Pass Your PSI New Mexico Journeyman Electrician Exam!

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Our electrical license course thoroughly prepares you to pass your New Mexico Journeyman Residential and Commercial Certification Exam.


SKU: NM 2017 CP Category:

Get your New Mexico Residential or Commercial Electrician License.

Get Licensed! Our New Mexico electrician exam prep course teaches 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.

Get Licensed! New Mexico law requires all electricians to be certified if performing work as a Journeyman Residential and Commercial Electrician. If you do not possess a current New Mexico Journeyman Electrician Certification, you are working illegally.

Complete the appropriate online application and submit it to the PSI on behalf of the New Mexico Regulation & Licensing Department ASAP.

Get your New Mexico Journeyman Residential and Commercial Electrician Certification.


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 New Mexico electrician certification exam 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 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!
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  3. Our eTextbooks and online study center contain over 1300 multiple choice questions taken directly from the 2017 NEC (the basis of the New Mexico 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 New Mexico Electrician Certification 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 pts, to answer any of your questions.

Course Breakdown – The New Mexico Residential or Commercial Electrician License Exam

Study and test 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 New Mexico electrician exam.

Each student has access to the following 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 – eBook

  • Ohms Law
  • Schematic Reading
    • Wire Color Codes
    • Electronic Symbols
    • Electrical Diagrams
  • Digital Multimeters

Breakdown of the 2017 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 – Practice Exams & Study Questions


Access Study Questions and Simulated Exams From Any Device With Internet Access! Online features include 1300+ practice questions, virtual flashcards, chapter exams, and unlimited simulated final exams.

These questions provide the framework for you to practice locating the answers to exam questions through the use of the 2017 NEC Codebook. The process of constantly utilizing the codebook to answer practice questions will build up the speed and code knowledge you need to pass your electrical exam successfully.

Four Modes of study!

  • STUDY MODE This mode covers all New Mexico 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)
    • CALCULATION QUESTIONS (Load Calculations, Conduit Fill, etc.)
  • 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 actual PSI Electrician exam.
Simulated Finals Are:
    • FULL LENGTH (Same number of questions)
    • TIMED (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 and confidence needed 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 New Mexico Electrician Exam while at home and online.


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 New Mexico Electrician license?

ANSWER: The New Mexico Regulation & Licensing Department must license any individual engaged in the electrical business or is performing work as an Electrician.

Individual jurisdictions may have other licensing requirements.

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

Journeyman Electrician: Must have at least 4 years’ experience (8,000 hours) and pass parts 1-3 of the Electrical Journeyman Residential and Commercial exam.

QUESTION: How do I sign up for the exam?

ANSWER: You must fill out and submit the Application for Journeyman Certificate online form to the PSI to be approved to take the exam.

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 times 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 Journeyman Residential and Commercial Electrician exam consists of a 3 part exam.

Part-1 consists of 50 multiple-choice questions with a time allowed of 145 minutes. The exam is open-book with authorized materials and computer-based.

EE-98J Journeyman Residential and Commercial Electrical Part 1 Code Examination covers the following subjects:

  • General Knowledge and Electrical Installation 4
  • Services, Feeders, and Branch Circuits 7
  • Overcurrent Protection 4
  • Grounding and Bonding 6
  • Conductors and Cables 5
  • Raceways and Boxes 5
  • Hazardous Locations, Special Occupancies, and Special Equipment 4
  • Lighting, Signs, and General-Use Equipment 3
  • Motors, Transformers, and Generators 5
  • NM State Code 4
  • Low Voltage 3

Part-2 Journeyman Residential and Commercial Electrical exam consists of 50 multiple-choice questions with a time allowed of 135 minutes. The exam is closed-book and computer-based.

EE-98J Journeyman Residential and Commercial Electrical Part 2 Theory Examination

  • General Knowledge and Electrical Installation 18
  • Services, Feeders, and Branch Circuits 5
  • Overcurrent Protection 4
  • Grounding and Bonding 5
  • Conductors and Cables 3
  • Raceways and Boxes 3
  • Hazardous Locations, Special Occupancies, and Special Equipment 2
  • Lighting, Signs, and General-Use Equipment 2
  • Low Voltage, including Alarms 8

Part 3-Is NOT covered by this study program.

Journeyman Residential and Commercial Electrical Practical Examination- Refer to page 9 of your State Electrical Board – Candidate Information Bulletin.

QUESTION: Why should someone study this course if the journeyman certification 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 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 code structure and thoroughly covering each subject appearing on your New Mexico Electrical License Exam.

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

ANSWER: The New Mexico Journeyman Electrical Certification Exam is based on the 2017 NEC. This course is an excellent study companion to the 2017 NEC. This course makes frequent references to code sections and guides you through the exam topics.

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

The following codebooks are allowed by the testing center.

  • The NFPA 70 – National Electrical Code, 2017 Edition.
  • New Mexico Electrical Code (NMAC 14.10.4), 2017

QUESTION: What can I bring into the testing center?


  • Approved references
  • Prescription eyeglasses

QUESTION: Where do I go to take my exam?

ANSWER: PSI Services. PSI maintains five testing locations across New Mexico.

For a complete listing, reference pages 3-4 of the New Mexico State Electrical Board – Candidate Information Bulletin.


The New Mexico Journeyman Residential and Commercial Electrical 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 are NOT written as trick questions.

New Mexico Electrical Exam Applications

Don’t delay start today. Applicants must provide appropriate documentation, subject to the approval of the Board.

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Free New Mexico Journeyman Electrician Practice Test

Pass this 25-question free New Mexico Journeyman Electrician exam, & see where you stand! These free electrician exam practice questions from the 2017 NEC are similar to those on the New Mexico electrician exam.

Use your codebook to answer the following New Mexico Journeyman Electrician Certification Exam questions.

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

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

Welcome to your New Mexico 2017 NEC Exam Quiz

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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 cubic inches, required of a two (2) gang device box that is to contain two (2) size 14/2 AWG with ground NM cables connected to a single pole switch and two (2) size 12/2 AWG with ground NM cables connected to a duplex receptacle, 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?