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Announcing NEW Self-Paced 24-Hr. General/Residential Electrician Certification Exam Prep Course

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Study for the exam online, at your own pace, on your own time.

Are you gearing up to the take California General/Residential Certification exam? If so, consider WECA's new Self-Paced Online 24-Hour Exam Preparation Course as part of your preparation arsenal!

This course is for students who want to study for the California General or Residential Electrician certification exam online, at their own pace. Informative, interactive presentations help guide students through the National Electrical Code (NFPA 70). It is meant for individuals almost ready to take the exam. Much of the course is dedicated to sample testing similar to state exams. It focuses on practical research by the students to find the answers to code questions rather than instruction by lecture.

If you prefer to take an instructor-led online class instead, check out Live Online Two Day Exam Prep, running on subsequent Saturdays over Zoom every month.

If you are looking for a more extensive exam preparation course, consider GetWired 404, consisting of 42 instructor-led hours, all online.

But if you're saying "Yep, Online Self-Paced Exam Prep that I can take on my own time sounds like just the right course for me," read on!

Self-Paced Online 24-Hour General/Residential Exam Prep

Recommended Prerequisite for Electrician Trainees: Substantial completion of GET WIRED! Program.

Other Prerequisites: 8,000+ General OJT hours and substantial knowledge of electrical theory and the National Electric Code (NEC) or 4,800+ Residential OJT hours and substantial knowledge of electrical theory and the National Electric Code (NEC).


  • Subject indexing
  • Circuit calculations/ conductor sizing and Protection
  • Motor calculations
  • Grounding and Bonding
  • Raceway and Box fill calculations
  • Theory
  • Wiring methods and special equipment
  • Service sizing and clearances
  • General equipment and panelboards
  • Safety maintenance and repair.
  • Low Volt Communications and Fire systems
  • Test taking skills
Maximize your California General/Residential exam preparation today -- learn more and enroll in the course here.