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2020 National Electrical Code
2020 National Electrical Code Handbook
2020 Ugly’s Electrical References
American Electricians’ Handbook, 17th Edition
West Virginia Business & Law Study Guide for Contractors, 2nd Edition

West Virginia Business & Law


  • The test consists of 50 questions.

  • You have 3 hours to complete the test.

  • You must score at least 70% to pass.


You must pass this exam and the electrical contractor exam to receive your license.

Reference Materials Allowed into testing center

  1. West Virginia Business & Law Study Guide for Contractors, 2nd Edition
Subject Area

Number of Questions

Business Organization
2
Contracts
8
Estimating and Bidding
4
Financial Management
5
Labor Law
8
Licensing
4
Lien Law
2
Project Management
6
Risk Management
3
Safety-OSHA
3
Tax Law
5
Total
50

West Virginia Electrical Contractor


  • The test consists of 75 questions.

  • You have 3 hours to complete the test.

  • You must score at least 70% to pass.


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You must pass this exam and the Business & Law exam to receive your license.

Reference Materials Allowed into testing center

  1. American Electricians’ Handbook, 15th Edition
  2. 2011 National Electrical Code
Subject Area

Number of Questions

Electrical Theory/ Trade Knowledge
6
3 Phase Theory
1
Definitions
4
Wiring and Protections
10
Range Calculations
3
3 Phase Calculation
2
Wiring Methods
12
Equipment for General Use
6
Special Occupancies
10
Special Equipment
5
Special Conditions
3
Communications Systems
2
Tables and Examples
3
Conduit Fill
2
Service Loads
4
Voltage Drop
2
Total
75

West Virginia Master Electrician


  • The test consists of 50 multiple choice questions worth 1 point each. It also includes 10 calculations worth 5 points each.

  • You have 4 hours to complete the test.

  • You must score at least 80% to pass.


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Reference Materials Allowed into testing center

  1. 2014 National Electrical Code
  2. 2014 Ugly’s Electrical References
Subject Area

Points per question

50 multiple choice questions
1 point for each correct answer
10 calculations
5 points for each calculation
60 questions
100 points

West Virginia Journeyman Electrician


  • The test consists of 42 multiple choice questions worth 2 points each. It also includes 4 calculations worth 4 points each.

  • You have 4 hours to complete the test.

  • You must score at least 80% to pass.


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Reference Materials Allowed into testing center

  1. 2014 National Electrical Code
  2. 2014 Ugly’s Electrical References
Subject Area

Points per question

42 multiple choice questions
2 point for each correct answer
4 calculations
4 points for each calculation
46 questions
100 points

West Virginia Specialty Electrician


  • The test consists of 20-25 multiple choice questions worth 4-5 points each.

  • You have 4 hours to complete the test.

  • You must score at least 80% to pass.


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Reference Materials Allowed into testing center

  1. 2014 National Electrical Code
  2. 2014 Ugly’s Electrical References
Subject Area

Points per question

20-25 multiple choice questions
4-5 point for each correct answer

West Virginia Apprentice Electrician


  • The test consists of 20 multiple choice questions based on the first 4 chapters of the NEC.

  • You have 4 hours to complete the test.

  • You must score at least 80% to pass.


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Reference Materials Allowed into testing center

  1. 2014 National Electrical Code
  2. 2014 Ugly’s Electrical References
Subject Area

Points per question

20 multiple choice questions
5 point for each correct answer