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

  • Alabama Electrical Contractor License and Exam Prep


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  • State Licensed Contractor Application Processing

    Alabama Application Processing


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Requirements To Complete

About This License

An Electrical Contractor has the experience, knowledge and skill to provide electrical services in all aspects of the electrical trade, in a manner that complies with applicable plans, specifications, codes or law.

Requirements to Obtaining Your License

  • Pre-approval from the Alabama Electrical Contractors Board is required to sit for examination.
  • $150 Electrical Licensing Fee.
  • A minimum 8,000 hours of electrical supervisory

    • Applicant may substitute one year of education in electrical
      curriculum for one-half year electrical experience for a maximum of 2,000 hours of the required 8,000 hours of experience. The applicant must submit a copy of the diploma,
      certificate, or transcript.
  • In order to do projects over $50,000 an additional Subcontractor License is needed from the General Contractors Board.

Applying For Your License

The examination/application fee (paid directly to the board) is $165.00.

If you need assistance with the application process, @ Home Prep- a division of Stautzenberger College can help you by saving you time and money. With our years of experience, we can quickly and accurately submit your application to your state.

Exam Details

  • The Alabama Electrical Contractor exam consists of 110 questions and has a time limit of five hours.
  • The examination is OPEN book.
  • A score of 75% (83 questions correct) is needed to pass.
  • Business Management and Law is incorporated within this examination.
  • To schedule an examination, contact ProV at 1-866-720-7768.

Books and References for the Exam

The following references are used on the Electrical Journeyman examination. These references may be purchased from our online contractors bookstore. Your references are permitted to be tabbed and highlighted.

The following references are used the Electrical Contractor examination only. These references may be purchased from our online contractors bookstore. Your references are permitted to be tabbed and highlighted.

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

Applicants are required to complete 14 hours of continuing education every 2 years. We offer this online. Click here to learn more.

Reciprocity Agreement

This license has reciprocity with Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.

How It Works


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


Purchase Exam Prep materials.


Schedule and pass your state exams.


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