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(C-5) Limited Electrical Contractor

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Exam Content

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, 2012 or 2013, BICSI Buy from Publisher
2. National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), - OR - The National Electrical Code Handbook, 2011, 2014, or 2017, NFPA Buy at Amazon
3. 2013 Amendment to the CT State Building Code. PDF File Link
4. Live Sound Reinforcement: A Comprehensive Guide to P.A. and Music Reinforcement Systems and Technology, 2005, Scott Hunter Stark. Buy at Amazon
5. NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, 2013 NFPA Buy at Amazon
6. NFPA 720: Standard for the Installation of Carbon Monoxide(CO) Detection and Warning Equipment, 2012, NFPA NFPA Link
7. Ugly's Electrical References, 2011 or 2014, George V. Hart. Buy at Amazon
8. CCTV: Networking and Digital Technology, 2nd Edition, Vlado Damjanovski. Buy at Amazon
9. Data, Voice, and Video Cable Installation, 3rd Edition, Jim Hayes and Paul Rosenberg. Buy at Amazon
10. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO - OR - (OSHA) Selections by PSI, (latest amendments). Buy from PSI
11. ANSI / NECA / BICSI 568-06: Standard for Installing Commercial Building Telecommunications Cabling, 2006, BICSI. Buy from Publisher
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