Pass the 2017 ICC E2 Commercial Electrical Inspector Exam!

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Master the Code. Study to pass your 2017 ICC E2 Commercial Electrical Inspector exam.

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Refresh your NEC code knowledge, successfully pass your 2017 ICC E2 Commercial Electrical Inspector Exam in the comfort of your home or office. Our comprehensive interactive Electrical Inspector exam preparation program is your best, most affordable path to guarantee ICC certification!

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How To Use Our Online Exam Center

STUDY our “Navigating the 2017 NECA Code Primer – For the ICC E2 Commercial Electrical Inspector Exam”. This eManual will familiarize you with the code’s structure within the ten chapters of the NEC. National Electrical Code Code.

PRACTICE utilizing our “Online Study Center,” providing over 1300 practice questions. Study-specific questions and answers and take timed simulated practice exams.

The course includes

  • eManual (Navigating the 2017 NEC. A Code Primer – For the ICC E2 Commercial Electrical Inspector exam)
  • Printable Worksheets (Companion to eManual)
  • Online Exam Center (Practice looking up answers in your codebook, Take full-length simulated exams).

eManual: NAVIGATING THE 2017 NEC “A Code Primer – For The ICC E2 Commercial Electrical Inspector Exam”.

Our “NAVIGATING THE 2017 NEC” eManual helps students review the (NEC) National Electrical Code. The eManual focuses specifically on the relationship of the 2017 NEC to the E2 Certification Exam. When you master the code, you master the exam!

This eManual covers the use, layout, and content of the nine chapters of the 2017 NEC. This eManual is the starting point for the TLC Certification Training Program. Designed specifically for the 2017 E2 Commercial Electrical Inspector course.

This eManual familiarizes you with the use, layout, and content of the nine chapters of the 2017 NEC. The eManual also provides a comprehensive review of study questions similar to those found on the ICC E2 Exam.

eManual 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 1-9)
    • 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.

You are allowed by ICC to use the 2017 NEC codebook when taking your E2 Exam!


Our online practice questions provide you with a framework to practice utilizing chapters 1-9 of your 2017 NEC codebook. This process of constantly utilizing your codebook to answer test questions builds up your speed and code knowledge. Our course provides you with the required skill set to pass your E2 Electrical inspector exam easily.

Four modes of study!

  • Chapter Study Mode: Covers over 1300 ICC E2 exam practice questions & answers. (Organized as Question – Answer – Code Location)
  • Flashcard Mode: Online Virtual Flashcards provide randomized access to our entire question set and are an ideal setting to practice answering exam questions. (Organized as Question – Answer – Code Location)
  • Chapter Tests: Provide real-time feedback on each chapter of our study materials, enabling you to concentrate on chapters that need improvement.
  • Simulated Final Exams: Simulates the taking of your ICC E2 Electrical inspector exam.
    • Full length (Exact  number of questions as on E2 Exam)
    • Timed (Exact amount of time as actual ICC E2 exam)
    • Randomized (Questions are randomized, all exams are unique)
    • Properly Balanced (Balanced according to the ICC Exam schedule guaranteeing a realistic E2 exam simulation)

Take as many simulated final exams as you want! (These exams help you to gain the knowledge, speed, and confidence needed to pass your ICC E2 exam 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 traveling to distant ICC classes. Our program is a reliable and affordable way to pass your E2 Commercial Electrical Inspector Exam at home online.


Learn what’s in the ICC 2018 E2 Exam!

Knowing what to expect is half the battle; proper preparation takes care of the rest. Our ICC E2 code foundation education method helps you master the 2017 NEC, ensuring you are in the best possible position for success.

How many questions are there in the actual 2017 ICC E2 Exam?

Answer: There are 80 code questions sourced from the 2017 NEC.

How much time are you allowed to complete the E2 exam?

Answer: You have no more than three and a half hours (Average, less than three minutes per question) to complete the E2 exam.

What am I allowed as reference materials when taking my E2 Exam?

Answer: You are allowed the 2017 NEC. Exam questions come from this codebook.

What percentage of questions do I need to get right to pass the E2 exam?

Answer: You must get 60 or more questions correct  (75%) to pass the E2 exam.

What type of questions will I be asked on my 2018 E2 exam?

