Electrical Exam Prep Tip #104 – Timed Exams

  Helpful Tip # 104 Finding the code section as quickly as possible during an exam is truly the key to passing. If you buy yourself a moment or so with 20 to 40 code questions, that time will add up and give you a much better chance to spend quality review time on the […]

It's important to hang on to these "fail" score reports that PSI gives you after your exam because we can tell you exactly what to focus on based on that score report.

Score Reports- A Map from Fail to Pass

Duplicate Score ReportTexas Electricians: Did you fail your exam and ripped to shreds your Score Report? Don’t worry, if you need our help with your weak areas, you can request a duplicate score report. With this report we can pin-point the problem areas and help you pass the next time around. 🙂 – You’re welcome.   […]

Create a Study Plan – 14 Tips for Taking the Electrical Exam

  Many guys walk into the exam thinking they will get the test over with and walk out with their license in their pocket.  You don’t have to be psychic to know that 99 percent of the time those guys will fail.  You’ve heard of that guy a few towns away, the friend of the […]

Electrical Exam Prep Tip #102- NEC Layout

Helpful Tip # 102 There is simply no substitution for not knowing and understanding the LAYOUT of the basic framework of the National Electrical Code® book. Knowing the breakdown of Chapter Two, for example, will help you quickly find an answer that deals with minimum layout and receptacle placements, or load calculation questions. www.TexasElectricalExam.com Texas […]

Missouri Electrical Licensing

If you are trying to get your electrical licensing in Missouri you should probably know that there isn’t a single state regulation regarding electrical licenses.  However, (there is always a however) some local governments on a city or county level requires certification or licensing for work to be done by an electrician.  If you are […]

Change and Duplicate License Request- Texas

This morning an electrician in Texas called asking for help finding the form that will help him change his information with TDLR.  In case you are needing to make changes, like a change of address, change of name or if you want to request a duplicate or reprint of your license, this is the form […]

Electrical Exam Prep Tip #100- Tricky Questions

  Helpful Tip #100 With the PSI exam, reading the question word for word exactly is extremely important.  Many questions are very to tricky, pay attention to wording variations. Reading the applicable NEC Article or code statue is a must, reading the question backwards is one terrific tool.  Reading the question backwards will trick your […]

Article 690 Terminology

Solar Photovoltaic Systems Part 1 – Article 690 based on the 2014 NEC by Mike Holt   By Mike Holt, NEC Consultant   Though it covers solar power systems, Article 690 is not light reading. Article 690, consisting of eight Parts, applies to Photovoltaic (PV) electrical energy systems, array circuit(s), inverter(s), and charge controller(s) for […]