Best ICC E1 Residential Electrical Inspector Certification Exam Course!

Pass the E1 Residential Electrical Inspector certification exam!

Complete our self-paced Residential Electrical Inspector Training Course then take your actual ICC online exam via ICC PRONTO. Rapidly become ICC certified without ever having to leave the comfort of your home or office.

Refresh your IRC and NEC code knowledge, successfully pass your ICC E1 Certified Electrical Inspector Exam. Our comprehensive interactive Electrical Inspector exam preparation program is your best and most affordable path to guarantee ICC certification!

Many home inspectors additionally use ICC E1 Residential Electrical Certification as a crucial part of their Home Inspector Certification portfolio.

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Get your ICC E1 Residential Electrical Inspector Certification. Review everything you need to PASS THE ICC E1 EXAM. Our 100% money-back guarantee backs this course.

First, Read our “Navigating the IRCA Code Primer – For ICC E1 Residential Electrical Inspectors”. This manual will familiarize you with the structure of the code contained within chapters 1-2 and 34-43  of the IRC. ICC International Residential Code for One and Two-Family Dwellings.

Next, the “Residential Electrical Instructor Study Guide provides hundreds of practice questions.

Finally, our “Online Study Center” allows you to study specific questions and answers as well as take multiple practice exams. These appear as Book Study Mode ● Flash Card Mode ● Chapter Test Mode ● and Exam Simulation Mode. Final exams consist of full-length, timed practice tests similar to the ICC exam.


TEXTBOOK – NAVIGATING THE IRC: A Code Primer – For ICC E1 Residential Electrical Inspectors:

Our “NAVIGATING THE IRC” manual helps students review the (IRC) International Residential Code. The manual focuses specifically on the relationship of the 2015 IRC to the E1 Certification Exam. When you master the code, you master the exam!

This manual covers the use, layout, and content of chapters 1-2 and 34-43 of the IRC. This manual is the starting point for the TLC ICC Certification Training Program.

TEXTBOOK – NAVIGATING THE NEC: A Code Primer – For ICC Residential Electrical Inspectors:

Our “NAVIGATING THE NEC” manual helps students review the (NEC) National Electrical Code. The manual focuses specifically on the relationship of the NEC to the E1 Certification Exam.

This manual covers the use, layout, and content of the ten chapters of the 2014 NEC.

ONLINE – THE RESIDENTIAL ELECTRICAL INSPECTOR STUDY GUIDE:

The “Residential Electrical Inspector Study Guide” provides over 300 practice questions from chapters 34-43 of the IRC and chapters 1-10 of the NEC related to the Residential Electrical Inspector exam. Practice questions come from the 2015 IRC published by ICC and 2014 NEC published by the NFPA.


FAST-TABS – Approved quick reference tabs for your IRC and NEC codebooks:

Fast-tabs help you navigate the IRC and NEC quickly and efficiently.

QUICK-CARD – – Quick lookup cheat-sheet of key IRC and NEC codes:

These two 6-page laminated Quick-Cards place IRC and NEC essentials at your fingertips.


ONLINE STUDY CENTER: Book Study Mode – Flash Card Study Mode – Chapter Test Mode – Exam Simulation Mode

Access practice questions & simulated exams from any device with internet access! Online features include virtual flashcards, 300+ practice questions, chapter exams, & mock final exams.

Our “Online Study Center” allows you to focus your study time by reviewing only the unfamiliar questions. Mark questions you know as DONE, and they will appear only on the mock final exams. Practice exams also provide additional feedback on questions answered incorrectly.

SIMULATED ONLINE EXAMS: Chapter tests and final exams allow you to check your progress while you master our study material. Practice tests provide real-time feedback enabling you to concentrate only on subjects needing improvement. Practice exams help you rapidly gain confidence and knowledge to pass your ICC certification test effortlessly.

ONE YEAR ONLINE ACCESS:1-year full access membership to our Online Study Center. Conveniently study in your home or office without wasting valuable time commuting to a classroom. Our program is a reliable and affordable way to pass your E1 Residential Electrical Inspectors exam at home, online.

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THIS PROGRAM REQUIRES YOU TO HAVE A COPY OF THE 2015 (IRC) INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE. IF YOU DO NOT OWN A COPY OF THE CODEBOOK, YOU SHOULD ACQUIRE ONE IMMEDIATELY.

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TEXTBOOK – NAVIGATING THE 2015 IRC: A Code Primer – For ICC E1 Residential Electrical Inspectors

Designed specifically for the E1 Residential Electrical Inspector course. This manual familiarizes you with the use, layout, and content of chapters 1-2 and 34-43 of the 2015 IRC. The manual also provides a comprehensive review of study questions similar to those found on the ICC E1 Exam.

