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Considering getting your electrical license in North Carolina? Find everything you need including the requirements, steps, and exam prep to ensure you pass the licensing exam. North Carolina requires a Electrical License prior to the bidding or contracting any electrical work. Electrical contracting licenses are administered by the NC State Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors (NCBEEC). The license is split into 3 levels: Limited, Intermediate, and Unlimited.
We offer online courses, books for the exam, and instructor support 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. We also backed it with our no pass, no pay policy. All of our courses are available from almost any device, any time. Confidently pass the exams and obtain your North Carolina Electrical License with RocketCert.
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.
An Intermediate Electrical licensee may engage in a single electrical project valued up to $130,000.
An Unlimited Electrical Contractor in North Carolina shall be permitted to engage in any electrical contracting project regardless of value.
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. A full list of accepting agencies can be found on our NASCLA Electrical Exam page.
Exams are administered by PSI. You can contact them by calling 800-733-9267 or visiting psiexams.com.
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
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
Upon application approval, the applicant will receive instructions for scheduling the examination.
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.
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