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Master the Code- Study To Pass The Idaho Master or Journeyman Electrician License Exam.

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 2017 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 Idaho 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 2017 NEC – eManual

Our “Navigating the 2017 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 2017 NEC.

eManual includes:

  • How to navigate the 2017 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 Idaho Master Electrician or Journeyman 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 or Journeyman 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 or Journeyman Electrician License exam effortlessly.)



Add the 2017 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) $10.95

Tab your Codebook. Fast-Tabs help you navigate the 2017 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 Division of Occupational and Professional Licenses for current information. Licensing requirements change, and our site may not have been updated to reflect those changes.

QUESTION: Who is required to have an Idaho Electrical License?

ANSWER: All individuals engaged as all Master Electricians and all Journeyman Electricians performing work, must be licensed by the Idaho Division of Building Safety.

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

Master Electrician: Hold a journeyman license for 4 years.

Journeyman Electrician:  An applicant must pass an examination designated by the Board and either

  • submit evidence of a minimum of eight thousand (8,000) hours of work experience as an apprentice making electrical installations in accordance with the requirements of the jurisdiction in which the applicant obtained the experience and satisfactory completion of a four-year sequence of instruction approved by the Idaho Division of CareerTechnical Education,
  • OR; submit proof of sixteen thousand (16,000) hours of electrical experience in accordance with the requirements of the jurisdiction in which the applicant obtained the experience.
    • An applicant may sit for the exam after showing proof of completion of either the approved 4-year sequence of instruction or 16,000 hours of electrical experience.
    • Provisional Journeyman License. A provisional journeyman license can be issued to an applicant who has completed the 16,000 hours of electrical experience but has not yet passed the examination.
    • Work experience in appliance repair, motor winding, or communications will not count towards the requirements to take the journeyman examination or obtain a provisional journeyman or journeyman license.
    • No more than two thousand (2,000) hours of work experience gained while engaged in the practice of a limited electrical installer or trainee may be counted toward the satisfaction of the experience requirements for journeyman licensure.

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

ANSWER: Click here for a list of states that Idaho has reciprocal license agreements with.

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

ANSWER: Prior to scheduling a test, you must first submit an application and application fee to the Division of Occupational and Professional Licenses. You can access an application online at

All applications must be submitted to the Division of Occupational and Professional Licenses:

  • Email (preferred method): OR; Mail: PO BOX 83720 Boise, ID 83720-0063

To schedule, call (208) 332-8983 at least two (2) business days prior to the date you would like to test. There are limited seats available for each test and you may not receive your initial choice. You will pay your exam fees when you call to schedule your exam and make payment using one of the following payment methods: • MasterCard, Visa, Discover, American Express (3% non-refundable fee if paying by credit/debit card)

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

ANSWER:  The Division of Occupational and Professional Licenses complies with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you require special accommodations, please access the accommodations request form online at Special Accommodation Form

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

The Master Electrician exam consists of 100 multiple-choice questions. Test takers have 4 Hours to complete the exam. The exam is open-book with authorized materials and computer-based.

The Journeyman Electrician exam consists of 100 multiple-choice questions. Test takers have 4 Hours 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, 2017 Edition.

QUESTION: What can I bring to the testing center?


  • Identification
  • Approved references
    • You may highlight your book, tab different sections, and leave notes in your reference material, however, loose paper in your reference material will not be allowed

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

ANSWER: DOPL Regional office. DOPL maintains 3 testing locations across Idaho.

For a complete listing, reference page 3 of the DOPL- Electrical Exam Bulletin.

QUESTION: Why should someone study this course if the Idaho 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 2017 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 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 Idaho Electrical License Exam.

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

ANSWER: The Idaho Master and Journeyman Electrical License Exam is based on the 2017 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 2017 National Electrical Code.

Idaho Electrician Exam Applications

Don’t delay start today by filling out and submitting your application to the State of Idaho Electrical Board. It can take six to eight weeks to approve your application and authorize you to take your exam. While you wait use our course to study for your exam.



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Free Idaho Electrician Exam Practice Test

Take the appropriate 25-question free Idaho Electrician exam, & see where you stand! These free electrician exam practice questions, based on the 2017 NEC, are similar to those on the Idaho electrician exam.

The Idaho 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 2017 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 2017 (NEC) National Electrical Code to solve the Idaho Electrician Exam quiz you plan to take.

Idaho Master Electrician Exam Quiz


Idaho Journeyman Electrician Exam Quiz