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ICC National Standard License Exam

(G16) Master Electrician

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Exam Provider
International Code Council (ICC)
900 Montclair Rd.
Birmingham, AL 35213
(877) 234-6082
(Testing facilities & scheduling provided by Pearson VUE)
Exam Type
OPEN  BOOK
Exam Content

Please consult the exam bulletin for more detailed information about subject sub-categories listed in this table.  The button below should allow you to view or download the ICC National Standard exam bulletin.

Content AreasSub-
categories
% of
Questions
General Knowledge26
Services & Service Equipment311
Feeders14
Branch Circuits & Conductors219
Wiring Methods & Materials326
Equipment & Devices313
Control Devices14
Motors & Generators6
Special Occupancies, Equipment & Conditions411
Total number of test questions:
100
Time allowed (hours):
5.0
Books Allowed in the Exam
1.
National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2017, NFPA
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2.
Ugly's Electrical References, (any edition), George Hart
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Additional Recommended Books
1a.
Ferm’s Fast Finder Index, 2017, IAEI
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1b.
Tom Henry's Key Word Index, 2017, Tom Henry
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We highly recommend that you purchase one of the two NEC index books above to study for your exam.  Each book is a comprehensive subject index to the NEC.  They provide an even faster way to look up subjects covered in the exam and are far more detailed than the index at the end of the code book.

Available Study Materials
(G16) Master Electrician
Practice Exam
$124.95

Sample exam questions are sourced from the National Electrical Code (NEC) and Ugly's Reference (2017).  A subject category index mapped to question numbers is included with the answer key.

Bookmarks have been added to help the user randomly jump to specific questions related to NEC Articles in the code.

Additional bonus sample calculations for Ohm's Law and Series/Parallel combination circuits are included.

The total number of questions in this package:  2,041

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