Alabama Electrical Journeyman

Training Overview

American Contractors currently offers a preparation class for the Journeyman license at this time. The information covered on the Master Electrical Contractor Exam is quite similar to the Journeyman Exam. The main difference in material covered on the two exams is the Master/Contractor Exam includes Business Law information. We recommend that you consider taking the Electrical Contractor Class that we offer to prepare for the Journeyman exam.


  • Pre-approval from the state is required to sit for the examination.
  • Electrical journeyman candidates must submit verification of 4 years experience under a master or state certified electrical contractor.
  • The board will require the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of 3 people (other than relatives) who have knowledge of applicant’s electrical experience.

Scope of Work

A person who possess necessary qualifications, training, and technical knowledge to install electrical wiring, apparatus, or equipment, light, heat, or power, as covered by the terms and provisions of this chapter, must work under master or state certified electrical contractor, also he shall be capable of doing said work according to plans and specifications furnished to him and in accordance with standard rules and regulations governing such work.


Seminar Price: $545.00


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To apply, contact the state of Alabama at 1-334-269-9990. The Journeyman licensing fee is $35.

Electrical Contractors Board

610 S. McDonough Street

Montgomery, AL 36104 


Alabama Electrical Journeyman reciprocity exists with Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.


As of this time Alabama does not require continuing education for the Alabama Electrical Journeyman license.


  • The fee for the exam is $81.
  • The Alabama Electrical Journeyman Exam has 80 questions and a time limit of 4 hours.
  • A 75% is required to pass.

    Topics on the exam include general electrical knowledge, grounding and bonding, conductors and cables, raceways and boxes, electrical power, special occupancies and equipment, motors, low voltage, lighting, illuminated signs, fire detection and alarm systems, over-current protection, safety information, and service, feeders, and branch circuits.

  • To schedule your exam, you must first obtain pre-approval from the board. Then, contact PROV at 1-866-720-7768.


The references located in the Right-Hand column are permitted to be taken into the examination. These references may be tabbed (with a permanent index tab) and highlighted.