ElecTest - Form A5




Assesses:Electrical knowledge
Skill Level:Journey-level
Test Format:60 Items , Multiple-choice


The ElecTest was designed to measure the electrical knowledge and skills required for electrical maintenance jobs.  It is intended for use with applicants or incumbents for jobs where practical electrical knowledge and skill are necessary parts of maintenance job activities. 

This test was developed using content validation procedures using job experts to determine the most applicable items to the electrical maintenance job function. Specifically, job analysis conducted during development showed applicable titles for those job function are:

  • Electrician, Maintenance (any industry) by the Dictionary of Occupational Titles
  • Electricians (Electricians) as defined by The O*NET Dictionary of Occupational Titles

In addition to the content-related validation study used to create this assessment, a criterion-related validation study was also completed. ElecTest scores were found to be significantly correlated to overall performance ratings by managers.


Content Areas

Categories tested include:

– Motors– Digital and Analog Electronics– Schematics and Print Reading
– Control Circuits– Basic AC/DC Theory– Electrical Maintenance
– Computer & PLCs– Test Instruments– Power Supplies & Power Distribution
– Construction & Installation– Mechanical– Hand Tools & Power Tools

Sample Question

A dual element fuse is used to

  1. operate at a higher voltage.
  2. operate at a higher current.
  3. operate with a temporary overload.
  4. protect the transistor.

O*NET Job Titles


Below are the O*NET job titles that were determined to be applicable to this test during the job analysis. Click the Job Title for more information about tasks performed, tools and technology used, job knowledge areas and abilities required, as well as related job titles.

This assessment is intended for use with jobs that are sufficiently related.


Install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures. Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes. May install or service street lights, intercom systems, or electrical control systems.

O*NET™ is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.


Product Statistics

Data were taken from applicants in various industries using form A2 of the ElecTest, an previous version of this form.

Std. Error of Meas.

Examinee Scoring System Compatible

This product is part of the Examinee Scoring System which simplifies scoring and administration of tests. More information about this tool.

Sample Reports

Sample reports are not yet available for this particular product.

Reports available in our system can be found in our PDFTechnology Solutions Brochure [PDF] .


Administration Manual

We recommend one manual be added to each initial test purchase. Administration manuals generally include information about administering the test, scoring the test, and interpreting the scores.

Manuals do not include a sample copy of the test or an answer key.

ElecTest - Form A5
20 to 99 $26.00 each
100+ $24.00 each

Administration Manual
$25.00 each


In Stock

Test Qty:
Manual Qty:

Minimum quantity is 20.
Call for information about samples.

VisaMastercardAmerican ExpressPurchase Order