Answer: The ICC E2 exam is a multiple-choice exam. Each question has four potential answers, with one answer being the most accurate or correct solution to the question. Specific question makeup is as follows:

  • General Requirements – (10%)
    • Project Administration and Legal 3%
    • Public Information 2%
    • Conductors 5%
  • Services – (17%)
    • Service Size, Rating, and Installations 8%
    • Service and Feeder Grounding and Bonding 9%
  • Branch Circuit and Feeder Requirements – (19%)
    • Branch Circuit and Feeder Installation  5%
    • Branch Circuit and Feeder Calculations 4%
    • Branch Circuit Ratings and Overcurrent Protection 5%
    • Equipment Grounding and Bonding 5%
  • Wiring Methods and Distribution Systems – (19%)
    • Branch Circuit Required Outlets 3%
    • Boxes, Enclosures, and Conduit Bodies 5%
    • Panelboards and Switchboards 6%
    • Raceways, Cables, and Bus Ducts 3%
    • Flexible Cords and Fixture Wires 2%
  • General Use Equipment – (12%)
    • Switches, Receptacles, and Light Fixtures 3%
    • General Use Equipment and Other Appliances 3%
    • Motors and Controllers 3%
    • Transformers, Generators, and Miscellaneous Equipment 3%
  • Special Occupancies – (9%)
    • Hazardous Locations  3%
    • Health Care Facilities 2%
    • Miscellaneous Other Special Occupancies 1%
    • Commercial Garages, Gas Stations, and Bulk Stations 3%
  • Special Equipment – (7%)
    • Swimming Pools, Fountains, and Similar Installations 4%
    • Miscellaneous Special Equipment 3%)
    • Smoke and Fire Venting Control  4%)
  • Special Systems – (7%)
    • Emergency Systems 2%
    • Signaling Systems 2%
    • Fire Alarm Systems 2%
    • Communications Systems 1%

Then take the ICC E2 Exam at home, ONLINE 24/7.

Take your exam at home via PRONTO (Proctored Remote Online Testing)
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TEST-TAKING – Room: Where you take your final ICC exam.

  • Requirement: Only one person is allowed in the room; if someone else enters while you are testing, the Proctor will automatically eject you from the exam.
  • Recommendations: The room should be in a quiet place with a door that can remain shut. Again, make sure you are alone, comfortable, and fully prepared to stay in full view of the webcam for the duration of your exam.

Bathroom Breaks: You may take up to a 5-minute bathroom break at any time during the exam.

  • Requirement: If a break exceeds the 5-minute mark, the Proctor will terminate the exam. The time clock continues to count down during any breaks. Additionally, a new desk scan is required before you are allowed to continue taking the exam.
  • Recommendations: Bathroom breaks waste your time. Be sure to take care of your business before your exam begins.

YOUR COMPUTER: You may use any PC or Laptop if it has a webcam, speakers, and a microphone

  • Requirement: Your computer must be connected to the internet. If using a laptop, use it as a stand-alone computer. Do not plug it into a docking station with monitors attached.

Required Operating System:

  • Windows XP – Windows 10
  • Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) – 10.13 (High Sierra)

Internet Connection: You must have a stable internet connection

  • Requirement: minimum speed of 2MB, upload, and download.
  • Recommendations: While you can use WiFi, we highly recommend using wired high-speed internet access as WiFi may not be as stable.

Browser (with pop-up blocker disabled):

  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox

ProctorU Technical Support

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  • During connection time, live chat support will be available.

Printed Manuals: E2 Exam, Navigating the 2017 NEC
(Only order with purchase of the E2 course) $60.00

Offline Course Support Aid. An online read-only version of this printed manual is included with the E2 Commercial Electrical Inspector exam course. Add the printed manual to your E2 course order for a physical copy of this eManual.

Only order if you require a printed copy of our E2 eManual for offline study. 

Add the 2017 NEC SOFTCOVER
Required Codebook (Sold Separately) $128.65

Adopted in all 50 states, NFPA 70, National Electrical Code (NEC) is the benchmark for safe electrical design, installation, and inspection to protect people and property from electrical hazards.



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The 2017 edition of this trusted Code presents the latest comprehensive regulations for electrical wiring, overcurrent protection, grounding, and equipment installation. Major additions reflect the continuing growth in renewable power technology. Other NEC revisions protect the public and workers from deadly hazards.

Work with the latest requirements governing public and private buildings, homes, structures, outdoor yards, and lots; utility equipment; installations connecting to the power grid; and consumer-owned power generation systems and equipment.

The 2017 NEC is better aligned with the safe work practices in NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace. (Softbound, 888 pp., 2017)

ISBN-10: 1455912778
ISBN-13: 978-1455912773

Codebook Navigation Aid (Sold Separately) $16.15

Tab your Codebook. Fast-Tabs help you navigate the 2017 NEC quickly and efficiently. Fast-tabs are a must-have item for NEC users and can dramatically lower the time spent searching through the codebook.

You are allowed to use NEC Fast-Tabs when taking your E2 Exam!

