According to licensing boards the electrical exam is there to ensure that those practicing electrical work have a knowledge of electrical regulations. They also want to make sure you have on the job training. Some of the questions in the electrical test requires field knowledge but not all. However, most of the electrical questions are […]
There is one thing you can take in to take the electrical exam and that is the NEC book. Pass the journeyman or master exam with it, we show you how. The NEC book is a great ally on the field and in the testing center. The only downside is that the books is very […]
The most common mistake many electricians do when studying for their electrical license exam is spend hours upon hours of studying in one sitting. There are a lot of reasons why this is a bad idea and I’ll list them briefly here so we can focus on what you should actually be doing. Tiresome […]
The time to advance your electrical career by getting your license is now. If your heart is set on taking your career to the next level and make a living by earning what you deserve, congratulations! It takes guts to say enough is enough and take the next step. Let me help you get the ball […]
Don’t be fooled into picking “None of the above” answers just because you are not certain of the correct answer. “None of the above” answer choice is usually a distractor used by test writers as an effective option for factual information in our case math questions to make this question more challenging. Hence, […]
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 who fail the Texas electrical exam are able to retake the test as many times as they need until they pass. This may not be the most economical way to get your license, but it can be done. PSI exams will allow you to sign up for your re-test as soon as you need to. […]
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 […]
When you’re dealing with an electrical question, the easiest way to find the answer is to: 1. Find the subject of the question. 2. In the NEC book Index, find the word or words that best describe the subject of the question. 3. Finally, list the reference(s) following that word in the index on […]