Overview & Benefits
NASCLA Nationally Accredited Electrical Examination Program
The National Association of State Contractors Licensing Agencies (NASCLA) created a standardized accredited examination to take place of individual state licensing exams for Electricians. Electrical Exam Candidates applying to any accepting state agency can opt to take the NASCLA Electrical Exam in lieu of their state's specific licensing exam.
Once a candidate passes the NASCLA Electrical Exam through an administering state agency, they will not need to take another licensing exam if they are applying for licensure with any of the other participating state agencies.
A Residential Electrical Contractor is one who demonstrates competency in electrical installations, service, repair and maintenance typically encountered in a permanent dwelling unit.
Administering State Agencies for the NASCLA Accredited Exam for Residential Electrical Contractors Exam:
In order for candidates to take an examination within the program, they must apply for licensure under an administering state agency. The following agencies administer the NASCLA Accredited Examination for Residential Electrical Contractor exam. You must apply through one of the following agencies to take the NASCLA Accredited Examination for Residential Electrical Contractor Exam:
- Arizona Registrar of Contractors Administers Electrical Contractor/Master Electrician & Residential Electrical Contractor Exams
- South Carolina Residential Builders Commission Administers Residential Electrical Contractor Exam
Accepting State Agencies for the NASCLA Accredited Exam for Residential Electrical Contractors Exam:
The following agencies accept NASCLA Accredited Examination for Residential Electrical Contractor transcripts for applicants who have already passed the exam from another administering agency:
- Florida Electrical Contractors' Licensing Board Accepted Examinations for Endorsement on the Florida Residential Electrical Specialty classification: Residential Electrical Contractor
- Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing, Electricians Licensing Board Accepts Electrical Contractor/Master Electrician & Journeyman Electrician, Residential Electrical Contractor Exam