Textbook includes

  • The purpose and layout of the code
  • How to navigate the IRC
  • Code reference exercises, speed drills
  • Exam Breakdown
  • Using the Table of Contents
  • Breaking down questions by subject (chapters 1-2, and 34-43)
    • Keyword Identification, how to Identify the subject of a question for easy reference.
    • How to search for a code article by referencing the INDEX
    • Code reference example questions with in-depth solutions.

NAVIGATING THE 2014 NEC (for the ICC E1 Residential Electrical inspector Exam)

Designed specifically for the E1 Residential Electrical Inspector exam, this manual will familiarize you with the use, layout, and content chapters 1 through 10 of the 2014 NEC. The manual also provides a comprehensive review of study questions similar to those found on the ICC E1 Exam.

Textbook includes

  • The purpose and layout of the code
  • How to navigate the NEC
  • Code reference exercises, speed drills
  • Exam Breakdown
  • Using the Table of Contents
  • Breaking down questions by subject (Chapters 1-10)
    • Keyword Identification, how to Identify the subject of a question for easy reference.
    • How to search for a code article by referencing the INDEX
    • Code reference example questions with in-depth solutions.

TEXTBOOK – 2015 E1 Residential Electrical Inspector Study Guide:

The E1 Exam Study Guide covers chapters 34-43 of the 2015 IRC International Residential Code. The E1 Exam Study Manual provides you with 300+ practice questions specific to the E1 Exam.

FAST-TABS for the 2015 IRC

Navigate the IRC quickly and efficiently. Fast-tabs are a must-have item for IRC users and can dramatically lower the time spent searching through the codebook. Furthermore, you are allowed by ICC to use a tabbed codebook when taking your E1 Exam!

FAST-TABS for the 2014 NEC

Navigate the NEC quickly and efficiently.  A must-have for NEC users Fast-Tabs dramatically lower time spent searching through the codebook. You are permitted to use a tabbed codebook when taking the E1 Exam.

QUICK-CARD for the 2015 IRC

This 6-page laminated card places IRC essentials at your fingertips. Quick-Card compiles Building, Mechanical, Plumbing, Fuel Gas, and Electrical requirements for the 2015 IRC into one easy reference.

Sections also include:

Footings ● Floor Framing ● Wall Framing ● Masonry Walls ● Roof Framing ● Interior Dimensions ● Means of Egress ● Smoke Alarms ● HVAC ● Plumbing ● Electrical.

QUICK-CARDs for the 2014 NEC

This 6-page laminated card instantly provides most of the 2014 National Electrical Code essentials you need to reference, at the tip of your fingers.

Sections include:

Neutral & Grounded Conductors ● Branch Circuits Feeders Service Conductors ● Protection against Physical Damage ● Working Space Clearances ● Grounding & Bonding ● Overhead Installations ● Underground Installations ● Conductors General Wiring ● Dwelling Unit Receptacle Outlets ● Dwelling Unit Receptacle Outlet Locations.

ONLINE STUDY CENTER

Study exam questions and take simulated practice exams from any device with internet access.

Features include

  • All practice questions (For E1 Electrical Inspector training course)
  • Virtual flashcards,
  • Chapter tests,
  • Simulated final exams. (60 Questions, 120 Minute Time Limit, 75%+ to pass)
  • Missed question reports – Practice questions provide feedback on problems you answer incorrectly.
  • All students receive 1-year membership in our online study center.

THIS PROGRAM REQUIRES YOU TO HAVE A COPY OF THE 2015 (IRC) INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE. IF YOU DO NOT OWN A COPY OF THE CODEBOOK, YOU SHOULD ACQUIRE ONE IMMEDIATELY.

ICC E1 Exam Content

E1 EXAM: 60 QUESTIONS – TWO HOUR TIME LIMIT – OPEN BOOK EXAM – 75%+ TO PASS

General Requirements 10%

  • Project Administration 1%
  • Public Information and Legal 1%
  • Electrical Theory 2%
  • Clearances and Guarding 2%
  • Connections and Splices 2%
  • Conductors 2%

Services 17%

  • Service Size and Rating 8%
  • Service Grounding and Bonding 9%

Branch Circuit and Feeder Requirements 28%

  • Feeders 5%
  • Branch Circuit and Feeder Calculations 6%
  • Branch Circuit Ratings and Overcurrent Protection 7%
  • Required Branch Circuits 5%
  • Panelboards 5%

Wiring Methods And Power and Lighting Distribution 21%

  • Installation Methods 4%
  • Branch Circuit Required Outlets 4%
  • Branch Circuits – GFCI 4%
  • Boxes and Enclosures 3%
  • Equipment Grounding 3%
  • Flexible Cords 2%
  • Class 2 Circuits 1%

Devices, Lighting Fixtures, and Appliances 19%

  • Switches and Receptacles 6%
  • Light Fixtures 4%
  • Appliances 5%
  • Heating and Cooling Equipment 4%
  • Swimming Pools and Similar Installations 5%
  • Swimming Pool Wiring 5%

RESPONSIBILITY: The duties of an E1 Certified Electrical Inspector include the following.

