Elevator Contractor - Equivalent Experience and Training

Refer to Elevator License Scope of Work to determine proper license applying for.

To meet this requirement, you must be able to prove that you completed the number of classroom hours AND on the job training hours for the license type you are applying for. 

 

Example:  If you are applying for the R-1 license, 576 classroom hours and 12,000 hours of the job training is required.

REFER TO THE CHART BELOW FOR HOURS REQUIRED:

License type

Apprentice On-the-Job Training (OJT)

+ Licensed OJT

= Total OJT

Instruction

R-1

8,000 hours (4 years)

4,000 hours (2 years)

12,000 hours

576 hours*

R-5

4,000 hours (2 years)

4,000 hours (2 years)

8,000 hours

144 hours*

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  • Continuing education certificates and manufacturer certificates do not meet these criteria and will not be considered.
  • Degrees earned/classes completed that are not equivalent do not meet these criteria and will not be considered.
  • Classroom hours are required. On the job training and work experience will not be considered in lieu of the classroom requirement.

If you meet the equivalent classroom hours, curriculum, and on the job training requirement, submit the following documents:

  1. Transcripts, degrees, and diplomas.

         NOTE: Classroom hours must:

a. equal the same number of hours; AND

b. have an equivalent curriculum and course content as those listed in EXHIBIT A.

 

2. Notarized letters from current or previous employers. 

         NOTE: These letters must include:

a. dates of employment; AND

b. specific, detailed description of work experiences including all aspects of the scope of work.

  NOTE: Payroll records, W-2’s, or tax returns will not be accepted.

              NOTE: Letters MUST be notarized. Letters that are not notarized will not be accepted.

 

 

  3. Out of state completion certificate, if applicable, must include:

a. completion certificate; AND

b. documentation including classroom and on the job training hours required to complete

apprenticeship.

 

IF YOU CANNOT PROVE THAT YOU COMPLETED THE REQUIRED NUMBER OF CLASSROOM HOURS, CURRICULUM, AND ON THE JOB TRAINING, YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE APPROVED BASED ON THIS REQUIREMENT. 

 

APPLICATION FEES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.

 

NEW APPLICATION

 

Email Address: dcp.occupationalprofessional@ct.gov

 

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