Ohio Electrical License and Exam

Pursuing a career in the construction field? Study at home for your Ohio Electrical License and Exam with our fully online, easy to take, and self-paced course.

Ohio Electrical License and Exam
Steps to Success

1. Obtain pre-approval from the State to exam.
2. Purchase Exam Prep and Books.
3. Schedule and pass your State Exams.
4. Submit your application, licensing fee, and proof of insurance to the State.

Exam Review Option Includes
Electrical Practice Tests
Highlighting Guides
Theory and Calculations
Test Taking Tips
Instructor Support
Licensing Information
iOS/Android Tablet and Smartphone Compatible
1 Year of Access

Course Fee: $199.99

About This License

An Electrical Contractor may engage in the business of contracting to install, erect, repair or alter electrical equipment for the generation, transmission or utilization of electrical energy.


Our training is written by Subject Matter Experts and built by Instructional Designers.

No Pass, No Pay

If you are not able to pass your exam on the SECOND attempt, we will refund your course fee. Conditions do apply.

Flexible & Self Paced

Simply login and out as needed. We track your progress.

Mobile Compatible

Our training is built on HTML5 - so you can take it with on your tablet or smartphone.

Lowest Price

We will beat ANY price by 10% for a similar program.

Requirements to Obtaining your License

  • Passing the Business and Law Exam is required to be licensed.
  • Required to have prior approval from the State Board before testing.
  • It will cost $60 to renew and you must show proof of insurance ($500,000 liability minimum) and have completed continued education requirements.

Exam Review, Training, Education

We offer review for the exam in an online format. The online practice tests includes hundreds of questions and covers key concepts that you will be tested on. To enroll, click the following link or call our office toll free at 1-800-952-0910.

We also offer practice tests to help you pass the business and law exam. Both courses can be purchased together or separately.

Electrical Exam Review: $199.99

Books and References for the Exam

These books are available for purchase from our online contractor’s bookstore or by calling our office at 1-800-952-0910.

The following reference is allowed in the testing center:

  • National Electrical Code, 2014 Edition
  • Ugly's Electrical References
  • Electrical Field Reference Handbook

Exam Details

  • 100 questions and a time limit of 4 hrs
  • Topics on the examination includes: General electrical knowledge, transformers and equipment, service feeders and branch circuits, raceways, boxes, and panelboards, conductors and cables, control devices, motors and generators, utilization equipment, and special occupancy.
  • Call PSI for testing info at 1-800-733-9267

Continuing Education

10 hours total. 5 of the 10 hours must be in code.

Applying to Get Your License

Complete the license application accurately and mail it with a $25 application fee in the form of a check or money order made payable to the Treasurer, State of Ohio at the address listed below. The license application fee is nonrefundable. Upon receipt of your application, OCILB will determine your eligibility to take the examination.

Ohio Department of Commerce
Division of Industrial Compliance
Ohio Construction Industry Licensing Board
6606 Tussing Road, P.O. Box 4009
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068-9009
Telephone: 614-644-3493

Reciprocity Agreement

There are agreements with Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina, and West Virginia.

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