Washington Electrical License (Contractor, Master, Journeyman)

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

Washington Electrical License (Contractor, Master, Journeyman)
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
Calculations
Test Taking Tips
Instructor Support
iOS/Android Tablet and Smartphone Compatible
1 Year of Access

Course Fee: $199.00

About This License

Electrical Contractor: A person, firm, partnership, corporation, or other entity that offers to undertake, undertakes, submits a bid for, or does the work of installing or maintaining wires or equipment that convey electrical current.

Master Electrician: A person who has been issued a master journeyman electrician certificate of competency by the department and who may be designated by an electrical contractor to supervise electrical work and electricians in accordance with rules adopted under this chapter.

Electrical Administrator: A person designated by an electrical contractor to supervise electrical work and electricians in accordance with the rules adopted under this chapter.

Journeyman Electrician: A person who has been issued a journeyman electrician certificate of competency by the department.

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

  • Preapproval is required for these exams by the state.
  • Electrical Contractors must designate an administrator or master.
  • Electrical Contractors must also submit a bond or assignment of savings account.
  • Master electricians must have held a journeymen electrician certificate for 4 years.
  • Journeyman electricians - Must qualify to work in ALL types (specialties) of electrical work, have 8,000 documented hours working as an electrical trainee under the supervision of a certified electrician. Note: 4,000 hours must be spent working in commercial or industrial installation.
  • There are no minimum requirements to sit for the administrator exam.

Exam Review, Training, Education

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: $199

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

Exams are given by PSI (800-733-9267). A minimum passing score of 70% is required.

General Categories (Residential and Commercial)

  • Master Electrician - 80 questions NEC and Theory; 20 questions WA Codes; 10 questions Load Calculations
  • Administrator - 65 questions NEC and Theory; 17 questions WA Codes; 10 questions Load Calculations
  • Journeyman Electrician - 60 questions NEC and Theory; 17 questions WA Codes

Residential Categories

  • Master Electrician - 60 questions NEC and Theory; 20 questions WA Codes; 10 questions Load Calculations
  • Administrator - 44 questions NEC and Theory; 17 questions WA Codes; 10 questions Load Calculations
  • Journeyman Electrician - 40 questions NEC and Theory; 17 questions WA Codes

Continuing Education

If you are an electrical administrator, electrician or master electrician, you are required to take 24 hours of continuing education course work in the three years between your certification renewals:

  • 8 hours of your CEUs must be on currently adopted National Electrical Code changes.
  • 4 hours must be on currently adopted Revised Code of Washington (RCW) 19.28 and related Washington Administrative Codes (WAC).
  • The remaining 12 hours of continuing education credit can be your choice.

Applying to Get Your License

Department of Labor and Industries
PO Box 44460
Olympia, WA 98504-4400
(360)902-5269

Fees:

  • Electrical Contractor: $293.50
  • Master Electrician: $147.60
  • Journey Electrician: $82.80
  • Electrical Administrator: $115.40

Reciprocity Agreement

As of this time, there is no reciprocal licensing.

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