Arkansas Electrician Exam
Who Grants a License: Licenses are granted by the Arkansas Contractors Licensing Board.
Qualifications Needed to Receive a License:
Journeyman Electrician: A candidate must have at least 4 years of experience working for an electrical contractor.
Master Electrician: A candidate must have a degree in electrical engineering and one year of experience, or he/she must have six years of commercial or residential experience in construction, which includes two years as a journeyman electrician.
Residential Journeyman Electrician: A candidate must have 2 or more years of experience wiring at least 1 family residence.
Residential Master Electrician: A candidate must have 3 or more years of experience in wiring at least 1 family residence.
Exam Requirements: Both journeyman electricians and master electricians must receive pre-approval from the Arkansas Electrical Contractor’s Board before taking an exam.
A candidate for master electrician or journeyman electrician must pass the Arkansas Electrical Exam.
A candidate for the residential master electrician must pass the Arkansas Residential Master Electrical Exam.
A candidate for residential journeyman electrician must pass the Arkansas Residential Journeyman Electrical Exam.
Pre-approval by the Arkansas Contractors Licensing Board is required before taking the exam for all candidates.
How to Apply for a License: A candidate for licensure must contact the Arkansas Board of Electrical Examiners:
Board of Electrical Examiners of the State of Arkansas
10421 West Markham
Little Rock, Arkansas 72205
Phone: (501) 682-4549
Fax: (501) 682-1765
You can get the registration form online.
Master Electrical Exam - The exam consists of 60 open book questions with a time limit of 3 hours.
Journeyman Electrician Exam - The exam consists of 60 open book questions with a time limit of 3 hours.
Residential Master Electrical Exam - The exam consists of 60 open book questions with a time limit of 3 hours.
Residential Journeyman Electrical Exam - The exam consists of 40 open book questions with a time limit of 2 hours.
All electrical candidates must receive a score of 70% in order to pass his/her respective exam.
Fees: There are fees to take the exam.
Who Administers the Test: Prov, Inc.
License Renewal Requirements: Master electrical contractors and journeyman electrical contractors must renew their license annually. Eight hours of continuing education every three years is also required in order to keep the license.
Applicable Code: NEC 2017
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:
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