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Master the Code- Study To Pass The Virginia Master or Journeyman 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 2017 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 Virginia 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 2017 NEC – eManual

Our “Navigating the 2017 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 2017 NEC.

eManual includes:

  • How to navigate the 2017 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 Virginia Master Electrician or Journeyman 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 Master Electrician or Journeyman 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 Master Electrician or Journeyman Electrician License exam effortlessly.)



Add the 2017 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) $10.95

Tab your Codebook. Fast-Tabs help you navigate the 2017 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 Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation for current information. Licensing requirements change, and our site may not have been updated to reflect those changes.

QUESTION: Who is required to have an Virginia Electrical License?

ANSWER: All individuals engaged as all Master Electricians and all Journeyman Electricians performing work, must be licensed by the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation.

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

Master Electrician: Please see page 4 of the application.

Journeyman Electrician: Please see page 3 of the application.

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

ANSWER: Virginia has reciprocity for electrical contractor licenses from Alabama, the District of Columbia, Kentucky, Maryland, West Virginia, and North Carolina. For detailed information please call 804-367-8511.

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

ANSWER: Before scheduling a test, you must first submit an application to the DPOR.

Upon approval: You will then contact PSI to pay and schedule the examination.

  • For the fastest and most convenient examination scheduling process, PSI recommends that you pay and register for your examination using the Internet. You pay and register online by accessing PSI’s registration website at
  • If you send in a paper mail registration: Please allow 2 weeks to process your registration. After 2 weeks, you may go online or call PSI to schedule the examination.

QUESTION: Are there any accommodations for the Virginia 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 to meet a candidate’s needs. A candidate with a disability or a candidate who would otherwise have difficulty taking the examination must follow the instructions on the Exam Accommodations Request Form.

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

The Master Electrician exam consists of 90 multiple-choice questions. Test takers have 270 minutes 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 210 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, 2017 Edition.

QUESTION: What can I bring to the testing center?


  • Identification
  • Approved references
    • Reference books may be highlighted,
      underlined, and/or indexed prior to the exam. They must be otherwise UNMARKED (not written in).
  • Only non-programmable calculators that are silent, battery-operated, do not have paper tape printing capabilities, and do not have a keyboard containing the alphabet will be allowed in the examination site.
  • Word-to-word translation dictionary.

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

ANSWER: PSI Services. PSI maintains 12 testing locations across Virginia.

For a complete listing, reference pages 7&8 of the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Professional Occupational Regulation- Electrical Exam Bulletin.

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

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

ANSWER: The Virginia Master and Journeyman 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.

Virginia Electrical Exam Applications

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Free Virginia Electrician Exam Practice Test

Take the appropriate 25-question free Virginia Electrician exam, & see where you stand! These free electrician exam practice questions, based on the 2017 NEC, are similar to those on the Idaho electrician exam.

The Virginia 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 2017 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 2017 (NEC) National Electrical Code to solve the Virginia Electrician Exam quiz you plan to take.

Virginia Master Electrician Exam


Virginia Journeyman Electrician Exam