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 […]

10 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 and the content as it is […]

How do I get my Electrical License in Illinois?

  In Illinois, there is no State Electrical License leaving the licensing to each individual city and town.  These cities and towns depend on municipal electrical licenses to help maintain a certain degree of electrical competence.  There are municipalities that issue electrical contractor licenses based on Illinois state guidelines.  Please visit each city or town’s […]

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Question and Answer Exam Memorization

We have gotten many calls lately asking us if we provide a question answer memorization style of teaching.  The short answer is no.  We do not believe in handing out the fish, we believe in teaching our students how to fish.  That and this isn’t high school, we aren’t studying for a history exam. Unfortunately, there are organizations […]

Articles with the most test questions

Here are the top 6 articles that typically has the most test questions in the journeyman electrical exam and the master electrical exam. (In descending order) Article #1 210 (page 51) Article #2 320 (page 193)-398 (page 259) Article #3 517 (page 462) -590 (page 540) Article #4 110 (page 36) Article #5 250 (page 106) […]

Electrical Exam Prep Tip #148 – Minimum Allowable Installations

  Helpful Tip #148 When reading an electrical exam question which describes minimum allowable installations, you will find key words and phrases such as: at least, no less than, and smallest allowable.  These types of questions frequently appear in the master electrical exam and the journeyman electrical exam. Don’t be fooled.   Recent Posts 3 […]