Pass Your Texas Electrician License Exam

Need to pass your Texas Master Electrician, Journeyman Electrician, or Residential Wireman Exam, order this course!

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Master the Code – Study To Pass The Texas Master Electrician, Journeyman Electrician, or Residential Wireman 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 Texas 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 Texas Master Electrician, Journeyman Electrician, or Residential Wireman 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 Texas 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 Texas Department of Licensing & Regulation (TDLR) 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 & Regulation must license any individual engaged in the electrical contracting business or performing work as a Master Electrician, Journeyman Electrician, or Residential Wireman.

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

Master Electrician: Must fulfill the following requirements;

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 licensed in Texas.

Journeyman Electrician: Must fulfill the following requirements;

Completed at least 8,000 hours of on-the-job training under the supervision of a master electrician licensed in Texas.

Residential Wireman: Must fulfill the following requirements;

Completed at least 4,000 hours of on-the-job training under the supervision of a master electrician or residential wireman licensed in Texas.

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

ANSWER: Click here for a list of states that Texas has reciprocal license agreements with.

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

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

Upon approval from the Board, you will receive a notification letter via mail. You will then contact PSI to pay and schedule the examination. If you fail, you may retest unlimitedly during your eligibility period.

A third-party testing center, PSI Exams administer the exam. You can contact PSI with any questions at (800) 733-9267. The hours of operation are Monday through Friday between 5:30 am and 8:00 pm or Saturday through Sunday between 7:00 am and 3:30 pm, Mountain Time.

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

ANSWER: All PSI 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. A candidate with a disability or a candidate who would otherwise have difficulty taking the examination should request for alternative arrangements by Clicking Here.

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

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 portion of the exam. Part 2 is 33 Calculation questions. Test takers have 170 Minutes to complete this portion of the exam. The exam is computer-based.

The Journeyman Electrician exam consists of 80 multiple-choice questions. Test takers have 4 hours to complete the exam. The exam is open-book with authorized materials and computer-based.

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.

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
  • Prescription eyeglasses

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

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

For a complete listing, reference pages 5-7 of the Texas Department of Licencing and Regulation – Candidate Information Bulletin.

QUESTION: Why should someone study this course if the Texas 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 Texas Electrician License Exam.

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

ANSWER: The Texas 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.

Texas Electrician Exam Applications

Don’t delay start today by filling out and submitting your application to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations. It can take six to eight weeks to approve your application and authorize you to take your exam. While you wait use our course to study for your exam.

Free Texas Electrical Practice Test

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

The Texas 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!

Use the 2023 (NEC) National Electrical Code to solve the Texas Electrician Exam quiz you plan to take.

Texas Master Electrician Exam Quiz


Texas Journeyman Electrician Exam Quiz


Texas Residential Wireman Exam Quiz