Vermont Electrician Exam

Need of a License: Master and journeyman electricians need a license to work in Vermont.
 
Who Grants a License:  Electrician licenses are granted by the Vermont Electrical Licensing Board.
 
Qualifications Needed to Receive a License:  
 
Master Electrician: A candidate must have been licensed as a journeyman electrician for at least two years or have had comparable experience and training.
 
Journeyman Electrician: A candidate must have completed a verified apprenticeship (including both instruction and practice) or equivalent training and experience.
 
Exam Requirements:  A candidate for a master electrician license or a journeyman electrician license must pass the Master Electrician Examination or the Journeyman Electrician Examination, respectively.
 
How to Apply for a License:  A candidate for licensure must complete/send an application to the Vermont Electrical Licensing Board. The telephone to reach the board is 802-479-7564.
 
The master electrician and journeyman electrician license application forms can be found here.
 
Test Content:
 
Master Electrician Exam - The electrical contractor exam consists of 105 questions with a time limit of 5 hours.
 
The exam covers the following subject areas:
  • General Knowledge
  • 2014 National Electrical Code Services and Service Equipment
  • 2011 State of Vermont Electrical Safety Rules Feeders
  • Branch Circuits and Conductors
  • Wiring Methods and Materials
  • Equipment and Devices
  • Control Devices
  • Motors and Generators
  • Special Occupancies, Equipment, and Conditions
  • Local Amendments
Journeyman Electrician Exam - The journeyman exam consists of 90 questions with a time limit of 4 hours. 
 
The exam covers the following subject areas:
  • General Knowledge
  • 2014 National Electrical Code Services and Service Equipment
  • 2011 State of Vermont Electrical Safety Rules Feeders
  • Branch Circuits and Conductors
  • Wiring Methods and Materials
  • Equipment and Devices
  • Control Devices
  • Motors and Generators
  • Special Occupancies, Equipment, and Conditions
  • Local Amendments
For more information about the test, see the ICC Contractor/Trades Examination Bulletin.
 
Fees:  There is an examination fee.
 
Who Administers the Test: The testing information and registration forms will be sent to you once your application is approved by the Board.
 
License Renewal Requirements: Licenses must be renewed every three years on a date designated by the board.
 
Applicable Code:  NEC 2014
 
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To prepare for your electrician exam, use the following two practice exams by Ray Holder (Master Electrician and Certified Electrical Trade Instructor) which have 300 questions with fully explained answers:For more information on licensing and exam prep, go to Tests.com's Journeyman and Master Electrician Test Guide.

And take Tests.com's free Journeyman Electrician Practice Test and the Master Electrician Practice Test.

For electrician exam preparation products and services, such as study guides, practice tests, flashcards and courses, go to Tests.com's Journeyman Electrician Exam and Master Electrician Exam listings.

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