Requirements to Obtaining your License
- Must provide documentation of eight years of experience.
- Experience must be obtained during a time frame no less than four (4) years.
- Up to 2 years (4,000 hours) credit may be given for electrical education courses.
Work that can be Done Under this License
An electrical contractor services include low voltage, fire detection, sign wiring, and all residential, commercial and industrial building or structural wiring.
Applying to get your License
The initial application fee is $200, with an annual renewal fee of $100. Contractor fees are $400 for application and $400 for the annual renewal.
Journeyman: The state of Wyoming has a reciprocity agreement for the Journeyman Electrician license with the following states: Utah, Montana, Alaska, Colorado, Arkansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, South Dakota, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, New Hampshire.
Master: Idaho, South Dakota, and Utah
16 hours of continuing education are required per renewal.
- 100 questions and a 5 hour time limit (Master)
- 80 questions and a 4 hour time limit (Journeyman)
- $100 exam fee
- 75% is required to pass for Master, 70% for Journeyman
- Topics include: Service Transformers and Equipment,Wiring Methods and Installation,Cabinets, Panel boards, Switchboards and Boxes,Conductors,Control Devices,Motors and Generators,Utilization Equipment and Devices,Special Occupancies, Equipment and Systems,General Requirements and Provisions
- Exam given by: ICC - Pearson Vue - 1-877-234-6082
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 references ARE allowed in the testing center:
- National Electrical Code, 2014
Exam Review, Training, Education
We currently offer 2 options to help you pass your electrical exam Our complete exam review includes practice tests, highlighting guides, calculations, test taking tips and instructor support. The practice tests only option includes practice tests, test taking tips and instructor support.
Our electrical practice includes over 400 real NEC questions. Each time you take the practice test, the questions are randomly generated from our database. Therefore, you will never see the same test twice, guaranteeing you the best review possible for your examination.
Online Practice Tests: $99
Online Exam Prep: $149