Construction Trade Exam Research Area

(C-5) Limited Electrical Contractor

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Exam Type

Subject Areas# of
Data and Telecommunication 12
Video Systems (CCTV, CATV) 7
Sound and A/V Systems 7
Security Systems 6
Fire Systems 5
Codes and Standards 23
General Knowledge, Theory and Definitions 5
Safety 5

Total number of test questions: 70
Time allowed (minutes): 140
The state of Connecticut also requires that you take and pass a written Business Management exam for this trade.

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Books Allowed in the Exam

1. Telecommunications Distribution Methods Manual, 13th Edition, $435, BICSI Buy from Publisher
2. National Electrical Code (NFPA-70),- OR - The National Electrical Code Handbook, 2014 or 2017, NFPA Buy at Amazon
3. Live Sound Reinforcement: A Comprehensive Guide to P.A. and Music Reinforcement Systems and Technology, 2005, Scott Hunter Stark Buy at Amazon
4. NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, 2013 NFPA Buy at Amazon
5. NFPA 720: Standard for the Installation of Carbon Monoxide(CO) Detection and Warning Equipment, 2012, NFPA Buy at Amazon
6. Ugly's Electrical References, 2011 or 2014, George Hart  Buy at Amazon
7. CCTV: Networking and Digital Technology, 2nd Edition, Vlado Damjanovski Buy at Amazon
8. Data, Voice, and Video Cable Installation, 3rd Edition, Jim Hayes and Paul Rosenberg Buy at Amazon
9. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO [or] (OSHA) Selections by PSI Buy from Publisher
10. ANSI / NECA / BICSI 568-2006: Standard for Installing Commercial Building Telecommunications Cabling, 2006, BICSI Buy from Publisher
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