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  1. Hey

    New Member Introductions
    Just saying hello. Preparing to take my test in the coming months. Does anyone remember where they struggled most when they were at this point? Any pointers are appreciated. Thanks & Chat soon.
  2. Bench Test Help

    Commercial Electrical Forum
    Hi there, I have this control module. Its a 120v ac input that puts out 24v ac. Its from a big stand alone commercial freezer. Not to sure how to test the contacts (NO and NC) from the relay. I tried all sorts of combinations with my meter but could not get voltage during any combination. Any...
  3. IBEW 353 Aptitude test questions?

    Union Topics
    I was just reading up on local 353 and I found out it's one of the hardest locals to get into as there are literally thousands of people in every intake, and only 100 - 200 get accepted. I want to have a grasp of what I will be challenged with during the aptitude test, by finding out what you...
  4. I passed the Test for the License to be an Electrician Helper!

    General Electrical Discussion
    Hi guys, I finally took the Test to obtain the License to become an Electrician Helper in my country, and I passed it. First of all, my native language is Spanish, but I has been studying in English since High School and the University so I decided to take the Test in English and I passed it...
  5. Post-Aptitude Test

    Union Topics
    just took my test today and im just curious how long itll take to know what i scored and how detailed the scoring will be
  6. Maintenance Electrician Interview & Hands on Test

    General Electrical Discussion
    Hello, I'm going to be interviewing for a Maintenance Electrician position at Citgo on Monday, and I'm trying to get an idea of what to expect. I haven't had a lot of experience since I graduated from college, so I was wondering if anyone could help me with ideas about what kind of questions I...
  7. Rescheduling the aptitude test?

    Union Topics
    I have my NJATC aptitude test coming in two weeks. I've been trying to cram for it. Math has never exactly been my strongest subject and I just barely managed a passing grade in Algebra 1 in high school. I understand math skills are important for electricians, but I feel like it's something I...
  8. Aptitude Test

    General Electrical Discussion
    :eek:Hey All, I have my exam tomorow at noon (Dec. 1st). I took the the NJATC online course and passed it. it was fairly easy. BUT! Im nervous for tomorows exam. What can i expect? I need some peace of mind! I will keep you posted on how my exam went. Thanks! :eek:
  9. Help with 3rd year Electrical

    General Electrical Discussion
    :gunsmilie:Hello, I'm semi-new to the forum and just want to say thanks in advance to anyone who is reading and can maybe help me out a bit. I'm only about a week into my 3rd year course and it's been about 2 years since I did my 2nd year and I've been distracted with flu and having to find a...
  10. insulation testing

    General Electrical Discussion
    I have a customer who said she has some wiring running under her home that has been chewed on by some little varmints. - I am wondering if anyone can tell me how I ought to test these wires to make sure they are safe. (I am not able to do a visual inspection as they are located in an...
  11. Took My Apprenticeship Aptitude test

    Union Topics
    I took my apprentice aptitude test 3 weeks ago and im still waiting for results. I was wondering if you guys could tell me when i should expect to get my results in. BTW in my area they are only taking 50 out of 1000 ppl who tested. I did decent but im not sure if i made the cut.
  12. IBEW apprenticeship process

    Union Topics
    First I would like to take this opportunity to thank the entire forum for being such a great source of information. Using this site I learned a lot about what to expect from the IBEW intake process and how to better prepare myself for the tests and interview. So here I am trying to pay it back...
  13. Alberta 1st Year Test

    Canadian Electrical Forum
    I am looking for some insight about the 1st year test for apprentice electricians in Alberta. Could someone give me some direction on the types of questions going to be asked and maybe some examples?? The company I work for wants me to challenge 1st and 2nd year tests.... Any help at all would...
  14. Alberta Year 1 Test

    Canadian Electrical Forum
    I am looking for some insight about the 1st year test for apprentice electricians in Alberta. Could someone give me some direction on the types of questions going to be asked and maybe some examples?? The company I work for wants me to challenge 1st and 2nd year tests.... Any help at all would...
  15. Florida counties exam

    General Electrical Discussion
    I'm about to take my Journeyman/Master exam in Osceola County, Fl. However, I heard that some Florida counties are easier in the sense that allow you to use insert and notes in your codebook. So far Oscela and Orange only allow the codebook and approved books. Anyone has experience on this that...
  16. Telecommunications Apprenticeship Program

    Union Topics
    So after a year of anticipation, I recieved my letter to come take the aptitude test for Local 98. I looked over the sample question book and I'm pretty sure the reading comprehension and math sections won't give me a problem. Are there any mechanical questions or is it just math and reading...
  17. Should I go union?

    General Electrical Discussion
    My electricity teacher told me that with my grades, and the math I have taken that I could easily get into the Union. He lined me up to take their aptitude test, and I want to know if the Union is something that I will want to be in. I am still going to take the test regardless, to see how I do...
  18. Canadian Code Knowledge

    NEC Code Forum
    If you know the code or find the code in the Canadian Electrical Code Book. Post it here with the year, 2006, 2008 etc and then post a new question. So the first question. Where lampholders are installed in wet or damp locations, they shall be the weatherproof type.
  19. Entrance Exam

    Linework
    I have an exam to begin an apprenticeship with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power next week and was wondering if there's anything specific I should be preparing for. I'm fairly good at construction math and have a good mechanical aptitude. Should I take note for questions regarding...
  20. What do you guys think??? Licensing

    General Electrical Discussion
    What do you guys think about licensing in proportion to wages and should states make guys they consider "journeyman" test and get a state journeyman license (not a city card) and go to continuing ed. to renew it, to weed out the truly unqualified. I like to browse craigslist for jobs now and...
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