PE Electrical and Computer: Power
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Since 2004, School of PE has been helping engineers prepare for and pass their engineering exams. Our PE Electrical: Power exam review course thoroughly covers each topic based on NCEES’ exam specs and has been designed to ensure you have what you need to pass your PE Electrical: Power exam. This course is offered in two delivery methods, Live Online and Ondemand, to best fit our students’ preferred learning styles.
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School of PE’s PE Electrical and Computer: Power Exam Review Guide has been authored by our subjectmatter expert instructors and is designed based on the PE Electrical and Computer: Power exam specs from NCEES. Included in this guide are also exam tips, engineering definitions, and example problems.
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PE Electrical and Computer: Power Exam Review Course Delivery Methods
- Live Online - This is the best option for individuals who prefer more traditional teaching. Receive the experience of studying in a live classroom with live instructor interaction anywhere, on any device with internet access.
- Ondemand - This is the perfect option for especially busy schedules. Study at your own pace and gain access to course materials immediately upon registration. You will even have a Personalized Study Plan to help keep you on track.
PE Electrical and Computer: Power Exam Prep Testimonials
"The School of PE preparatory course for the electronics exam exceeded my expectations! The course gave me the tools to tackle the exam problems with ease. That led me to being calm during the exam and making it an enjoyable experience."
-- Mr. Lowe, PE
Analysis and Measurement Services Corporation
"The School of PE course was very beneficial in preparation for the Electrical Power PE exam. The topics covered were representative of the possible question topics NCEES releases about the various exams. The problems worked for each topic were very representative of the difficulty of questions on the actual PE exam."
-- Mr. Matson, PE
Southern Pine Electric Power Association
Everything You Should Know About the PE Electrical and Computer Power Exam
If you are looking to take the PE Electrical and Computer Power exam, you will want to know a few things beforehand. In general, the path to professional licensure in engineering will consist of obtaining a four-year engineering degree, taking and passing the FE Electrical exam, earning at least four years of engineering experience, and then taking and passing the PE Electrical and Computer Power exam. Our Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) Electrical Power exam review course will help you prepare for this exam with confidence. The PE Electrical and Computer Power exam is the final step for individuals seeking their professional engineering license in electrical engineering.
Before Taking the Exam
Before you can take the PE Electrical and Computer Power exam, you must fulfill certain requirements as specified by NCEES. Although each state may have different licensing requirements, they typically will all require the following: a four-year degree from an accredited program, a passing grade on the FE, over four years of engineering experience, a background check, and a detailed work experience report. Because states’ requirements all vary, we suggest checking with your state board to make sure you are following the right guidelines.
PE Electrical and Computer Power Exam Fees
Individuals will need to pay NCEES $375 to take the PE Electrical and Computer Power exam. Because each state may have different registration procedures, we recommend you check with your with your state licensing board in case there are separate applications or fees required to register.
The PE Electrical and Computer Power exam was designed to help assess an individual’s competence within electrical engineering. This exam is 9 hours, 80 questions, computer-based, and administered year-round at NCEES-approved Pearson VUE testing centers. It consists of a combination of both multiple-choice questions and alternative item types (AITs) and uses the International System of units (SI) and the US Customary System (USCS). The exam appointment can be broken down into several sections:
- Nondisclosure agreement (2 minutes)
- Tutorial (8 minutes)
- Exam (8 hours)
- Scheduled break (50 minutes)
Materials and Resources
On exam day, examinees will receive a virtual version of the NCEES PE Electrical and Computer: Power Reference Handbook. A free copy of the PE Electrical and Computer: Power Reference Handbook is available for download through the student’s MyNCEES account. They can also download the free NCEES Examinee Guide to learn more about what to expect on the day of the PE Electrical and Computer Power exam.
After the Exam
After taking a computer-based exam, results will typically be available 7-10 days later. NCEES will send an email to each candidate with instructions on how to see results through their MyNCEES account. More information about how NCEES scores exams can be found here. Please see NCEES’ website for further details about engineering exams.