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Get your Connecticut E-2 Unlimited Electrical Journey Person License.

Get Licensed! Connecticut law requires that all journeyman electricians must be licensed if performing electrical work.

The sooner you start the sooner you pass.

Get your Connecticut E-2 Unlimited Electrical Journey Person License.

Pass Your Connecticut E2 Unlimited Electrical Journeyman Exam on Your First Attempt!

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. When you follow our curriculum, you WILL PASS your exam!

We provide a comprehensive strategy to pass the Connecticut electrician exam by teaching you how to “navigate” the 2017 or 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!


  1. TLC has fifteen years of experience educating electricians on navigating the code and passing state-required electrician tests. We are experts at helping electricians pass the electrical exam!
  2. A+ Rated with the BBB. Our Programs Work, 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 2017 or 2020 NEC (the basis of the Connecticut electrician 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 Connecticut Journeyman electrician 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 Connecticut E-2 Unlimited Electrician Journey Person exam.

Study at home! Don’t waste time commuting to a classroom. Study conveniently in your home or office. Our program is a proven, reliable, and affordable way to pass the Connecticut E2 Unlimited Electrical Journeyman exam.

Each student has access to online study guides and online study questions and timed full-length simulated exams.

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 –  eBooks

  • Ohms Law Tutorial
  • Prints & Specifications Tutorial
    • Wire Color Codes
    • Electronic Symbols
    • Electrical Diagrams
  • Digital Multimeters

Navigating the 2013 NFPA 72 – eBook

  • How to quickly reference the NFPA 72
  • Code reference speed drills
  • Table of Contents
    • Layout and structure of the codebook
  • Layout and structure of the codebook
  • 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.

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 Connecticut 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 the office, saving valuable travel time to an in-person course.

Our program is a reliable, affordable way to prepare for the Connecticut E-2 Journeyman Electrician 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

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

Please check with your State or Local 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 Connecticut Electrician license?

ANSWER: The Connecticut State Department of Consumer Protection must license any individual who is engaged in the electrical contracting business or is performing work as an Electrical Journeyperson or an Electrical Contractor

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

Requirements are as follows for the following Electrical Licenses.

Electrical Journeyperson: Apprenticeship Completion Letter, or those seeking consideration of equivalent experience and training, signed notarized statements from occupational-related employers detailing dates and duties of employment, totaling a minimum of 8,000 hours and proof of equivalent trade-related education authored by a professional educator qualified to offer such analysis. A list of the Connecticut Apprenticeship required courses. Detailed information on these required courses can be obtained by contacting the Department of Education.

QUESTION: How do I sign up for the exam?

ANSWER: You must fill out and submit the Occupational Trade License Application (found on page 2 of the information bulletin) MAIL to the  PSI licensure: certification 3210 East Tropicana Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89121 to be approved to take the exam.

Upon approval from the Board, you will receive a notification letter via mail. You will then be responsible for contacting PSI to pay and schedule for the examination. If you fail, you may retest as many times as required to pass during your eligibility period.

The exam is administered by a third-party testing center, PSI Exams. You can contact PSI with any questions at (800) 733-9267. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday between 5:30 am and 8:00 pm or Saturday-Sunday between 7:00 am and 3:30 pm, Mountain Time.

QUESTION: How long is the exam?

ANSWER: The Journeyperson exam consists of 80 multiple-choice questions.  Test takers have 3:30 hours to complete the exam. The exam is open-book with authorized materials and computer-based.

The exam covers the following subjects:

  • General Electrical Knowledge 7
  • Service, Feeders, and Branch Circuits 7
  • Grounding and Bonding 6
  • Conductors and Cables 7
  • Raceways and Boxes 8
  • Special Occupancies and Equipment 5
    Electrical Power 4
  • Motors 5
  • Low Voltage 2
  • Lighting 3
  • Illuminated Signs 2
  • Fire Detection and Alarm Systems 5
  • Safety Information 5
  • Overcurrent Protection 6
  • High Voltage 2
  • Photovoltaics 6

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

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

The 2017 or 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 2017 or 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 NEC code structure and thoroughly covering the subjects appearing on the Connecticut Electrical Journeyperson Exam.

QUESTION: Why is a copy of the 2017 or 2020 NEC required by this course?

ANSWER: The Connecticut Electrical Journeyperson Exam is based on the 2017 or 2020 NEC. This course is an excellent study companion to the 2017 or 2020 NEC. This course makes frequent references to code sections and guides you through the exam topics.

The Electrical Journeyperson Exam is an open-book code exam. To pass, you must continuously reference the 2017 or 2020 National Electrical Code.

The following codebooks are allowed by the testing center.

  • The NFPA 70 – National Electrical Code, 2017 or 2020 Edition.
  • The NFPA 72 – National Fire Alarm Code, 2013 Edition.
  • Code of Federal Regulations – 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA)

QUESTION: What can I bring into the testing center?


  • Approved references (As listed in the PSI Candidate Bulletin)
  • Prescription eyeglasses

QUESTION: Where do I go to take my exam?

ANSWER: PSI Services. PSI maintains two testing locations across Connecticut.

For a complete listing, reference pages 6-7 of the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection Occupational Licensing Electrical Trades – Candidate Information Bulletin.


The Connecticut E2 Unlimited Journeyperson Electrician exam is an open book, multiple-choice exam. You will have four choices per question. Some questions may require mathematical computation. The testing facility will provide specified reference materials.

All exam questions are written to provide only one BEST answer and NOT written as trick questions.

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Free Connecticut Electrician Practice Test

Pass this 25 question free Connecticut Electrician exam, learn where you stand! These free electrician exam practice questions, based on the 2020 NEC, are similar to those on the Connecticut Electrical exam.


  • However, if you miss five or more questions, you risk failing your Connecticut Electrical exam.

Which of the following is allowed to be supplied by circuits not exceeding 120 volts, nominal, between conductors?

Correct! Wrong!

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.

Correct! Wrong!

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.

Correct! Wrong!

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.

Correct! Wrong!

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?

Correct! Wrong!

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 __________.

Correct! Wrong!

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.

Correct! Wrong!

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.

Correct! Wrong!

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.

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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?

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

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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?

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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.

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

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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.

Correct! Wrong!

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

Correct! Wrong!

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.

Correct! Wrong!

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.

Correct! Wrong!

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

Correct! Wrong!

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?

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

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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__________.

Correct! Wrong!

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

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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.

Correct! Wrong!

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.

Correct! Wrong!

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