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Idaho

Electrical Licensing & Exam Prep

We offer top-rated exam prep and guides to help you prepare and sit for your Idaho Electrical exam. Our bundles include all of the books you'll need before and during your exam, and our highlighting guides and custom book tabs will ensure you can find all the information as soon as you need it. Speaking of which, our courses are online so you can keep studying no matter where life takes you.

You can click the link below to go straight to the books, courses, and bundles, or you can scroll down to find out everything you need to know about the application process and requirements. If you still have questions, drop us a message in the chat box or give us a call. We have a team of experts standing by to help you get licensed.

  • $289
    Master / Journey
    Exam Prep
  • $530 $479
    Prep, Books, Tabs
    Bundle:
Individual studying for the Idaho Journey Electrical Exam online with RocketCert
Scope of work

What type of work can be done with this license?

Licensed Electrician in Idaho
  • Journeyman Electrician Exam

    The state qualifies a Journey Worker Electrical as any person who performs or supervises the actual physical work of installation, improvement, extension or alteration of Electrical systems under the supervision of a qualified Electrical contractor.

  • Master Electrical License

    Once licensed, the Idaho Division of Building Safety considers a Master Electrician to be any person who has personally performed the actual physical work of installing electric wiring or equipment as a journeyman electrician for at least four (4) years under the supervision of a qualified electrical contractor.

  • Electrical Contractor License

    Electrical Contractors are those who are providing or offering to provide electrical contracting services, including, but not limited to, submitting a bid. They must either be or employ at least one (1) full-time Idaho Master Electrician.

Requirements & steps

What are the requirements to getting a license?

Journeyman Electrical RequirementsJourneyman Electrical Requirements

Option 1

  • Completion of four (4) years of approved electrical apprenticeship school
  • Notarized documentation of four (4) years (8,000 hours) of work experience
  • Passing score on the Idaho Electrical Exam

Option 2

  • Notarized documentation of eight (8) years (16,000 hours) of verified work experience
  • Passing score on the Idaho Electrical Exam

Option 3

  • Completion of four (4) years of approved electrical apprenticeship school
  • Notarized documentation of a minimum of 6,000 hours of work experience as an Idaho Electrical Apprentice
  • Passing score on the Idaho Electrical Exam
  • If using this method to qualify, you will need to submit your additional hours, for a total of four (4) years (a minimum of 8,000 hours) of work experience, after passing the exam in order to receive the license.

All installations performed must have been made under the constant supervision of a licensed Electrical Journeyman/Master.

Journeyman Electrical RequirementsMaster Electrical Requirements

In-state

  • Hold an Idaho Electrical Journeyman License for a minimum of four (4) years.
  • Obtain passing score on the Idaho Electrical Exam

Out-of-state

  • If you hold an Electrical Journeyman license in a state without Idaho Reciprocity:
  1. Qualify for and pass the Idaho Electrical Journeyman exam
  2. Once the Idaho Journeyman license is obtained, you may apply to take the Master Electrical exam.
  3. After passing, you can submit the application and proof of holding the Journeyman license in the non-reciprocal state for a minimum of (4) years.
  • If you currently hold an active Electrical Master license in Wyoming for at least 1 year:
  1. Submit a copy of his/her current Electrical Master License. This license must have been issued after passing the Electrical Master’s exam in the reciprocating state
Master Electrical RequirementsElectrical Contractor Requirements

If you are applying as an individual:

  • Be or employ an Idaho licensed Master Electrician.
  • Be the individual to be licensed.
  • Pass the Idaho Electrical Contractor Exam

If you are applying as an entity:

  • Be a full-time supervisory employee of the corporation, company, etc. serving as the entity’s representative for examination purposes.
  • Employ on a full-time basis an Idaho licensed Master Electrician, who is available during working hours to supervise all electrical work conducted.
  • Pass the Idaho Electrical Contractor Exam

How do I obtain a license?

To inquire about your license or find the license application, contact the Idaho Division of Building Safety at 208-334-3950 or visit the board Website.

Idaho Electricians need 24 hours of continuing education for each renewal. Also, Idaho Journeyman have reciprocity agreements with Colorado, Maine, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming.

With RocketCert, our education is written by a combination of professional educators and industry professionals. Our exam prep is guaranteed to help you pass the exam, and is backed with our no pass, no pay policy. We pride ourselves on providing industry leading customer service. Also, if you find a better original price on any online course that we offer, we will beat it by 10%.


