How to Renew a Florida Electrical License in 3 Easy Steps

Licensed Electrician

By: Amy Bonilla | Jul 18, 2020

You recall having to take certain measures to earn your Florida electrical license. But what about renewing it? We walk you through the process of how to renew your Florida electrical license in just three easy steps. 

How to Renew Your Florida Electrical License

Follow the steps below and you can join the thousands of electricians who have renewed their license through JADE Learning. 

Step 1: Know Your Renewal Requirements

The first step in renewing a Florida electrical license is to know your renewal deadline and the type of continuing education training you’ll need.

All Florida electrical licenses expire on the same day no matter when they were issued or the type of license. Florida electrical licenses expire on August 31 of every even-numbered year, which means you will have to renew your license before that date to avoid any additional fees or re-training. 

In order to renew an electrical license in Florida, you must complete some continuing education  training. The amount and type of training needed is determined by the type of license you wish to renew. 

Certified Electrical Contractors 

11 total hours

  • 1 hour on workers’ compensation
  • 1 hour on workplace safety
  • 1 hour on business practices
  • 1 hour on Florida laws and rules
  • 7 hours of technical training to include 1 hour on Florida Building Code advanced module course and 2 hours on false alarm prevention for contractors who perform alarm work

Registered Electrical Contractors

11 total hours

  • 1 hour on workers’ compensation
  • 1 hour on workplace safety
  • 1 hour on business practices
  • 1 hour on Florida laws and rules
  • 7 hours of technical training to include 1 hour on Florida Building Code advanced module course

Certified and Registered Alarm Contractors

7 total hours

  • 1 hour on workers’ compensation
  • 1 hour on workplace safety
  • 1 hour on business practices
  • 1 hour on Florida laws and rules
  • 1 hour on Florida Building Code advanced module course
  • 2 hours on false alarm prevention

Certified and Registered Specialty Contractors 

7 total hours

  • 1 hour on workers’ compensation
  • 1 hour on workplace safety
  • 1 hour on business practices
  • 1 hour on Florida laws and rules
  • 1 hour on Florida Building Code advanced module course
  • 2 hours of general credits

Step 2: Complete Your Training

After determining the type of training you’ll need, the next step is to get busy. JADE Learning’s electrical continuing education courses take place entirely online, so you’ll never have to leave the comfort of your own home in order to renew your license. 

Courses may be completed on your own time using a desktop, laptop, tablet, or smartphone and are taught by licensed electricians and NEC code experts with decades of experience.  

Step 3: Submit Payment and License Application

All courses are free to start, so you won’t owe anything until it’s time to have your completed hours reported to the state of Florida. You will also need to complete your license renewal application and pay your electrical license renewal fee. 

You may check the status of your Florida electrical license here.

Renew Today

It’s important to begin the renewal process early to avoid any late fees or a lapse in your license. Remember, you cannot perform any electrical work in the state of Florida without a current license. 

Create your account with JADE Learning to get started on your Florida electric license renewal today and join the 150,000 professionals who have renewed their license the JADE Learning way. 

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