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Exam Prep Course

West Virginia Electrical Contractor Exam Prep Course

  • $ 297.00


  • Course Duration: Complete at Your Own Pace
  • Course Type: Online Pre-Recorded
  • Books Required: 1*

West Virginia Electrical Exam

The West Virginia Electrical Exam (WVSFMO Electrical Exam) is an open-book exam administered by the West Virginia State Fire Marshal's Office. Seating is limited for each exam date and location. To be considered for a specific date and location, your application MUST be received by the agency at least 7 business days prior to the requested test date. ​For a list of exam dates and locations, click here.​

​Applicants for the Journeyman, Master, and Specialty Electrician licenses must pass the WVSFMO electrical exam for the licensure level they wish to obtain. Specialty Electrician types include Electric Sign, HVAC, Low Voltage, Single Family Dwelling


Exam Prep Class:

This class will prepare you to take the West Virginia State Fire Marshal's Office Electrical Exam, also referred to as the WVSFMO exam. We cover all the material that you are allowed to bring into the exam.

The exam is open-book and is based solely on the 2020 National Electric Code Book.

This is an online, pre-recorded course you can complete at your own time and pace. Pre-Recorded content includes a discussion of test-taking strategies, highlighting instructions and practice exam questions for each book allowed into the exam, as well as a simulation practice exam


Class Days and Times:

This prep course is an online pre-recorded course that you can complete at your own time and pace.

Course material is delivered to you digitally immediately upon purchase - meaning you can get started preparing for your exam today!


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Online Content is available for 180 days after purchase. To extend content access an additional 180 days, a $50 course extension fee is required. If you have any questions, please contact our support team.

Additional Materials

The exam, administered by Pearson VUE, is open-book. In addition to the National Electrical Code book, you may also bring the following references and materials into the exam:

  • Book Tabs
  • Key Word Index
  • Ugly's Reference Guide
  • Standard Calculator
  • No. 2 Pencil


The exam is open-book. You may use the following approved references when taking the exam:

  1. National Electrical Code, 2020 edition
  2. Key Word Index
  3. Ugly's Reference Guide

We offer these books in a bundle linked here. We also offer pre-tabbed and highlighted books, containing all our course curriculum highlights and permanent pre-printed tabs that save you hours of preparing the books for your exam.

Exams are administered by the West Virginia State Fire Marshal's Office. Exams can be scheduled at or (304) 558-2191.

A score of 80% correct questions is required to pass the exam. 

Applying for the Exam

Exam Qualification Requirements:

Journeyman - Must meet at least 1 of the 3 requirements below:

  • Must have at least 1 Year (12 months) or 2,000 hours of actual, hands-one electrical work experience. All work shall consist of above ground structural wiring in accordance with the National Electric Code.
  • Must have completed an approved US Department of Labor formal Apprenticeship program.
  • Must have completed an approved West Virginia Department of Education 1080 hour vocational course. 


Master - Must have at least 2 Yeas (24 months) or 4,000 hours of actual, hands-on electrical work experience. Vocational training CANNOT be counted towards the required work experience. 


Specialty - Electric Sign, HVAC, Low Voltage, Single Family Dwelling - Must have at least 2 years (24 months) or 4,000 hours of actual, hands-on electrical work experience in the SPECIALTY AREA for which the applicant will be testing. Applicants may apply 1 year (12 months) of approved educational courses toward the work experience. 

To Apply for the WVSFMO Electrical Exam, Click Here.


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