Alabama Electrical Contractor License and Exam

Pursuing a career in the construction field? Study at home for your Alabama Electrical Contractor License Exam with our fully online, easy to take, and self-paced course.

Master Electrician
Steps to Success

1. Take the online course at your convenience.
2. At the end of the course, print your certificate of completion.

Exam Review Option Includes
Practice Tests
Highlighting Guides
Test Taking Tips
Instructor Support
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1 Year of Access

Course Fee: $199.00

About This License

A Master Electrician has the experience, knowledge and skill to provide electrical services in all aspects of the electrical trade, in a manner that complies with applicable plans, specifications, codes or law.


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Requirements to Obtaining your License

  • Pre-approval from the Alabama Electrical Contractors Board is required to sit for examination and there are no requirements for continuing education.
  • A minimum of 4 years field experience is required.
  • 1 year of electrical education can be substituted for 1/2 year of experience.
  • In order to do projects over $50,000 an additional Subcontractor License is needed from the General Contractors Board.

Exam Review, Training, Education

We offer review for the electrical exam in an online training format.The course includes highlighting guides, practice tests, theory, calculations, instructor support and test taking tips/strategies. Each time you take a 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.

Books and References for the Exam

The following references are used on the both the Electrical Contractor and Electrical Journeyman examinations. These references may be purchased from our online contractors bookstore. Your references are permitted to be tabbed and highlighted.

  • 2014 National Electrical Code
  • American Electricians Handbook

The following reference is used the Electrical Contractor examination only. It may be purchased from our online contractors bookstore.

  • Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Management
  • Alabama Electrical Contractors Supplement to the Contractors Guide

Exam Details

  • The Alabama Electrical Contractor exam consists of 110 questions and has a time limit of five hours.
  • The examination is OPEN book.
  • A score of 75% (83 questions correct) is needed to pass.
  • Business Management and Law is incorporated within this examination.
  • To schedule an examination, contact ProV at 1-866-720-7768.

Continuing Education

Applicants are required to complete 14 hours of continuing education every 2 years.

Applying to Get Your License

The examination/application fee (paid directly to the board) is $165.00 whereas the fee to obtain the license is an additional $200.00.

Reciprocity Agreement

This license has reciprocity with Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana, Virginia, Arkansas, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.


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Requirements to Obtaining your License

An Alabama Home Builders license is required for any residential project that exceeds $10,000 or more in value

  • Pre-approval is not required to sit for this examination and there are no requirements for continuing education.
  • Applicants are required to pass a Business and Law exam along with the Homebuilder's Skill Exam.

Exam Review, Training, Education

As of this time we do not offer any classes for this content. Please check back in the future for possible material. However, we do stock all of the recommended references in our online bookstore.

Books and References for the Exam

The following references are permitted to be taken into the examination. These references may be tabbed (with a permanent index tab) and highlighted. They are available for purchase from our online contractor’s bookstore or by calling our office at 1-800-952-0910.

  • 2015 International Residential Code
  • Alabama, Business and Project Management for Home Builders
  • Basic Safety
  • Masonry & Sitework for the Residential Contractor
  • Study Guide for Residential Carpentry & Repair

Exam Details

  • The examination fee is $130.00 if both exams are taken on the same day, whereas if the exams are taken on separate days each exam would cost $80. This license has reciprocity with Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee.
  • The Alabama Home Builder Exam has 80 questions
  • The Business and Law Exam has 40 questions
  • A time limit of 4 hours for the Home Builders Exam
  • A time limit of 2 hours for the Business and Law Exam
  • A 70% is required to pass.
  • Topics on the exam include sitework, foundations; concrete and reinforcement; masonry; carpentry; associated trades; roofing; estimating, plan reading and general code requirements; OSHA safety; licensing; estimating and bidding; liens; financial; payroll and taxes; personnel and labor; project management; contracts; business and organization; risk management; and safety record keeping and environmental.
  • To schedule your exams, contact PROV at 1-866-720-7768.

Continuing Education

As of this time, there is no continuing education for this license.

Applying to Get Your License

Applicants are required to submit a credit report and document experience on the application. The license fee is $350.00. The processing time is approx. 3-4 weeks. Applications must be submitted 7 days before the next scheduled board meeting. The board meets once per month

Reciprocity Agreement

Alabama has a reciprocity agreement for this license with Tennessee, Mississippi and Louisiana.
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