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IF YOU ARE NOT A LICENSED TEXAS MASTER ELECTRICIAN, JOURNEYMAN ELECTRICIAN, or RESIDENTIAL WIREMAN,  SIGN UP NOW!

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Our Electrician License Exam Preparation Courses teach you how to locate specific code within the (NEC) National Electrical Code. Our courses explain how to quickly navigate the code, and how to break down exam questions and quickly find exam answers in the 2020 NEC.

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Our Electrician License exam preparation courses teach how to locate specific code within the NEC. Learn how to navigate the code and quickly break down exam questions by keyword to find answers in the 2020 NEC.

Get Licensed! Texas law requires all electricians to be certified if performing work as a Master Electrician, Journeyman Electrician or Residential Wireman. If you do not possess a current Texas electrician license, you are working illegally.

Complete the appropriate application and submit it to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation ASAP.


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IF YOU ARE TAKING THE RESIDENTIAL, JOURNEYMAN OR MASTER ELECTRICIAN EXAM, THIS COURSE TEACHES YOU TO PASS YOUR TEXAS ELECTRICAL 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. If you follow our curriculum, you WILL PASS your exam!

We provide a comprehensive strategy to pass the Texas electrician exam by teaching you how to “navigate” the 2020 NEC. You will quickly become an expert at finding the answers to exam questions rapidly and accurately.

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Five Reasons to Enlist TLC to help you PASS YOUR TEXAS ELECTRICAL LICENSE EXAM.

  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 2020 NEC (the basis of the Texas 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 Texas electrician exam after two attempts, We offer a full refund.
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Course Breakdown – The Texas Master / Journeyman Electrician & Residential Wireman 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 Texas Electrician exam.

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


Basic Electrical Theory – eBook

Includes
  • 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

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

Navigating the 2020 NEC – eBook

Includes
  • 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

STUDY MODE  |  FLASH CARD MODE  |  CHAPTER TESTS  |  SIMULATED FINAL EXAMS

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 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 pass your electrical exam successfully.

Four Modes of study!

  • STUDY MODE This mode covers all Texas electrical exam questions and answers within our course.  (Organized as Question – Answer – Code Location.)
Includes
    • 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 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 Texas Electrician Exam while at home and online.

THIS PROGRAM REQUIRES YOU TO HAVE 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 Texas Electrician license?

ANSWER: The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation must license any individual who is engaged in the electrical contracting business or is performing work as a Master, Journeyman or Residential Electricians.

 

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

Master Electrician: Must fulfill the requirements of either A or B;

A) Passed the Texas Master Electrician Exam and Held a journeyman license for at least two years, and Completed at least 12,000 hours of on-the-job training under the supervision of a master electrician or master sign electrician. Or

B) Held a master electrician license issued by a Texas municipality or region that has elected to
discontinue issuing or renewing licenses and held the municipal or regional license for the preceding year.
You must submit your application within 90 days of the date the municipality or region stops issuing or renewing licenses.

Journeyman Electrician: Must fulfill the requirements of either A or B;

A) Passed the Texas Journeyman Electrician Exam and completed at least 8,000 hours of on-the-job training under the supervision of a master electrician. Or

B) Held a master electrician license issued by a Texas municipality or region that has elected to
discontinue issuing or renewing licenses and held the municipal or regional license for the preceding year.
You must submit your application within 90 days of the date the municipality or region stops issuing or renewing licenses.

Residential Wireman: Must fulfill the requirements of either A or B;

A) Passed the Texas Residential Wireman Exam and completed at least 4,000 hours of on-the-job training under the supervision of a master electrician or residential wireman. Or

B) Held a master electrician license issued by a Texas municipality or region that has elected to
discontinue issuing or renewing licenses and held the municipal or regional license for the preceding year.
You must submit your application within 90 days of the date the municipality or region stops issuing or renewing licenses.


QUESTION: How do I sign up for the exam?

