Montana Electrical License (Residential/Journeyman/Master)

Pursuing a career in the construction field? Study at home for your Montana Electrical License (Residential/Journeyman/Master) with our fully online, easy to take, and self-paced course.

Montana Electrical License (Residential/Journeyman/Master)
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
Study Tips
Highlighting Guides
Calculations
Test Taking Tips
Licensing Information
iOS/Android Tablet and Smartphone Compatible
1 Year of Access

Course Fee: $149.00

About This License

An electrical contractor services include low voltage, fire detection, sign wiring, and all residential, commercial and industrial building or structural wiring.

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

RESIDENTIAL

  • Education Requirements: Completion of an approved residential apprenticeship program in the electrical trade or completion of
    an appropriate training program conducted by a bona fide union or trade association.
  • Experience Requirements: Worked in the electrical maintenance field for at least (20,000) hours, accompanied by written certification by the applicant’s employer. A minimum of (8,000) of these hours must be practical experience

JOURNEYMAN

  • Education Requirements: Completion of an approved apprenticeship program in the electrical trade or completion of an appropriate training program conducted by a bona fide union or trade association.
  • Experience Requirements: Worked in the electrical maintenance field for at least (20,000) hours, accompanied by written certification by the applicant’s employer. A minimum of (8,000) of these hours must be practical experience.

MASTER ELECTRICIAN

  • Education Requirements: Written evidence of being a graduate as an electrical engineer of an accredited college or university and having minimum of (2,000) hours of legally obtained practical experience.
  • Experience Requirements: A third party verification of (8,000) hours of legally obtained journeyman level experience in wiring for, installing, and repairing of electrical apparatus and equipment for light, heat, and power, (Per 37-68-304, MCA) with no less than 20 percent, but not more than 50 percent residential experience.

Electrical Contractor

  • Must hold a master license and show workers compensation insurance and 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

These books are available for purchase from our online contractor’s bookstore or by calling our office at 1-800-952-0910.

The following references are allowed in the testing center:

Exam Details

  • 80 questions and a time limit of 4hrs (Master Exam)
  • 60 questions and a time limit of 3hrs (Journeyman Exam)
  • 50 questions and a time limit of 3hrs (Residential Exam)
  • Exam requires a 70% to pass.
  • Topics on the Builder examination includes: GENERAL ELECTRICAL KNOWLEDGE,RACEWAYS AND ENCLOSURES,SERVICES, FEEDERS AND BRANCH CIRCUITS,OVERCURRENT PROTECTION,CONDUCTORS AND CABLES,GROUNDING AND BONDING,EQUIPMENT FOR GENERAL USE,SPECIAL OCCUPANCIES,SPECIAL EQUIPMENT AND CONDITIONS,MOTORS AND CONTROLS,LOW VOLTAGE
  • To schedule your exams, contact LaserGrade at 1-877-782-3926.

Continuing Education

16 hours of Board approved courses per renewal cycle. A minimum of 8 hours must be on code update. The Board accepts Continuing Education from any reciprocal state.

Applying to Get Your License

To apply for an electrical license, contact:
Montana State Electrical Board
PO Box 200513
301 South Park Ave, 4th Floor
Helena MT 59620 - 0513
Phone: (406) 841-2339
Fax: (406) 841-2309

Reciprocity Agreement

Journeyman License: AK, AR, CO, MN, ND, NE, NH, NM, OK, SD, UT and WY (Idaho is only reciprocal with Montana, State to State).
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