Colorado Revised Statutes Title 12 Professions and Occupations § 12-23-1105 Apprentices--supervision--registration--discipline

(1) Any person may work as an apprentice but shall not do any electrical wiring for the installation of electrical apparatus or equipment for light, heat, or power except under the supervision of a licensed electrician.  The degree of supervision required shall be no more than one licensed electrician to supervise no more than three apprentices at the jobsite.

(2) Any electrical contractor, journeyman electrician, master electrician, or residential wireman who is the employer or supervisor of any electrical apprentice working at the trade shall be responsible for the work performed by such apprentice.  The board may take disciplinary action against any such contractor or any such electrician or residential wireman under the provisions of section 12-23-118 for any improper work performed by an electrical apprentice working at the trade during the time of his employment while under the supervision of such person.  The registration of such apprentice may also be subject to disciplinary action under the provisions of section 12-23-118 .

(3)(a) Upon employing an electrical apprentice to work at the trade, the electrical contractor, within thirty days after such initial employment, shall register such apprentice with the board.  The employer shall also notify the board within thirty days after the termination of such employment.

(b) Such apprentice shall be under the supervision of either a licensed electrician or a residential wireman as set forth in subsection (1) of this section.


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