ANSWER: You must fill out and submit the Individual Examination Application paper form and all documentation to PSI.

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 unlimited, 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 Master Electrician exam consists of a two-part exam Part 1 is 75 NEC multiple-choice Knowledge questions. Test takers have 150 Minutes to complete this exam. Part 2 is 33 Calculation questions. Test takers have 170 Minutes to complete this exam. The exam is computer-based.

Pt 1 – The NEC exam covers the following subjects:

  • Definitions, Theory, and Plans 7
  • Electrical Services, Service Equipment, and
  • Separately Derived Systems 11
  • Electrical Feeders 7
  • Branch Circuit Conductors 11
  • Electrical Wiring Methods and Electrical Materials 7
  • Electrical Equipment and Devices 7
  • Motors and Generators 7
  • Electrical Control Devices and Disconnecting Means 3
  • Special Occupancies, Equipment, and Conditions 7
  • Renewable Energy Technologies 3

Pt 2 – The Calculations exam covers the following subjects:

  • Calculations and Theory 2
  • Electrical Services, Service Equipment, and Separately Derived Systems 8
  • Electrical Feeders 3
  • Branch Circuit Calculations and Conductors 4
  • Electrical Wiring Methods and Electrical Materials 2
  • Electrical Equipment and Devices 2
  • Motors and Generators 6
  • Electrical Control Devices and Disconnecting Means 1
  • Special Occupancies, Equipment, and Conditions 1
  • Renewable Energy Technologies 1

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

The exam covers the following subjects:

  • Definitions, Calculations, Theory, and Plans 6
  • Electrical Services, Service Equipment, and Separately Derived Systems 9
  • Electrical Feeders 3
  • Branch Circuit Calculations and Conductors 15
  • Electrical Wiring Methods and Electrical Materials 18
  • Electrical Equipment and Devices 10
  • Motors and Generators 5
  • Electrical Control Devices and Disconnecting Means 3
  • Special Occupancies, Equipment, and Conditions 9
  • Renewable Energy Technologies 2

The Residential Wireman exam consists of 80 multiple-choice questions. Test takers have 240 minutes to complete the exam. The exam is open-book with authorized materials and computer-based.

  • Definitions, Calculations, Theory, and Plans 8
  • Electrical Services, Service Equipment, and
  • Separately Derived Systems 16
  • Electrical Feeders 7
  • Branch Circuit Calculations and Conductors 14
  • Electrical Wiring Methods and Electrical Materials 10
  • Electrical Equipment and Devices 12
  • Motors and Generators 2
  • Electrical Control Devices and Disconnecting Means 2
  • Special Occupancies, Equipment, and Conditions 7
  • Renewable Energy Technologies 2

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

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

The 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 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 structure of the code and by thoroughly covering each subject appearing on your Texas Electrical License Exam.


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

ANSWER: The Texas Electrical License Exam is based on the 2020 NEC. This course is an excellent study companion to the 2020 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 2020 National Electrical Code.

The following codebooks allowed by the testing center.

  • The NFPA 70 – National Electrical Code, 2020 Edition.

QUESTION: What can I bring into the testing center?

ANSWER:

  • Approved references
  • Prescription eyeglasses

QUESTION: Where do I go to take my exam?

ANSWER: PSI Services. PSI maintains 22 testing locations across Texas.

For a complete listing, reference pages 6-8 of the Texas Department of Licencing and Regulation – Candidate Information Bulletin.

Texas Electrician Exam Applications

Don’t delay start today. Fill out and submit your applications ASAP, The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations can take six to eight weeks to approve your application and authorize you to take your exam.

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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.

Correct! Wrong!

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?

Correct! Wrong!

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

Correct! Wrong!

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?

Correct! Wrong!

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.

Correct! Wrong!

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

Correct! Wrong!

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?

Correct! Wrong!

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

Correct! Wrong!

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

Correct! Wrong!

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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