These tests are tutorial type
that direct users to the answers and code references where applicable.
There are 42 tests for a total of 620 questions. The first 20 tests
consists of 20 questions each for a total of 400 questions. The 2011 NEC
change material consists of 22 tests with 10 questions in each test for a
total of 220 questions. All quizzes are interactive and self grading
and many questions include additional Web References, Hints, and Text
This course covers a wide range of electrical subjects
including NEC code rules, code calculations, and electrical theory.
Material used in this course came from the McGraw Hill Handbook on the
National Electrical Code (NEC), the NFPA Handbook on the NEC, Thomas
Harman's Guide to the National Electrical Code, Ugly's Electrical Reference,
Joe McPartland's Test Yourself on Electrical Calculations, the State of
Colorado Journeyman's Tests, the State of Alaska Journeyman's Tests, and an
Electrician Test Preparation seminar conducted in Los Vegas, Nevada that
cost over $500 to attend. The author, Gerald Newton, assembled this
material over a period of 37 years and was privileged to have access to much
of the material while working as a State of Alaska Electrical Inspector from
1988 to 1996.
This course is is in process of being updated to the 2011
NEC which is now the State of California's minimum standard. In the
2011 NEC the Title to Table 310.16 has been changed to Table 310.15(B)(16)
and the ambient derating factors that were found at the bottom of this table
are now in a new Table, Table 310.15(B)(2)(a). This has resulted in
many changes for reference material as used in the Hints and Text References
for questions on ampacity.
Over the years I have received many emails thanking me
for this course. The material has been used to help journeyman
electricians pass tests for Alaska, Colorado, and
The 2011 NEC is no longer available from the State of California because of
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