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Electrical Contractor Licensing & Exam Prep

Louisiana issues multiple types of Contractor licenses. The Electrical Contractor license is used for electrical projects totaling at least $10,000 including labor and materials. The Business and Law course must be completed before taking the trade exam. The state does not require continuing education for this license.

Our exam prep is designed to help you pass your test the first time, and is backed with our no pass, no pay policy. All of our courses are available from almost any device, any time. We hope that you will make RocketCert your home to help you obtain your Louisiana Electrical Contractor License.

  • $279
    Exam Prep
  • $744 $679
    Prep, Book, Tabs
Individual studying for the Louisiana Electrical Contractor Exam  online with RocketCert
Scope of work

What type of work can be done with this license?

Licensed Electrical Contractor in Louisiana
  • Electrical Contractor License

    A Electrical Contractor is defined as “any person who undertakes to, attempts to, or submits a price or bid or offers to construct, supervise, superintend, oversee, direct, or in any manner assume charge of the construction, alteration, repair, improvement, movement, demolition, putting up, tearing down, or furnishing labor together with material and equipment, or installing the same for the wiring, fixtures, or appliances for the supply of electricity to any residential, commercial, or other project, when the cost of the undertaking exceeds the sum of ten thousand dollars.

Requirements & steps

What are the requirements to getting a license?

Electrical Contractor RequirementsElectrical Contractor Requirements
  • Provide a financial statement affidavit showing a minimum of $10,000 net worth (must be current within 12 months of application).
  • Submit a complete Commercial Application with classification. Once application is received, the Qualifying Party will receive exam information.
  • Complete the Business and Law Course.
  • Pass the Electrical Contractor Exam.

How do I obtain a license?

To apply for your license, contact the Louisiana State Licensing Board (LSLBC) at 225-765-2301 or visit their website.

The state does not require continuing education prior to renewal. Louisiana has reciprocity agreements with Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, and Texas.

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.

The Louisiana State Licensing Board (LSLBC) requires applicants to submit the Commercial Application in order to receive pre-authorization to sit for the exams.


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.


After studying with RocketCert, you will be on your way to passing the required State exam(s) (see below). The Business and Law course must be completed prior to the Electrical Contractor Exam. Pre-approval is required from the testing agency prior to scheduling the exam


After completing all the steps above, it will be time to apply through LSLBC to obtain your Louisiana Electrical Contractor License. Have questions or concerns with this process (or just a lack of time)? Learn more about how we can assist with our Application Processing Program.


Which exam do I need to take?

All applicants must complete the Business & Law course. You may choose between two electrical exam options:

Take the state-specific exam OR the NASCLA Accredited Electrical Exam

The NASCLA Electrical Exam is Currently Accepted by 15 state licensing boards as a substitute for the state's trade exam. For a full list of accepting agencies Click Here.

  • Total Questions: 100
  • Passing Score: 75 Correct
  • Time: 270 minutes

Topics include: Project Design & Management; Safety; Electrical Theory & Principles; General Code Requirements; Wiring & Protection; Wiring Methods & Materials; Equipment for General Use; Special Occupations, Special Equipment & Special Conditions; Communication Systems

Applicants applying for an Electrical Contractor license must also pass their states Business and Law Exam.

It’s the exam! Electrical Contractor Exam

  • Total Questions: 80
  • Passing Score: 70% correct
  • Time: 4 Hours

Topics include: Project Requirements; Electrical Calculations; Grounding and Bonding; Diagrams and Schematics; Temporary Service and Temporary Power; Electrical Systems; Class 1, 2, and 3 Wiring Systems; Systems to Prevent the Spread of Flame or Smoke; Systems Safety Requirements; Safe Working Conditions

After submitting the Commercial Application with Classification, the Qualified Party will receive information on scheduling the exams.

Exam details Business & Law Course

  • Online Course
  • No Time Limit

Topics include: Contractor's Licensing Law; Bidding and Estimating; Contract Management; Financial Management; Jobsite Safety; Tax Basics

After submitting the Commercial Application with Classification, the Qualified Party will receive information on scheduling the exams.

Exam Prep, & Books

How do I pass the exam?

The Louisiana exams are open book. The references below are provided on the day of the exam to applicants for use during the exam! Unfortunately, our online course is NOT permitted to be accessed during the State exam.

The exam prep includes math, theory & 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.

Louisiana Electrical Online Exam Prep

Included in the bundle

Lifetime Online Access to:

  • Louisiana Electrical Online Exam Prep

Our Online Exam Prep features:

Ideal for students who already own all references



Louisiana Electrical Bundle

Includes the following courses:

  • Louisiana Electrical Online Exam Prep

Plus the following:

  • All the books to use during the exam
  • Permanent/Pre-Printed Tabs
  • Free Shipping!
  • Instructor Support
  • No Pass No Pay Policy
  • Lifetime Access from nearly any device

$744 $679

Ugly's Electrical References, 2020

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NEC 2020, NFPA 70: National Electrical Code

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American Electricians' Handbook, 17th Edition

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NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace, 2021

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Pre-printed or blank tabs are also available.

3-4 Book Tab Bundle

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Permanent Blank Tabs - 375 Pack

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