Pass Your 2020 Montana Electrical License Exam!

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Our electrical license course thoroughly prepares you to pass your Montana Electricians License exam.


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

Get Licensed! Our Montana Master, Journeyman, or Residential Electrician exam prep course teaches you how to quickly locate specific codes within the National Electrical Code (NEC). Learn how to navigate the code and quickly break down questions by keyword to find exam answers in the 2020 NEC.

With our help, Passing the Montana Master, Journeyman, or Residential Electrician test has never been easier! We guarantee you will pass or your money back!

Get your Montana Master, Journeyman, or Residential Electricians License.

Our Electrical License study course will thoroughly prepare you to pass your Montana electrical exam the first time you test.


How? Because TLC Works! Our programs are among the most successful, comprehensive, and affordable training and exam preparation programs available anywhere.

While using our program, the key to your success is a 5-lesson breakdown of our curriculum, designed to maximize your learning & retention potential. When you follow our curriculum, you WILL PASS your exam!

We provide a comprehensive strategy to pass the Montana Master or Journeyman Electrician exam by teaching you how to “navigate” the 2020 NEC. You will quickly become an expert at finding the answers to exam questions rapidly and accurately.

Why choose TLC? To help pass the Electrician exam? Because your time is too valuable to choose anyone else!

Five Reasons to Enlist TLC to Ensure you Pass your Montana Master, Journeyman, or Residential Electricians Exam.

  1. TLC has fifteen years of experience educating electricians on how to navigate the code and pass state-required electrician tests. We are experts at helping electricians pass the electrical exam!
  2. A+ Rated with the BBB. Our Program Works, we have never received a complaint. Check us out! 
  3. Our eTextbooks and online study center contain over 1300 multiple choice questions taken directly from the 2020 NEC (the basis of the Montana State test), as well as dozens of timed simulated full-length practice exams.
  4. We guarantee that YOU WILL PASS YOUR EXAM! If you don’t pass your Montana Electricians exam after two attempts, We offer a full refund.
  5. We have a 98% Pass Rate! Our students pass the exam. In fact, out of the 3000+ electricians that have used our study courses, less than 50 failed to pass on the first try.

Our students pass, we guarantee it! Our students enjoy a 98% pass rate!

Consultants are available at 866-685-8564 – Mon-Fri 7 am to 10 pm pst to answer any of your questions.

Course Breakdown – This course covers the Montana Master, Journeyman, and Residential Electrician exams.

Study at home! Don’t waste time commuting to a classroom when you can study conveniently in your home or office. Our program is a proven, reliable, and affordable way to pass any of the Montana Electrician exams.

Each student can access the course for one year unless you pass sooner!

Electrical Theory – eCourse

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

Blueprint Reading – eCourse

  • Label Systems & Schematic Reading
  • Construction Drawing Tutorial


Navigating the 2020 NEC – eManual

  • How to quickly reference the NEC
  • Code reference speed drills
  • Table of Contents
    • Layout and structure of the codebook
  • How to use the Index
  • TLC System for answering test questions
    • Keyword Identification – How to identify the subject of a question
    • Example questions are broken down for your review.
    • Practice questions with answers fully mapped out.

Study Questions and Simulated Final Exams

Access Study Questions & Simulated Exams from any device with internet access! Online features include 1300+ practice questions, virtual flashcards, & unlimited mock final exams.

These questions exist to provide a framework for you to practice locating the answers to questions through the use of your NEC Codebook. This process of constantly utilizing the code to answer practice questions will build up the speed and code knowledge to pass your electrical exam successfully.

  • CHAPTER QUESTIONS This mode covers all Washington electrical exam questions and answers within our course.  (Organized as Question – Answer – Code Location.)

Questions Include the following topic;

    • General Trade Knowledge (General electrical questions not in the code)
    • Electrical Theory
    • Blueprint Reading 
    • 2020 NEC Code Questions
  • ONLINE FLASHCARDS: Virtual Flashcards provide individual randomized questions. This presents 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 electrician exam.

