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Residential Electrical Contractor Exam (2021-08-31)

Tests a candidate’s knowledge of the design, plan, layout, installation, repair and alteration of electrical conductors, fixtures, appliances, apparatus, raceways, conduit and related equipment and fixtures that use electrical energy for light, heat, power, data and communications as it applies to one-, two-, or three-family residences.

80 Questions
Minimum Passing Score of 75%
Time Allowed - 210 Minutes

The reference material listed below was used to prepare the questions for this examination.  The examination may also contain questions based on trade knowledge or general industry practices. Except for Code books, you can base your answers on later editions of references as they become available.  For Code questions, the examinations will be based only on the edition of the Code book that is listed.

These products apply to test outline dated 2021-08-31

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Open Book These books are allowed while taking your test.
Closed Book These books are for pre-test study only and are not available for use during the test.

  • Open Book

    Ugly's Electrical References 2020

    Publication Year: 2020

    $25.00

    Ugly’s Electrical References, 2020 Edition is the essential on-the-job reference tool for electrical industry professionals.

    The 2020 Edition offers the most pertinent, up-to-date information for electricians, including updated National Electric Code (NEC) and table change information, mathematical formulas; National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) wiring configurations; a conduit bending guide, ampacity and conduit fill information, transformer and control circuit wiring diagrams, and conversion tables.

    The 2020 Edition:
    Reflects changes to the 2020 NEC
    Features expanded coverage of the following topics:
    Junction Box size calculations
    Selecting, testing, and using multimeters to measure voltage, resistance, and current
    Selecting, testing, and using a clamp-on ammeter to measure current
    Selecting, testing, and using a non-contact voltage tester

  • Open Book

    NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) 2014, With Tabs

    Publication Year: 2014

    $118.00

    Adopted in all 50 states, the NEC is the benchmark for safe electrical design, installation, and inspection to protect people and property from electrical hazards. The NEC addresses the installation of electrical conductors, equipment, and raceways; signaling and communications conductors, equipment, and raceways; and optical fiber cables and raceways in commercial, residential, and industrial occupancies.

  • Open Book

    Code of Federal Regulations, 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA) 2021

    $26.78

    All Federal Construction Regulations (29 CFR 1926) are included in this “perfect bound” book in an easy-to-read, two-color layout.

    All 29 CFR 1926 regulations for construction industry are included along with the following items:

    29 CFR 1903 regulations covering inspections, citations, and penalties
    29 CFR 1904 regulations covering recording and reporting occupational injuries and illnesses
    OSHA keyword dictionary
    Easy to find OSHA interpretations