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Old 11-17-2013, 12:47 PM
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Low Voltage License Georgia

I am trying to get my Low Voltage License in Georgia but I need someone who already has one to sign off on it for me. I am not even allowed to take the test until someone does. Is anybody from Georgia who has one willing to help me?

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Old 11-17-2013, 01:05 PM
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What do you need this license for? Irrigation or lighting?
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Old 11-17-2013, 02:04 PM
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Up here in WA a person needs a low voltage lighting certification to install landscape lighting systems. Irrigation is considered "plug and Play"
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Old 11-17-2013, 02:10 PM
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What do you need this license for? Irrigation or lighting?
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It's needed for irrigation. The state requires no licenses for irrigation itself but it is required to install the controler, wire the valves, or wire the pump. The low voltage license actually allows you to work with up to 300 volts as long as the item your installing is directly related to a low voltage system. (ie. a 240 volt irrigation pump)
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Old 11-17-2013, 03:53 PM
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I am trying to get my Low Voltage License in Georgia but I need someone who already has one to sign off on it for me. I am not even allowed to take the test until someone does. Is anybody from Georgia who has one willing to help me?

Thank you in advance!
Do you realize that you're asking someone that doesn't personally know you to stake their reputation, not to speak of commit fraud?

One of your former employers should sign a certificate of support for your experience and qualifications without issue.
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Old 11-17-2013, 04:05 PM
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I am trying to get my Low Voltage License in Georgia but I need someone who already has one to sign off on it for me. I am not even allowed to take the test until someone does. Is anybody from Georgia who has one willing to help me?

Thank you in advance!
Post this in the landscape lighting forum, you might find someone willing to help, but someone local to you might not want to help potential competition, be prepared to pay a stiff fee for any legitimate signoff. FYI Useally you would arange a signoff first before starting
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Old 11-17-2013, 04:11 PM
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Do you realize that you're asking someone that doesn't personally know you to stake their reputation, not to speak of commit fraud?

One of your former employers should sign a certificate of support for your experience and qualifications without issue.
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I spoke to an electrician in town that I have worked with before and he said he would be more than willing to help me but the problem is that he's general electrician not just low voltage so that will not help me. He told me I needed someone with a low voltage license to sign off. It's more for paper work reasons than anything, and he did tell me I may have to pay someone to do so. There is only one person in my town who has one according to the state website and he's not willing to help. I would never in anyway ask anyone to commit fraud.
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Old 11-17-2013, 04:28 PM
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I spoke to an electrician in town that I have worked with before and he said he would be more than willing to help me but the problem is that he's general electrician not just low voltage so that will not help me. He told me I needed someone with a low voltage license to sign off. It's more for paper work reasons than anything, and he did tell me I may have to pay someone to do so. There is only one person in my town who has one according to the state website and he's not willing to help. I would never in anyway ask anyone to commit fraud.
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What kind of electrican doesn't have a low volt endorsement? Weird... anyway try smaller alarm companies or home theater install outfits, a outdoor lighting contractor.
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Old 11-17-2013, 04:37 PM
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What kind of electrican doesn't have a low volt endorsement? Weird... anyway try smaller alarm companies or home theater install outfits, a outdoor lighting contractor.
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Well his license is good for any electrical work including low voltage so he doesn't need a low voltage license. I need someone with just a low voltage license. It would make sense if any electrician could sign off on it but welcome to America lol
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Old 11-17-2013, 04:53 PM
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Well his license is good for any electrical work including low voltage so he doesn't need a low voltage license. I need someone with just a low voltage license. It would make sense if any electrician could sign off on it but welcome to America lol
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I don't think this is accurate, call the Ga. Licencing board, and ask for clairifacation and options they may even have a list of unrestricted licenced contractors that help in these issue's
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