Construction Trade Exam Research Area

West Virginia
Electrical Contractor

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West Virginia Division of Labor
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1900 Kanawha Boulevard East
Building 3, Room 200
Charleston, WV 25305
Phone: (304) 558-7890; Fax: (304) 558-5174
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Charleston, WV  25311
Phone: (304) 414-0190, Ext. 3
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Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Electrical Theory / Trade Knowledge 6
3 Phase Theory 1
Definitions 4
Wiring and Protections 10
Range Calculations 3
3 Phase Calculation 2
Wiring Methods 12
Equipment for General Use 6
Special Occupancies 10
Special Equipment 5
Special Conditions 3
Communications Systems 2
Tables and Examples 3
Conduit Fill 2
Service Loads 4
Voltage Drop 2

Total number of test questions: 75
Time allowed (hours): 3.0
The state of West Virginia also requires that you take and pass a written Business Management exam for this trade.

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Books Allowed in the Exam

1. American Electricians' Handbook, 15th Edition, 2009, Terrell Croft, Wilford Summers Buy at Amazon
2. National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2011, NFPA Buy at Amazon
Study materials are currently NOT available for this exam

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