Iowa Electrical License

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

Iowa Electrical License and Exam
Steps to Success

1. Obtain pre-approval from the State to exam.
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
Test Taking Tips
Instructor Support
iOS/Android Tablet and Smartphone Compatible
1 Year of Access

Course Fee: $199.99

About This License

Electrical Contractor -A person affiliated with an electrical contracting firm or business who is licensed by the board as either a Class A or Class B Master Electrician and who is also registered with the state of Iowa as a contractor.

Master Electrician - A person having the necessary qualifications and technical knowledge to properly plan, lay out, and supervise the installation of electrical wiring and equipment for light, heat, and power.

Journeyman Electrician - Persons having the necessary qualifications to wire for or install electrical wiring and equipment.

Residential Electrician - Residential electrical work is considered electrical work in a residence in which there are no more than four living units within the same building.


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 is required to sit for the examination.
  • If you earn at $2,000 a year, you must also be registered as a Contractor.
  • Electrical contractors must obtain $1,000,000 liability insurance.

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 were used to create the exam and can be purchased from our online bookstore. However, only the 2014 National Electrical Code can be used during the exam.

  • 2014 National Electrical Code
  • Ugly's Electrical References (Not allowed in the exam)

These references are for the Master, Journeyman, and Residential exams.

Exam Details

  • To schedule your exam, contact PSI at 1-800-733-9267.
  • The Master exam has 100 questions and a time limit of 4 hours.
  • The Journeyman exam has 80 questions and a time limit of 3 hours.
  • The Master Residential exam has 60 questions and a time limit of 3 hours.
  • The Residential exam has 50 questions and a time limit of 2 hours.
  • A 75% is required to pass all exams.
  • The exam fee is $95.
  • Topics on the examinations include general electrical knowledge, wiring and protection, wiring methods and materials, equipment for general use, special occupancies, special equipment, special conditions, and communication systems.

Continuing Education

18 hours of CEU are required for the full 3 year term.

Applying to Get Your License

To apply for a license, contact the Iowa Electrical Examining Board at 1-515-725-6145.

Most electrical licenses are good for 3 years however an apprentice license is good for only 1 year.

  • Apprentice - $20.00
  • Journey Person - $75.00
  • Master - $375.00

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