Tex. Occ. Code Section 1305.1575
Career and Technology Education Program for Residential Wireman License; Instructors


(a)

In this section:

(1)

“Career and technology education program” means:

(A)

a career and technology education program under Subchapter F (Public Education Career and Technology Education Goals), Chapter 29 (Educational Programs), Education Code; or

(B)

a program determined by the department to be similar to that described by Paragraph (A) and offered by:
(i)
an institution of higher education; or
(ii)
a private school, as defined by Section 5.001 (Definitions), Education Code.

(2)

“Institution of higher education” means an institution of higher education or a private or independent institution of higher education, as those terms are defined by Section 61.003 (Definitions), Education Code.

(b)

A person who successfully completes a sequence of courses in the electrical trade that are offered through a career and technology education program may apply for and take an examination for a license as a residential wireman, regardless of whether the person has completed the number of hours of on-the-job training required by Section 1305.157 (Residential Wireman)(1).

(c)

The commission by rule shall establish standards for the essential knowledge and skills of a career and technology education program described by Subsection (b), subject to the approval of the State Board of Education if the courses are to be offered in a high school. The rules must:

(1)

require the program to consist of an appropriate number of hours of classroom instruction and a practical component; and

(2)

provide for crediting appropriate on-the-job training toward meeting the requirements of the practical component.

(d)

A student of any age enrolled in a career and technology education program is eligible to take the sequence of courses described by Subsection (b) without being licensed under this chapter. This subsection does not authorize a person to perform electrical work without the appropriate license outside of a program described by this section.

(e)

A person may not provide instruction in a program described by this section unless the person is licensed as a master electrician, journeyman electrician, or residential wireman.

(f)

A career and technology education program offered under this section by an institution of higher education may not be more stringent than a program offered by a public high school.

(g)

Hours spent completing a program described by this section may not be credited toward any on-the-job training required to apply for a license under this chapter.
Added by Acts 2023, 88th Leg., R.S., Ch. 402 (H.B. 1391), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2023.

Source: Section 1305.1575 — Career and Technology Education Program for Residential Wireman License; Instructors, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/OC/htm/OC.­1305.­htm#1305.­1575 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

1305.001
Short Title
1305.002
Definitions
1305.003
Exemptions
1305.004
Nonapplicability of Law Governing Cancellation of Certain Transactions
1305.051
Electrical Safety and Licensing Advisory Board
1305.052
Terms
1305.053
Presiding Officer
1305.054
Compensation
1305.101
General Powers and Duties
1305.102
Rules
1305.103
Fees
1305.104
Powers and Duties of Advisory Board
1305.105
Personnel
1305.151
License Required
1305.152
Application Requirements
1305.153
Master Electrician
1305.154
Master Sign Electrician
1305.155
Journeyman Electrician
1305.156
Journeyman Sign Electrician
1305.157
Residential Wireman
1305.158
Maintenance Electrician
1305.159
Electrical Contractor
1305.160
Electrical Sign Contractor
1305.161
Apprentice
1305.162
Examinations
1305.163
Examination Results
1305.164
Nonresident License Applicant
1305.165
License Issuance
1305.166
Display of License
1305.167
License Renewal
1305.201
Municipal or Regional Regulation
1305.202
Scope of Municipal or Regional License
1305.251
Grounds for Denial or Disciplinary Action
1305.252
Requested Suspension by Local Government
1305.253
Hearings
1305.254
New Application by Holder of Revoked License
1305.301
Administrative Penalty
1305.302
Cease and Desist Order
1305.303
Criminal Penalty
1305.1575
Career and Technology Education Program for Residential Wireman License
1305.1601
Journeyman Industrial Electrician
1305.1605
Journeyman Lineman
1305.1615
Emergency Electrician License
1305.1617
Residential Appliance Installer
1305.1618
Residential Appliance Installation Contractor
1305.1645
License Eligibility Requirements for Applicants with Military Experience

Accessed:
Jun. 5, 2024

§ 1305.1575’s source at texas​.gov