APTITUDE TEST: This test is scheduled for you. It will be scheduled after the applicant completes the basic requirements, pays for the application and completes the application document. This test is scheduled on a first come first serve basis based on the completion of the application process. This test will be scheduled 2 weeks to 1 month out depending on availability. During this time the application should keep studying the topics of the test. The applicant will be notified 2-3 weeks before the scheduled test date via e-mail, hard copy letter and text message. Please confirm the test date via e-mail, phone or text with the information provided.
APTITUDE TEST: Applicant must achieve a score of “4” or higher on the electrical industry aptitude test battery. The test is rated on a scale of 1-9. There is no information on how the test is graded. This grading process is done through the national Electrical Training Alliance. Developed and Validated by the American Institutes for Research.
The aptitude test consists of two parts:
Reading comprehension, which is 36 questions with 51 minutes to complete the exam. To study for this portion of the test, it is recommended that you read information and have the ability to recall what you have read either by answering questions or having someone quiz your memory.
Algebra and Functions, which is 33 questions with 46 minutes to complete the exam.
To study for this portion on the test, it is recommended that you review Algebra 1 only, nothing higher. If you are concerned with your knowledge there are study materials on the internet or you may go to ElectricalPrep.com to attend a refresher course.
It is suggested to review the topics covered by a College Algebra class:
For some sample problems see below:
Applications and Modeling
Solve equations and inequalities