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Hawaii
(EJ) Journey Worker Electrician

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Hawaii Board of Electricians and Plumbers
King Kalakaua Building
335 Merchant St, Room 301
Honolulu, HI  96813
Phone: (808) 586-3000
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Exam Administrator

Prometric of Hawaii
354 Uluniu Street, Suite 308
Kailua, HI  96734
Phone: (808) 261-8182
Candidate Web Link

Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas% of
Questions
General Electricial Knowledge16
Raceways and Enclosures13
Services, Feeders and Branch Circuits11
Conductors and Cables13
Grounding and Bonding11
Equipment for General Use11
Special Occupancies, Equipment and Conditions10
Motors and Controls9
Low Voltage and Communications Circuits3
Safety3
Total number of test questions:
70
Time allowed (hours):
3.0

Books Allowed in the Exam

1.
National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2008, NFPA
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Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1.
Delmar's Standard Textbook of Electricity, 4th Edition, Steven  Herman, Delmar Learning
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2.
National Electrical Safety Code (ANSI C2‑2007), 2007, IEEE
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Additional Resources

1.
Old Code Package #1 (135mb download)
PDF File Link

QUESTION: “Why is Hawaii PVL sill using an old 2008 NEC version?”  They are only using this version for first-time applicants.  After you pass the exam and receive your license, you are expected to take an approved continuing education course and updates to the 2017 version will be covered in that course.  This info is contained in a document titled “Frequently Asked Questions - Electrician and Plumbers” (from the Electrical Board link above).

Study materials will not be offered for this exam

The reference material requirements for this exam either lists out-of-date or out-of-print book versions.

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