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(7-13) Electrical Transmission Lines

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Louisiana Licensing Board for Contractors ™
2525 Quail Drive
Baton Rouge, LA  70808
Phone:  (225) 765-2301
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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
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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.

Books Provided in the Exam

National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2008, NFPA
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National Electrical Safety Code (C2-2017), 2017, IEEE
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Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook, 11th Edition, Thomas M. Shoemaker, James E. Mack
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American Electricians' Handbook, 15th Edition, Terrell Croft, Wilford Summers
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Alternating Current Fundamentals, 7th Edition, John Duff, Stephen Herman
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