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Updating to the 2017 NEC!


Starting October 1st 2017. All testing will be done with the 2017 National Electrical Code in the state of Texas.

2017 National Electrical Code


Texas Master Electrician

Texas Master Electrician
(NEC Knowledge Portion)

  • This portion consists of 75 questions with 2 hours and 30 minutes to complete

  • This portion also includes 5 non-scored questions

  • You must score at least 70% to pass



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The Master Electrician Examination Consists of Two Portions

Reference Materials Allowed into testing center

  1. National Electrical Code, 2017 Edition
Subject Area

Number of Questions

Definitions, Theory, and Plans
7
Electrical Services, Service Equipment, and Separately Derived Systems
11
Electrical Feeders
7
Branch Circuit Conductors
11
Electrical Wiring Methods and Electrical Materials
7
Electrical Equipment and Devices
7
Motors and Generators
7
Electrical Control Devices and Disconnecting Means
3
Special Occupancies, Equipment, and Conditions
7
Renewable Energy Technologies
3
Total
75

Texas Master Electrician
(Calculations Portions)


  • This portions consists of 33 questions with 2 hours and 50 minutes to complete

  • This portion also includes 3 non-Scored items

  • You must score at least 70% to pass


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Reference Materials Allowed into testing center

  1. National Electrical Code, 2017 Edition
Subject Area

Number of Questions

Calculations and Theory
2
Electrical Services, Service Equipment, and Separately Derived Systems
8
Electrical Feeders
3
Branch Circuits Calculations and Conductors
4
Electrical Wiring Methods and Electrical Materials
2
Electrical Equipment and Devices
2
Motors and Generators
6
Electrical Control Devices and Disconnecting Means
1
Special Occupancies, Equipment, and Conditions
1
Renewable Energy Technologies
1
Total
33

Texas Journeyman Electrician


  • The test consists of 80 questions with 4 hours to complete

  • The test also has 5 non-scored questions with 20 minutes to complete

  • You must score at least 70% to pass


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Reference Materials Allowed into testing center

  1. National Electrical Code, 2017 Edition
Subject Area

Number of Questions

Definitions, Calculations, Theory and Plans
6
Electrical Services, Service Equipment, and Separately Derived Systems
9
Electrical Feeders
3
Branch Circuit Calculations and Conductors
15
Electrical Wiring Methods and Electrical Materials
18
Electrical Equipment and Devices
10
Motors and Generators
5
Electrical Control Devices and Disconnecting Means
3
Special Occupancies, Equipment, and Conditions
9
Renewable Energy Technologies
2
Total
80

Texas Maintenance Electrician


  • The test consists of 60 questions with 3 hours to complete

  • The test also has 5 non-scored questions with 20 minutes to complete

  • You must score at least 70% to pass


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Reference Materials Allowed into testing center

  1. National Electrical Code, 2017 Edition
Subject Area

Number of Questions

Definitions, Calculations, Theory and Plans
5
Electrical Services, Service Equipment, and Separately Derived Systems
8
Electrical Feeders
3
Branch Circuit Calculations and Conductors
10
Electrical Wiring Methods and Electrical Materials
9
Electrical Equipment and Devices
10
Motors and Generators
4
Electrical Control Devices and Disconnecting Means
3
Special Occupancies, Equipment, and Conditions
8
Total
60

Texas Master
Sign Electrician


  • The test consists of 100 questions with 5 hours to complete

  • The test also has 5 non-scored questions with 20 minutes to complete

  • You must score at least 70% to pass


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Reference Materials Allowed into testing center

  1. National Electrical Code, 2017 Edition
Subject Area

Number of Questions

Definitions, Calculations, Theory and Plans
6
Electrical Services, Service Equipment, and Separately Derived Systems
16
Electrical Feeders
3
Branch Circuit Calculations and Conductors
15
Electrical Wiring Methods and Electrical Materials
8
Electrical Equipment and Devices
10
Motors
2
Electrical Control Devices and Disconnecting Means
4
Electrical Signs and Outline Lighting
36
Total
100

Texas Journeyman
Sign Electrician


  • The test consists of 80 questions with 4 hours to complete

  • The test also has 5 non-scored questions with 20 minutes to complete

  • You must score at least 70% to pass


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Reference Materials Allowed into testing center

  1. National Electrical Code, 2017 Edition
Subject Area

Number of Questions

Definitions, Calculations, Theory and Plans
10
Electrical Services, Service Equipment, and Separately Derived Systems
8
Electrical Feeders
3
Branch Circuit Calculations and Conductors
10
Electrical Wiring Methods and Electrical Materials
6
Electrical Equipment and Devices
8
Motors
1
Electrical Control Devices and Disconnecting Means
3
Electrical Signs and Outline Lighting
31
Total
80

Texas Residential
Wireman Electrician


  • The test consists of 80 questions with 4 hours to complete

  • The test also has 5 non-scored questions with 20 minutes to complete

  • You must score at least 70% to pass


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Reference Materials Allowed into testing center

  1. National Electrical Code, 2017 Edition
Subject Area

Number of Questions

Definitions, Calculations, Theory and Plans
8
Electrical Services, Service Equipment, and Separately Derived Systems
16
Electrical Feeders
7
Branch Circuit Calculations and Conductors
14
Electrical Wiring Methods and Electrical Materials
10
Electrical Equipment and Devices
12
Motors and Generators
2
Electrical Control Devices and Disconnecting Means
2
Special Occupancies, Equipment, and Conditions
7
Renewable Energy Technologies
2
Total
80

Texas Residential
Appliance Installer


  • The test consists of 80 questions with 4 hours to complete

  • The test also has 5 non-scored questions with 20 minutes to complete

  • You must score at least 70% to pass


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Reference Materials Allowed into testing center

  1. National Electrical Code, 2017 Edition
Subject Area

Number of Questions

Definitions, Calculations, Theory and Plans
12
GFCI Protection and Equipment Grounding and Bonding
15
Electrical Wiring Methods and Electrical Materials
10
Electrical Equipment and Devices
15
Motors
5
Electrical Control Devices and Disconnecting Means
5
Swimming Pool, Spas and Fountain Equipment
18
Total
80

Texas Journeyman
Lineman Electrician


  • The test consists of 40 questions with 2 hours to complete

  • The test also has 5 non-scored questions with 20 minutes to complete

  • You must score at least 70% to pass


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Reference Materials Allowed into testing center

  1. National Electrical Code, 2017 Edition
Subject Area

Number of Questions

Definitions, Calculations, Theory and Plans
6
Electrical Services and Service Equipment
8
Electrical Feeders
4
Branch Circuit Calculations and Conductors
2
Electrical Wiring Methods and Electrical Materials
2
Electrical Equipment and Devices
10
Motors and Generators
2
Electrical Control Devices and Disconnecting Means
6
Total
40