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Utah Electrical Contractors License

get utah contractors licenseMaster Electrician – A person who possesses the knowledge and skill to design, plan, layout, install, alter, repair, add to, or change electrical conductors, fixtures, appliances, apparatus, raceways, conduit, or any part thereof which generates, transforms, or utilizes electrical energy in any form for light, heat, power, or communications. Journeyman Electrician – A person who possesses the knowledge and skill to install, alter, repair, add to, or change electrical conductors, fixtures, appliances, apparatus, raceways, conduit, or any part thereof which generates, transforms, or utilizes electrical energy in any form for light, heat, power, or communications. Residential Master Electrician – A person who possesses the training, experience, and knowledge 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. Residential Journeyman Electrician – A person who possesses the training, experience, and knowledge to wire, install, and repair electrical apparatus and equipment for light, heat, power, and other purposes, on buildings using primarily nonmetallic sheathed cable where the voltage does not exceed 250 volts line to line and 125 volts to ground.

 

Utah Electrical Contractors License Requirements

 

let us help you get your contractors licenseA contractors license is required in Utah for any project that exceeds $1,000. To become a licensed contractor candidates will have to sit for two exams, business and law and their trade. Master exam: you must have one of the following: a bachelor's degree from a Division-approved electrical engineering program and one year of full-time Division-approved work experience an associate's degree from a Division-approved applied science program and two years of full-time Division-approved work experience eight years of full-time Division-approved work experience Residential Master exam: you must have two years of full-time Division-approved work experience as a licensed residential journeyman electrician. Journeyman exam: you must have four years of full-time apprentice training or six years of full-time Division-approved work experience. To qualify for the residential journeyman exam you must have two years of full-time apprentice training and two years of full-time Division-approved work experience or four years of full-time Division-approved work experience. More info here.

 

Utah Electrical Contractors Fees

 

contractors license feesTo become a licensed contractor in Utah, candidates will have to pass two exams, business and law and the trade. Even if you are obtaining your license through reciprocity, you must also pass a business and law exam and a trade exam. It will cost you $210 nonrefundable to file an application for a primary classification license. The supplemental classification application fee is $100. The business and law exam will cost you $72. Each trade exam costs $72.

 

Utah Electrical Contractors Exam Details

 

contractor exam detailed informationTo qualify for the exams for most trades, you must have at least two years of full-time related work experience in any trade you want to get a license for. Master Electrician and Journeyman Code Portion - 80 questions, 180 minutes Theory Portion - 50 questions, 100 minutes Practical Portion (master) - 7 items, 120 minutes Practical Portion (journeyman) - 5 items, 90 minutes Residential Master and Journeyman Electrician – Code Portion - 80 questions, 180 minutes Theory Portion - 50 questions, 100 minutes Practical Portion (master) - 6 items, 60 minutes Practical Portion (journeyman) - 4 items, 60 minutes. More info here.

Electrical Exam Content

 

General Knowledge
Raceways and Enclosures
Services, Feeders and Branch Circuits
Overcurrent Protection
Conductors and Cables
Grounding and Bonding
Lighting and General Use Equipment
Special Occupancies and Equipment
Motors and Controls
Low Voltage and Communications Circuits
Fire and Intrusion Detection and Alarm Systems
Electrical Power
State Laws and Rules and Safety


Total Number of Test Questions: 80


Time Allowed: 180 minutes

 

Books That Are Allowed Into The Exam

 

1. National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2014, NFPA.

 

2. Utah Amendments to the National Electrical Code, 2011.

 

3. Ugly's Electrical References 2011, George V. Hart.

 

NOTE: If you are not currently a licensed contractor then you are required to take and pass BOTH the standard LAW exam and TRADE specific exam.

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Utah Electrical Contractors Exam Study Kit $249

 

complete home study kit saleOur home study materials are available in either books with CD-ROMs version or online downloadable version. Our CD-ROM software is developed using the computer-assisted testing software, which means that no internet or prior computer experience is required. Both CD-ROM and instant online download versions are identical and cover everything you need to study and pass your contractors exam. The complete home study kit includes: both Business and Law & Electrical study manuals with over 200 pages of electrical formulas, terminology, math examples, estimating, wiring, and more. Plus, over a thousand of practice exam questions with detailed explanations to all Business and Law and Electrical exam questions. All orders also receive a complete contractors application review, 30-day online exam support, and 24/7 online applicant support.

 

Utah Contractors License Reciprocity

 

contractors license reciprocityThe following are the Reciprocal Contractors License Classifications for Utah: Arizona, California, Louisiana, Nevada, and South Carolina. The contractor must be applying for a license in a classification that appears on that state's reciprocal  list. The contractor must have held an active license in good standing in one of the reciprocal states for the previous five years. The contractor must complete the Application for Original Contractor's License. More info here.