Tutorial ecommerce sites, such as Electrician2.com and Tests.com, provide practice tests for electricians for free. The Independent Electrical Contractors, Inc. also posts licensing and testing information on its site, including the approved materials and testing topics for the standard journeyman electrician test.
Electrician2.com provides practice and refresher course tests for electricians. To find the free practice tests, navigate to its homepage and scroll to the bottom of the page. The tests include practice questions about the National Electric Code and the online code change based on the 2008 to 2011 NEC. More practice tests are available on the left side panel of the practice-test page.
To find free practice tests for journeyman electricians on Tests.com, go to the site's homepage and click Trades under Find Tests. Choose Journeyman on the menu and click the Electrician Practice Test under Journeyman Electrician Exam. After completing the sample questions, click Score My Practice Test to check which topics require further studies and attention.
To find the approved testing topics on the IEC site, navigate to IECbluegrass.org and click Licensing & Testing Information on the left sidebar. Under Electrician, click Approved Materials and Testing Topics to view. The page is in PDF format and requires an Adobe Reader to view or download.
The journeyman electrician tests are usually open book, allowing examinees to carry notes, review materials and other authorized resources into the exam room. The exam tests is not focus on memorization and knowledge, but rather tests the examinee's understanding of the application and concepts of the field.