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ICC National Standard License Exam

(G17) Journeyman 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

ICC is currently not publishing new PDF file containing the National Standard Exam Specifications.  To find the sub-category titles listed below, you must use their web page (from the button below) and search for your exam by choosing "Type: Contractor/Trades" and "State: National/All".  Then enter the three digit exam code in the "Title" (e.g., T16).

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:
80
Time allowed (hours):
4.0
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

The books listed below are NOT allowed at the exam location

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
(G17) Journeyman Elec.
Practice Exam
$124.95

Sample 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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