Pass Your Montana Electrician License Exam!

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Master the Code- Study To Pass The Montana Master, Journeyman, or Residential Electrician License.

Our exam preparation course teaches you to locate specific codes within the NEC. You will learn to navigate the code and quickly break down exam questions by keyword to find the answers in the 2020 NEC.

Study anywhere you have internet access! Don’t waste time commuting to a classroom. Our program is a proven, reliable, and affordable way to prepare for and pass the Montana Electrician exam.

One-year online access unless you pass sooner: Accessible from any device with internet access!

Our guided self-study schedule contains the following: 

Electrical Theory – eCourses

  • Basic Electrical Theory
  • Basic DC Theory
  • Basic AC Theory
  • Ohms Law
  • Test Equipment
  • Electrical Theory Chapter Questions

Blueprint Reading – eCourses

  • Label Systems & Schematic Reading
  • Construction Drawing Tutorial
  • Blueprint Reading Chapter Questions



Navigating the 2020 NEC – eManual

Our “Navigating the 2020 NEC” eManual helps students learn to navigate the National Electrical Code (NEC).

When you master the code, you master your Exam!

This eManual is the heart of the training program. It will familiarize you with the use, layout, and content of the 2020 NEC.

eManual includes:

  • How to navigate the 2020 NEC
    • Understanding of the terms, concepts, and layout of the NEC.
  • Speed drills
    • Code navigation exercises.
  • Code skimming exercises
  • Breaking down questions by subject:
    • Keyword Identification: how to identify the subject of a question for easy reference.
    • How to search for a code article by referencing the INDEX.
    • Code reference example questions with in-depth solutions.

Study Questions & Simulated Final Exams

  • GUIDED CHAPTER QUESTIONS This covers all Montana Master Electrician, Journeyman Electrician, or Residential Electrician License exam questions and answers within our course. (Organized as Question – Answer – Code Location.) These questions exist to provide a framework for you to practice locating the answers to questions through the use of your NEC Codebook. The process of constantly utilizing the code to answer practice questions will build up your speed and code knowledge to pass your electrical exam successfully.

Questions also include the following topics:

    • Electrical Theory Questions
    • Blueprint Reading Questions
    • Calculation Questions (Load Calculations, Conduit Fill, etc.)
  • ONLINE FLASHCARDS: Virtual Flashcards provide individual randomized questions. This provides access to our entire question set and is an ideal setting to practice answering randomized exam questions. (Organized as Question – Answer – Code Location).
  • SIMULATED FINAL EXAM: Final exams simulate the experience of taking your actual Master Electrician, Journeyman Electrician, or Residential Electrician License exam.

Simulated Finals Are:

    • Full length (Same number of questions as the exam)
    • Timed (Same amount of time allowed as the exam)
    • Randomized (Questions are assigned randomly; all exams are unique.)
    • Properly Balanced (All questions are balanced according to the Candidate Information Bulletin to guarantee a realistic exam simulation)

Take as Many Timed Final Exams as You Want! (Practice final exams help you rapidly gain confidence and knowledge to pass your Master Electrician, Journeyman, or Residential Electrician License exam effortlessly.)



Add the 2020 NEC SOFTCOVER
Required Codebook (Sold Separately) $199.95

Adopted in all 50 states, NFPA 70, the National Electrical Code (NEC), is the benchmark for safe electrical design, installation, and inspection to protect people and property from electrical hazards.


Codebook Navigation Aid (Sold Separately) $14.95

Tab your Codebook. Fast-Tabs help you navigate the 2020 NEC quickly and efficiently. Fast-Tabs are a must-have item for NEC users and can dramatically lower the time spent searching the codebook.

Frequently Asked Questions

Common questions are answered here!

Please get in touch with the Montana State Electrical Board for current information. Licensing requirements change and our site may not have been updated to reflect those changes.

QUESTION: Who is required to have a Montana Electrician license?

ANSWER: All individuals engaged as Master, Journeyman, or Residential Electricians performing work must be licensed by the Montana State Electrical Board.

QUESTION: What are the qualifications required for taking the Montana Electrician exam?

Master Electrician: For a complete list of requirements please see their checklist.

Journeyman Electrician: For a complete list of requirements please see their checklist.

Residential Electrician: For a complete list of requirements please see their checklist.

QUESTION: Is there reciprocity in Montana for the electrician exams?

