The Supervisor’s Exam is two parts, first part is 52 questions that are Code look up. These questions are similar to the General and Plant Journeyman Electrician Exam. The second part is 12 questions that involve the calculations. You must get 75% or better on both parts to pass the exam. 4 hours are allowed to finish the exam. Taking this prep course will get the General Journeyman or Plant Journeyman ready and comfortable to pass this challenging exam.
- The LEB, LRT, and LME license tests are 2 hours and contain 28 code look-up questions that come from the National Electrical Code(NEC), Oregon Electrical Specialty Code(OESC), Oregon Revised Statutes(ORS), and Oregon Administrative Rules(OAR). To get a passing score of 75% you need to get 21 correct questions.
- The Journeyman test for LEA, J, PJ, and LR are all 3 hours and have 52 code look-up questions that come from the National Electrical Code, Oregon Electrical Specialty Code, Oregon Revised Statutes, and Oregon Administrative Rules. To get a passing score of 75% you need to get 39 correct questions.
- The General Supervising and Limited Supervising license consist of two parts. The first part consists of 52 code look-up questions that come from the National Electrical Code, Oregon Electrical Specialty Code, Oregon Revised Statutes, and Oregon Administrative Rules. To get a passing score of 75% you need to get 39 correct questions. The second part of the exam is 12 questions that may be scenario-type or stand-alone-type calculation questions based on the National Electrical Code and the Oregon Electrical Specialty Code. This section also requires a 75% passing score or 9 correct answers. You must get a 75% passing score on both parts within the 4-hour time limit at the same sitting to get your license.
The Supervisor’s Exam is now also offered in an ONLINE FORMAT
NOW APPROVED FOR 40 HOURS OF CE IN WASHINGTON
If you have not applied with Oregon Building Codes Division (BCD), then Shawn can assist in filling out the application and streamlining the process. When Shawn was working at BCD, part of his duties were to approve and deny license applications. He knows what is acceptable according to the Oregon Revised Statues (ORS) and Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR). It can be confusing to read the legal written language, but Shawn specialized in electrical licensing while at BCD and can help in filling out the application for all electrical license types.
To qualify to sit for the Supervisor’s Exam the application needs to be filled out with the required information. There are two paths in which to qualify to sit for the Supervisor’s Exam. First is to document completion of an apprenticeship and at least 8,000 hours and 4 (four) years of licensed work under a Supervising or Master Electrician as a General or Plant Journeyman. The work shall consist of at least 1,000 hours of work experience in each discipline of Industrial, Commercial, and Residential. The second path allows for documentation of hours without an apprenticeship. You will need to document 24,000 hours of electrical and under a Supervising or Master Electrician. You will need at least 2,000 hours of work in each discipline that includes Industrial, Commercial and Residential. In both paths the documentation needs to be verifiable.
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The Supervisor Test Prep class will give accurate and well explained methods in which to successfully pass the General or Limited (Plant) Supervising Electrician Exam. Shawn’s approach and methodology will accurately teach the structure of calculations that the National Electrical Code (NEC) has established and, will present it to the Journey level electrician in an understandable manner. Article 220, of the NEC will be the focus for the class, but that also means other articles of the NEC will be studied as well as other publications that are approved for the exam.
PUBLICATIONS RECOMMENDED FOR SELF STUDY AND APPROVED FOR THE STATE EXAM:
The National Electrical Code Handbook
Oregon Electrical Specialty Code
Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS) chapter 479
Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) chapter 918
Keyword Index for the (NEC)
Ugly’s, or Black Book
24 hrs of CEU, 4 hrs ORL, 12 hrs CC, 8 hrs CR