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Master the Code- Study To Pass The Washington 01 General – Master Electrician, Administrator, or 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 2020 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 Washington 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 2020 NEC – eManual

Our “Navigating the 2020 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 2020 NEC.

eManual includes:

  • How to navigate the 2020 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 Washington General Master Electrician, General Administrator, or General 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 General Master Electrician, General Administrator, or General 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 General Master Electrician, General Administrator, or General Electrician License exam effortlessly.)



Add the 2020 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) $14.95

Tab your Codebook. Fast-Tabs help you navigate the 2020 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 Washington State Department of Labor & Industries 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 Washington Electrician license?

ANSWER: (Master or General Electrician) You must have a valid electrical certificate or license from the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries to do electrical work in Washington.

Administrators are not certified to work as an installer in the electrical trade, unless they also carry an electrician certificate, or electrical trainee certificate and work under the supervision of a certified electrician.

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

General Master Electrician: 

  • Journey-level master electrician: To qualify for the master electrician exam you must be certified as a general journey-level electrician by L&I for at least 4 years.
  • Specialty master electrician: To qualify for the exam you must be certified by L&I in a specialty, for at least 2 years.

General Administrator:

  • You must take and pass the administrator exam for the specialty you would like to be certified in. There are no prerequisites to take the administrator exam.

General Electrician:

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

ANSWER: In general, you are eligible for an Oregon reciprocal license if you possess a:

  • General journey level electrician (01) certificate obtained by passing a Washington examination that you qualified for by completing an approved Washington or equivalent apprenticeship program
  • OR; Washington master general journey level electrician (01) certificate.
    • If this does not describe you, you are not eligible.

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

ANSWER: You must fill out and submit the Individual Examination Application form to the Washington Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs to be approved to take the exam.

Once you have been approved by L&I, you are responsible for contacting PSI to schedule an appointment to take the examination. You may either schedule via the Internet at, or schedule over the telephone at (855) 834-8751.

    • You have one year from your approval date to pass all sections of the examination.

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

ANSWER: All examination centers are equipped to provide access in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, and exam accommodations will be made in meeting a candidate’s needs. Applicants with disabilities or those who would otherwise have difficulty taking the examination must contact L&I for approval for exam accommodations.

  • Select the Special Accommodations tab at: Please do NOT contact PSI.
  • For the fastest service, request an accommodation by email to or call 360-902-5249.
  • You can also request by mail: Washington State Department of Labor & Industries, PO Box 44460, Olympia, WA 98504- 4460

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

The Master Electrician exam consists of 110 multiple-choice questions broken down into 3 sections. The exam is open-book with authorized materials and computer-based.

  • Test takers have 4 hours to complete the NEC & Theory
  • Test takers have 1 hour to complete the WA Codes
  • Test takers have 2 hours to complete the Major Load Calculations

The General Electrician exam consists of 77 multiple-choice questions broken down into 2 sections. The exam is open-book with authorized materials and computer-based.

  • Test takers have 3 hours to complete the NEC & Theory
  • Test takers have 1 hour to complete the WA Codes

The Administrator exam consists of 92 multiple-choice questions broken down into 3 sections. The exam is open-book with authorized materials and computer-based.

  • Test takers have 4 hours to complete the NEC & Theory
  • Test takers have 1 hour to complete the WA Codes
  • Test takers have 2 hours to complete the Major Load Calculations

The following codebooks are allowed by the testing center.

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

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


  • Approved references
  • A silent, nonprinting, nonprogrammable calculator.
    • If the calculator is in question, you will be asked to use a calculator provided at the site.

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

ANSWER: PSI Services. PSI maintains 11 testing locations across Washington.

For a complete listing, reference page 3 of the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries – Candidate Information Bulletin.

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

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

ANSWER: The Washington Master, Administrator, or General Electrical License Exam is based on the 2020 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 2020 National Electrical Code.

Washington Electrician Exam Applications

Don’t delay start today. Applicants must provide appropriate documentation, subject to the approval of the Board of Electrical Examiners. While you wait use our course to study for your exam.

Free Washington Electrician Exam Practice Test

Take the appropriate 25-question free Washington Electrician exam, & see where you stand! These free electrician exam practice questions, based on the 2020 NEC, are similar to those on the Washington electrician exam.

The Washington 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 2020 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 2020 (NEC) National Electrical Code to solve the Washington Electrician Exam quiz you plan to take.

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