Construction Trade Exam Research Area

Massachusetts
Systems Contractor
(Part I)

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Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Board of State Examiners of Electricians

1000 Washington Street, Suite 710
Boston, Massachusetts 02118-6100
Phone: (617) 727-3074
MA Board of State Examiners of Electricians

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Phone: (800) 733-9267
Candidate Information Web Page

Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Questions
General Electric and Electronic Theory and Knowledge 9
NEC Alarm Requirements 15
Intrusion Detection and Notification 15
Fire Detection and Notification 31

Total number of test questions: 70
Time allowed (minutes): 180
Massachusetts also 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. Massachusetts Electrical Code, 527 CMR 12.00 State Amendments to NEC Board of Fire Prevention Regulations. Doc Link
2. National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2014, NFPA Doc Link
3. NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm Code, 2013, NFPA Buy at Amazon

Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1. Ugly's Electrical References, 2008 or 2011, George V. Hart. Buy at Amazon
2. American Electrician's Handbook, 16th Edition, 2013, Terrell Croft, Wilford Summers. Buy at Amazon
3. Fire Alarm Signaling Systems, 2nd Edition, 1994, Bukowski & O'Laughlin. Buy at Amazon
4. Certified Alarm Technicians Manual - Level 1, 2001, National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association. (Out of Print.)  
5. Understanding and Servicing Alarm Systems, 3rd Edition, 1999, H. William Trimmer. Buy at Amazon
Study materials are currently NOT available for this exam

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 Feb-2017