Pass Your Massachusetts Electrician License Exam

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Master the Code – Study To Pass The Massachusetts Master Electrician 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 2023 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 Massachusetts 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
  • Electrical Theory Chapter Questions
  • Test Equipment
  • Test Equipment Chapter Questions

Blueprint Reading – eCourses

  • Label Systems & Schematic Reading
  • Construction Drawing Tutorial
  • Blueprint Reading Chapter Questions



Navigating the 2023 NEC – eManual

Our “Navigating the 2023 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 2023 NEC.

eManual includes:

  • How to navigate the 2023 NEC
    • Understanding of the terms, concepts, and layout of the NEC.
  • Speed drills
    • Code navigation 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.
  • Code skimming exercises
    • Online NEC chapter study questions

Flashcards & Simulated Final Exams

  • 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 Massachusetts Master Electrician or Journeyman Electrician 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! (Practicing final exams helps you rapidly gain confidence and knowledge to pass your Massachusetts Electrician Exam effortlessly.)



Add the 2023 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) $17.95

Tab your Codebook. Fast-Tabs help you navigate the 2023 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 Massachusetts Board of State Examiners of Electricians Licensing 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 Massachusetts Electrician license?

ANSWER: The Massachusetts Board of State Examiners must license any individual engaged in the electrical contracting business or who performs work as a Master or Journeyman Electrician.

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

Master Electrician:

  • Applicants must have an MA Journeyman license, having worked for at least one year and 150 hours of Board-Approved Education.

Journeyman Electrician:

  • Applicants must have 600 hours of Board-Approved Education, a 15-hour Continuing Education Code-Update Class from a board-approved Provider, and 8000 clock hours of work experience over not less than 4 years under the direct supervision of a Massachusetts licensed Journeyman.

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

ANSWER: The Board has entered such an agreement with the state of New Hampshire for the Journeyman and Master licenses, provided such license was obtained by examination in New Hampshire.

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

ANSWER: You must fill out and submit the Individual Examination Application paper form and all documentation to PSI. (Applications are in the back of the Examination Candidate Information Bulletin – CIB)

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

  • For the fastest and most convenient examination scheduling process, PSI recommends that you register for your examinations using the Internet. You register online by accessing PSI’s registration website Internet registration is available 24 hours a day
  • OR: Call (855) 834-8745 to speak with a live registrar, available Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 10:00 pm, and Saturday-Sunday, 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, Eastern Time.

QUESTION: Are there any accommodations for the Massachusetts Electrician Exams?

ANSWER: If you require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact PSI at (800)733- 9267 or the Board office at (617)727-9931 to obtain an Accommodation Request Form. All examination centers are equipped to provide access in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, and every reasonable accommodation will be made in meeting a candidate’s needs. Requests for any special accommodations should be made in writing, describing the specific accommodations that will be needed, and requests must include supporting documentation from a licensed professional. All requests for special testing arrangements must be made when the candidate registers for the examination with PSI.

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

The Master Electrician exam:​ consists of a two-part exam. Part 1 is 90 NEC multiple-choice knowledge questions. Test takers have 240 Minutes to complete this portion of the exam. Part 2 is 50 business and law questions. Test takers have 120 Minutes to complete this portion of the exam. The exam is computer-based.

The Journeyman Electrician exam:  consists of a two-part exam. Part 1 is 80 NEC multiple-choice knowledge questions. Test takers have 180 Minutes to complete this portion of the exam. Part 2 is 30 questions for the applied portion. Test takers have 60 Minutes to complete this portion of the exam. The exam is computer-based.

The following codebooks are allowed by the testing center.

  • The NFPA 70 – National Electrical Code, 2023 Edition.

QUESTION: What can I bring to the PSI testing center?


  • Approved references (See page 6-7)
    • Formulas- prior to examination – written on the blank pages of your codebook.
    • Written notes- prior to examination Handwritten notes in the margins of the aforementioned reference materials.
    • During the examination – only writing on the scrap paper that is provided by PSI will be allowed during the exam.
  • Prescription eyeglasses
  • Calculator- only non-programmable, non-printing, silent, battery-operated, non-alphabet keys.

QUESTION: Where do I go to take my Massachusetts Electrician exam?

ANSWER: PSI Services. PSI maintains 5 testing locations across Massachusetts.

  • You MUST test in the state of Massachusetts

For a complete listing, reference page 6 of the Massachusetts Board of State Examiners- Candidate Information Bulletin.

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

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

The 2023 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 2023 NEC. You will know precisely how to find the correct answers in the code when you take your exam.

We prepare you to pass your exam by providing extensive knowledge of the structure of the code and by thoroughly covering each subject appearing on your Massachusetts Electrician License Exam.

QUESTION: Why is a copy of the 2023 NEC required by this course?

ANSWER: The Massachusetts Electrician License Exams are based on the 2023 NEC. This course is an excellent study companion to the 2023 NEC. 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 2023 National Electrical Code.

Massachusetts Electrical Exam Applications

Don’t delay start today. Applicants must provide appropriate documentation, subject to the approval of PSI. It can take up to 30 days 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 Massachusetts Electrician Exam Practice Test

Take the appropriate 25-question free Massachusetts Electrician exam quiz, & see where you stand! These free electrician exam practice questions, based on the 2023 NEC, are similar to those on the Massachusetts electrician exams.

The Massachusetts 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 2023 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!

Massachusetts Master Electrician Exam


Massachusetts Journeyman Electrician  Exam