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Connecticut Unlimited Electrical Contractor/Journeyperson Electrical License (E-1, E-2)

License Requirements

Requirements to Obtaining your License

  • Please note the Business and Law Examination is required for ALL Contractor licenses.
  • To qualify for the Unlimited license, two (2) years as an unlimited licensed journeyperson or at least six (6) years of equivalent experience and training is required.
  • Applications needs to be approved by the state
Work Under this License

Work that can be Done Under this License

This license allows work limited to low voltage, alarm or signal work, audio and sound systems, and telephone-interconnect. The voltage of any system is not to exceed forty-eight (48) volts or five (5) amperes where such work commences at an outlet receptacle or connection previously installed by a person holding the proper electrical license.

Unlimited Electrical Contractor can install, maintain, alter, repair any wire, cable, conduit, raceway, fixture or equipment that transmits, transforms, or uses electrical energy.

Journeyperson Electrician can perform all of the same work as an Unlimited Electrical Contractor while under the employment of an Unlimited Electrical Contractor.

Applications for a License

Applying to get your License

The application fee for a Contractor's license is $75.00 while the application fee for a journeyperson license is $45.00.


Reciprocity Agreements

There are no reciprocal agreements for this license as of this time.
Continuing Education

Continuing Education

Electrical Contractors/Journeypersons are required to have 7 hours of continuing education each year.

Exam Details

  • The Connecticut Unlimited Journeyperson Electrical exam has 70 questions and a time limit of 180 minutes while the Unlimited Electrical Contractor exam has 80 questions and a time limit of 240 minutes.
  • Both examinations require a 70% to pass.
  • Topics on both examinations include general electrical knowledge; service, feeders, and branch circuits; grounding and bonding; conductors and cables; raceways and boxes; special occupancies and equipment; electrical power; motors; low voltage; lighting; illuminated signs; fire detection and alarm systems; safety information; overcurrent protection; and high voltage.
  • The fee for the exam is $62 and pre-approval is required.
  • Please note that the Connecticut Business and Law exam is also required to be passed if you are wanting to obtain the contractor's license.
  • To schedule your exams, contact PSI at 1-800-733-9267

Books and References for the Exam

The following references are permitted to be taken into the examination. These references may be tabbed (with a permanent index tab) and highlighted. They are available for purchase from our online contractor’s bookstore or by calling our office at 1-800-952-0910.

  • 2014 National Electrical Code
  • NFPA 72 - National Fire Alarm Code
  • OSHA Code of Federal Regulations Part 1926
  • Ugly's Electrical References
  • Dr Watts Shirt Pocket Electrical Guide
  • Photovoltaic Systems
  • The Easy Guide to Solar Electric Part II Installation Manual
  • Convert your Home To Solar Energy
Exam Review and Education

Exam Review, Training, Education

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