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South Dakota

(531) Journeyman Electrician

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South Dakota Electrical Commission
3217 W. Missouri Ave
Pierre, SD  57501
Phone:  (605) 773-3573
Exam Provider
International Code Council (ICC)
900 Montclair Rd.
Birmingham, AL 35213
(877) 234-6082
(Testing facilities & scheduling provided by Pearson VUE)
Exam Type
Exam Content

Please consult the ICC 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 bulletin for South Dakota.

Content AreasSub-
% of
General Knowledge & Plan Reading36
Services & Service Equipment511
Branch Circuits & Conductors419
Wiring Methods & Materials426
Equipment & Devices413
Control Devices14
Motors & Generators6
Special Occupancies, Equipment & Conditions611
Total number of test questions:
Time allowed (hours):
Books Allowed in the Exam
National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2020, NFPA
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Ugly's Electrical References (any edition), Charles Miller
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Additional Allowed Books

The books listed below are NOT allowed at the exam location

Ferm's Fast Finder Index, 2020, IAEI
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Tom Henry's Key Word Index, 2020, Tom Henry
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We 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
(531) Journeyman Electrician
Practice Exam

Sample questions are sourced from the NEC and Ugly's Electrical Reference.

This sample question package contains 2,531 items.

The files you will receive containing sample questions also have organized lists of bookmarks that help you easily and randomly navigate code subsections by NEC Article number.

Each answer key contains an index of question numbers and their relationship to exam subject categories.

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