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Electrical Licensing & Exam Prep

Utah

Journeyman & Master Electrician Licensing & Exam Prep

Utah contractors may hold one of many types of licenses, each specializing in either a specific trade or in a general scope of Building, Engineering, , or Commercial work. This page outlines the requirements and abilities of Journeyman and Master Electricians. Once the license is obtained, licensees must complete 16 hours of continuing education prior to each license renewal.

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 Utah Electrician License.

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Scope of work

What type of work can be done with this license?

Licensed  Electrician in Utah
  • Journeyman Electrician

    A Journeyman Electrician is licensed to properly plan, layout, and supervise the wiring, installation, and repair of electrical apparatus and equipment for light, heat, power, and other purposes on residential projects where the voltage does not exceed 250 volts line to line and 125 volts to ground.

  • Master Electrician

    A aster Electrician is licensed to properly plan, layout, and supervise the wiring, installation, and repair of electrical apparatus and equipment for light, heat, power, and other purposes on residential projects where the voltage does not exceed 250 volts line to line and 125 volts to ground.

Requirements & steps

What are the requirements to getting a license?

Electrician License RequirementsJourneyman Electrician

In addition to passing the Electrical Code, Electrical Theory, and Electrician Practical exams, applicants must also:

  • Complete a board approved apprenticeship program and have 8,000 hours of verifiable electrical experience in 4 years
    OR
  • Provide evidence of apprenticeship with 16,000 hours of verifiable electrical experience in 8 years in collaboration with the Electricians Licensing Board
 Electrician License RequirementsMaster Electrician

In addition to passing the Electrical Code, Electrical Theory, and Electrician Practical exams, applicants must also:

  • 4 years of experience as a licensed Journeyman Electrician
    OR
  • 2 years’ AAS degree from a properly accredited electrical trade school AND 2 years’ experience as a licensed Journeyman Electrician
    OR
  • BS degree in electrical engineering from an EAC/ABET accredited school AND one years of licensed experience
  • Journeyman Electrician license holders do not need to retake the practical exam

How do I obtain a license?

To apply for your license, contact the Utah The Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing at 801-530-6628 or visit their website.

16 hours of continuing education is required each licensing period prior to renewal. Utah has reciprocity agreements for Journeyman with Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, and Oregon. They have reciprocity at the Master level for Idaho, Oregon, and Wyoming.

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%.


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RocketCert customer studying to pass their State exam through the RocketCert website or on the mobile app.
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). Contact PSI at 800-733-9267 to begin this process. Testing centers are setup throughout the State in larger cities. Pre-approval is required from the testing agency prior to scheduling the exam

APPLY FOR YOUR LICENSE

After completing all the steps above, it will be time to apply through DOPL to obtain your Utah 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?

To schedule your exam, visit psiexams.com or call 800-733-9267.

It’s the exam! Journeyman/Master exam

Electrician Code Exam

  • Questions: 80
  • Passing Score: 38 correct
  • Time: 180 minutes
  • OPEN BOOK

Topics Include: Definitions & General Requirements; Raceways & Enclosures; Services, Feeders, & Branch Circuits; Overcurrent Protection; Conductors & Cables; Grounding & Bonding; Lighting & General Use Equipment; Communications Systems; Pools, Photovoltaic & Wind; State Laws & Rules


Electrician Theory Exam

  • Questions: 50
  • Passing Score: 38 correct
  • Time: 115 / 100 minutes (Journeyman/Master)
  • OPEN BOOK

Topics Include: Voltage; Current; Resistance; Power; Voltage Drop


Electrician Practical Exam

  • Questions: 6
  • Test is Pass or Fail, questions are all graded as one.
  • Time: 60 minutes
  • OPEN BOOK

Topics Include: Wiring Projects - 120 Volt Motor Wiring Project, Doorbell Project, and Light Switch Project; Material Identification; Conduit Bending - Complex bending, Simple bending

It’s the exam! Practical Exam Materials

The following items must be brought to the practical examination:

  • Two 5-foot pieces of 1/2 inch EMT conduit
  • One 1/2-inch EMT bender
  • One continuity tester or multi meter
  • One 1/2-inch conduit reamer
  • One straight blade screwdriver
  • One Phillips screwdriver
  • One pair of long nose pliers
  • One pair of side cut pliers
  • One pair of wire strippers
  • One hacksaw
  • One tape measure
  • One pencil or marker
Exam Prep, & Books

How do I pass the exam?

The Utah 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 calculation, highlighting guides covering the topics your exam is based on, practice questions for each references, and unlimited attempts on our "test simulation".



The following references may be used during the Code Exams:

NEC 2017, NFPA 70: National Electrical Code

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Utah DOPL Licensing Act, 58-1
Free / Online
Utah General Rule of the Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing, R156-1, 2020
Free / Online
Utah Electricians Licensing Act Rule, R156-55b, 2020
Free / Online
Utah Construction Trades Licensing Act, Title 58, Chapter 55
Free / Online

The following references may be used during the Theory Exams:


NEC 2017, NFPA 70: National Electrical Code

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Ugly's Electrical References, 2017

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