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DEWALT® Electrical Licensing Exam Guide: Based on the NEC® 2014, 4th Edition

  • includes Printed Access Card
  • Ray Holder
  • ISBN-10: 1305400208  |  ISBN-13: 9781305400207
  • 336 Pages
  • © 2015 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $34.25
  • Newer Edition Available

About

Overview

For years, electrical instructors have turned to the DEWALT® ELECTRICAL LICENSING EXAM GUIDE for 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 2014 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, students will develop accurate expectations of what to expect in the exams, and key techniques for passing them.

Features and Benefits

  • Comprehensive exam study guide for electricians and apprentices.
  • Designed to help candidates prepare for and pass various state and local electrical licensing exams: Journeyman, Contractor, Master, Maintenance, Residential and Sign.
  • Includes methods to improve test scores, strategies to prepare, study aids and tips, examination regulations, formulas and references, realistic sample exams containing over 500 practice questions, and more.
  • Progresses beyond rote memorization by including answer keys with corresponding NEC® references that explain why the answer is correct.

Table of Contents

How to Prepare for the Exam.
How to Study.
What to Study.
Helpful Hints on Taking the Exam.
Typical Regulations at the Examination Site.
Typical Exam Questions.
How to Use This Book.
Helpful References.
State Licensing Requirements for Electrical Contractors.
Maintenance Electrician – Practice Exam #1.
Maintenance Electrician – Practice Exam #2.
Residential Electrician – Practice Exam #3.
Residential Electrician – Practice Exam #4.
Residential Electrician – Practice Exam #5.
Residential Electrician – Practice Exam #6.
Journeyman Electrician – Practice Exam #7.
Journeyman Electrician – Practice Exam #8.
Journeyman Electrician – Practice Exam #9.
Journeyman Electrician – Practice Exam #10.
Journeyman Electrician – Practice Exam #11.
Journeyman Electrician – Practice Exam #12.
Master Electrician – Practice Exam #13.
Master Electrician – Practice Exam #14.
Master Electrician – Practice Exam #15.
Master Electrician – Practice Exam #16.
Master Electrician – Practice Exam #17.
Master Electrician – Practice Exam #18.
Sign Electrician – Practice Exam #19.
Sign Electrician – Practice Exam #20.
Residential Electrician – Final Exam.
Journeyman Electrician – Final Exam.
Master Electrician – Final Exam.
Answer Key & NEC® References.
Glossary.
Appendix A - NEMA Classifications.
Appendix B - Hazardous Location Basics.
About the Author.

What's New

  • Updated to the 2014 National Electrical Code® which is the industry-standard code of the electrical industry.
  • Includes code to access online exam preparation questions.

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.