electrician information candidate bulletin

Electrician Candidate Information Bulletin

Good Morning, 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, FAQ’s, […]

Texas Testing Centers-Addresses

The Texas Electrical Exam is conducted at the following test centers: City/State Address Driving Directions Abilene, Texas 1290 S Willis STE 109, The test site is on the corner of South 14th Street and Willis. The site is behind the First Financial Bank. Amarillo, Texas 4312 Teckla, Suite 500 From I-27 S, take exit 120B […]

Article 690.47: Grounding Electrode System

  This Article is extracted from Mike Holt’s Illustrated Guide to Understanding NEC® Requirements for Solar Photovoltaic Systems.   Understanding NEC Requirements for Solar Photovoltaic Systems, Based on the 2011 NEC   Click here to buy a copy or read more about it.         *Please note in the follwing extraction that blue underlined text indicates a […]

Exam Prep Question for the Electrical Exam

This question is from Mike Holt’s  2014 Electrical Exam Preparation, By Mike Holt for EC&M Magazine   Try your best to answer these questions without looking at the answers.   Q. What are the rules in sizing a supply side bonding jumper sized for parallel raceways? A. If the ungrounded supply conductors are paralleled in two […]

How to Study for the Electrical Exam:

Step by Step Thinking-Out-Loud Process of an Expert Test Taker.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. […]

Electrical Exam Prep Tip #103 – Table of Contents

Helpful Tip # 103 We strongly encourage you to learn to utilize the Table of Contents in the FRONT OF THE CODE BOOK. On the Journeyman’s exam for example, 19 questions, a full 25% of your exam will come from Chapter Three items. The table of contents is a MUCH FASTER tool to find these […]

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.   […]

Article 100 Information

We all know article 100 is the DEFINITIONS article.   This does not mean that general terms or technical terms from related codes and standards will be found in this article.  Article 100 only includes definitions are that essential to the proper application of the Code.  Also, keep in mind that only the terms that […]