Massachusetts Electrical License

Learn how to get your electrical license in Massachusetts. You can do it with the correct training from IEC.

Massachusetts is the most heavily populated state in the New England region, even though by geographic size it is the seventh smallest state in the United States. Over 80% of the state’s population lives with the Boston metropolitan statistical area, which is also the capital of the state.

Massachusetts has a robust economy, the third highest per capita personal income in the U.S., and is home to twelve Fortune 500 companies. A February 2017 report by U.S. News & World Report ranked Massachuseets the best state in the nation based on 60 different metrics. The state scored very high for metrics such as education, quality of healthcare and its economy.

So it goes without saying that Massachusetts has a huge demand for electricity and those who know how to work with it. Acccording to the National Electrical Contractors Association, for every 7,000 electricians who join the field each year, 10,000 retire. A qualified electrician in Massachusetts will never have trouble finding work. The key to getting your Massachusetts electrical license is an apprenticeship and training from Independent Electrical Contractors.

To become a licensed electrician in Massachuseets, you will have to pass a test that covers topics such as:

  • Circuits
  • Grounding
  • Conductors
  • Lighting
  • Safety

You must also complete a minimum amount of on-the-job training. Electrical training, as well as top notch classroom instruction, can be obtained through an apprenticeship with Independent Electrical Contractors.

Your education will consist of 8,000 hours of paid training and 576 hours of technical classroom instruction, which will include topics such as:

  • Mechanical skills
  • Codes and standards
  • Electrical theory
  • Electrical skills
  • Transformers
  • Motors and control

To get started obtaining your Massachusetts electrical license, contact your nearest IEC office or contact us with the form on this page.

IEC New England
1800 Silas Deane Highway, Rear Building
Rocky Hill, Connecticut 06067
Ph: (860) 563-4953
Fax: (860) 563-5453


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