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2017 National Electrical Code


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American Electricians Handbook, 16th Edition


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Virginia Individual License and Certification Regulations


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Virginia Journeyman Electrician



Exam Information
  • There are 70 Questions on this exam.

  • You have 3 hours and 30 minutes to complete the exam.

  • You must finish with a score of 70% (49 correct answers) to pass the exam.

References used

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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
Service and Feeder Requirements
2
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

Virginia Master Electrician



Exam Information
  • The Exam has 90 questions

  • You have 4 hours and 20 minutes to complete the exam.

  • You must finish with a score of 70% (63 correct answers) to pass the exam.

References used

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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
Service and Feeder Requirements
6
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 Alarms Systems
2
Total
90
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