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Virginia
Journeyman Electrician

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Commonwealth of Virginia
DPOR Board of Contractors

9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, VA  23233
(804) 367-8511

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PSI Licensure: Certification
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV  89121
Phone:  (800) 733-9267

Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
Questions
Standards of Practice3
Standards of Conduct2
Renewal and Reinstatement2
Definitions1
Qualification for Licensure1
Revocation of Licensure1
General Electrical Knowledge3
Requirements for Electrical Installations3
Electrical - Electronic Fundamentals2
Services, Feeders, and Branch Circuits7
Service and Feeder Requirements2
Grounding and Bonding7
Conductors and Cables7
Raceways and Boxes8
Special Occupancies3
Special Equipment2
Electrical Signs and Outline Lighting1
Motors and Controls5
Utilization Equipment5
Lighting2
General Low Voltage Requirements1
Communication Systems1
Fire Detection and Alarm Systems1
Total number of test questions:
70
Time allowed (minutes):
210

Books Allowed in the Exam

1.
Virginia DPOR Rules and Regulations, Title 54.1, Chapter 11 - Regulation of Contractors
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2.
National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2014, NFPA
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3.
American Electricians‘ Handbook, 16th Edition, Terrell Croft, Wilford Summers
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Additional Recommended Books

1.
Ferm's Fast Finder Index, 2014, IAEI
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2.
Tom Henry's Key Word Index, 2014, 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.

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