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Electrical Inspector (EI) Practical Examination

Note: These policies are updated periodically and subject to change. Please read carefully prior to registering for any training.

Practical examination description

The Electrical Inspector practical examination is a 12-week (approximate) practicum-style course of study and examination process that explains the codes and processes for performing commercial electrical inspections covered by the Oregon Electrical Specialty Code. The practical examination explains the various components of electrical installations that are verified during the inspection process and is taught through interactive training between the instructor and individuals, specific questions and assigned research, and four progress exams.

Individuals who successfully pass the practical examination process will receive approval to take the state electrical inspector certification exam. Exams with a passing score of 75 percent or higher will be issued an Oregon Electrical Inspector (EI) certification.


$80 Certification application and exam fee.

  • Due at time of initial application submittal. Non-refundable.

$625 Practical examination fee.

  • Fee includes lessons, Oregon Administrative Rules, and Oregon Revised Statutes
  • Individuals are responsible for purchasing code and reference books

Practicum information

  • Course description and requirements
  • Syllabus
  • Register: Submit the certification application with payment for review. Once the application is approved, the applicant will receive practicum registration information and will be required to pay a $625 fee.
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