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Exam Prep, Books, & Licensing

North Carolina

Electrical Licensing, Education & Exam Prep

North Carolina requires a Electrical License prior to the bidding or contracting any electrical work. The license is split into 3 levels: Limited, Intermediate, and Unlimited. We offer a course with exam prep, the book for the exam, and additional services to help you obtain your license. All of our training is offered in an online self-paced format. 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 North Carolina Electrical License.

  • $199
    Electrical
    Exam Prep
  • $431 $359
    Prep, Books, Tabs
    Bundle
Individual taking the course and exam prep for North Carolina online with RocketCert
Scope of work

What type of work can be done with this license?

Licensed Electrical in North Carolina
  • Limited Electrical

    A Limited Electrical Licensee in North Carolina may engage in a single electrical project valued up to $50,000 and on which the equipment is not rated more than 600 volts.

  • Intermediate Electrical Contractor

    An Intermediate Electrical licensee may engage in a single electrical project valued up to $130,000.

  • Unlimited Electrical Contractor

    An Unlimited Electrical Contractor in North Carolina shall be permitted to engage in any electrical contracting project regardless of value.

Requirements & steps

What are the requirements to getting a license?

North Carolina Plumber RequirementsLimited Electrician
  • Must have four (4) years of experience.
  • Two (2) of the years must be primary experience whereas the remainder can be either primary or secondary.
North Carolina Journeyman Electrical RequirementsIntermediate Electrician
  • Must have at least six (6) years of experience.
  • Four (4) of the years must be primary experience whereas the remainder can be either primary or secondary.
North Carolina  Specialty RequirementsUnlimited
  • Must have at least seven (7) years of experience.
  • Five (5) of the years must be primary experience whereas the remainder can be either primary or secondary.

How do I obtain a license?

To apply for your license, contact the NC State Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors at 919-733-9042 or visit ncbeec.org.


North Carolina requires each licensee to complete 8 hours of Continuing Education prior to each renewal. North Carolina has no reciprocity agreements for Electrical licensees.


With RocketCert, our education is written but 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 price, we will beat it by 20%.


North Carolina Electrical exam prep Course
North Carolina Electrical License Exam Prep
RocketCert customer studying to pass their State exam through the RocketCert website or on the mobile app.
Submit Application

In order to sit for the exam, you must submit the application for licensure to the state. It must include verified education and work experience as required by the state. Upon application approval, the applicant will receive written notification which will include instructions for scheduling the examination, which must be taken within thirty (30) days of the date of the notification letter.

PASS THE STATE OR NATIONAL EXAM(S)

After studying with RocketCert, you will be on your way to passing the required State exam(s) (see below). Pre-approval is required. Testing centers are setup throughout the State in larger cities.

APPLY FOR YOUR LICENSE

After completing all the steps above, it will be time to apply through the NC State Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors to obtain your North Carolina Electrical License. Have questions or concerns with this process (or just a lack of time)? Our licensing specialists can help you with the process.

Exam

Which exam do I need to take?

Upon application approval, the applicant will receive instructions for scheduling the examination.

Exam details Limited/Intermediate/Unlimited Electrical Exam

  • Total Questions: 100
  • Time: 6 Hours
  • OPEN BOOK

Topics Include: Bonding and Grounding; Overcurrent Protection; Wiring Methods and Terminations; Boxes and Fittings; Service Entrance and Equipment; Motors and Control Wiring; Special Occupancies and Hazardous Locations; Load Calculations; Appliances, Equipment, and Lighting; General; Laws, Rules, Basic Business Practices, and Practical Applications

Pre-Licensing, Exam Prep, & Books

How do I pass the exam?

The North Carolina Electrical exam is open book. These references are permitted to be tabbed and highlighted! Unfortunately, our online course is NOT permitted to be accessed during the State exam.

North Carolina Electrical Exam Prep

Exam prep includes:

  • Highlighting Guides - We show you exactly what to study
  • Practice Exams - You'll know exactly what to expect when you sit for the real thing
  • Professional test-taking tips to help keep you calm and focused on exam day

Plus the following:

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North Carolina Electrical Bundle

Includes the following courses:

  • Electrical 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

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The following are permitted to be used during the exam.

NEC 2017, NFPA 70: National Electrical Code

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$99

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NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, 2013

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$109

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The following are NOT permitted to be used during the state exam.

North Carolina NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, Electrical 13th Edition

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$64

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General Statutes Chapter 87, Article 4 Law
Electrical Contractors Licensing Law
Free / Online
Title 21, North Carolina Administrative Code, Chapter 18B
Board’s Rules for the Implementation of the Electrical Contractors Licensing Law
Free / Online

Pre-printed or blank tabs are also available.

North Carolina Electrical Pre-Printed Tabs

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$14

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Permanent Blank Tabs - 375 Pack

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$29

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About Us

Why should I choose RocketCert?

At RocketCert, we strive to be the best (while having fun in the process). This means having not only the best quality of education, but also industry leading technology. Best yet, we are here for you 24/7. Have a question or comment? Give us a call or contact us to send us a message. Ready to begin? Select your State above and start immediately. Of course, you can resume later!


LIFETIME ACCESS

Why pay for something knowing your time with it is limited? At RocketCert, we believe in offering lifetime access to your training, even though it will not be needed.

EXPERT EDUCATION

Our education is written industry experts. We believe in helping you with your career, and that help begins with offering best in class education.

CUSTOMER SUPPORT

We are here for you. Have a question? Need support? Our team is available 24/7 for technical support. We pride ourselves in taking care of you.

EASY REFUNDS

Fail your exam? Prefer a different style of course? Other events taking place in your life? Give us a call and we can process a refund within 30 days of purchase for any reason. Exam prep courses are backed with our No Pass, No Pay guarantee.