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    In the state of Texas, applicants must obtain pre-approval from the state licensing board before testing. Qualification Requirements: 8,000 hours of on-the-job training under the supervision of a master or master sign electrician; passing score on the journeyman sign electrician examination. The course includes highlighting guides, practice tests, theory, calculations, instructor support and test taking tips/strategies. @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 her…

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About This License

Journeyman Sign Electrician is one who works under the general supervision of a Master Electrician or Master Sign Electrician, on behalf of an electrical sign contractor, and installs, maintains, extends, connects or reconnects an electrical wiring system and its appurtenances, apparatus or equipment used in connection with signs, outline lighting, awnings, signals, light emitting diodes, and the repair of existing outdoor electrical discharge lighting, including parking lot pole lighting. Also includes the installation of an electrical service integral to an isolated sign and/or outline lighting installation.

Master Sign Electrician is one who, on behalf of an electrical sign contractor, installs, maintains, extends, connects or reconnects an electrical wiring system and its appurtenances, apparatus or equipment used in connection with signs, outline lighting, awnings, signals, light emitting diodes, and the repair of existing outdoor electrical discharge lighting, including parking lot pole lighting. Also includes the installation of an electrical service integral to an isolated sign and/or outline lighting installation. FAQ

Requirements to Obtaining Your License

Journeyman

  • 8,000 hours of on-the-job training under the supervision of a master or master sign electrician;
  • There are no state minimum financial requirements at this time.
  • Applicants with criminal offense convictions (felony or misdemeanor) must complete a criminal history questionnaire.

Master

  • 12,000 hours of on-the-job training under the supervision of a master or master sign electrician;
  • There are no state minimum financial requirements at this time.
  • Applicants with criminal offense convictions (felony or misdemeanor) must complete a criminal history questionnaire.

Applying For Your License

To apply for license, please contact the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation at 1-512-463-6599.

Application fees are as follows:

  • Journeyman Electrician: $30
  • Master Electrician: $45
  • Electrical Contractor: $110

Exam Details

To schedule your exam, contact PSI at 800-733-9267.

Journeyman Sign Electrician Exam

  • The journeyman exam has 80 questions and a time limit of 4 hours.
  • A 70% is required to pass.
  • Exam fee is $64.
  • Topics on the exam include Electrical Services, Service Equipment, Separately Derived Systems, Definitions, Calculations, Theory and Plans, Electrical Feeders, Branch Circuits, Calculations and Conductors, Electrical Wiring Methods, and Electrical Materials, Electrical Equipment and Devices, Motors and Generators, Electrical Control Devices, Disconnecting Means, Special Occupancies, Renewable Energy, and Electric Signs and Outline Lighting.

Master Sign Electrician Exam

  • The master exam has 100 questions and a time limit of 5 hours.
  • A 70% is required to pass.
  • Exam fee is $64.
  • Topics on the exam include Electrical Services, Service Equipment, Separately Derived Systems, Definitions, Calculations, Theory and Plans, Electrical Feeders, Branch Circuits, Calculations and Conductors, Electrical Wiring Methods, and Electrical Materials, Electrical Equipment and Devices, Motors and Generators, Electrical Control Devices, Disconnecting Means, Special Occupancies, Renewable Energy, and Electric Signs and Outline Lighting.

Books and References for the Exam

The following reference is permitted to be used during the exam. It is available for purchase from our online contractor’s bookstore or by calling our office at 1-800-952-0910.

  • 2020 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

Four hours of board approved education are required per year.

For information on how to complete your CEU, click here.

Reciprocity Agreement

None

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.