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Master the Code, Study To Pass your Idaho Journeyman or Master Electrical License.

Get Licensed! Our Idaho Journeyman or Master Electrician exam prep course teaches you how to quickly locate specific code 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 2017 NEC.

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

Get your Idaho Electrical License.

If you are taking the Idaho Electrical Master or Journeyman Electrician 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 6-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 Idaho Electrical exams, by teaching you how to “navigate” the 2017 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 Idaho Electrical 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 2017 NEC (the basis of the Idaho 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 Idaho Electrical 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 Idaho Master or Journeyman Electrical exam.

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 the Idaho Master or Journeyman Electrical exam.

Each student has access to the course for one year!

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 2017 NECeManual

  • 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 covers all Idaho 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 
    • 2017 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 Idaho Electrical exam.

Simulated Finals Are:

    • Full length (Same number of questions as the Idaho Electrician exam)
    • Timed (Same amount of time allowed as the Idaho 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 Idaho Journeyman or Master Electrician Exam while at home and online.

This program requires a copy of the 2017 (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 Idaho Division of Building Safety 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 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: How much experience is required by the State of Idaho to become a Master Electrician?


In-State:  Submit proof of holding an Idaho Electrical Journeyman License for a minimum of four (4) years.
Submit a complete, notarized application (included) and the $15 (non-refundable) application fee.
Applicants who hold an out-of-state Electrical Journeyman License, but do not qualify for a reciprocal Electrical Master License (see below for reciprocity requirements), must first qualify for and pass the Idaho Electrical Journeyman exam, and purchase the license, before qualifying for the Idaho Master License exam.

Once an applicant has obtained the Idaho Electrical Journeyman License, an application for the Electrical Master exam may be submitted along with proof of holding an Electrical Journeyman License in the non-reciprocal state for a minimum of (4) years.


QUESTION: How much experience is required by the State of Idaho to become a licensed Journeyman Electrician?

ANSWER: Submit proof of completion of four (4) years of approved electrical apprenticeship school and notarized
documentation of four (4) years (minimum of 8,000 hours) of work experience (form included).
OR –
Submit notarized documentation of eight (8) years (minimum of 16,000 hours) of verified work experience (form included).
OR –
In-state apprentices only: Submit proof of completion of four (4) years of approved electrical apprenticeship school and notarized documentation of a minimum of 6,000 hours of work experience as an Idaho Electrical Apprentice (form included). If using this method to qualify, you will need to submit your additional hours, for a total of four (4) years (a minimum of 8,000 hours) of work experience, after passing the exam in order to receive the license.
*All installations performed must have been made under the constant supervision of a licensed Electrical Journeyman/Master.

QUESTION: How do I sign up for a Master Electrical or Journeyman Electrical License exam?

ANSWER: All candidates must fill out and submit a Master Electrical License, or Journeyman Electrical License application form to the Idaho Division of Building Safety. for approval to sit the exam. Applications are processed quarterly, and exams must be taken within 90 days of final approval.

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 Electrical, and Journeyman Electrical license exams differ in length. Please refer to the Idaho Division of Building Safety Candidate Information Bulletin.

QUESTION: Why study TLC’s course if the Master Electrical and Journeyman 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 2017 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 Idaho Electrical License Exam is broadly covered.

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

ANSWER: Idaho State Electrical License exams are based on the 2017 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 addressed in the Candidate Information Bulletin.


QUESTION: Where do I go to take my exam?

ANSWER: All exams are managed and administrated by the Idaho Division of Building Safety. For details and a list of test centers in your area, contact them by telephone at (800) 955-3044. For a complete listing of Idaho’s testing sites please refer to the Candidate Information Bulletin.

Idaho Electrical Exam Applications

Don’t delay start today. Fill out and submit your applications ASAP, The State of Idaho Division of Building Safety can take six to eight weeks to approve your application and authorize you to take your exam.



Complete the appropriate application and submit it to the State of Idaho Division of Building Safety ASAP. Applications are reviewed quarterly. Once your application is accepted, you have 90 days from the approval date to take your exam.

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Free Idaho Electrical Practice Test

Pass this 25-question free Idaho Electrical test, and see where you stand! These free electrician exam practice questions, based on the 2017 NEC, are similar to the ones on the Idaho Electrical exam.

