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Live Seminars in Austin, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, El Paso, Corpus Christi, Lubbock, Midland and more!

Live Seminars in Austin, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, El Paso, Corpus Christi, Lubbock, Midland and more!

What’s in the Exam?

This is probably the top question on your mind.  You probably want to know exactly just what is on the exam.  Even if you have taken the exam before you may not have a good idea of what subject areas are in the exam due to traps and question misdirection. Each state examiner like the […]

How to Use your T/H 2014 NEC Book

How to use your tab/highlighted book The 2014 NEC book will not magically help you pass the exam. The books is highlighted to help you spot the articles that will help you answer questions you will encounter in the electrical exam. The tabs are designed to help you find the articles that are related to the […]

Free Practice Questions- Exam Prep Quiz 1

The following questions are from “Mike Holt’s Illustrated Guide to Electrical Exam Preparation: Theory • Calculations • Code”, Includes Mike’s NEC Practice Questions Workbook. Whether you have attended our live seminars, online seminars or just want to study on your own, this book is the perfect companion. Mike explains Theory, Calculations and Code in colorful […]

Equipotential Bonding Article 680 NEC

Equipotential Bonding in and Around Swimming Pools, Article 680 NEC® A person who is immersed in a pool or who is dripping wet has a large amount of exposed skin, and if lying or walking on a concrete deck or other conductive perimeter surface, is extremely vulnerable to any differences in electrical potential that might […]

The Test-Takers’ Prayer

You’ve done all you can do to prepare for the journeyman electrical exam or the master electrical exam and now it’s time to take the exam.  There is one final step it wouldn’t hurt to take; saying a quick prayer prior to your exam. Enjoy and best of luck- you got this!   We found this […]

Hiring a Virtual Assistant for Small Electrical Contractors

Virtual assistants are independent contractors who operate from their own home or office and typically work on a project basis for small to mid-size entrepreneurs. Kathy Colaiacovo, marketing director for the International Virtual Assistants Association, says “Of all companies, small businesses are the most likely to hire virtual assistants.  A mom-and-pop operation does not necessarily need […]

Want to be a Contractor in Texas? Learn How

Been thinking about starting your own business?   Are you a Master Electrician wanting to work for yourself? Do you want to start a business but don’t know where to start? Here is a step by step on how to start your electrical contractor business in Texas. Oh the American dream.  It’s free and perfectly […]

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.   […]

A Sheldon Cooper Moment

Here at Electrical Excel we are crazy about “The Big Bang Theory”.  We found the following on the net and thought it would be a fun thing to share.  We are totally having a “Sheldon Cooper” moment. (Relax, this will not be in the exam) André-Marie Ampère was a French physicist and mathematician. The SI unit […]

Must-Have Formulas for Your Exam

Write these formulas in your code book, you’ll be glad you did. The following images are from Mike Holt’s Illustrated Guide To Electrical Exam Preparation 2011 Edition, and you can learn more about these formulas here.  You will also find questions to help you understand how to use these formulas.  If you are preparing for […]