Construction Trade Exam Research Area

Louisiana
Electrical Work

Apply for the license and exam

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

Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas % of
Questions
Code and Craft 81
Electrical Contracting Business 19

Total number of test questions: 80
Time allowed (hours): 4.0
A more detailed breakdown of the subject areas covered by the exam can be found in the candidate bulletin
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 Doc Link
2. Ugly's Electrical References, 2014, George V. Hart. Buy at Amazon
3. Code of Federal Regulations, (OSHA) 29 Part 1926, GPO Doc Link
4. Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook, 12th Edition, 2011, Thomas M. Shoemaker, James E. Mack. Buy at Amazon

 

Reference Books NOT Allowed
(containing information relevant to the exam)

1. Standard Practice for Good Workmanship in Electrical Construction, NECA 1-2010, (2006 version is out-of-print), NECA. Buy from Publisher
2. Electrical Theory: Simply Explained - Thoroughly Understood, 2011, Alvin Walker Buy from Publisher
3. NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace, 2012, NFPA Buy at Amazon
4. Delmar's Standard Textbook of Electricity, 6th Edition, 2008, Steven L. Herman, Delmar Learning. Buy at Amazon
5. American Electrician's Handbook, 16th Edition, 2013, Terrell Croft, Wilford Summers. Buy at Amazon
6. Louisiana Driver's Guide Classes D and E Doc Link
7. NASCLA Contractor's Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, Louisiana 12th Edition, NASCLA
Buy at Amazon

 

AIA Review Documents
(not supplied during the exam)

1. A101-2007, Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Contractor where the basis of payment is a Stipulated Sum, AIA.
2. A102–2007, Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Contractor where the basis of payment is the Cost of the Work Plus a Fee with a Guaranteed Maximum Price, AIA.
3. A103–2007, Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Contractor where the basis of payment is the Cost of the Work Plus a Fee without a Guaranteed Maximum Price, AIA.
4. A107–2007 (formerly A107™–1997), Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Contractor for a Project of Limited Scope, AIA.
5. AIA - A201–2007, General Conditions of the Contract for Construction, AIA.
6. AIA - A310–2007, Bid Bond, AIA.
7. AIA - A401–2007, Standard Form of Agreement Between Contractor and Subcontractor, AIA.
8. AIA - A503–2007, Guide for Supplementary Conditions, AIA.
9. AIA - B101–2007, Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Architect, AIA.
10. AIA - B102–2007, Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Architect without a Predefined Scope of Architect’s Services, AIA.
NOTE:  The study material we offer will exclude sample questions from the AIA documents listed above.  We also recommend that you consult a competent legal professional before using these documents for your own contracts.
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