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ICC National Standard License Exam

(T18) Residential Electrician

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Exam Provider
International Code Council (ICC)
900 Montclair Rd.
Birmingham, AL 35213
(877) 234-6082
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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 will allow you to view or download the ICC National Standard exam bulletin.

Content AreasSub-
categories
% of
Questions
General Knowledge212
Services & Service Equipment322
Feeders213
Branch Circuits & Conductors525
Wiring Methods & Materials313
Equipment & Devices38
Special Occupancies, Equipment & Conditions27
Total number of test questions:
60
Time allowed (hours):
3.0
Books Allowed in the Exam
1.
National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2020, 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, 2020, IAEI
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1b.
Tom Henry's Key Word Index, 2020, Tom Henry
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We highly recommend that you purchase one of the reference 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 answers in the code and are far more detailed than the index at the end of the code book.

Available Study Materials
(G18) Residential Electrician
Practice Exam
$74.95

Sample questions are sourced from the National Electrical Code (NEC) and 2020 Ugly's Reference.  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.

Total number of questions in this package:  1,268

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