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

  • New Jersey Electrical License

    $219.99

    Passing the Business and Law Exam is required to be licensed. Must be 21 years old for the Master. No exam is required for the Journeyman, but 4 years of experience as an apprentice and 1 year Journeyman is required to apply to take the Master. Required to have prior approval from the State Board before testing. 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. @HomePrep is a National Leader…

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Requirements To Complete

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.

Requirements to Obtaining Your License

  • Passing the Business and Law Exam is required to be licensed.
  • Must be 21 years old for the Master.
  • A $1,000 surety bond and general liability insurance minimum of $300,000 is required for licensure.
  • No exam is required for the Journeyman, but 4 years of experience as an apprentice and 1 year Journeyman is required to apply to take the Master.
  • Required to have prior approval from the State Board before testing.

Applying For Your License

$100 initial application fee and 3-year renewal fee of $150.

Department of Law & Public Safety
Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors
PO Box 45006
Newark, NJ 07101
(973)504-6410

Exam Details

  • 50 questions and a time limit of 130 minutes (Business and Law)
  • 100 questions and a time limit of 260 minutes
  • Exam requires a 70% to pass.
  • Topics on the examination includes: General Electrical Knowledge, Raceways and Enclosures, Services, Feeders, and Branch Circuits, Overcurrent Protection, Conductors and Cables, Grounding and Bonding, Equipment for General Use, Special Occupancies, Special Equipment and Conditions, Motors and Controls, Low Voltage and Communications Circuits, Safety
  • Call PSI for testing info at 800.733.9267

Books and References for the Exam

The following references are permitted to be used during testing and is 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

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

34 hours every triennial renewal period.

Reciprocity Agreement

None at this time.

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.