RocketCert customer studying to pass their State exam through the RocketCert website or on the mobile app.
SUBMIT APPLICATION AND DOCUMENTS

Before you can sit for the exam you must submit a completed and notarized application and any fees required by the state. Once the application is approved the state will notify by mail or email.

PURCHASE EXAM PREP, BOOKS, & STUDY!

Preparing to pass the State exam is a critical part of the licensing process. Failing the exam can result in substantial delays before you are able to work under your license. We offer industry leading exam prep and all of the required books, at an unbeatable price.

PASS THE STATE EXAM

After studying with RocketCert, you will be on your way to passing the required State exam(s) (see below). Pre-approval is required from the testing agency prior to scheduling the exam. Once pre-approved to take the exam, applicants must pass within 90 days.

APPLY FOR YOUR LICENSE

After completing all the steps above, it will be time to apply through DBS to obtain your Idaho Electrical License.

Exam

Which exam do I need to take?

To schedule your exam, submit a completed application for approval by the state.

Exam details Idaho Electrical Journeyperson Exam

  • Passing Score: 70% correct
  • Time allowed: 4 hours
  • OPEN BOOK

Topics include: NEC -Intro and Chapters 1 -9; Calculations; Statutes and Rules

It’s the exam! Idaho Master Electrical Exam

  • Passing Score: 75% correct
  • Time allowed: 4 hours
  • OPEN BOOK

Topics include: NEC -Intro and Chapters 1 -9; Calculations; Statutes and Rules

It’s the exam! Idaho Electrical Contractor Exam

  • Passing Score: 75% correct
  • Time allowed: 4 hours
  • OPEN BOOK

Topics include: Contractor’s Manual

Exam Prep, & Books

How do I pass the exam?

The Idaho exams are open book. The references below are permitted to be tabbed, highlighted, and used during your test! Unfortunately, our online course is NOT permitted to be accessed during the State exam.

The exam prep includes math, theory and calculations, highlighting guides covering the topics your exam is based on, practice questions for each references, and unlimited attempts on our "test simulation".

Online Exam Prep Includes:

  • Calculation Lessons - Here, we teach you math concepts and how to solve calculations on test day. Calculation topics include Ohm’s Law, voltage drop, transformers, motors, box fill, and allowable fill for raceway sizing.
  • Highlighting Guides - Introduce the critical information in your book(s). This will familiarize you with each book’s content and its layout.
  • Quizzes - These practice quizzes are based on each individual book/reference. They reinforce key concepts.
  • Test Simulation / Practice Exam - Comprehensive exams randomly generated from our database of questions. Test simulations are restricted by time, and hints are disabled. Test simulations are as close to the real exam as you can get.
  • Guide to Tabbing - This section includes tabbing books and other test taking strategies to keep calm and focused during the exam.

Idaho Journeyman / Master Electrical Online Exam Prep

Included in the bundle

Lifetime Online Access to:

  • Idaho Journeyman / Master Electrical Online Exam Prep

Our Online Exam Prep features:

Ideal for students who already own all references


$289

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Idaho Electrical Bundle

Includes the following courses:

  • Idaho Journeyman / Master Electrical Online Exam Prep

Plus the following:

  • Code Books Used During Exam
  • Permanent/Pre-Printed Tabs
  • Free Shipping!
  • Instructor Support
  • No Pass No Pay Policy
  • Lifetime Access from nearly any device

$530 $479

Idaho Electrical Contractor Online Exam Prep

Included in the bundle

Lifetime Online Access to:

  • Idaho Electrical Contractor Online Exam Prep

Our Online Exam Prep features:

Ideal for students who already own all references


$129

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The Following References are Used on the Journeyman and Master Electrical Exam:

NEC 2017, NFPA 70: National Electrical Code

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$149

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Ugly's Electrical References, 2020

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$29

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Key Word Index, 2017

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$39

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Ferm's Fast Finder Index, NEC 2017

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The Following References are Used on the Electrical Contractor Exam:

DOPL Contractors' Business and Law Reference Manual
Free / Online
Pre-printed or blank tabs are also available.

2 Book Tab Bundle

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$24

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Permanent Blank Tabs - 375 Pack

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$45

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