  • Inspecting the installation or alteration of electrical systems indoors and outdoors for one-and-two-family dwellings limited to 120/240 volts and single phase, up to 400 amperes.
  • Verify the proper installation of services, conductors, equipment, components, fixtures, appliances, devices and electrical appurtenances.
  • Determine the compliance with the Building Codes and Standards adopted by their jurisdiction.

Codebook - 2015 IRC

2015 IRC SOFTCOVER 

You must have a copy of the 2015 IRC to use this program!

Pass the ICC B1, M1, P1, and E1 Exam. The ICC Inspector Certification exam is an open book test.

You must possess a copy of the 2105 IRC when taking your ICC B1, M1, P1, and E1 Residential Inspector Exams.

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the 2015 IRC is a REQUIRED CODEBOOK for 2015, B1, M1, P1, and E1 Residential Building Inspector Exams.

This comprehensive code compiles all building, plumbing, mechanical, fuel gas and electrical requirements for non-commercial one- and two-family dwellings in one convenient code. The regulations cover dwellings and townhouses up to three stories.

  • The 2015 IRC® contains many important changes including:
  • Common walls separating townhouses must now be rated for 2 hours when an automatic fire sprinkler system is not installed.
  • Remodeling of an existing basement does not trigger the emergency escape and rescue opening requirements unless a new bedroom is created.
  • Ramps that do not serve the required egress door are now permitted to have a slope not greater than 1 unit vertical in 8 units horizontal.
  • Carbon monoxide alarms now require connection to the house wiring system with battery backup. A carbon monoxide alarm is required in bedrooms when there is a fuel-
  • fired appliance in the bedroom or adjoining bathroom.
  • Revised lumber capacities have changed the span lengths for floor joists, ceiling joists, and rafters in the prescriptive tables of the IRC.
  • New sections and tables provide prescriptive methods for posts, beams, joists, and connections in deck construction.
  • The girder and header span tables of Chapter 5 have been moved into Chapter 6. Multi-ply and single header tables are combined. A new section describing rim board headers is added.

ISBN-10: 1609834704
ISBN-13: 978-1609834708

Codebook - 2014 NEC

2014 NEC SOFTCOVER

You must have a copy of the 2014 NEC to use this program!

Pass either the ICC E1 Residential Electrical Inspector Exam or Pass the ICC E2 Commercial Electrical Inspector exam.

The ICC electrical Inspector Certification exams is an open book code test.

You must possess a copy of the 2014 NEC when taking the ICC E1 or E2 Electrical Inspector exam.

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The 2014 NEC is a REQUIRED CODEBOOK for anyone taking the 2014 E2 Commercial Electrical Inspectors exam.

The 2014 National Electrical Code contains hundreds of significant revisions encompassing new technology and improved safety for electrical personnel and consumers. Revisions in the 2014 NEC impact residential, commercial, and industrial installations. Stay current and update today! (Softbound, 910 pp., 2014)

Major changes in the 2014 NEC include:

expanded AFCI and GFCI protection in homes; new methods to distribute low voltage power; new practices to ensure the safety of photovoltaic electrical systems; plus electrical worker safety, sustainable energy systems, and more!

First-time articles introduce new coverage in growth areas:

  • Low Voltage Direct Current Distribution Systems (Article 393)
  • Modular Data Centers (Article 646)
  • Fire Resistive Cable Systems (Article 728)
  • Energy Management Systems (Article 750)

 

ISBN-13: 978-1455916467
ISBN-10: 1455916463

Free ICC E1 Practice Quiz

Ten Free ICC E1 Residential Electrical Inspector Exam Questions:

Pass this Free ICC E1 exam to glimpse where you stand! These sample Residential Electrical Inspector practice questions are similar to the ones you will encounter when taking your actual ICC Certification exam.

If you readily answer eight or more of these practice questions correctly, congratulations, you are in pretty good shape.

However, if you miss three or more questions, you are in danger of failing the ICC E1 Residential Electrical Inspector Exam.

 

Except as otherwise specified in the Code, the working space dimension in the direction of live parts and panelboards that might need adjustment, examination, maintenance or service while energized must be at least ______ inches deep.

