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Electrician

Electrician Continued Competency Course

Effective July 1, 1995, all electricians in categories EJ, EJI, EJS, ES, ESI, and ESS (Maintenance Electricians – EM category are exempt from this requirement) will need to complete a continued competency requirement and pay the applicable fees in order to renew their license. Alternately, you may also renew your license by taking an exam*. The deadline to renew your license is June 30, 2020. Failure to renew your license by paying the applicable fee and meeting the continued competency requirement (attending the continued competency course OR taking an exam) shall constitute a forfeiture of the license effective July 1, 2020. A forfeited license does not allow you to perform electrical work. You have one year from June 30, 2020 to restore your license. If you fail to restore your license by June 30, 2021, you will need to reapply as a new applicant.

For information on the renewal process call the Licensing Branch of the Department of Commerce & Consumer Affairs at 586-3000 or visit: www.hawaii.gov/dcca/pvl select “Electricians and Plumbers FAQs” for information on meeting continued competency requirements.

You may purchase the NEC 2017 National Electrical Code Book at the Honolulu Community College Bookstore -- 845-9105.

BRING YOUR 2017 NATIONAL ELECTRICIANS CODE BOOK WHICH IS REQUIRED FOR THE CLASS. A PICTURE ID & YOUR ELECTRICIANS LICENSE WILL BE NEEDED FOR IDENTIFICATION PURPOSES AS WELL.

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Electrical Technology Program - Journey Worker Electrician (EJ)

This pathway will provide participants with the academic coursework required by Hawaii Revised Statute HRS 448E in order to be eligible to take the electrical journey worker licensing examination. In order to be eligible to sit for the EJ licensing exam with DCCA, participants must submit proof of completion of their academic coursework, along with at least 5 years and 10,000 hours of work experience. Participants will gain foundational skills in electrical safety as well as the required subjects in AC/DC theory, motors and motor control, NEC, and transformers. Upon successful completion of program students will be given a Certificate for submission to the DCCA.


Here’s a list of all the courses you will need to complete in order to meet the eligibility requirements for the electrical journey worker licensing examination. Courses must be taken in the order listed below (or based on instructor’s approval):


DC Theory I
AC Theory I
AC Theory II
AC Theory III
Codeology, Residential and Commercial
Grounding I
Grounding II
Grounding III
Motors
Motor Control
Transformers
Test Instruments

If you completed coursework from an educational institution and would like your coursework to be reviewed, please provide us with documentation such as:

  • Transcripts from the institution you completed your coursework

Honolulu Community College

Continuing Education

874 Dillingham Blvd

Honolulu, HI  96817-4598

  • Course descriptions of your coursework
  • Certificate(s) of your training completion

Any other applicable documentation our subject matter experts can use to determine your curriculum equivalency are also welcomed.

The review process will take 3 - 4 weeks so please plan appropriately.

All curriculum review communication shall be done via email. Please email honcet@hawaii.edu or call 808-845-9296.

Effective July 1, 2018, all curriculum review requests will be assessed a charge of $50.

Please note information is subject to change with notice.

Should you have any questions please let us know.

 

Please contact our registration office at 808-845-9296 or email honcet@hawaii.edu for assistance.

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