Construction Trade Exam Research Area

Massachusetts
Systems Technician
(Part II - Applied Portion)

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Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Board of State Examiners of Electricians

1000 Washington Street, Suite 710
Boston, MA  02118
Phone: (617) 727-9931
MA Board of State Examiners of Electricians

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Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Questions
Circuit Calculations (Ohm's Law) 6
Electrical Schematics and Plans 6
Materials and Components 8
Troubleshooting and Testing 8
Licensing Laws and Regulations 2

Total number of test questions: 30
Time allowed (minutes): 60
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. 237 CMR 12.00 to 23.00, Rules and Regulations of the Board of State Examiners of Electricians. Doc Link
2. MGL Chapter 141, Supervision of Electricians. Doc Link

Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1. Ugly's Electrical References, 2008, George V. Hart. Buy at Amazon
2. American Electricians' Handbook, 14th Edition, 2002, 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, 2017, National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association. (can only be obtained by taking a 22 hour course through PSI. Cost $400) Buy from Publisher
5. Understanding and Servicing Alarm Systems, 3rd Edition, 1999, H. William Trimmer. Buy at Amazon

Note to exam candidates

The material we provide will not include questions from reference 4. If you are using the current versions of books 1 & 2, additional files will be sent that are based on those versions

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 Nov-2017