I'm almost ashamed to talk about it but today I took the E1 Residential exam and bombed it with a 48 ! I have been in ELE field as an electrician for 21yrs. Have done a lot of residential on the side but more industrial during the last 10 years. Have moved up to Electrical Engineering Tech lately, a more advanced troubleshooting role for robotics and industrial controls. I recently inquired about a local Electrical Inspector position (would really like to pursue the inspection side of the field)and today, I went and took the Residential E1 ICC test. I failed miserably with a 48 and studied the 2014 NEC code book for 2 weeks in the afternoons after work. I also purchased and studied and took the /NEC quizzes. I didn't get thru all 2400, maybe a 100 or more. I cant afford to spend anymore $ on resources for study being a family of 4 and Christmas is here but will try the test 1 more time and ill be done for 6 months and the job will be filled. Is there any advice anyone can give me as to what or how I can prepare better without the funds to do so ?? Don't need answers just guidance to succeed Help !!
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