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Journeyman Electrician
(Part II)

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Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Board of State Examiners of Electricians

1000 Washington Street, Suite 710
Boston, MA  02118
Phone: (617) 727-9931
MA Board of State Examiners of Electricians

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Phone: (800) 733-9267
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Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
Circuit Calculations (Ohms Law) 5
Electrical Schematics and Plans 5
Materials and Components 6
Troubleshooting and Testing 6
Massachusetts Amendments 6
Licensing Laws and Regulations 2

Total number of test questions: 30
Time allowed (minutes): 60
Massachusetts also requires that you take and pass a written  Business and Law exam for this trade

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Books Allowed in the Exam

1. Massachusetts Electrical Code, 527 CMR 12.00 State Amendments to NEC Board of Fire Prevention Regulations. PDF File Link
2. Massachusetts Rules and Regulations of the Board of State Examiners of Electricians, 237 CMR 12.00 - 23.00 Web Page Link
3. Massachusetts MGL Chapter 141, Supervision of Electricians, General Court of the Commonwealth Web Page Link
4. National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2014, NFPA Buy at Amazon

Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1. Ugly's Electrical References, 2008, George V. Hart.  Buy at Amazon
2. American Electricians' Handbook, 16th Edition, 2013, Terrell Croft, Wilford Summers. Buy at Amazon
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