Use your codebook to answer the following Idaho Electrician Certification Exam questions.

  • PASS –If you correctly answer twenty+ of these free ID electrician exam practice questions, great job!
  • FAIL – If you miss four or more questions, order this course and learn to pass your ID Electrician Exam.

Use the 2017 (NEC) National Electrical Code) to solve these ID electrical certification exam practice questions.

Welcome to your Idaho 2017 NEC Practice Questions

What is the demand factor applied in calculating feeder or service conductor load for a commercial kitchen having four electrical ovens?
What is the minimum size THWN branch circuit conductor required for a 20 HP, 480-volt, 3 Phase Induction type squirrel cage motor with nameplate FLI of 26.5 amps?
For a one-family dwelling with a 200 ampere, 120/240-volt, single-phase main service panel, supplied with size 2/0 AWG THW copper ungrounded service-entrance conductors in rigid metal conduit (RMC), what is the minimum allowed size of bonding jumper for the service-entrance conduit?
With 15-kW or less on portable generators manufactured before __________ , listed cord sets or adapters incorporating listed GFCI protection are allowed to be used to meet the GFCI requirement.
What is the minimum size THW copper branch-circuit conductor required by the NEC for a 3-phase, continuous-duty, ac motor drawing 70 amperes for phase, when all terminations are rated for 75° C?
Lighting and trolley busway must be installed __________ ft. or more above the floor or working platform, unless a cover is provided that is identified for the purpose.
Electrical nonmetallic tubing (ENT) shall be securely fastened in place within __________ of each cabinet, device box, fitting, junction box, or outlet box where it terminates.
What is the minimum size for a copper grounding electrode conductor attached to the concrete-encased steel reinforcing bars used as a grounding electrode, when the ungrounded service-entrance conductors for a residence are size 3/0 AWG copper conductors?
The material selected for a grounding electrode conductor should be protected from corrosion or resist any __________ condition extant at the installation.
If the sum of PV system voltages of two monopole subarrays in a bipolar PV system exceeds the rating of the conductors and connected equipment, they must be__________.
A location used to house four or more persons incapable of self-preservation due to age; mental limitations, mental illness or chemical dependency; or physical limitation due to accident or illness on a(n) __________ basis is a limited care facility.
Grounding electrode conductor or bonding jumper connections to a grounding electrode must be accessible. A buried or encased connection in a __________ buried, or driven grounding electrode is not required to be accessible.
What is the minimum rating for a service disconnecting means when supplied with a 120/240-volt, 3-wire, single phase service for a one-family dwelling?
During lightning events, limiting the length of the primary protector grounding conductors for communications circuits assists in reducing voltage between the buildings communications systems and __________.
General-use dimmer switches shall be used only to control permanently installed ___________ luminaries (lighting fixtures).
On a metal wireway cross-section, what is the maximum percent that may be occupied by conductors, splices, and taps at any point?
What is the minimum volume, in inches, required of a two (2) gang device box that is to contain two (2) size 14/2 AWG with ground NM cables and two (2) size 12/2 AWG with ground NM cables connected to a duplex receptacle connected to a single-pole switch, which also contain four (4) cable clamps?
What is the minimum allowable trade size intermediate metal conduit (IMC) required to contain a total of ten (10) copper THW conductors in a 20 foot run, five (5) size 1 AWG and five (5) size 3 AWG?
A test of the complete legally required standby system when installed must be conducted and witnessed by the __________.
The minimum required size 75° C rated copper conductors for a demand load of 200 amperes when installed in an area with an expected ambient temperature of 120° F is __________.
Which insulation gives conductors a greater ampacity when used in a dry location rather than a wet location?
If a pole is over 8 ft. in height, a __________ terminal must be accessible from a handhole.
Conductors, based on the __________°C temperature rating and ampacity as given in Table 310.60(C)(67) through Table 310.60(C)(86), may be terminated unless otherwise identified.
For equipment rated 1200 amperes or more and over 6 feet wide that contain overcurrent devices, there shall be one entrance to and egress from the required working space not less than __________ inches wide and __________ feet high at each end of the working space.
For required disconnecting means for a fluorescent luminaire, which of the following statements is true?
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