Requirements to Obtaining your License
There are extensive requirements that must be met before applying to take the exam.
Work that can be Done Under this License
"Master electrician" means a holder of a Class A license and a person, firm, or corporation having a regular place of business who, by the employment of journeymen or apprentices, performs the work of installing, repairing or maintaining wires, conduits, apparatus, devices, fixtures or other appliances used for light, heat, power, fire warning or security system purposes; provided, however, that no journeyman electrician so employed shall have more than one apprentice under his supervision; and provided, further, that not more than one such apprentice shall be employed for each journeyman electrician purposes.
"Journeyman electrician" means a holder of a Class B license and a person qualified to do the work of installing, repairing, or maintaining wires, conduits, apparatus, devices, fixtures, or other appliances used for heat, light, power, fire warning or security system purposes.
Applying to get your License
The Electricians Board currently has reciprocity with New Hampshire for both Master and Journeyman licensees. There is also reciprocity with Washington state for Journeyman Electricians only.
21 Hours of continuing education are required every renewal cycle (3 years).
To schedule your exams, contact PSI at 1-800-733-9267. Scores are only valid for 90 days. If you do not pass both parts within 90 days, you will be required to pay all fees again.
Books and References for the Exam
The following reference is recommended to study for the examination. This reference can purchased at our online bookstore or by calling 1-800-952-0910.
The examinations are based on the following references. These references can purchased at our online bookstore or by calling 1-800-952-0910. note that the American Electricians' Handbook and Ugly's Electrical References are NOT permitted to be used during testing for ANY exam portion.
Master Electrician Trade Exam
Journeyman Electrician Practical Exam
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.
Online Exam Prep: $149