Electrical Journeyperson

An Electrical Journeyperson installs, repairs, alters, tests and maintains wiring, controls, motors and other devices that use electricity for light, heat, power or for signal or communication systems.

Types of Electrical Journeypersons

Full

A Full Electrical Journeyperson provides electrical work and installation services for the public and in premises they own.

Complete the Electrical Journeyperson's Licence Application / Renewal form to apply for a licence. 
 

Restricted

A Restricted Electrical Journeyperson provides electrical installation services for the following: 

  • Instrumentation*
    • The Contractor is permitted to do work of electrical installation, alteration and maintenance of industrial instrumentation equipment and associated circuits, up to 120 Volts AC.
  • Industrial*
    • The Contractor is permitted to do electrical installation of an unrestricted scope related to industrial electrical equipment and associated electrical and electronic controls when performed in factories, plants, mines and other industrial establishments working under an Employer’s licence but excludes electrical installation in the construction sector.
  • High power lineman*
    • The Contractor is permitted to do electrical work in construction, alteration and maintenance of overhead pole lines, power lines, underground cables and related equipment used in the transmission of electrical energy.
  • X-ray & Dental**
    • The Contractor is permitted to do electrical work, alteration and maintenance of X-ray (Dental or other) and associated equipment up to the equipment disconnect.
  • Extra low voltage (30v)**
    • The Contractor is permitted to do work of electrical installation on electrical equipment and wiring that is restricted to Class 2 circuits as defined in the Canadian Electrical Code, Part 1(CEC). Excluded from the scope of this licence:
      • Electrical work in Hazardous Locations as specified in the CEC and The Electrical Inspections Act and includes oil field sites.
      • Electrical work on Fire Alarm Systems as described in Section 32 of the CEC
  • Signs**
    • The Contractor is permitted to do electrical work, alteration and maintenance of signs and outline lighting up to the equipment disconnect.
  • Lightning Rod**
    • The Contractor is permitted to do electrical work, alteration and maintenance of lightning protection equipment only.
  • Municipal Signals**
    • The individual is limited to the work of electrical installation and maintenance of signal controllers and signal light standards only.

* Journeypersons that have their red seal certificate

** For non-designated trades, please submit a letter of recommendation from the company, stating the applicant’s experience, length of time, and abilities in this type of electrical field.

Complete the Electrical Restricted Journeyperson's Licence Application / Renewal form to apply for a licence. 

Scope of Authority

View the Electrical Journeyperson's Scope of Authority.

Duplicate licence

To receive a copy of your Electrical Journeyperson's Licence complete the Application for Duplicate Electrical Licence form.