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2020 National Electrical Code


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License Types


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Texas Master Electrician



Exam Information
  • This exam consists of two portions. The Knowledge Portion and the calculations portion.

  • The knowledge portion consists of 75 questions and the calculation portion consists of 33 questions.

  • You have 2 hours and 30 minutes to complete the knowledge portion and 2 hours and 50 minutes to complete the calculation portion.

  • You must complete both portions with a score of 70% to pass.

References used

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Subject Area

Number of Questions

Knowledge Portion
75
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
Subject Area

Number of Questions

Calculation Portion
33
Calculations and theory
2
Electrical Services, Service Equipment, and Separately Derived Systems
8
Electrical Feeders
3
Branch Circuit 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

Texas Journeyman Electrician



Exam Information
  • The Electrical Exam has 80 questions

  • You have 4 hours to complete the exam.

  • You must finish with a score of 70% to pass the exam.

References used

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Subject Area

Number of Questions

General 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



Exam Information
  • The Exam has 60 questions

  • You have 3 hours to complete the exam.

  • You must finish with a score of 70% to pass the exam.

References used

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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



Exam Information
  • The Exam has 100 questions

  • You have 5 hours to complete the exam.

  • You must finish with a score of 70% to pass the exam.

References used

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Subject Area

Number of Questions

Definitions, Calculations, Theory
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



Exam Information
  • The Exam has 80 questions

  • You have 4 hours to complete the exam.

  • You must finish with a score of 70% to pass the exam.

References used

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Subject Area

Number of Questions

Definitions, Calculations, Theory
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



Exam Information
  • The Exam has 80 questions

  • You have 4 hours to complete the exam.

  • You must finish with a score of 70% to pass the exam.

References used

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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



Exam Information
  • The Exam has 80 questions

  • You have 4 hours to complete the exam.

  • You must finish with a score of 70% to pass the exam.

References used

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Subject Area

Number of Questions

Definitions, Calculations, Theory
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



Exam Information
  • The Exam has 40 questions

  • You have 2 hours to complete the exam.

  • You must finish with a score of 70% to pass the exam.

References used

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Subject Area

Number of Questions

Definitions and Theory
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

Texas Journeyman Industrial Electrician



Exam Information
  • The Exam has 60 questions

  • You have 3 hours to complete the exam.

  • You must finish with a score of 70% to pass the exam.

References used

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Subject Area

Number of Questions

Definitions, Theory, and Plans
7
Electrical Services, Service Equipment, and Separately Derived Systems
4
Electrical Feeders
4
Branch Circuit Calculations and Conductors
6
Electrical Wiring Methods and Electrical Materials
10
Electrical Equipment and Devices
6
Motors and Generators
7
Electrical Control Devices and Disconnecting Means
3
Special Occupancies, Equipment, and Conditions
6
Electrical Safety
7
Total
60
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