Correct! Wrong!

Except as otherwise specified in Chapters 34 through 43, the dimension of the working space in the direction of access to panelboards and live parts of other equipment likely to require examination, adjustment, servicing or maintenance while energized shall be not less than 36 inches (914 mm) in depth. Distances shall be measured from the energized parts where such parts are exposed or from the enclosure front or opening where such parts are enclosed. In addition to the 36-inch dimension (914 mm), the workspace shall not be less than 30 inches (762 mm) wide in front of the electrical equipment and not less than the width of such equipment. The workspace shall be clear and shall extend from the floor or platform to a height of 6.5 feet (1981 mm) or the height of the equipment, whichever is greater. In all cases, the work space shall allow at least a 90-degree (1.57 rad) opening of equipment doors or hinged panels. Equipment associated with the electrical installation located above or below the electrical equipment shall be permitted to extend not more than 6 inches (152 mm) beyond the front of the electrical equipment. [110.26(A) (1), (2), (3)]

2015 International Residential Code
Chapter 34: General Requirements
SECTION E3405, EQUIPMENT LOCATION, AND CLEARANCES
E3405.2 Working clearances for energized equipment and panelboards.

2014 NEC
110.26 Spaces About Electrical Equipment.
(A) Working Space.
(1) Depth of Working Space.
(2) Width of Working Space.
(3) Height of Working Space.

When circuit conductors are electrically joined at each end, forming a single conductor, they must be at least ______ AWG.

Correct! Wrong!

Circuit conductors that are connected in parallel shall be limited to sizes 1/0 AWG and larger. Conductors in parallel shall: be of the same length; consist of the same conductor material; be the same circular mil area and have the same insulation type. Conductors in parallel shall be terminated in the same manner. Where run in separate raceways or cables, the raceway or cables shall have the same physical characteristics. Where conductors are in separate raceways or cables, the same number of conductors shall be used in each raceway or cable. [310.10(H)]

2015 International Residential Code
Chapter 34: General Requirements
SECTION E3406, ELECTRICAL CONDUCTORS AND CONNECTIONS
E3406.6 Conductors in parallel.

2014 NEC
310.10 Uses Permitted.
(H) Conductors in Parallel.
(2) Conductor and Installation Characteristics.

A dwelling unit can be supplied by how many services?

Correct! Wrong!

One- and two-family dwellings shall be supplied by only one service. (230.2)

2015 International Residential Code
Chapter 36: Services
SECTION E3601, GENERAL SERVICES
E3601.2 Number of services.

2014 NEC
230.2 Number of Services.

For one family dwellings, the ampacity of ungrounded service conductors must not be less than the load served, and the ungrounded conductors rating must be at least ______ amperes, 3 wire.

Correct! Wrong!

Ungrounded service conductors shall have an ampacity of not less than the load served. For one-family dwellings, the ampacity of the ungrounded conductors shall be not less than 100 amperes, 3 wire. For all other installations, the ampacity of the ungrounded conductors shall be not less than 60 amperes. [230.42(B), 230.79(C) & (D)]

2015 International Residential Code
Chapter 36: Services
SECTION E3602, SERVICE SIZE, AND RATING
E3602.1 Ampacity of ungrounded conductors.

2014 NEC
230.42 Minimum Size and Rating.
(B) Specific Installations.
230.79 Rating of Service Disconnecting Means.
(C) One-Family Dwellings.
(D) All Others.

The minimum allowable ampacity of a branch-circuit or feeder conductor size on a branch circuit or feeder that supplies continuous loads or a combination of continuous and noncontinuous loads, before applying any correction factors or adjustment, must be equal to or greater than _____ percent of the continuous load plus the noncontinuous load.

Correct! Wrong!

Branch-circuit and feeder conductors shall have ampacities not less than the maximum load to be served. Where a branch circuit or a feeder supplies continuous loads or any combination of continuous and noncontinuous loads, the minimum branch-circuit or feeder conductor size, before the application of any adjustment or correction factors, shall have an allowable ampacity equal to or greater than the noncontinuous load plus 125 percent of the continuous load.[210.19(A)(1)(a) and 215.2(A)(1)(a)]

2015 International Residential Code
Chapter 37: Branch Circuit and Feeder Requirements
SECTION E3701, GENERAL
E3701.2 Branch-circuit and feeder ampacity.

2014 NEC
210.19 Conductors - Minimum Ampacity and Size. (
A) Branch Circuits Not More Than 600 Volts.
(1) General.
215.2 Minimum Rating and Size.
(A) Feeders Not More Than 600 Volts.
(1) General.

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