Pass Your Colorado Electrical License Exam!
When you need to pass your Colorado electrician license exam, order this course!
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Our electrical license course thoroughly prepares you to pass your Colorado Electrical License exam.
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If you are taking the Colorado Master Electrician, Journeyman Wireman or the Residential Wireman Exam this course will teach you how to pass your 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.
The key to your success while using our program is a 22-lesson breakdown of our curriculum, designed to maximize your learning & retention potential. If you follow our curriculum, you WILL PASS your exam!
We provide a comprehensive strategy to pass either of the Colorado Electrical exams, 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 electrical exam? Because your time is too valuable to choose anyone else!
Five Reasons to Enlist TLC to Ensure you Pass your Colorado Electrical Exam.
- 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!
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- Our eTextbooks and online study center contain over 1300 multiple choice questions taken directly from the 2020 NEC (the basis of the Colorado State test), as well as dozens of timed simulated full-length practice exams.
- We guarantee that YOU WILL PASS YOUR EXAM! If you don’t pass your Colorado Electrical exam after two attempts, We offer a full refund.
- 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.
Each student has access to the following online e-books and online study center for one year.
Basic Electrical Theory – eBook
- AC Current
- Simple AC Current Calculations
- AC Phase
- Phase Rotation
- Single-Phase Power Systems
- Three-Phase Power Systems
- Three-Phase Y and Delta Configurations
- Measurements AC Magnitude
- Power in Resistive and Reactive AC Circuits
- Calculating Power Factor
- Practical Power Factor Correction
- Kirchhoff’s law.
Supplemental Study Guides – eBook
- Ohms Law Tutorial
- Prints & Specifications Tutorial
- Wire Color Codes
- Electronic Symbols
- Electrical Diagrams
- Digital Multimeters
Navigating the 2020 NEC – eBook
- 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
Online Study Center – Study Questions and Practice Exams
Access Study Questions and Simulated Exams From Any Device With Internet Access!
These questions provide the framework for you to practice locating the answers to exam questions through the use of the 2020 NEC Codebook. The process of constantly utilizing the codebook to answer practice questions will build up the speed and code knowledge you need to successfully pass your electrical exam.
Four modes of study!
- Study Mode: This covers over 1300 Colorado electrical exam questions and answers within our course. (Organized as Question – Answer – Code Location)
- General Trade Knowledge Questions (General electrical questions not in the code)
- Blueprint Reading Questions
- Calculation Questions (Load Calculations, Conduit Fill, etc.)
- 2020 NEC Code Questions
- Flashcard Mode: Online Virtual Flashcards provide randomized access to our entire question set, an ideal setting to practice exam questions. (Organized as Question – Answer – Code Location)
- Chapter Tests: Provide real-time feedback on each section of our study materials, enabling you to concentrate on sections that need improvement.
- Simulated Final Exams: Simulates the taking of your Journeyman Electrician exam.
- Full length (Exact number of questions)
- Timed (Exact same amount of time allowed)
- Randomized (Questions are randomized, all exams are unique)
- Properly Balanced (Balanced according to the Candidate Information Bulletin guaranteeing a realistic exam simulation)
Take as many simulated final exams as you want! (These exams help you to gain the knowledge, speed, and confidence needed to pass your electrical exam effortlessly)
One year online access: Full access membership to our online study center. Experience the convenience of learning at home, or in office, saving valuable travel time to an in-person course.
Our program is a reliable, affordable way to prepare for the Colorado Electrical Exam.
This program requires a copy of the 2020 (NEC) National Electric Code. If you do not own a copy of the codebook, you should acquire one immediately!
Frequently Asked Questions
QUESTION: Who is required to have an Colorado Electrical License?
ANSWER: All individuals engaged as Residential Wireman, Journeyman Electrician or Master Electrician performing work, must be licensed by the Colorado Electrical Board.
QUESTION: How much experience is required by the State of Colorado to become a licensed Residential Wireman?
ANSWER: An applicant must prove a minimum of 4,000 hours of residential only experience.
QUESTION: How much experience is required by the State of Colorado to become a licensed Journeyman Electrician?
ANSWER: An applicant must prove a minimum of 8,000 hours of electrical work* including at least 4,000 of commercial/industrial work. Also, 288 hours of electrical education if you were registered as an apprentice on or after 1/1/2011.
* Experience previously submitted for a RW or JW Colorado license may be counted toward a higher level license.
QUESTION: How much experience is required by the State of Colorado to become a licensed Master Electrician?
ANSWER: (select one)
1. Show 10,000 hours of experience* including at least 4,000 of commercial/industrial experience.
○ Experience must include planning and layout, and supervision experience.
○ Supervision experience must be gained while holding an active JW license.
2. Hold an electrical engineering degree from an accredited college or university.
○ Also show 2,000 hours of practical experience as a registered electrical apprentice.
3. Hold a community college or trade school degree in electrical construction or a related field.
○ Also show 8,000 hours of practical experience* as listed for JW license.
QUESTION: How do I sign up for an Electrical License exam?
ANSWER: All candidates must fill out and submit the appropriate Electrical License application form to the Colorado Electrical Board for approval to sit for the exam.
State guidelines mandate that all applications expire one year from the date of submission. Failure to provide all required documents will result in your application expiring and will require you to file a new application with all new submitted documents and a new fee.
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 Electrical license exams differ in length. Please refer to the Colorado Board of Electrical Contractors Candidate Information Bulletin.
QUESTION: Why study TLC’s course if the electrical 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 Colorado Electrical License Exam is broadly covered.
QUESTION: Why is a copy of the 2020 NEC required for this course?
ANSWER: Colorado State Electrical 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 into the testing center?
ANSWER: Approved References are provided at the testing facility.
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) 898-0710. For a complete listing of Colorado’s testing sites please refer to the Candidate Information Bulletin
Complete the appropriate application and submit it to the Colorado Electrical Contractors Board ASAP.
General Information Links:
- Colorado Licensing – Candidate Information Bulletin:
Exam Scheduling – Exam Content – Testing Center Locations
- Electrician Licensee Search Tool:
Check Electrical License Status
- Colorado Application Checklist
Colorado Electrical Board
- Online Electrician Application.
For approval by the Colorado Electrical Board
IF YOU ANSWER 20+ PRACTICE QUESTIONS CORRECTLY YOU ARE IN PRETTY GOOD SHAPE.
However, if you miss five or more questions you risk failing your Colorado Electrical exam.
Which of the following is allowed to be supplied by circuits not exceeding 120 volts, nominal, between conductors?
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.
Please select 2 correct answers