Requirements to Obtaining your License
Work that can be Done Under this License
The three classifications of an electrical contractors license are Limited, Intermediate, and Unlimited.
Electrical Contracting is defined by the board as engaging or offering to engage in the business of installing, maintaining, altering, or repairing any electric work, wiring, devices, appliances or equipment.
Applying to get your License
You can contact the North Carolina State Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors at (800) 392-6102 to request an application.
Currently has reciprocity agreements in place with South Carolina, West Virginia, Virginia, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana and Alabama
Every electrical contractor shall be required to maintain continuing education hours throughout the license period (July 1st - June 30th). Individuals who have either a limited, intermediate, unlimited, or single family dwelling classifications shall maintain eight hours of approved continuing education. National Contractors will soon be offering continuing education online. Please continue to check back with us for more information
Books and References for the Exam
The following references are recommended to prepare for the North Carolina Electrical Contractor exam. However, they are not allowed into the exam. The testing agency will provide you with National Electrical Code and National Fire Alarm Code. These references are available for purchase from our online bookstore or by calling 1-800-952-0910.
North Carolina, Contractors Guide to Business, Law, and Project Management - Electrical Edition can be purchased from the NC Electrical Board by calling 1-919-733-9042.
The following reference may be viewed and printed online free of charge.
Exam Review, Training, Education
We currently offer 2 options to help you pass your electrical exam Our complete exam review includes practice tests, highlighting guides, calculations, test taking tips and instructor support. The practice tests only option includes practice tests, test taking tips and instructor support.
Our electrical practice includes over 400 real NEC questions. Each time you take the practice test, the questions are randomly generated from our database. Therefore, you will never see the same test twice, guaranteeing you the best review possible for your examination.
Online Practice Tests: $99
Online Exam Prep: $149