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Iowa
Residential Electrician

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Iowa Department of Public Safety
Electrical Examining Board

215 East 7th St.
Des Moines, IA 50319
Phone:  (515) 725-6147
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3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV  89121
Phone:  (800) 733-9267
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Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas% of
Questions
General Electrical Knowledge10
Wiring and Protection25
Wiring Methods and Materials25
Equipment for General Use20
Special Occupancies5
Special Equipment5
Special Conditions5
Communication Systems5
Total number of test questions:
50
Time allowed (minutes):
120

Books Allowed in the Exam

1.
National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2017, NFPA
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Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1.
Ugly‘s Electrical References, 2011, 2014 or 2017, George Hart
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Additional Recommended Books

1.
Ferm's Fast Finder Index, 2017, IAEI
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2.
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
Iowa Master & Residential Electrical
Practice Exam Package
$229.95

This package contains 2,455 sample questions from the NEC and Ugly‘s Reference.

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