Elevator Examination Schedule, Licensing Information and Applications

Application for Elevator Examinations


Qualifications for Elevator Journeyperson's License 
  • Three years of continuous employment as a supervisor of elevator construction or service, or as an elevator constructor, serviceman, maintenance man, or repairman. (Up to one year of credit may be provided for a degree in electrical or mechanical engineering from a recognized college or university.)
  • Must take and pass the examination.




Qualifications for Elevator Contractor's License 
  • Five years experience as an elevator constructor or journeyperson, or equivalent.
  • Must take and pass the examination.





Qualifications for Elevator Certificate of Competency (C of C) 

General elevator inspector
  • Three years of experience in elevator construction.
  • Provide one or more written references certifying your experience in the elevator industry.
  • Pass the written and oral examination.


Special elevator inspector
  • Three years of experience in designing, installing, maintaining, or inspecting elevators.
  • Provide one or more written references certifying your experience in the elevator industry.
  • Pass the written and oral examination.




  2015 Examination Schedules

Examination applications must be in receipt of the division by the application deadline date.

2015 Exam Dates
Contractors, Journeyperson and Certificate of Competency Exams
 

Location 

Application Deadline Date 

 Friday, January 23, 2015

Okemos

 December 12, 2014
 Friday, April 3, 2015

 Okemos

 February 20, 2015
 Friday, June 12, 2015

Okemos

 May 1, 2015
 Friday, August 21, 2015

 Okemos 

 July 10, 2015
 Friday, November 6, 2015

Okemos 

 September 25, 2015



All Journeyperson Examination Applicants must go before the Elevator Safety Board for approval.

The exam site and parking are accessible. Individuals attending the exam are requested to refrain from using heavily scented personal care products, in order to enhance accessibility for everyone. Please make sure all cell phones, pagers and other personal electronic devices are turned off or set to vibrate. People with disabilities requiring additional services (such as materials in alternative format) should contact the Elevator Safety Division at 517-241-9337 at least 10 work days before the event. LARA is an equal opportunity employer/program.

Dates, times and locations are subject to change. Questions regarding licensing or examinations should be directed to the Elevator Safety Division at 517-241-9337.