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Connecticut
(L-5) Limited Electrical Contractor (Low Voltage)

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Connecticut DCP ™
Occupational & Construction Licensing Unit

450 Columbus Blvd, Suite 901
Hartford, CT  06103
(860) 713-6135
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PSI Licensure: Certification ™
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV  89121
Phone:  (800) 733-9267
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Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
Questions
Fire Systems10
Security Systems10
Audio and Sound10
Video Systems10
National Electric Code5
Access Controls5
General Electronic Knowledge5
Safety5
Total number of test questions:
60
Time allowed (minutes):
90

In addition to the trade-specific examination, you may be required to pass the Business and Law Exam offered by PSI or take an "approved" Business and Law course

Books Allowed in the Exam

1.
National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), [or] The National Electrical Code Handbook, 2014 or 2017, NFPA
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2.
NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, 2013 NFPA
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3.
Live Sound Reinforcement: A Comprehensive Guide to P.A. and Music Reinforcement Systems and Technology, 2005, Scott Hunter Stark
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4.
Ugly's Electrical References, 2011 or 2014, George Hart 
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5.
Dr Watts Shirt Pocket Electrical Guide, 2014, Mark N. Sharpiro
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6.
Data, Voice, and Video Cable Installation, 3rd Edition, Jim Hayes and Paul Rosenberg
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7.
NTC Blue Book; Security System Design and Installation, 2009, NTC
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QUESTION:  “What is the difference between the National Electrical Code (NEC) and the NEC Handbook (both published by NFPA)?”.  The Handbook has the same content as the Code book with additional drawings and explainations inserted.

The Handbook was designed for engineers and inspectors and the typical exam candidate should not need to use it as a reference.

Additional Recommended Books

1.
Ferm's Fast Finder Index, 2014, IAEI
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2.
Tom Henry's Key Word Index, 2014, Tom Henry
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We highly recommend that you purchase one of the reference books above to study for your exam.  Each book is a comprehensive subject index to the NEC.  They provide an even faster way to look up answers in the code and are far more detailed than the index at the end of the code book.

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