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Residential 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, Residential, or Commercial work. This page outlines the requirements and abilities of Residential 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 Residential Electrician License.

  • $289
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    Prep, Books, Tabs
Individual studying for the Utah Residential Electrician Exam  online with RocketCert
Scope of work

What type of work can be done with this license?

Licensed Residential Electrician in Utah
  • Residential Journeyman Electrician

    A Residential Journeyman Electrician is licensed to wire, install, and repair electrical apparatus and equipment for light, heat, power, and other purposes on buildings using primarily nonmetallic sheath cable.

  • Residential Master Electrician

    A Residential Master 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.

Requirements & steps

What are the requirements to getting a license?

Residential Electrician License RequirementsResidential Journeyman Electrician

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

  • Complete a 2-year board approved apprenticeship program and have 4,000 hours of verifiable electrical experience
  • Provide evidence of apprenticeship with 8,000 hours of verifiable electrical experience
Residential Electrician License RequirementsResidential Master Electrician
  • Pass the Electrical Code, Electrical Theory, and Electrician Practical exams
  • A minimum of at least 4,000 hours of required practice as a licensed Residential Journeyman Electrician
    • 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 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.

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). Contact ProV at 877-228-3926 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


After completing all the steps above, it will be time to apply through DOPL to obtain your Utah Residential Electrical License.


Which exam do I need to take?

To schedule your exam, review the ProV exam bulletin or call 877-228-3926.

Licensure by reciprocity is also avaliable with the NASCLA Exam. The examination must be accompanied by a 12-month license issued in the state to which the exam was used.

It’s the exam! Residential Journeyman/Master exam

Residential Electrician Code Exam

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

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

Residential Electrician Theory Exam

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

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

Residential Electrician Practical Exam

  • Number of Tasks: 4
  • Test is Pass or Fail, questions are all graded as one.
  • Time: 70 minutes

Topics Include: Torque Setting; Evaporative Cooler Motor Wiring (residential) (use of schematic diagram); 4-way & 3-way Light Switch Wiring; Schematic Reading & Wiring

It’s the exam! Practical Exam Materials

The following items must be brought to the practical examination:

  • One continuity tester or multi meter
  • One straight blade screwdriver
  • One pair of long nose pliers
  • One pair of side cut pliers
  • One pair of wire strippers
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".

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.

Utah Electrical Online Exam Prep

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Lifetime Online Access to:

  • Utah Electrical Online Exam Prep

Our Online Exam Prep features:

Ideal for students who already own all references



Utah Electrical Bundle

Lifetime Online Access to:

  • Utah Electrical Online Exam Prep
  • All books and references you can use during the exams
  • Custom Permanent/Pre-Printed Tabs
  • Free Shipping!

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The following references may be used during the Code Exams:

NEC 2020, NFPA 70: National Electrical Code

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Print for Your Exam:
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 2020, NFPA 70: National Electrical Code

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Ugly's Electrical References, 2020

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Pre-printed or blank tabs are also available.

1 Book Tab Bundle

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Permanent Blank Tabs - 375 Pack

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