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

  • Wisconsin Electrician (Journeyman/Master) – NEC Exam Review


    In the state of Wisconsin, no person may install, repair or maintain electrical wiring unless the person is licensed as an electrician by the Department or unless the person is enrolled as a registered Electrician by the Department. Our online Wisconsin Electrical course includes the following:  Practice Tests, Highlighting Guides, Calculations, Test Taking Tips, Instructor Support.  @HomePrep is a National Leader in online education. With over 100,000 satisfied students and a course catalog of over 1,000 classes, we are here to help you – Invest in You…

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    Wisconsin Application Processing


    @HomePrep Application Processing is here to ensure your application to become a state licensed contractor gets filled out correctly and promptly. We provide a professional service ensuring your privacy and comfort throughout the entire process. Following your purchase of the Wisconsin Application Processing our AP Coordinator will contact you to discuss the next steps. If you have any questions please call us at 800-952-0910. We look forward to working with you.

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Requirements To Complete

About This License

Electrical Contractor – Allows local municipalities to accept electrical permit applications from owner of the contracting business, a partner in the contracting business applying on behalf of the partnership, or the chairman of the board or chief executive officer applying on behalf of the contracting business.

Journeyman – Allows an electrician who will be working under a master electrician to obtain a license at any municipality without local examination. Local municipalities decide whether certification is required.

Master – Allows an electrician to obtain a license at any municipality without local examination. Local municipalities decide whether certification is required.

Requirements to Obtaining Your License

  • Pre-approval is required for these exams by the state.
  • Master – proof of at least 1,000 hours per year for at least 7 years of experience in electrical construction work. No more than 3,000 hours and 3 years experience may be credited from approved course work.
  • Journeyman – Proof of 5 years, 1,000 hours per year, of electrical construction work or having passed the electrical construction apprenticeship. Can use two years of full-time schooling in an electrical related program as part of experience.
  • Contractor: Submit an application for a business credential.

The business owner must be a state-level master electrician or employ one.

Applying For Your License

Call (608) 261-8500 for application form, or Click Here

Exam Details

  • Open Book
  • Minimum score of 70%

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:

Exam Review Education

Our complete exam review includes practice tests, highlighting guides, calculations, 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.

Continuing Education

24 hours of continuing education are required 3 months prior to the renewal date. Residential only electricians are required to complete 18 hours of continuing education 3 months prior to the renewal date. We offer this online.

Reciprocity Agreement

There are no reciprocal agreements with any state at this time.

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.