Electrical Pre-Apprentice Certification (EPP) Exam - Ready to Work

Construction Career Collaborative (C3) is a certifying entity for TRIO Education’s Electrical Pre-Apprenticeship Certification (EPP) exam.  This EPP Certification helps individuals set themselves apart from their peers.  Earning this certification is a reflection that you have met the rigorous assessment process and are READY-TO-WORK in the construction industry.

The EPP Certification exam is a performance-based test with no prerequisite courses or certifications required.  The final certification will provide “transferrable” credentials that you may take with you wherever you go. The exam requires individuals to demonstrate proficiency in the following industry standards:

  1. Construction Safety
  2. Hand & Power Tool Use & Safety
  3. Material Recognition & Usage
  4. Electrical Conduit Bending
  5. Commercial Electrical Overhead Installation (Branch Conduit Installation)
  6. Commercial Electrical Wall Installation (Rough-In)
  7. Supporting and Securing Conduit and Wiring Apparatus according to the National Electrical Code

The EPP Certification exam consists of two parts, with the third being optional:

  1. Multiple-Choice Knowledge exam – 90 minutes / 112 questions (administered online)
  2. Virtual Reality Practical exam – 90 minutes (administered through a Virtual Reality headset)
  3. Hands-On Practical exam – 90 minutes (optional in-person)

For more information or to schedule the EPP Certification Exam, please visit… https://c3.org/ibc-electrical/