Obtain Your License

Pursuing a career in the Electrical field? Study at home for your Kentucky Electrical license exam with our fully online, user-friendly, and self-paced course.

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    Kentucky Application Processing

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  • Kentucky Electrical Exam Review

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    Anyone who will perform nonexempt electrical work without supervision by a licensed electrician or master electrician DOES require a license. Applicants are required to pass the Business and Law exam to obtain this license. In order to contract with the public to perform electrical work an electrical contractor license is required. Only licensed electrical contractors may pull electrical permits. The course includes highlighting guides, practice tests, theory, calculations, instructor support and test taking tips/strategies. Each time you take a practice test, …

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Requirements To Complete

About This License

An Electrical Contractor license is needed to contract with the public to do electrical work. Also, only licensed Electrical Contractors may pull electrical permits. Every Electrical Contractor must employee at least one Master Electrician if they do not hold that license themselves.

Requirements to Obtaining Your License

  • Applicants are required to pass the Business and Law exam to obtain this license.
  • Anyone who will perform nonexempt electrical work without supervision by a licensed electrician or master electrician DOES require a license.
  • In order to contract with the public to perform electrical work an electrical contractor license is required. Only licensed electrical contractors may pull electrical permits.
  • The Master Electrician license is needed to supervise direct or take responsible charge of any Electrician who is engaged in the construction, alteration, or repair of any electrical wiring used for the purpose of furnishing heat, light or power. The Master may also conduct electrical work himself.
  • 6 years of verifiable experience in the electrical trade AND a training course in electrical work OR an additional 2 years of verifiable experience.

Applying For Your License

Application fees are not refundable. You can download the application form that you can print, fill out and send to us by postal mail or call 502-573-2002.
Electrical Licensing
Office of Housing, Buildings and Construction
101 Sea Hero Drive, Ste. 100
Frankfort, KY 40601-5405

Exam Details

  • The testing company is ICC (1-800-211-2754)
  • 30 questions and an 1.5-hour time limit
  • 70% is required to pass the exam
  • The exam fee is $60.
  • Topics on the exam include Business Organizations, Licensing, Estimating and Bidding, Contract Management, Project Management, Insurance and, Bonding, OSHA Recordkeeping, Personnel Regulations, Financial Management, Tax Laws, Lien Laws.

Books and References for the Exam

The examination pulls questions from the following reference:

  • National Electrical Code, 2017
  • Ugly's Electrical References

Exam Review Education

We offer review for the electrical exam in an online training format. The course includes highlighting guides, practice tests, theory, calculations, instructor support and test taking tips/strategies. Each time you take a 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.

Continuing Education

6 hours of CEU are required per year. We offer this online. Click here to learn more.

Reciprocity Agreement

Louisiana, Ohio, Virginia and West Virginia have reciprocity agreements.

How It Works

1

Obtain pre-approval from the state (if applicable).

2

Purchase Exam Prep materials.

3

Schedule and pass your state exams.

4

Submit to the state your application, licensing fee, and proof of insurance.