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Master Electrician

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State of Texas
Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR)

920 Colorado St
Austin, TX  78701
Phone: (512) 463-6599

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Exam Content

NEC Knowledge Portion
Subject Areas# of
Definitions, Theory and Plans7
Electrical Services, Service Equipment, and Separately Derived Systems11
Electrical Feeders7
Branch Circuit Conductors11
Electrical Wiring Methods and Electrical Materials7
Electrical Equipment and Devices7
Motors and Generators7
Electrical Control Devices and Disconnecting Means3
Special Occupancies, Equipment and Conditions7
Renewable Energy Technologies3
Total number of test questions:
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Calculations Portion
Subject Areas# of
Calculations and Theory2
Electrical Services, Service Equipment, and Separately Derived Systems8
Electrical Feeders3
Branch Circuit Calculations and Conductors4
Electrical Wiring Methods and Electrical Materials2
Electrical Equipment and Devices2
Motors and Generators6
Electrical Control Devices and Disconnecting Means1
Special Occupancies, Equipment and Conditions1
Renewable Energy Technologies1
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Books Allowed in the Exam

National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2017, NFPA
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Additional Recommended Books

Ferm's Fast Finder Index, 2017, IAEI
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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
Texas Electrical
Practice Exam Package
$84.95 - $229.95

The price of study materials is based on the number of questions contained in the files you receive.

Questions are sourced from the NEC and Ugly's Electrical Reference.  The content is adjusted for subjects listed in the PSI bulletin.

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