How to Study for the Electrical Exam:

If you are anything like me, you keep Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, Pandora or some sort of background noise on 24/7.  Step 1 is very simple and very effective.  TURN OFF ALL DEVICES INCLUDING YOUR PHONE.Step 2.  Open the exam prep book, choose a practice exam. You can start with the quizzes but I like to […]

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Table 31015(b)(16)- How to Use this to calculate Ampacity

1 Million thanks to NEC Connect for making and sharing this video.  This video includes a free download of Table 310.15(b)(16) Chris Coache and Butch Stearns have an in-depth discussion on ampacity and why temperature is critical to understanding wiring methods and materials.  

8 more articles you must highlight for your electrical exam

8 More Articles You MUST Highlight for Your Electrical Exam

We can’t help it, we are just in the sharing mood.  Here are 8 more articles you must highlight in your National Electrical Code book for your electrical exam. If you missed our previous post with 18 Articles to highlight now, here is the link.  If you missed the other post titled “12 More Articles […]

5 NEC Questions Based on the 2014 NEC by Mike Holt

Hello all! In case you missed it, here are 5 NEC questions and answers by Mike Holt.   Want more?     For more NEC® practice ORDER Mike Holt’s 2014 NEC® Electrical Exam Preparation & Master (or Journeyman) Contractor Simulated Exam book bundle. Want to really understand the 2014 NEC®? Get up to speed with Mike […]

12 More Articles to Highlight!

We are in the gift giving mood, here are some MORE articles to highlight on your NEC book. Remember to highlight based on the title of the article.     If you missed our previous post with 18 Articles to highlight now, here is the link.   Tell your friends we are cool and you […]

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Electrical Phone Apps – Exam Prep on the Go

Exam Prep App Learn how to add a web page on your iPhone or iPad’s home page like an App for easy access. Many guys have asked us how they can reference the free tables and indexes we have on our blog and website.  Here is a simple step-by-step picture tutorial on how to accomplish […]

When studying for the Electrical exam, learn the NEC Book Style and Layout so that it can help you save time when looking for keywords.

NEC Book Style and Layout

NEC Book Style & Layout When it comes to the NEC book it is an understatement when we say the Index at the back of the book can send people into vicious circles during an exam.  Electricians that aren’t too familiar with the books will waste precious limited minutes looking up a keyword. After you […]

Candidate Information Bulletin for Electricians

Electrician Candidate Information Bulletin

Candidate Information Bulletin. Today we received a call from someone asking us the phone number to the PSI so they can change their appointment.  While we don’t do the actual exams here, we are more than happy to help 🙂  We put together a cheat blog with the link to the ECIB, Table of Contents, […]

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10 Exam Questions to Get You Started

Exam questions to get you started. When preparing for the master electrical exam or the journey electrical exam, it helps to see the questions as they are formatted in the real exam.  Now, obviously we aren’t able to show you the exact question that is on the actual test, but you do get the formatting […]

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NFPA Glossary of Terms

NFPA Glossary of Terms. Hello there.  We have received an email from NFPA just minutes ago with their pdf version of the NFPA Glosary of Terms Edition. As per the email: “The GOT is a list of the defined terms in all of NFPA’s published codes, standards, guides and recommended practices. The terms are listed […]