Construction Trade Exam Research Area

(7-13) Electrical Transmission Lines

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Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors
2525 Quail Drive
Baton Rouge, LA  70808
Phone: (225) 765-2301
Louisiana Contractor Licensing Web Page

Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas % of
Overhead Lines 16
Electrical Knowledge 16
Distribution Transformers 12
Grounding Methods 10
Electrical Supply Stations 10
Conductors 10
Underground Lines 8
Equipment and Safety 8
Service Drops and Laterals 6
Poles and Structures 4

Total percentage of test questions: 50
Time allowed (hours): 2.5
All companies applying for a commercial trade license, must have had at least one qualifying party pass the Business and Law Exam as one of the requirements for approval of the license.

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Reference Books (provided)

1. National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2008, NFPA Buy at Amazon
2. National Electrical Safety Code (C2-2017), 2017, IEEE Buy at Amazon


Books NOT Permitted in the Exam

1. Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook, 11th Edition, Thomas M. Shoemaker, James E. Mack Buy at Amazon
2. American Electricians' Handbook, 15th Edition, Terrell Croft, Wilford Summers. Buy at Amazon
3. Alternating Current Fundamentals, 7th Edition, John Duff, Stephen Herman. Buy at Amazon
Study materials are currently NOT available for this exam

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