所有机电类安装施工的公司必须有一名拥有Master Electrician License的雇员，并且规定这个License同一时间只可在一家公司使用。而且电力供电公司的Inspector职位或者有承接学校、医院、公寓、工业、商业与政府建筑的电气工程的工头、领班职位， 也多需要这个证书。
要取得Master Electrician License, 必须通过安省和Hydro联合举办的高级电工证的考试。
拥有工业，农村电工或建筑电工证书，工程类技术员证书，供电技术员证书，工程师证书 三年， 并从事电气类相关工作三年，均可获得资格参加高级电工考证。
- The Ontario Electrical Safety Code,
- Worker Safety, and
- Business Administration.
What is a Master Electrician (ME) Licence?
A Master Electrician licence gives the authority for an individual to be designated to a licensed electrical contractor with the responsibility for: the personal planning and direct supervision of electrical work carried out on behalf of an electrical contractor, and ensuring that the electrical work is carried out in accordance with applicable laws (i.e. Electrical Safety Code, Occupational Health and Safety Act, etc.) It is also a way to demonstrate that an individual has demonstrated a higher level of learning in the electrical profession.
What does “Designated Master Electrician” (DME) mean?
A Designated Master Electrician (DME) is an individual who holds a valid ME licence and has been designated to be responsible for a licensed Electrical Contractor (EC) as outlined in Ontario Regulation 570/05 s.6: A master electrician designated by an electrical contractor is, within the scope of the designation, responsible, (a) for the personal planning and direct supervision of electrical work carried out on behalf of the electrical contractor; (b) for ensuring that the electrical work is carried out in accordance with applicable law, including the Electrical Safety Code and the laws relating to health and safety and consumer protection, on behalf of the electrical contractor; and (c) for other matters of a similar nature.
Who should apply for a Master Electrician Licence?
Anyone who is or will be operating an Electrical Contracting Business (i.e. Sole Proprietor)
Anyone who is or will be employed as a Designated Master Electrician for an Electrical Contracting Business
Anyone who wishes to attain a higher level of electrical and business expertise
What is the cost for a Master Electrician Licence?
The annual licence fee is $80.00 + HST ($90.40).
What are the requirements to become a Master Electrician?
An individual who applies for a master electrician licence shall not be issued the licence unless the applicant,
(a) is at least 18 years old;
(b) demonstrates at least three years experience,
(i) practising the trade of electrician — construction and maintenance, electrician — domestic and rural or industrial electrician under a certificate of qualification in the applicable trade that is not suspended,
(ii) working for an electrical contractor as a licensed professional engineer registered with the Professional Engineers of Ontario,
(iii) working for an electrical contractor in the capacity of a certified engineering technician or a certified engineering technologist registered with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists, or
(iv) practising the trade of powerline technician under a certificate of qualification in that trade that is not suspended;
(c) has passed the master electrician qualifying examination within the 12-month period preceding the date of the application; and
(d) does not owe the Authority any money for which payment arrangements have not been made. O. Reg. 570/05, s. 11.