023 Pre-Printed Tabs

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