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Refresh your 2018 IRC (Ch 1-2 & 34-43) & 2017 NEC code knowledge, successfully pass your 2018 E1 Residential Electrical Inspector Exam without leaving the comfort of your home or office. Our comprehensive interactive Residential Electrical Inspector exam preparation program is your best, most affordable path to guarantee ICC E1 certification!

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How To Use Our Online Exam Center

STUDY our “Navigating the 2018 IRCA Code Primer – For ICC E1 Residential Electrical Inspectors.” This eManual familiarizes you with the code’s structure and function within chapters 1-2 and 34-43 of the 2018 IRC. ICC International Residential Code for One and Two-Family Dwellings.

STUDY our “Navigating the 2017 NECA Code Primer – For ICC E1 Residential, Electrical Inspectors.” This eManual will familiarize you with the code’s structure within the nine chapters of the NEC. National Electrical Code Code.

PRACTICE utilizing our “Online Exam Center,” providing over 1000 practice questions. Study-specific questions and answers and take timed simulated practice exams.

The course includes

  • eManual (Navigating the 2018 IRC. A Code Primer – For the ICC E1 Residential Electrical Inspector exam)
  • eManual (Navigating the 2017 NEC. A Code Primer – For the ICC E1 Residential Electrical Inspector exam)
  • Printable Worksheets (Companion to eManuals)
  • Online Exam Center (Practice looking up answers in your codebook, Take full-length simulated exams).

eMANUAL – NAVIGATING THE 2018 IRC: A Code Primer – For the ICC E1 Residential Electrical Inspector Exam:

Our “NAVIGATING THE 2018 IRC” eManual helps students review the (IRC) International Residential Code. The eManual focuses specifically on the relationship of the IRC to the E1 Certification Exam. When you master the code, you master the Exam!

This eManual is the starting point for the TLC Certification Training Program. Designed specifically for the ICC E1 Residential Electrical Inspector exam. It will familiarize you with the use, layout, and content of chapters 1-2 and 34-43 of the 2018 IRC. The eManual also provides a comprehensive review of study questions similar to those found on the ICC E1 Exam.

eManual 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.

You are allowed by ICC to use the 2018 IRC codebook when taking your E1 Exam!


eManual – NAVIGATING THE 2017 NEC: A Code Primer – For the ICC Residential 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 NEC to the E1 Certification Exam. When you master the code, you master the Exam!

Designed specifically for the E1 Residential Electrical Inspector exam, this eManual will familiarize you with the use, layout, and content of chapters 1 through 9 of the 2017 NEC. The eManual also provides a comprehensive review of study questions similar to those found on the ICC E1 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 E1 Exam!


Online Exam Center – STUDY QUESTIONS & PRACTICE EXAMS

Our online practice questions provide you with a framework to practice utilizing chapters 1-2 and 34-43 of your 2018 IRC Codebook and 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 E1 Electrical inspector exam easily.

Four modes of Practice!

  • Chapter Study Mode: Covers over 1000 ICC E1 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 E1 Electrical inspector exam.
    • Full length (Exact  number of questions as on the E1 Exam)
    • Timed (Exact amount of time as the actual ICC E1 exam)
    • Randomized (Questions are randomized, all exams are unique)
    • Properly Balanced (Balanced according to the ICC Exam schedule guaranteeing a realistic E1 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 E1 exam effortlessly)


One-year online access: Full access membership to our online study center. Experience the convenience of learning at home or in the office, saving valuable travel time to an in-person course.


THIS PROGRAM REQUIRES YOU TO HAVE A COPY OF THE 2018 (IRC) and 2017 (NEC). IF YOU DO NOT OWN A COPY OF THESE CODEBOOKS, PURCHASE ONE IMMEDIATELY.

Learn what’s in the ICC 2018 E1 Exam!

Knowing what to expect is half the battle; proper preparation takes care of the rest. Our ICC E1 code foundation education method helps you master the 2018 IRC & 2017 NEC, ensuring you are in the best possible position for success.

How many questions are there in the actual 2018 ICC E1 Exam?

Answer: There are 60 code questions sourced from Chapters 1-2 & 34-43 of the 2018 IRC.


