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Virginia
Master Electrician

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Commonwealth of Virginia
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board of Contractors

9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, VA  23233
(804) 367-8511
Licensing Board Page

Exam Administrator

PSI Licensure : Certification
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Phone: (800) 733-9267
Candidate Information Web Page

Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content - Two Parts

Subject Areas # of
Questions
Standards of Practice 3
Standards of Conduct 2
Renewal and Reinstatement 2
Definitions 1
Qualification for Licensure 1
Revocation of Licensure 1
General Electrical Knowledge 4
Requirements for Electrical Installations 4
Electrical - Electronic Fundamentals 5
Services, Feeders, and Branch Circuits 9
Service and Feeder Requirements 6
Grounding and Bonding 9
Conductors and Cables 7
Raceways and Boxes 8
Special Occupancies 4
Special Equipment 2
Electrical Signs and Outline Lighting 2
Motors and Controls 8
Utilization Equipment 6
Lighting 2
General Low Voltage Requirements 1
Communication Systems 1
Fire Detection and Alarm Systems 2

Total number of test questions: 90
Time allowed (minutes): 270

 

Books Allowed in the Exam

1. National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2011, NFPA Buy at Amazon
2. American Electrician's Handbook, 16th Edition, 2013, Terrell Croft, Wilford Summers. Buy at Amazon
You must bring your own reference books to the exam  which adhere to the restrictions stated in the PSI candidate bulletin.
Study materials are currently NOT available for this exam

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