Monday, June 29, 2015

8 Hour Requirement for NYC Electrical License Renewal

Beginning January 1, 2016, all electrician license renewals will require successfully completing a Department of Buildings’ approved course of at least eight (8) hours.

To renew a NYC Master or Special Electrical License or maintain current under a deactivated license, the applicant must complete this course and submit a certificate of completion to the Licensing Unit as mandated by NYC Administrative Code 27-3015, 1 RCNY §104-06 Continuing Education &§105-03 Department Approved Courses. See notice

Following is a link to the DOB web page regarding how to renew your license: 

The Electrical Training Center is the only course provider for this requirement at this time.

Below are the dates scheduled for the 8 hour Master & Special Electrician license renewal course. Classes will be offered at the Electrical Training Center’s school in Copiague, Long Island, as well as the Affinia Hotel, located at 371 7th Avenue in Manhattan.

Those who would like to enroll in a class have the option of calling the school at (631) 226-8021or enrolling through the website at

Master & Special Electrician License Renewal Dates
Long Island - Electrical Training Center   
65 Elm St, Copiague, NY    
Tue     7/7/2015   
Sat     7/11/2015   
Thu     7/23/2015   
Tue     8/4/2015   
Tue     8/11/2015   
Sat     8/29/2015   
NYC - Affinia Hotel   
371 7th Avenue, NYC   
Tue     7/14/2015   
Thu     8/13/2015   
Tue     8/25/2015   
All classes run from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Total cost for the seminar is $225.00.
Additional courses will be added on a bi-weekly basis. Please check back for future upcoming dates.

If you have questions about this requirement, please contact:

Aisha Norflett
Director Licensing & Exams
NYC Department of Buildings
Tel: 212-393-2204
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