Always read not only the question itself, but also read ALL four of the ANSWERS. Often times the question itself does not contain enough information to be able to ascertain the correct article or location in the Code book, but the answers will be a good clue to where the correct answer can be […]
Electricians preparing for the electrical exam have a lot on their minds. To simplify a portion of your exam taking anxieties we have listed 3 tips for highlighting your electrical code book. We have written longer blogs on highlighting your electrical code book for the electrical exam, but here are the top 3 tips. […]
There are three steps electricians need to take to get their journeyman electrical license or their master electrical license. First you have to turn in your application to your state’s licensing board. For example, in Texas, you must go through Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR). Once your application is reviewed and approved by […]
The time to advance your electrical career by getting your license is now. If your heart is set on taking your career to the next level and make a living by earning what you deserve, congratulations! It takes guts to say enough is enough and take the next step. Let me help you get the ball […]
Did you know the electrical exam for the master license and the journeyman license are computer based? Well, you do now. I have seen many guys make mistakes on the field but they have the chance to learn and correct themselves for next time. But do you really want to learn the hard way how […]
Don’t be fooled into picking “None of the above” answers just because you are not certain of the correct answer. “None of the above” answer choice is usually a distractor used by test writers as an effective option for factual information in our case math questions to make this question more challenging. Hence, […]
Unless an exam question in the master electrical exam or the journeyman electrical exam specifically states that it includes a code exception, do not base your answer on any exceptions. The most correct answer is one which does not take exceptions into account, unless you are instructed to do so.
When reading electrical exam questions which are describing maximum allowable requirements, look for key words or phrases that include: no greater than, most, greatest, highest, and shall not exceed. The master electrical exam and the journeyman electrical exam will have several questions in this similar format. Pay close attention.
Electricians who fail the Texas electrical exam are able to retake the test as many times as they need until they pass. This may not be the most economical way to get your license, but it can be done. PSI exams will allow you to sign up for your re-test as soon as you need to. Here […]
Raise your hand if you became an apprentice electrician or journeyman electrician to take tests and spend weeks studying for the electrical exam. I didn’t think so. Most guys that I deal with haven’t had to worry about test taking since high school or college. So this blog explores 10 mistakes to avoid when taking […]