Construction Trade Exam Research Area

(C-13) Electrical Contractor

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Hawaii Professional and Vocational Licensing (PVL) ™
King Kalakaua Building
335 Merchant St, Room 301
Honolulu, HI  96813
Phone: (808) 586-3000
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Prometric of Hawaii ™
354 Uluniu Street, Suite 308
Kailua, HI  96734
Phone: (808) 261-8182
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Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas% of
General Electrical Knowledge 22
Grounding and Bonding 13
Services, Feeders and Branch Circuits 10
Raceways and Enclosures 10
Conductors and Cables 10
Motors and Controls 10
Equipment for General Use 10
Special Occupancies and Equipment 10
Low Voltage Circuits 5

Total number of test questions: 40
Time allowed (hours): 2.0
The state of Hawaii requires that you take and pass a written Business and Law exam for this trade

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Books Allowed in the Exam

1. National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2008, NFPA Buy at Amazon


Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1. Alternating Current Fundamentals, 7th Edition, 2006, John Duff, Stephen Herman Buy at Amazon
2. Delmar’s Standard Textbook of Electricity, 4th Edition, 2008, Stephen Herman, Delmar Learning Buy at Amazon
Study materials are currently NOT available for this exam

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