How much time are you allowed to complete the E1 exam?

Answer: You have no more than two hours (Average two minutes per question) to complete the E1 exam.


What am I allowed as reference materials when taking my E1 Exam?

Answer: You are allowed the 2018 IRC & 2017 NEC. Exam questions will only come from these codebooks.


What percentage of questions do I need to get right to pass the E1 exam?

Answer: You must get 45 or more questions correct  (75%) to pass the E1 exam.


What type of questions will I be asked on my 2018 E1 exam?

Answer: The ICC E1 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 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%

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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, you are automatically ejected from your exam.
  • Recommendations: The room should be in a quiet place with a door that can be shut. Again, make sure you are alone, comfortable, and fully prepared to remain 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 will continue to run during the break, and an additional desk scan will be required before continuing 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

  • Call: 1-855-772-8678, Option 1
  • Before connection time, you can submit a support ticket
  • During connection time, live chat support will be available

Printed Manuals: E1 Exam – $60
Offline Course Support Aid (Sold Separately)

Provides printed versions of the Navigating the 2018 IRC and Navigating the 2017 NEC eManuals. Online read-only versions of these manuals are included with the E1 Residential Electrical Inspector combination course.


Order this course only if you require a printed manual for offline study. Our E1 course provides online access to this manual.

2018 IRC for One & Two-Family Dwellings – $144.85
Required Codebook (Sold Separately)

The scope of the (IRC®) International Residential Code® comprises all building, plumbing, mechanical, fuel gas, and electrical requirements for one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses up to three stories.

2018 IRC SOFTCOVER

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The 2018 IRC is a REQUIRED CODEBOOK for 2018, 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 2018 IRC® contains many important changes, including:

  • An updated seismic map reflects the most conservative Seismic Design Category (SDC) based on any soil type. A new map reflects less conservative SDCs when Site Class A, B, or D is applicable.
  • The townhouse separation provisions now include options for using two separate fire-resistant-rated walls or a common wall.
  • An emergency escape and rescue opening is no longer required in basement sleeping rooms where the dwelling has an automatic
    fire sprinkler system, and the basement has a second means of egress or an emergency escape opening.
  • The exemption for the interconnection of smoke alarms in existing areas has been deleted.
  • New girder/header tables have been revised to incorporate the use of #2 Southern Pine in place of #1 Southern Pine.
  • New tables address alternative wood stud heights and the required number of full height studs in high wind areas.

ISBN-10: 1609837371
ISBN-13: 978-1609837372

2018 IRC FAST-TABS – $14.95
Codebook Navigation Aid (Sold Separately)

Tab your Codebook. Fast-Tabs help you navigate the 2018 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.


You are allowed by ICC to use our IRC Code Fast Tabs when taking your E1 Exam!

2017 NEC National Electrical Code – $128.65
Required Codebook (Sold Separately)

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.

2017 NEC SOFTCOVER

$128.65

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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

2017 NEC FAST-TABS – $14.95
Codebook Navigation Aid (Sold Separately)

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 by ICC to use our codebook tabs when taking your E1 Exam!

2018 IRC & 2017 NEC Quick-Cards – $19.90
Code Reference Aid (Sold Separately)

These 6-page laminated cards place 2018 IRC & 2017 NEC essentials at your fingertips and help to familiarize you with key code sections. Quick-cards are a useful addition to your professional code library.


You can use IRC & NEC Quick-cards if put in a 3-ring binder when taking your E1 Exam.

Take our FREE 2018 E1 RESIDENTIAL ELECTRICAL INSPECTOR PRACTICE QUIZ

Pass this 20 question free ICC 2018 E1 practice test to glimpse where you stand! These sample 2018 ICC E1 practice questions are similar to the problems you will encounter when taking your actual ICC E1 2018 Certification exam.

  • If you answer sixteen or more of these practice questions correctly, congratulations, 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 Exam.

 

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.

Correct! Wrong!

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.

Correct! Wrong!

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:

Correct! Wrong!

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 __________ .

Correct! Wrong!

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

Correct! Wrong!

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.

Correct! Wrong!

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?

Correct! Wrong!

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

Correct! Wrong!

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?

Correct! Wrong!

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!