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Master 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:  (855) 340-3910
Exam Type
Exam Content
Subject Areas# of
Standards of Practice3
Standards of Conduct2
Renewal and Reinstatement2
Qualification for Licensure1
Revocation of Licensure1
General Electrical Knowledge4
Requirements for Electrical Installations4
Electrical - Electronic Fundamentals5
Services, Feeders, and Branch Circuits9
Service and Feeder Requirements6
Grounding and Bonding9
Conductors and Cables7
Raceways and Boxes8
Special Occupancies4
Special Equipment2
Electrical Signs and Outline Lighting2
Motors and Controls8
Utilization Equipment6
General Low Voltage Requirements1
Communication Systems1
Fire Detection and Alarm Systems2
Total number of test questions:
Time allowed (minutes):
Books Allowed in the Exam
Virginia DPOR Rules and Regulations, Title 54.1, Chapter 11 - Individual License and Certification Regulations
PDF File Link
National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2017, NFPA
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American Electricians‘ Handbook, 16th Edition, Terrell Croft, Wilford Summers
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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.

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