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Florida Electrician License Renewal Information

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Certified Electricians, Registered Electricians and Alarm Contractors in Florida are required to renew their license every two years (Even Years). The renewal deadline is August 31st every even numbered year (2014, 2016, 2018 etc). Along with turning in your renewal application to the Florida Electrical Contractors and licensing Board including the renewal fee ($300 Certified, $125 Registered, $50 fee for delinquent licenses). Licensees are also required to complete 14 hours of approved continuing education, and the provider must submit proof of completed hours to the State of Florida.

Florida Electrician License Renewal Information:


Certified Electricians:
renew even years (2016, 2018 etc). 14 hours of required continuing education (Breakdown or required hours below), complete renewal application including $300 renewal fee.

Registered Electricians: renew even years (2016, 2018 etc). 14 hours of required continuing education (Breakdown or required hours below), complete renewal application including $125 renewal fee.

Alarm Contractors: Registered Electricians: renew even years (2016, 2018 etc). 14 hours of required continuing education (Breakdown or required hours below), complete renewal application including $125 renewal fee.

Are there requirements on what is in the 14 hours of continuing education?Analog toggle switch

Yes,

  • 7 hour on technical subjects
  • 1 hour on workers’ compensation
  • 1 hour on workplace safety
  • 1 hour on business practices
  • 1 hour on advanced building code
  • 3 hours general

Do I have to turn in my Electrical Continuing Education Certificate to the state?

You don’t, but your provider does. Approved electrical continuing education providers must submit all completed hours to the state so that they can be applied to your specific license. This is one of the many reasons choosing a high-quality training provider such as ECSTI is so important.

Are there special requirements for Miami-Dade County?

Yes, Electricians in Miami-Dade County must complete 16-hours of Continuing Education each licensing cycle (2 more than the 14 hours required elsewhere in the state). The Miami-Dade County Board state that no more than 50% of the total required continuing education hours can be completed online (8 hours maximum).

Where can I find Online Electrical Continuing Education that is Approved in Florida?

ECSTI provides award winning (EC&M Product of the year) continuing education that is approved in Florida. With packages that fulfill all requirements, and a system that will keep track of all your certificated, submissions, and even alert you the next time your renewal comes around. To find out more about completing your continuing education online click here.

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