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All testing for SY2019-2020 must conclude by end of day, June 5, 2020. 

Assessment Titles

CTECS offers the following apprenticeship tests:

  • Idaho Electrical Apprenticeship I, standard of mastery: 63%
  • Idaho Electrical Apprenticeship II, standard of mastery: 63%
  • Idaho Electrical Apprenticeship III, standard of mastery: 64%
  • Idaho Plumbing Apprenticeship I, standard of mastery: 64%
  • Idaho Plumbing Apprenticeship II, standard of mastery: 64%
  • Idaho Plumbing Apprenticeship III, standard of mastery: 64%
  • Idaho HVAC Apprenticeship I, standard of mastery: 64%
  • Idaho HVAC Apprenticeship II, standard of mastery: 64%
  • Idaho HVAC Apprenticeship III, standard of mastery: 64%

Cost

  • Cost per test: $35.00

Test Characteristics

  • Passing score: see  standard of mastery for Assessment Titles above
  • 50 multiple-choice questions, online only
  • Timed: 120 minutes (2 hrs.). Accommodations add another 120 minutes to the test time, by request during student registration.

Other Features

Students may use the following references during the tests as listed below:

All

  • Blank sheet of scrap paper (1 sheet, disposed at conclusion of test)
  • A handheld, 10-function, scientific calculator (e.g., TS30X IIS)

Electrical

  • Ferm’s Fast Finder, NEC
  • Tom Henry's Key Word Index
  • Ugly's Electrical References
  • Ugly’s Electrical Safety & NFPA 70E
  • National Electrical Code (NEC) Book

HVAC

  • IFGC (International Fuel Gas Code)
  • NEC (National Electrical Code)
  • IMC (International Mechanics Code)
  • Ugly’s Electrical References
  • Ugly's HVAC References
  • HVAC Formula Reference Sheet (also available on the Idaho CTE website)

Plumbing

  • UPC (Uniform Plumbing Code)
  • ISPC (Idaho State Plumbing Code)
  • ANSI A117.1
  • Idaho Plumbing Statutes and Rules

Retakes

Not permitted at this time