Simulated Finals Are:

    • Full length (Same number of questions as the Montana Electrician exam)
    • Timed (Same amount of time allowed as the Montana Electrician 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 exams help you rapidly gain confidence and knowledge to pass your Electrical Exam effortlessly.)

ONE-YEAR ONLINE ACCESS: 1-year full access membership to our Online Study Center. Conveniently study in your home or office without wasting valuable time commuting to distant classes.

Our program is a reliable and affordable way to prepare for your Montana Master, Journeyman, or Residential Electrician Exam while at home and online.


Frequently Asked Questions

Common exam questions answered here! Please check with your State Board for current information. Licensing requirements change, and our site may not have been updated to reflect those changes.

Frequently Asked Questions

QUESTION: Who is required to have a Montana State Electricians License?

ANSWER: All individuals engaged as electricians performing work, must be licensed by the Montana State Electrical Board.

QUESTION: How much experience is required by the State of Montana to become a licensed Master, Journeyman, or Residential Electrician?


Master Electrician applicants must have written evidence of being a graduate as an electrical engineer and prove a minimum of 2,000 hours of practical experience or 8,000 hours of Journeyman experience.

Journeyman Electrician applicants must prove a minimum of 8,000 hours of practical experience or have worked in the electrical field for at least 20,000 hours certified by an employer, or proof of completion of an approved inside wireman apprenticeship program in the electrical trade or completion of a training program conducted by a union or trade association.

Residential Electrician applicants must prove a minimum of 4,000 hours of practical experience or, proof of completion of an approved residential apprenticeship program in the electrical trade or completion of a training program conducted by a union or trade association.

QUESTION: How do I sign up for the Montana Master, Journeyman, or Residential  Electrician License exams?

ANSWER: All candidates must register, fill out, and submit a Master, Journeyman, or Residential Electrician License application form on the Montana State Electrical Board website for approval to sit the exam. Alternatively, a paper application can be downloaded and printed from the state website.

QUESTION: What content is included in the exam, how many questions are there, and how much time do I have to complete it?

ANSWER: The Master, Journeyman, and Residential license exams differ in length. Please refer to the PSI Exams Candidate Information Bulletin.

QUESTION: Why study TLC’s course if the Master, Journeyman, and Residential Electrician license exams are open book? 

ANSWER: The electrical license exam is complex. It can require at least a month of study and preparation to pass.

The 2020 NEC is a publication containing over 800 pages of complex code. Through TLC’s course, locating the correct answer within the time allowed during the exam will be mastered.

TLC prepares you to successfully pass your exam by providing extensive instruction on the structure of the code each subject appearing in your Montana Electrician License Exam is broadly covered.

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

ANSWER: Montana State Electrician License exams are based on the 2020 NEC. TLC’s proven companion course will guide you through frequent references to critical code. Preparing you for your upcoming license exam.

QUESTION: What can I bring to the testing center?

ANSWER: Approved References are addressed in the Candidate Information Bulletin.


QUESTION: Where do I go to take my exam?

ANSWER: All exams are managed and administrated at a third-party testing center. For details and a list of test centers in your area, contact PSI Exams or telephone them at 855-746-8173. For a complete listing of Montana testing sites please refer to the Candidate Information Bulletin.

Montana Electrician Exam Applications

Don’t delay start today. Fill out and submit your applications ASAP, The Montana State Electrical Board can take time to approve your application and authorize you to take your exam.



Complete the appropriate application and submit it to the Montana State Electrical Board ASAP.

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Free Montana Electrical Practice Exam

Pass this 25-question free Montana Electricians exam, and see where you stand! These free electrician exam practice questions, based on the 2020 NEC, are similar to those on the Montana electrical exam.

The Montana electrician certification exam is 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 NEC codebook, you should be able to answer 100% of these practice questions correctly.

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

Use the 2020 (NEC) National Electrical Code) to solve these Montana electrician exam practice questions.