2017 NEC Quick-Cards
Code Reference Aid (Sold Separately) $33.10

These four 6-page laminated cards place NEC essentials at your fingertips. Quick-Cards include 1)2017 National Electrical Code (NEC), 2)Electrical Wiring, 3)Significant Code Word Finder, & 4)Solar Voltaic (PV) Systems, and are a valuable addition to your professional code library.

Put NEC Quick-Cards in a 3-ring binder to use while taking your E2 Exam!

Take our FREE E2 Commercial Electrical Inspector practice Test.

Pass this 20 question free ICC 2017 E2 practice test to glimpse where you stand! These free ICC E2 practice test questions are similar to the problems you will encounter when taking your actual ICC E2 Certification exam.

  • If you answer sixteen or more of these free ICC practice questions correctly, you are in pretty good shape.
  • However, if you miss five or more questions, get this course, you are in danger of failing your ICC test.

The NEC defines a conductor’s ampacity as ‘the maximum current, in amperes, that a conductor can carry continuously under the conditions of use without exceeding its __________ .

Correct! Wrong!

A way to ___________ ungrounded conductors supplying devices or equipment supplied on the same yoke by two or more branch circuits must be made available where the branch circuits start.

Correct! Wrong!

Where a cable or raceway type wiring method is installed through bored holes in joist, rafters, or wood members, in both concealed and exposed locations, holes must be bored so that the edge of the hole is __________ in. or more from the nearest edge of the wood member. Where the distance is not possible, the cable or raceway must be protected from penetration by nails or screws by use of a steel bushing or plate, __________ in thick or more, and of the correct length and width installed to cover the area where the wiring is located.

Correct! Wrong!

Circuit breakers used as switches, and switches, must be in a location so that they can be operated from a readily accessible place, and must be placed so that when the center of the grip of the operating handle of the circuit breaker or switch is in its highest position, it is __________ or less above the working platform or floor. Exceptions ignored.

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Flexible cords in Class I locations that apply 501.140(A)(5) must be __________ between the utilization equipment to the temporary portable assembly and between the temporary portable assembly and the power source.

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All 15- and 20-ampere, single-phase, 125-volt receptacles shall be protected by a GFCI if they are within what minimum distance to the inside walls of a permanently installed swimming pool?

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In emergency circuits, branch-circuit overcurrent devices are accessible only to __________ .

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During lightning events, limiting the length of the primary protector grounding conductors for communications circuits assists in reducing voltage between the buildings communications systems and __________ .

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Where K=12.9, what is the approximate voltage-drop on a circuit where an 80-ampere, 240-volt, single-phase load is supplied with size 3 AWG copper conductors with THWN insulation, and placed 200 feet from a panelboard?

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When electrical metallic tubing (EMT) is installed in a 50 foot conduit run, what is the minimum trade size required for enclosing eight (8) size 6 AWG copper conductors with THHW insulation?

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When a dwelling has a 1500 sq. ft. floor area, an unfinished attic, an unfinished cellar not adaptable for future use, and open porches. It has a 12-kW range and a 5.5 kW, 240-V dryer for appliances. Assume kW ratings for both are equivalent to kVA ratings in accordance with Article 220.54 and 220.55. The number of branch general light circuits is at least:

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What total minimum volt-amperes (VA) shall be included when calculating the demand load for small-appliance and laundry circuit loads a one-family dwelling?

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The minimum required size 75° C rated copper conductors for a demand load of 200 amperes when installed in an area with an expected ambient temperature of 120° F is __________ .

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Outlets that supply boat hoists installed in dwelling unit locations and supplied by ___________ shall have ground-fault circuit-interrupter protection for personnel.

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Snap switches must not be ganged or grouped in enclosures with other receptacles, snap switches, or similar devices, unless they are placed so that voltage is ___________ volts or less between adjacent devices, or unless placed in enclosures with securely installed, identified barriers between adjacent devices.

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What is the allowable ampacity of three (3) current-carrying conductors, size 500 kcmil 75° C rated copper, encased in intermediate metal conduit (IMC) located less than 7/8 inches above a rooftop and exposed to direct sunlight with an expected ambient temperature of 86° F?

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What is the full-load current rating of a 3/4 Hp, 120-volt, single-phase AC motor?

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The size of conductors can be expressed in AWG (American Wire Gauge), or__________ ?

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For supplying a fixed electric space heating unit with heating elements having a full-load current rating of 125 amperes and a blower motor with a full-load current rating of 2.5 amperes, what is the minimum size 75° C rated copper conductors required?

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What is required for a control transformer when a 240-volt wye-connected motor gets power from a converted single-phase source, and it is intended to connect a 120/240-volt transformer to control the motor on the load side of the converter?

Correct! Wrong!