Colorado Electrical License

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

Colorado Electrical License and Exam
Steps to Success

1. Obtain pre-approval from the State.
2. Purchase Exam Prep and Books.
3. Schedule and pass your state exams.
4. Submit your application, licensing fee, and proof of insurance to the State.

Exam Review Option Includes
Practice Tests
Highlighting Guides
Calculations
Test Taking Tips
Instructor Support
iOS/Android Tablet and Smartphone Compatible
1 Year of Access

Course Fee: $149.00

About This License

  • "Electrical contractor" means any person, firm, copartnership, corporation, association, or combination thereof who undertakes or offers to undertake for another the planning, laying out, supervising, and installing or the making of additions, alterations, and repairs in the installation of wiring apparatus and equipment for electric light, heat, and power. A licensed professional engineer who plans or designs electrical installation shall not be classed as an electrical contractor.
  • "Master electrician" means a person having the necessary qualifications, training, experience, and technical knowledge to properly plan, lay out, and supervise the installation and repair of wiring apparatus and equipment for electric light, heat, power, and other purposes in accordance with standard rules and regulations governing such work, such as the national electrical code.
  • "Journeyman electrician" means a person having the necessary qualifications, training, experience, and technical knowledge to wire for, install, and repair electrical apparatus and equipment for light, heat, power, and other purposes, in accordance with standard rules and regulations governing such work.
  • "Residential wireman" means a person having the necessary qualifications, training, experience, and technical knowledge to wire for, and install, electrical apparatus and equipment for wiring one-, two-, three-, and four-family dwellings.

EXPERT INSTRUCTORS

Our training is written by Subject Matter Experts and built by Instructional Designers.

No Pass, No Pay

If you are not able to pass your exam on the SECOND attempt, we will refund your course fee. Conditions do apply.

Flexible & Self Paced

Simply login and out as needed. We track your progress.

Mobile Compatible

Our training is built on HTML5 - so you can take it with on your tablet or smartphone.

Lowest Price

We will beat ANY price by 10% for a similar program.

Requirements to Obtaining your License

  • Pre-approval from the Colorado State Electrical Board is required to sit for examination.
  • Master Electrician's must document five years of experience.
  • Journeymen electricians must document four years of experience. Two years must be in commercial/industrial work.
  • Residential wiremen must have two years of residential experience. Four years must be in wiring and one year in planning.
  • Electrical Contractors must be, or employ, a full time master electrician. Contractors are required to comply with workers compensation law and unemployment compensation.

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 reference is used on the electrical examinations. These references may be purchased from our online contractor's bookstore or by calling 1-800-952-0910.

  • 2017 National Electrical Code

Exam Details

  • Prior to taking the exam, you will need to submit a license application along with the appropriate fee.
  • After you are approved, you will receive an examination packet.
  • The exam fee is $75. This fee is collected when you register for the exam.
  • The exam has 90 questions, and a 4-hour limit.
  • 70% is required to pass the exam.
  • Testing agency is PSI

Continuing Education

Please contact the state directly for information on continuing competency.

Applying to Get Your License

Applications for electrical licensure can be obtained by contacting the Colorado state board by calling 1-303-894-7800.

Reciprocity Agreement

The journeyman license is reciprocal with Alaska, Arkansas, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.
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