Michigan Electrical (Master/Journeyman/Contractor) Exam Review


Preapproval from the Department is required before taking any examinations. The State of Michigan Electrical License Requirements as listed below:


  • Must be at least 22 years of age.
  • Has held an electrical journeyman’s license for not less than 2 years.
  • Have not less than 12,000 hours of experience obtained over a period of not less than 6 years related to electrical construction, the maintenance of buildings, or electrical wiring or equipment under the supervision of a master electrician.
  • Must take and pass the examination.


  • Must be at least 20 years of age.
  • Have not less than 8,000 hours of practical experience obtained over a period of not less than 4 years related to electrical construction or maintenance of buildings or electrical wiring or equipment under the direct supervision of a person licensed under 2016 PA 407. (Maximum credit of 2,000 hours per year.)
  • Credit may be provided for graduation from or attendance at a recognized training or educational program.
  • Must take and pass the examination.


  • Holds a master electrician’s license or has not less than 1 master electrician residing in this state who is in his or her full-time employ. The master electrician shall be actively in charge of and responsible for code compliance of all installations of electrical wiring and equipment.
  • Out-of-state corporations will not qualify for a contractor’s license unless they employ a master electrician residing in the state of Michigan.
  • Must take and pass the examination.

Our complete exam review course follows the 2017 National Electrical Code and includes practice tests, highlighting guides, calculations, test taking tips and 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 Yourself.


Michigan Electrical (Master/Journeyman/Contractor) Examination Materials Permitted:

  • 2023 National Electrical Code – NFPA 70
  • 2020 National Electrical Code – NFPA 70
  • 2017 National Electrical Code – NFPA 70
  • 2020 National Electrical Code Pre-Printed Tabs
  • 2017 National Electrical Code Tabs

What's Included In This Course

This course covers information regarding the National Electrical Code and other material used for your state exam. In this course you will find:

  • Highlighting guides
  • Practice quizzes with over 500 questions (each time you take the quiz, it will pull 25 random questions)
    • General
    • Wiring and Protection
    • Wiring Methods and Materials
    • Equipment for General Use
    • Special Occupancies
    • Special Equipment
    • Special Conditions
    • Communications System
  • Instructor Support
  • Test Taking Tips

Our courses are designed to help you become familiar with the references and allow you to find the information quickly as the exams are timed. We offer highlighting guides to draw attention to key points throughout the book and tabs (sold separately) to allow you to find key sections quickly. We encourage you to take the practice exams multiple times as the questions on the test change each time.

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