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2011 National Electrical Code

American Electricians Handbook, 16th Edition

Virginia Board for Contractors, Individual License and Certification Regulations

Virginia Master Electrician


  • The test consists of 90 questions.

  • You have 4 hours and 30 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, 2011 Edition
  2. American Electricians Handbook, 16th Edition
  3. Virginia Board for Contractors, Individual License and Certification Regulations

Subject Area

Number of Questions

Standards of Practice
3
Standards of Conduct
2
Renewal and Reinstatement
2
Definitions
1
Qualification for licensure
1
Revocation of Licensure
1
General Electrical Knowledge
4
Requirements for Electrical Installations
4
Electrical-Electronic Fundamentals
5
Services, Feeders, and Branch Circuits
9
Grounding and Bonding
9
Conductors and Cables
7
Raceways and Boxes
8
Special Occupancies
4
Special Equipment
2
Electrical Signs and Outline Lighting
2
Motors and Controls
8
Utilization Equipment
6
Lighting
2

General Low Voltage Requirements
1
Communication Systems
1
Fire Detection and Alarm Systems
2
Total
90

Virginia Journeyman Electrician


  • The test consists of 70 questions.

  • You have 3 hours and 30 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, 2011 Edition
  2. American Electricians Handbook, 16th Edition
  3. Virginia Board for Contractors, Individual License and Certification Regulations

Subject Area

Number of Questions

Standards of Practice
3
Standards of Conduct
2
Renewal and Reinstatement
2
Definitions
1
Qualification for licensure
1
Revocation of Licensure
1
General Electrical Knowledge
3
Requirements for Electrical Installations
3
Electrical-Electronic Fundamentals
2
Services, Feeders, and Branch Circuits
7
Grounding and Bonding
7
Conductors and Cables
7
Raceways and Boxes
8
Special Occupancies
3
Special Equipment
2
Electrical Signs and Outline Lighting
1
Motors and Controls
5
Utilization Equipment
5
Lighting
2

General Low Voltage Requirements
1
Communication Systems
1
Fire Detection and Alarm Systems
1
Total
70