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  • Connecticut Unlimited Electrical Contractor/Journeyperson License (E-1, E-2) – NEC Exam Prep


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About This License

This license allows work limited to low voltage, alarm or signal work, audio and sound systems, and telephone-interconnect. The voltage of any system is not to exceed forty-eight (48) volts or five (5) amperes where such work commences at an outlet receptacle or connection previously installed by a person holding the proper electrical license.

Unlimited Electrical Contractor can install, maintain, alter, repair any wire, cable, conduit, raceway, fixture or equipment that transmits, transforms, or uses electrical energy.

Journeyperson Electrician can perform all of the same work as an Unlimited Electrical Contractor while under the employment of an Unlimited Electrical Contractor.

Requirements to Obtaining Your License

  • Please note the Business and Law Examination is required for ALL Contractor licenses.
  • To qualify for the Unlimited license, two (2) years as an unlimited licensed journeyperson or at least six (6) years of equivalent experience and training is required.
  • Applications needs to be approved by the state

Applying For Your License

The application fee for a Contractor’s license is $75.00 while the application fee for a journeyperson license is $45.00.

Exam Details

  • The Connecticut Unlimited Journeyperson Electrical exam has 70 questions and a time limit of 180 minutes while the Unlimited Electrical Contractor exam has 80 questions and a time limit of 240 minutes.
  • Both examinations require a 70% to pass.
  • Topics on both examinations include general electrical knowledge; service, feeders, and branch circuits; grounding and bonding; conductors and cables; raceways and boxes; special occupancies and equipment; electrical power; motors; low voltage; lighting; illuminated signs; fire detection and alarm systems; safety information; overcurrent protection; and high voltage.
  • The fee for the exam is $65 and pre-approval is required.
  • Please note that the Connecticut Business and Law exam is also required to be passed if you are wanting to obtain the contractor’s license.
  • To schedule your exams, contact PSI at 1-800-733-9267

Books and References for the Exam

The following references are permitted to be taken into the examination. These references may be tabbed (with a permanent index tab) and highlighted. They are available for purchase from our online contractor’s bookstore or by calling our office at 1-800-952-0910.

  • National Electrical Code or The National Electrical Code Handbook 2014 or 2017 edition.
  • OSHA, Code of Federal Regulations 1926
  • Ugly’s Electrical References
  • NFPA 72 – National Fire Alarm Code – 2013
  • Photovoltaic Systems, 3rd edition
  • Convert Your Home to Solar Energy
  • National Electrical Safety Code, 2012 Edition

The following reference materials are NOT allowed in the examination center:

  • Solar Photovoltaic Systems Installer Trainee Guide

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

Electrical Contractors/Journeypersons are required to have 7 hours of continuing education each year.

Reciprocity Agreement

There are no reciprocal agreements for this license as of 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.