Elevator Journeyperson - 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. 

 

R-2 UNLIMITED JOURNEYPERSON ELEVATOR LICENSE:

 

License type

On-the-Job Training (OJT)

Classroom Hours

R-2

8,000 hours

576 hours*

* Evidence of completion of the Connecticut Department of Labor R-2 Apprenticeship Program will suffice to demonstrate that instruction requirements have been met. For those who have not completed an approved apprenticeship program, equivalent related instruction can be demonstrated through proof of passing either the NAEC CET or the NEIEP certification examination. Both programs have been approved by the U.S. Department of Labor Office of Apprenticeship, see CET™ - National Association of Elevator Contractors (naec.org), and NEIEP Website.  Additionally, evidence of completion of the OSHA 30 Hour Construction Training Course must be submitted.

 

R-6 LIMITED JOURNEYPERSON ACCESSIBILITY ELEVATOR LICENSE:

License type

On-the-Job Training (OJT)

Classroom Hours

R-6

4,000 hours

144 hours*

* Evidence of completion of the Connecticut Department of Labor R-6 Apprenticeship Program will suffice to demonstrate that instruction requirements have been met. For those who have not completed an approved apprenticeship program, equivalent related instruction can be demonstrated through completion of the NAEC CAT certification. See, CAT™ - National Association of Elevator Contractors (naec.org)Additionally, evidence of completion of the OSHA 30 Hour Construction Training Course must be submitted.

 

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 equal the same number of hours AND 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 dates of employment as well as a 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 include completion certificate and

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.

 

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Email Address: dcp.occupationalprofessional@ct.gov

 

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