ICC G18 National Standard Residential Electrician Exam Study Course

Pass the G18 National Standard Residential Electrician Exam (Online and self-paced)

If your state, county, or city licensing agency requires you to pass the ICC G18 Residential Electrician Exam, complete our online ICC exam preparation course. Enhance your career as a certified G18 Residential Electrician.


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Pass the ICC G18 National Standard Residential Electrician Exam

Refresh your 2017 NEC Code knowledge, successfully pass your ICC G18 Residential Electrician Exam. Preparing for your ICC G18 exam has never been easier! You will pass the ICC G18 exam. We guarantee it!

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Refresh your 2017 NEC code knowledge. Successfully achieve ICC G18 certification status without leaving the comfort of your home or office. Our ICC G18 National Standard Residential Electrician exam preparation course is your best, most affordable path to success!

Pass your ICC G18 Residential Electrician exam. Our money-back guarantee backs this course. We provide the study materials (excluding codebooks) required to PASS THE ICC G18 EXAM. 

How To Use Our Online Study Center

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

PRACTICE answering realistic exam questions using the methods explained in our “Navigating the 2017 NEC”. Over 1,300 code-specific practice questions and answers and unlimited full-length, timed final exams. 

The course includes:

  • eCourse: Electrical Theory.
  • eCourse: Blueprint Reading.
  • eManual: Navigating the 2017 NEC. A Code Primer.
  • Printable Workbook: Companion to 2017 NEC eManual.
  • Online Practice Questions: Practice looking up answers in your codebook, & take timed, full-length simulated exams.

Electrical Theory – eCourse


  • Basic Electrical Theory
  • Basic DC Theory
  • Basic AC Theory
  • Ohms Law
  • Test Equipment
  • Electrical Theory Chapter Questions

Blueprint Reading – eCourse


  • Label Systems & Schematic Reading
  • Construction Drawing Tutorial
  • Blueprint Reading Chapter Questions

Navigating the 2017 NEC – eManual

Our “NAVIGATING THE 2017 NEC” eManual helps students review the (NEC) National Electrical Code.
When you master the code, you master your Exam!

This eManual is the starting point for the TLC Certification Training Program. It will familiarize you with the use, layout, and content of chapters one through nine of the 2017 NEC.

eManual includes:

  • The purpose and layout of the code
  • How to navigate the NEC
  • Codebook navigation exercises, speed drills
  • 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 ICC G18 Exam!

Online Study Questions & Practice Exams

Our online practice questions provide a framework to practice utilizing your 2017 NEC Codebook. Constantly utilizing your codebook to answer test questions builds up your speed and code knowledge. Our course provides the required skills to pass your ICC G18 Residential Electrician exam.

Four modes of study!

  • Chapter Study Mode: Covers over 1,300 ICC G18 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: Provides 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 G18 Residential Electrician exam.
    • Full length (Exact  number of questions as on G18 Exam)
    • Timed (Exact amount of time as actual ICC G18 exam)
    • Randomized (Questions are randomized, and all exams are unique)
    • Properly Balanced (Balanced according to the ICC Exam schedule guaranteeing a realistic ICC G18 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 G18 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.


ICC G18 Exam Breakdown

When performing electrical work in a city, county, or state that requires ICC G18 National Standard Residential Electrician certification, that jurisdiction requires you to take and pass an ICC G18 examination based on the NEC.

You are allowed to use a copy of the 2017 NEC and any edition of Ugly’s Electrical References when taking your G18 exam.


  • General Knowledge (12%)
    • Electrical Theory and General Electrical Load Calculations
    • Code Definitions and Terms
  • Services and Service Equipment (22%)
    • Service Load Calculations
    • Service Equipment & Service Conductors
    • System Grounding and Bonding
  • Feeders (13%)
    • Load Calculations
    • Equipment Grounding
  • Branch Circuits and Conductors (25%)
    • Branch Circuit Calculations
    • Required Outlets & GFCI / AFCI Protection
    • Overcurrent Protection
    • Equipment Grounding
    • Conductor
  • Wiring Methods and Materials (13%)
    • Raceway Installations
    • Boxes and Enclosures
    • Flexible Cords and Cables
  • Equipment and Devices (8%)
    • Luminaires
    • Receptacles, Switches, and Other Devices
    • Appliances and Other Equipment
  • Special Occupancies, Equipment, and Conditions (7%)
    • Swimming Pools and Similar Installations
    • Low Voltage Circuits, Alarm & Similar Systems

Schedule your ICC G18 exam at home, ONLINE, 24/7!

Register with ICC to take your exam at home via PRONTO (Proctored Remote Online Testing) or take your exam at any Pearson|VUE test center

Take your ICC G18 Residential Electrician exam online with ICC PRONTO or take your test at the closest Pearson|VUE test center

ICC PRONTO provides an at-home option for taking your ICC exams 24/7.
CLICK HERE – For more information or to log into the ICC – PRONTO portal.

ICC Inspector exams can be taken in person at Pearson|Vue testing centers nationwide.
CLICK HERE – For more information or to schedule an exam with Pearson|VUE.

Pricing for each exam is the same regardless of whether you choose Pearson|Vue or ICC PRONTO to administer your final exam.

PRONTO requirements /recommendations for taking the G18 exam

TEST-TAKING – Room: Where you take your final ICC exam.

  • Requirement: Only one person is allowed in the room; if someone enters while you are testing, the Proctor will automatically eject you from the exam.
  • Recommendations: The room should be quiet, 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 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.

OR Take your ICC G18 Exam at the Closest Pearson|VUE Test Center

ICC exams are available at Pearson|VUE testing centers across the country.
CLICK HERE – For more information or to set up an exam with Pearson|VUE

IMPORTANT: ICC has been split into different testing programs on its website. Before registering for your Contractor/Trades exam, you must know the three-digit exam code. Each testing program will require a unique username and password.

The Contractor/Trades program is also split into exams requiring pre-authorization and exams not requiring pre-authorization. View the current exams that require pre-authorization OR do not require pre-authorization.

To create an account, schedule an exam, view exams, or find a test center, please visit home.pearsonvue.com/icc/license.

About the ICC G18 Residential Electrician exam.

This information regarding the ICC G18 exam is provided to you as a courtesy. Check with ICC at www.iccsafe.org to verify the accuracy of this information.

  • Contact the appropriate building department for specific licensing requirements.
  • Passing an ICC national standard exam is NOT a license to practice and does not guarantee a license in any jurisdiction.
  • To acquire a license to practice, you must apply to the specific state licensing agency or building department and meet all of their licensing requirements.

2017 NEC Softcover
Required Codebook (Sold Separately) $199.95

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.




Codebook Navigation Aid (Sold Separately) $10.95

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 G18 Exam!

Take our Free ICC G18 National Standard Residential Electrician Exam

Pass this 20 question free G18 Residential Electrician test, learn where you stand! These free G18 electrician practice questions, based on the 2017 NEC, are similar to those on the G18 Residential Electrician exam.


  • PASS – If you correctly answer seventeen + of these free ICC G18 practice questions, you have code skills.
  • FAIL – If you miss four or more questions, order this course. We teach you to pass your ICC G18 Exam.
    • Use the 2017 NEC Codebook to solve ICC G18 practice exam questions.

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