Some online resources that provide study guides for the entered apprentice include the Masonic Lodge of Education and Pietre-Stones Review of Freemasonry. The study guides contain information about the tools, etiquette, terminology, symbols and history of Freemasonry. The entered apprentice guides explain the 24-inch gauge and the common gavel.
The study guides assist the entered apprentice by providing tools for understanding Freemasonry's biblical and historical meanings. The Masonic Lodge of Education study guide includes a quiz that the entered apprentice can use to self-check and re-take if necessary. While much of the study material requires memorization, the study guides indicate that understanding of the memory work is essential. The websites provide links to many levels of study.