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    All electrical work in Georgia requires a license and pre-approval from the state is required to sit for the examination. An applicant must be 21 years old and be able to document 4 years of experience. 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. @HomePrep is a National Leader in online education. With over 100,000 s…

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About This License

An Electrical Contractor license allows for the installation, maintenance, alteration, or repair of any electrical equipment, apparatus, control system, or electrical wiring device which is attached to or incorporated into any building or structure including the bidding and contracting for such work. It does not include Low Voltage work.

  • Class 1 - Restricted Electrical Contractor who is limited to single-phase electrical installations, which do not exceed 400 amperes from the service drop or service lateral.
  • Class 2 - Unrestricted Electrical Contractor who is not limited as to the size or amount of work allowed

Requirements to Obtaining Your License

All electrical work in Georgia requires a license.

  • Pre-approval from the state is required to sit for the examination.
  • A separate Georgia Business and Law exam is NOT required to be passed.
  • An applicant must be 21 years old and be able to document 4 years of experience.
  • If you should fail the exam twice, you must complete a state approved training course before testing again.

Applying For Your License

To apply, contact the state of Georgia at 1-478-207-2440. A nonrefundable fee of $30.00 must be submitted with application. The application must be submitted to the Board at least 60 days before the next scheduled exam date. Applicants should receive an approval letter approximately 30 days prior to the exam. After the exam, passing candidates will receive their licenses in approximately six weeks.

Exam Details

  • The testing company is AMP (1-800-345-6559)
  • Only offered three times per year and open book
  • 140 questions and an 8-hour time limit
  • The exam is divided into two parts with 4 hours for each half. Thirty questions are Business and Law type questions and 110 are technical questions. It is all multiple-choice.
  • 70% is required to pass the exam
  • The exam fee is $259.

Books and References for the Exam

The following references can be taken into the Georgia Electrical Contractor (Class I and II) examination. These references are available for purchase from our online contractors' bookstore.

  • American Electricians' Handbook
  • Contractors Guide to Business, Law, and Project Management - Georgia Construction Industry Licensing Board, 4th edition
  • OSHA Code of Federal Regulations Title 29, Part 1926
  • 2017 National Electrical Code (NEC)
  • Printreading Based on the 2017 NEC
  • Ugly's Electrical References

The following references are also needed for the exam. They are available to print online free of charge.

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

4 hours per year are required. We have offer this online.

Reciprocity Agreement

Alabama, Louisiana, North Carolina and South Carolina for the Electrical Contractor and an agreement for the Class 1 Restricted Electrical Contractor with Florida's Residential Electrical Specialist License.

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.