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Board of Examiners

Board of Examiners (BOE): The Board of Examiners (BOE) is an independent body mandated under the Electric Lighting Act to, inter alia, conduct examination of persons who wish to engage in certain electrical related activities, issue electrician licenses to suitable individuals and to maintain a roll of all licensed electricians in the country. The BOE works closely with the Government Energy Inspectorate (GEI).

The main functions of the Board of Examiners are:

  1. The administration of the written and oral examinations for practicing electricians pursuant to licensing;
  2. To ensure that licensed electricians carry out their practice of their trade in conformity with existing regulations and maintain the integrity of the electrical installation trade;
  3. Facilitate consultation with educational institutions which undertake training and development initiatives in the electrical installation trade.
  4. Liaise with regulatory agencies that monitors and review standards for the safe and secure practices of electricians.