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DEWALT® Electrical Licensing Exam Guide, Based on the NEC® 2011, 3rd Edition

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Overview

For years, electricians and apprentices alike have turned to the DEWALT ELECTRICAL LICENSING EXAM GUIDE for all of their licensing exam preparation needs. With a commitment to delivering both the need-to-know knowledge and valuable test-taking strategies to demonstrate that knowledge, it is a comprehensive and thorough guide to successfully mastering various state and local electrical licensing exams. Its latest edition, based on the 2011 National Electrical Code®, is no exception. Covering Journeyman, Contractor, Master, Maintenance, Residential and Sign licensing exams, it takes a non-state-specific approach to its content coverage, making it a useful tool for readers anywhere. At the core of the book's value: proven methods for exam preparation, including study aids and tips, examination regulations, formulas and references, and realistic sample exams with over 500 practice questions. As a result, readers will develop accurate expectations of what to expect in the exams, and key techniques for passing them. Check out our app, DEWALT® Mobile Pro™. This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit dewalt.com/mobilepro. Looking for online exam prep products? Check out DEWALT® Contractor’s Exam Preparation at dewalt.com/examprep and gain instant access to licensing exam preparation specifically created for the building trades.

Features and Benefits

  • Enhances preparation experience with a powerful interactive CD that simulates exam-taking while also offering a feature assessment of weak areas, the ability to skip questions and mark them for review, and immediate grading of the exam.
  • Progresses beyond rote memorization by including answer keys with corresponding NEC® references that explain why the answer is correct.
  • Offers the very latest information by including references to the 2011 National Electrical Code®.

Table of Contents

How to prepare for the exam.
How to Study.
What to Study.
Helpful Hints on taking the Exam.
Regulation at the Examination Site.
Typical Examination Questions.
How to Use this Book.
Helpful References.
About the Author.
Maintenance Electrician Practice Exams.
Residential Electrician Practice Exams.
Journeyman Electrician Practice Exams.
Master Electrician Practice Exams.
Sign Electrician Practice Exams.
Residential Electrician Final Exam.
Journeyman Electrician Final Exam.
Master Electrician Final Exam.
Answer Key & NEC® References.
Glossary.

What's New

  • Expanded exam coverage with one additional Journeyman and two additional Master Electrician practice exams.
  • Simplifies complex concepts with an all-new glossary that breaks down information into clear, straightforward, easy-to-digest pieces.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

National Electrical Code 2011  (ISBN-10: 0877659141 | ISBN-13: 9780877659143)

Safe, efficient, code-compliant electrical installations are made simple with the latest publication of this widely popular resource. Like its highly successful previous editions, the National Electrical Code® 2011 softcover version combines solid, thorough, research-based content with the tools you need to build an in-depth understanding of the most important topics. New to the 2011 edition are articles including first-time Article 399 on Outdoor, Overhead Conductors with over 600 volts, first-time Article 694 on Small Wind Electric Systems, first-time Article 840 on Premises Powered Broadband Communications Systems, and more. The National Electrical Code® is adopted in all 50 states, and is an essential reference for those in or entering careers in electrical design, installation, inspection, and safety. Check out our app, DEWALT® Mobile Pro™. This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit dewalt.com/mobilepro.

List Price = $95.00  | CengageBrain Price = $95.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $71.25

National Electrical Code 2011 Handbook  (ISBN-10: 0877659168 | ISBN-13: 9780877659167)

Safe, efficient, code-compliant electrical installations are made simple with the latest publication of this widely popular resource. Like its highly successful previous editions, the NEC® 2011 Handbook combines solid, thorough, research-based content with the tools you need to build an in-depth understanding of the most important topics. It provides the full text of the updated code regulations alongside expert commentary from code specialists, offering code rationale, clarifications for new and updated rules, and practical, real-world advice on how to apply the code. New to the 2011 edition are articles including first-time Article 399 on October, Overhead Conductors with over 600 volts, first-time Article 694 on Small Wind Electric Systems, first-time Article 840 on Premises Powered Broadband Communications Systems, and more. This winning combination has created a valuable reference for those in or entering careers in electrical design, installation, inspection, and safety. Check out our app, DEWALT® Mobile Pro™. This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit dewalt.com/mobilepro.

List Price = $180.00  | CengageBrain Price = $180.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $135.00

Student Supplements

National Electrical Code 2011  (ISBN-10: 0877659141 | ISBN-13: 9780877659143)

Safe, efficient, code-compliant electrical installations are made simple with the latest publication of this widely popular resource. Like its highly successful previous editions, the National Electrical Code® 2011 softcover version combines solid, thorough, research-based content with the tools you need to build an in-depth understanding of the most important topics. New to the 2011 edition are articles including first-time Article 399 on Outdoor, Overhead Conductors with over 600 volts, first-time Article 694 on Small Wind Electric Systems, first-time Article 840 on Premises Powered Broadband Communications Systems, and more. The National Electrical Code® is adopted in all 50 states, and is an essential reference for those in or entering careers in electrical design, installation, inspection, and safety. Check out our app, DEWALT® Mobile Pro™. This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit dewalt.com/mobilepro.

List Price = $95.00  | CengageBrain Price = $95.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $71.25

National Electrical Code 2011 Handbook  (ISBN-10: 0877659168 | ISBN-13: 9780877659167)

Safe, efficient, code-compliant electrical installations are made simple with the latest publication of this widely popular resource. Like its highly successful previous editions, the NEC® 2011 Handbook combines solid, thorough, research-based content with the tools you need to build an in-depth understanding of the most important topics. It provides the full text of the updated code regulations alongside expert commentary from code specialists, offering code rationale, clarifications for new and updated rules, and practical, real-world advice on how to apply the code. New to the 2011 edition are articles including first-time Article 399 on October, Overhead Conductors with over 600 volts, first-time Article 694 on Small Wind Electric Systems, first-time Article 840 on Premises Powered Broadband Communications Systems, and more. This winning combination has created a valuable reference for those in or entering careers in electrical design, installation, inspection, and safety. Check out our app, DEWALT® Mobile Pro™. This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit dewalt.com/mobilepro.

List Price = $180.00  | CengageBrain Price = $180.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $135.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Ray Holder

Ray Holder has worked in the electrical industry for more than 50 years as an apprentice, journeyman, master, field engineer, estimator, business manager, contractor, inspector, consultant, author, and instructor. He is a graduate of Texas State University and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in occupational education. A certified instructor of electrical trades, he has been awarded a lifetime teaching certificate from the Texas Education Agency in the field of vocational education. Mr. Holder has taught thousands of students at the University of Texas; Austin Community College; Odessa College; Technical-Vocational Institute of Albuquerque, New Mexico; Howard College at San Angelo, Texas; and in the public school systems in Fort Worth and San Antonio, Texas. He is currently the director of education for Electrical Seminars, Inc. Mr. Holder is a past member of the National Fire Protection Association and International Association of Electrical Inspectors, and a retired member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.