Construction Trade Exam Research Area

(L-1) Electrical Lines Contractor

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Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection
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450 Columbus Blvd, Suite 101
Hartford, CT  06103
(860) 713-6100
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Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Transformers 6
Electrical Knowledge 5
Conductors 5
Overhead Lines 7
Underground Lines 4
Equipment and Safety 8
Grounding Methods 3
Service Drops and Laterals 4
Poles and Structures 4
Electric Supply Stations 4

Total number of test questions: 50
Time allowed (hours): 1.5
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. National Electrical Safety Code (C2-2012), 2012, IEEE Buy at Amazon
2. National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), - OR - The National Electrical Code Handbook, 2011, 2014, or 2017, NFPA Buy at Amazon
3. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO - OR - (OSHA) Selections by PSI, (latest amendments). Buy from PSI
4. Ugly's Electrical References, 2011 or 2014, George V. Hart. Buy at Amazon
5. Dr Watts Shirt Pocket Electrical Guide, 2014, Mark N. Sharpiro. Buy at Amazon
6. Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook, 12th Edition, 2011, Thomas M. Shoemaker, James E. Mack. Buy at Amazon


Books NOT Permitted in the Exam

1. The Guidebook for Linemen and Cablemen, 2nd Edition, Wayne Van Soelen. Buy at Amazon
Study materials are currently NOT available for this exam

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