Welcome to your free Montana 2020 Exam Quiz

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Except for __________ all 120-volt, single phase, 15-and 20-ampere branch circuits supplying outlets installed in dwelling units shall be protected by a listed arc-fault circuit interrupter, combination type installed to provide protection of the branch circuit.

Where a cable or raceway type wiring method is installed through bored holes in joist, rafters, or wood members, in both concealed and exposed locations, holes must be bored so that the edge of the hole is __________ in. or more from the nearest edge of the wood member. Where the distance is not possible, the cable or raceway must be protected from penetration by nails or screws by use of a steel bushing or plate, __________ in thick or more, and of the correct length and width installed to cover the area where the wiring is located.

A device intended for the protection of personnel that functions to de-energize a circuit or portion thereof within an established period of time when a ground-fault current exceeds the values established for a Class A device.

All switches and circuit breakers used as switches shall be located so the operating handle, when in its highest position, is not more than __________ above the floor or working platform.

For conductors on a branch circuit that supplies luminaires in a residence, what is the maximum allowable voltage between conductors on a branch circuit supplying luminaires in a residence?

All conductors of the same circuit and, where used, the grounded conductor and all equipment grounding conductors and bonding conductors shall be contained within the same ___________.

An organization, office, or individual responsible for enforcing the requirements of a code or standard, or for approving equipment, materials, an installation, or a procedure.

Snap switches must not be ganged or grouped in enclosures with other receptacles, snap switches, or similar devices, unless they are placed so that voltage is __________ volts or less between adjacent devices, or unless placed in enclosures with securely installed, identified barriers between adjacent devices.

If a single receptacle is installed on an individual branch circuit, it must have an ampere rating of not less than __________ of the branch circuit.

What is the minimum burial depth in inches, in a trench below 2 inch thick concrete or equivalent for residential branch circuits rated at up to 120 volts with GFCI protection and overcurrent protection of 20 amperes or less?

Unless listed for controlling other loads and installed accordingly, general-use dimmer switches may be used only for permanently installed __________.

What do you call the midpoint on a single-phase, 3-wire system, or the common point on a wye-connection in a polyphase system, or a midpoint of a 3-wire, direct-current system, or midpoint of a single-phase portion of a 3-phase delta system?

Conductors for branch circuits that supply more than one receptacle for __________ loads must have an ampacity of at least the rating of the branch circuit.

Of the following, which must be provided for a conductor of a size 4 AWG or larger entering a panelboard?

A luminaire (fixture) that weighs more than __________ pounds or exceeds 16 inches in any dimension shall not be supported by the screw shell of a lampholder.

Panelboards shall be required to have overcurrent protection, except for __________.

Wherever flexible cords with attachment plugs are to be used, a receptacle outlet must be installed, and where such cords may be permanently connected, then receptacles are __________ for the same type of cords.

When electrical installations are in hollow spaces, ventilation or air-handling ducts and vertical shafts, they must be made so the chance of spread of fire or other products of combustion will not be substantially increased. Openings around electrical penetrations through or into fire-resistant-rated ceilings, floors, partitions, or walls must be __________ with approved methods to maintain the existing fire-resistance rating.

What is the maximum of the ampere rating of the switch for general use snap switches supplying inductive loads, at the applied voltage?

What table is used for current values to determine the required ampacity of the branch circuit conductors to supply a 3-phase, continuous duty ac motor?

Only __________ outlet loads may be supplied by branch circuits of over 50 amperes.

When wiring is located inside the cavity of a fire-rated floor-ceiling or roof-ceiling assembly, it may not be supported by or secured to ___________.

Outlets that supply boat hoists installed in dwelling unit locations and supplied by __________ shall have ground-fault circuit-interrupter protection for personnel.

Emergency systems are intended to automatically supply power and/or illumination that is essential for __________ and are legally required and classed as emergency by any governmental agency having jurisdiction.

Lighting systems for fountains, pools, spas, and similar locations must be installed __________ or more horizontally from the nearest water’s edge, unless Article 680 permits otherwise.