The exam is open book, and the passing score is 70%. Please visit the
Trades Examination Information page for additional exam information and dates.
Please note as of August 1, 2018 an updated SPS 316 will go into effect. While the requirements in the 2011 NEC will be effective until Jan. 1 of 2020 for one and two family dwellings, all Electrical Exams will change to reflect the updated SPS 316 and the 2017 NEC.
The exam will cover information contained in the following:
Wis. Admin. Code § SPS 305
Wis. Admin. Code § SPS 316
2017 National Electrical Code (NEC)
Copies of Wisconsin Administrative Codes may be printed from the
Wisconsin State Legislature site or obtained from
Document Sales online or by calling (608) 243-2441 or (800) 362-7253. NFPA standards may be ordered from the
National Fire Protection Association, (800) 344-3555.