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

Assessment Titles

CTECS offers thre 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

All participants may use a handheld, 10-function, scientific calculator (e.g., TS30X IIS). Also, the following are allowed references and may be used during the associated tests: 

Electricity

  • 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 Reference
  • Ugly’s HVAC Reference
  • HVAC Formula Reference Sheet (available also on Idaho CTE website)
  • Blank Sheet of Paper (1 sheet)

Plumbing

  • UPC (Uniform Plumbing Code)
  • ISPC (Idaho State Plumbing code)
  • ANSI A117.1
  • Idaho Plumbing Statutes and Rules
  • Blank Sheet of Paper (1 sheet)

Retakes

Not permitted at this time