Pass Your South Carolina Electrician License Exam

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Master the Code- Study To Pass The South Carolina Master Electrician, Journeyman Electrician, Master Residential Electrician, or Journeyman Electrician Residential License.

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 South Carolina 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

Includes
  • Basic Electrical Theory
  • Basic DC Theory
  • Basic AC Theory
  • Ohms Law
  • Test Equipment
  • Electrical Theory Chapter Questions

Blueprint Reading – eCourses

Includes
  • 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 South Carolina Master Electrician, Journeyman Electrician, Master Residential Electrician, or Journeyman Electrician Residential 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 Master Electrician, Journeyman Electrician, Master Residential Electrician, or Journeyman Electrician Residential 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 South Carolina Master Electrician, Journeyman Electrician, Master Residential Electrician, or Journeyman Electrician Residential License exam effortlessly.)


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 MAY PURCHASE ONE BELOW.

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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.

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2020 NEC FAST-TABS
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 Municipal Association of South Carolina 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 South Carolina Electrician license?

ANSWER: All individuals engaged as Master or Journeyperson Electricians performing work must be licensed by the Municipal Association of South Carolina.


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

Master Electrician: An applicant must be a journeyman and submit documentation of four full years of experience.

    • If an applicant can submit documentation for ten years of experience in the trade, the journeyman requirement can be waived.

Journeyman Electrician: An applicant must have two full years of experience.

    • *Completion of a two-year degree from an accredited technical college can be counted as one year of experience.

Master Residential Electrician: An applicant must be a journeyman and submit documentation of four full years of experience.

    • If an applicant can submit documentation for ten years of experience in the trade, the journeyman requirement can be waived.

Journeyman Electrician Residential: An applicant must have two full years of experience.

    • *Completion of a two-year degree from an accredited technical college can be counted as one year of experience.

QUESTION: Is there reciprocity in South Carolina for the electrician exams?

ANSWER: Journeyman and master electrician certificates are only valid in South Carolina.


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

ANSWER: You can take your exams at Prov.

  • To schedule online, navigate to the following URL:
    https://www.provexam.com/schedule
  • To schedule for an examination by phone, candidates should contact Prov toll-free at 866-720-7768. Prov scheduling staff is available 8:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday.

QUESTION: Are there any accommodations for the South Carolina Electrician exams?

ANSWER: Prov complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in providing special accommodations for candidates that require additional assistance during the testing process.

  • If candidates feel that they qualify for a special accommodation during testing, they should contact Prov at (866) 720-7768. Prov will require written documentation from a licensed physician or psychologist documenting the disability and further require a request describing the requested remedy. Prov will then work directly with the candidates to make the accommodations they will need in order to complete their examination.

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

The Master Electrician exam consists of 100 multiple-choice questions. Test takers have 4 hours to complete the exam. The exam is open-book with authorized materials and computer-based.

The Journeyman Electrician exam consists of 70 multiple-choice questions. Test takers have 3 hours to complete the exam. The exam is open-book with authorized materials and computer-based.

The Master Residential Electrician exam consists of 65 multiple-choice questions. Test takers have 3 hours to complete the exam. The exam is open-book with authorized materials and computer-based.

The Journeyman Electrician Residential exam consists of 65 multiple-choice questions. Test takers have 3 hours to complete the exam. The exam is open-book with authorized materials and computer-based.

The following codebooks are allowed by the testing center.

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

QUESTION: What can I bring into the Prov testing center?

ANSWER:

  • Approved references
  • Pencils
  • Calculator.
    • Only simple 4-function calculators
      are permitted. PDAs, tablets, cell phones, or
      other special calculators are NOT permitted.

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

ANSWER: Prov has established six (6) testing centers within South Carolina where candidates can take their examinations. These testing centers are located in Charleston, Columbia, Conway, Greenville (2), and Greenwood.

For a complete listing, reference page 9&10 of the MASC Candidate Information Bulletin.


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


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

ANSWER: The South Carolina Master/Journeyman/Residential 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.

South Carolina Electrical Exam Applications

Don’t delay, start today. Fill out and submit your application to the Municipal Association. While you wait for approval notification use our course to study for your exam.

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Free South Carolina Electrician Exam Practice Test

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

The South Carolina 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 South Carolina Electrician Exam quiz you plan to take.


South Carolina Master Electrician Exam

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South Carolina Journeyman Electrician  Exam

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South Carolina Residential Master Electrician Exam

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South Carolina Residential Journeyman Electrician Exam