Virginia Journeyman Electrician License

The Journeyman Electrician License allows you to do the following work:

  • Telephone wiring
  • Computer cabling
  • Sound systems
  • Data links
  • Data
  • Network installation
  • Television
  • Cable TV wiring
  • Antenna wiring
  • Fiber optics

All of which operate at 50 volts or less.

How to Get the Journeyman Electrician License in Virginia?

To apply, the applicant must meet the following qualifications:

  1. Be at least 18 years of age
  2. Complete a Tradesman Formal Vocation Training with one of the approved providers
  3. Meet the following requirements:
    • Time requirements:
      • 4 years of practical experience in the trade and 240 hours of formal vocational training
      • 5 years of practical experience in the trade and 160 hours of formal vocational training
      • 6 years of practical experience in the trade and 80 hours of formal vocational training
      • 7 years of practical experience in the trade and 40 hours of formal vocational training
      • 10 years of practical experience in that trade as verified by individuals who have observed the applicant’s work in the trade
  4. Have an Associate’s degree or certificate of completion from at least a two-year program in a tradesman-related field from an accredited community college or technical school and two years of practical experience in the trade for which licensure is requested
  5. Have a Bachelor’s degree or certificate of completion from an accredited college or university in an engineering curriculum related to the trade and one year of practical experience in the trade for which licensure is requested
  6. Submit a completed application, an experience verification form, and corresponding fee to the DPOR
  7. Be pre-approved and register for the PSI© exams by mail, fax or online:
    • By phone: contact 855-340-3910 (855) 340-3910
    • By mail: send the application along with the required fee to 3210 East Tropicana Las Vegas NV-89121
    • By fax: send the registration form to this number: (702) 932-2666, along with a credit card number and its expiration date
  8. Take and pass the trade examination
  9. Expect an answer from The Department regarding the license

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Virginia Journeyman Electrician License Exam

Below is all the information related to the trade exam, including the official reference list.

Virginia Journeyman Electrician Trade Exam

  • Testing Method: Computer-based testing
  • Testing Company: PSI©
  • Number of Questions: 70
  • Types of Questions: Multiple choice
  • Time Allowed: 210 Minutes
  • Minimum Passing Score: 49 Questions
  • Subjects Involved (No. of Questions):
    • Standards of Practice (3)
    • Standards of Conduct (2)
    • Renewal and Reinstatement (2)
    • Definitions (1)
    • Qualification for Licensure (1)
    • Revocation of Licensure (1)
    • General Electrical Knowledge (3)
    • Requirements for Electrical Installations (3)
    • Electrical-Electronic Fundamentals (2)
    • Services, Feeders, and Branch Circuits (7)
    • Service and Feeder Requirements (2)
    • Grounding and Bonding (7)
    • Conductors and Cables (7)
    • Raceways and Boxes (8)
    • Special Occupancies (3)
    • Special Equipment (2)
    • Electrical Signs and Outline Lighting (1)
    • Motors and Controls (5)
    • Utilization Equipment (5)
    • Lighting (2)
    • General Low Voltage Requirements (1)
    • Communication Systems (1)
    • Fire Detection and Alarm Systems (1)
  • PSI© Journeyman Electrician Official Content Outline

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