Master Electrician: Currently there are no reciprocity agreements.

Journeyman or Residential: AK, AR, CO, IA, ID, ME, MN, ND, NE, NH, NM, OK, SD, TX, WI, WY (Board staff will obtain a license verification from these states.) Conditions of reciprocity are that your license is currently active, and in good standing, and the license has been held for 1 year from a reciprocal exam State listed above.

QUESTION: How do I sign up for the Montana Electrician exam?

ANSWER: You must fill out and submit an application to the Montana State Board of Electrical.

Upon Approval from the board, you will receive an admission letter. This notification will also be submitted to PSI.

  • For the fastest and most convenient examination scheduling process, PSI recommends that you register for your examinations using the Internet. You register online by accessing PSI’s registration website at Internet registration is available 24 hours a day.
  • OR; Call (855) 746-8173- PSI registrars are available to receive payment and to schedule your appointment for the examination.

QUESTION: Are there any accommodations for the Montana Electrician exams?

ANSWER: All examination centers are equipped to provide access in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, and every reasonable accommodation will be made in meeting a candidate’s needs. Candidates who require special accommodations will need to complete the necessary forms prior to registering for an exam with PSI. Please contact the board office for more information or download the ADA form at under the “Forms” tab. You will need to have your care provider complete this form in order to be approved for your accommodation.

QUESTION: How many questions and how long are the Montana Electrician licensing exams?

Master Electrician: consists of 80 multiple-choice questions. Test takers have 240 minutes to complete the exam. The exam is open-book with authorized materials and computer-based.

Journeyman Electrician: consists of 60 multiple-choice questions. Test takers have 180 minutes to complete the exam. The exam is open-book with authorized materials and computer-based.

Residential Electrician: consists of 50 multiple-choice questions. Test takers have 150 minutes to complete the exam. The exam is open-book with authorized materials and computer-based.

The following codebooks are allowed by the testing center.

  • The NFPA 70 – National Electrical Code, 2020 Edition.

QUESTION: What can I bring into the PSI testing center?


  • Approved references
  • You will have access to an online calculator.
    • OR; A non-programmable calculator that is silent, battery operated, does not have paper tape printing capabilities, and does not have a keyboard containing the alphabet will be allowed in the examination site.

QUESTION: Where do I go to take my Montana Electrician license exams?

ANSWER: There are nationwide examination centers. You will be provided with the locations upon scheduling for your examination.

QUESTION: Why should someone study this course if the Montana electrician license exam is an open-book test?

ANSWER: The electrical licensing exam is a very challenging test and usually requires a month or more of preparation to pass.

The 2020 NEC is a large and complex publication containing over 800 pages of code. It is challenging to locate each correct article and answer in the time allowed during the exam without thorough preparation.

Our course is designed to familiarize you with the 2020 NEC. You will know precisely how to find the correct answers in the code when you take your exam.

We prepare you to successfully pass your exam by providing extensive knowledge of the structure of the code and by thoroughly covering each subject appearing on your Montana Electrical License Exam.

QUESTION: Why is a copy of the 2020 NEC required by this course?

ANSWER: The Montana Master, Journeyman, or Residential Electrical License Exam is based on the 2020 NEC. This course is an excellent study companion to the Code. This course makes frequent references to code sections and guides you through the exam topics.

The Electrical Licensing Exam is an open-book code exam. To pass, you must continuously reference the 2020 National Electrical Code.

Montana Electrical Exam Applications

Don’t delay, start today. Fill out and submit your application before taking your exam. While you wait for approval from the state board, use our course to prepare!


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Free Montana Electrician Exam Practice Test

Take the appropriate 25-question free Montana Electrician exam, & see where you stand!  These free electrician exam practice questions, based on the 2020 NEC, are similar to those on the Montana electrician exam.

The Montana Electrician exams are selected randomly from a database of thousands of potential questions. Memorizing answers is not the path to passing your exam!

If you understand how to locate exam answers in your 2020 NEC codebook, you should be able to answer 100% of these practice questions correctly within 60 minutes.

We teach you how to navigate your codebook & pass your exam. Master The Code, Master The Exam!

Use the 2020 (NEC) National Electrical Code to solve the Montana Electrician Exam quiz you plan to take.

Montana Master Electrician Practice Test


Montana Journeyman Electrician Practice Test


Montana Residential Electrician Practice Test