How to become a Licensed Electrician in Utah

Become a Utah licensed electrician. Our electrical exam prep courses teach you to pass your Utah Residental Electrician, Journeyman Electrician, or Master Electrician test on your first attempt.





Get your Utah Residential, Journeyman, or Master Electrician License.

Get Licensed! Our Utah 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! Utah law requires that all electricians be licensed if performing work as a Residential Electrician, Master Residential Electrician, Journeyman Electrician, or Master Electrician. If you do not possess a current Utah electrician license, you are working illegally.

Complete the appropriate online application and submit it to the Utah Department of Commerce Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing ASAP.

Get your Utah Master Electrician, Journeyman Electrician, or Residential Electrician License.


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 Utah electrician 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!

Five Reasons to Enlist TLC to help you PASS YOUR UTAH 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 2017 NEC (the basis of the Utah 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 Utah Electrician 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 – Utah Residential Electrician, Journeyman Electrician, and Master Electrician exam.

Study 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, & affordable way to pass the Utah 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 guideeBook

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

Navigating the 2017 NECeBook

  • 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

 Study Mode | Flash Card Mode | Chapter Tests | Simulated Final Exams:

Access Study Questions & Simulated Exams from any device with internet access! Online features include 1300+ practice questions, virtual flashcards, chapter exams, & unlimited mock final exams.

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

Four Modes of study!

  1. STUDY MODE This mode covers all Utah electrical exam questions and answers within our course.  (Organized as Question – Answer – Code Location.)

Included in this mode of study are;

    • General Trade Knowledge Questions (General electrical questions not in the code)
    • Blueprint Reading Questions
    • Calculation Questions (Load Calculations, Conduit Fill, etc.)
    • 2017 NEC Code Questions
  1. FLASHCARD MODE: Online Virtual Flashcards provide individual randomized questions. This mode presents access to our entire question set and is ideal for answering randomized exam questions. (Organized as Question – Answer – Code Location.
  2. CHAPTER TESTS: Verify your understanding of each section of our structured study questions. (Practice tests provide real-time feedback on each section of our study materials and enable you to concentrate on those sections most needing improvement.
  3. SIMULATED FINAL EXAMS: Final exams simulate the experience of taking your actual electrician exam.

Simulated Finals Are:

    • Full length (Same number of questions as the Master Electrician exam)
    • Timed (Same amount of time allowed as the Master Electrician 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 exams help you rapidly gain confidence and knowledge 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 Utah 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 Utah Electrician license?

ANSWER: The Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing must license any individual who is engaged in the electrical contracting business or is performing work as a Master/Journeyman/Residential Electrician.

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


Experience Requirements – 

Official transcripts showing completion of 2 years of an approved apprenticeship program and “Verification of Electrical Experience” form documenting at least 4,000 hours of required training as an apprentice in not less than two years.


“Verification of Electrical Experience” form documenting at least 8,000 hours of required training as an
apprentice in not less than four years.



Experience Requirements – 

“Verification of Electrical Experience” form documenting at least 4,000 hours of required practice as a licensed RJE in not less than two years.



Experience Requirements Official transcripts showing completion of an approved apprenticeship program and “Verification of Electrical Experience” form documenting at least 8,000 hours of required training as an apprentice in not less than four years.


“Verification of Electrical Experience” form documenting at least 16,000 hours of required training as an
apprentice in not less than eight years.



Documentation of meeting the education and experience requirements outlined below:

  • Four years of experience as a licensed JE
  • A graduate of electrical trade school with a two year AAS degree that is properly accredited and two years
    of experience as a licensed JE
  • A B.S degree in electrical engineering from a school that is EAC/ABET accredited and one year of licensed experience

Documentation must consist of a combination of the following:

  • Official transcripts showing the degree earned from an approved school.
  • “Verification of Electrical Experience” form documenting you meet the Utah experience requirements.

QUESTION: How do I sign up for the exam?

ANSWER: You must fill out and submit the Individual Examination Application form to the Utah State Electrical Board to be approved to take the exam.

Upon approval from the Utah State Electrical 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, PROV Exams. You can contact PROV with any questions at (877) 228-3926 Hours of operation are between 6:00 am, and 10:00 pm.

QUESTION: How long is the exam?

ANSWER: The Utah Electrician exams consists of three separate exams. These are the Code Exam, Theory Exam, and Practical Exam.

  • Utah Code Exam:  80 Questions, 180 Minutes.
  • Utah Theory Exam: 50 Questions 115 Minutes.
  • Utah Electrician Practical Exam:  7 questions 120 Minutes

NOTE: Applicants are not required to take the Utah Electrician Practical Exam if they have previously passed any other previous practical exam.


QUESTION: Why should someone study this course if the 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 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 structure of the code and by thoroughly covering each subject appearing on your Utah Electrical License Exam (excluding the practical exam).

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

ANSWER: The Utah Master/Journeyman/Residential Electrical License Exam is based on the 2017 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 2017 National Electrical Code.

The following codebooks allowed by the testing center.

For all Electrician Exams

  • The NFPA 70 – National Electrical Code, 2017 Edition.

QUESTION: What can I bring into the testing center?


  • Approved references
  • Prescription eyeglasses

ANSWER: PROV Services. PROV examination centers across Utah. For a complete listing, references are located after each test listing of the Utah Candidate Information Bulletin.


The Utah Master/Journeyman Electrician exam is an open book multiple-choice exam. You will have four choices per question. Some questions may require mathematical computation. You are required to bring your own specified reference materials.

All exam questions are written to provide only one BEST answer and NOT written as trick questions.

Utah Electrical Exam Applications

Don’t delay start today. Fill out and submit your applications ASAP, The Utah State Electrical Board can take six to eight weeks to approve your application and authorize you to take your exam.

Electrician Applications:

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Free Utah Electrician Exam Practice Test

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

Use your codebook to answer the following Utah Electrician Certification Exam questions.

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

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

Welcome to your Utah 2017 NEC Practice Exam

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