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 […]
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 […]
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 looking to upgrade their electrical license have to prove their electrical knowledge by passing their electrical exam. Finding the right book or program to help them pass the electrical test can be a daunting task for many. Last week I took a call from a journeyman electrician in Texas who just had his electrician […]
Many guys call the office with the same exact complaint. ” I just applied for the electrical license and I have to take the exam but I don’t know where to start”. Sound familiar? Did you get that postcard in the mail and after a moment of excitement and pride you suddenly realized you have […]
Highlight your index at the back of the NEC book and add page numbers as you study for the electrical exam. There are no page numbers on the index now, save time during the electrical test and prepare ahead of time. Download the PSI Information bulletin, this tells you exactly what will be in the […]
Understanding the NEC is your challenge in preparing for the master electrical exam or the journeyman electrical exam. During the open book electrical exam you will need to know how to quickly spot the articles and tables in the NEC that you will need to answer the questions correctly. Study the table of contents in […]
Personalize your NEC book It is helpful to circle in red or highlight in pink each Part heading (marked with Roman numerals: I, II, III, etc.) of every Article, and write that numeral at the top of the page. That way, when you look for a particular Part of that Article during your electrical […]