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Massachusetts
Systems Technician
(Part II)

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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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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. Massachusetts Electrical Code, 527 CMR 12.00 State Amendments to NEC Board of Fire Prevention Regulations. Doc Link
2. 237 CMR 12.00 to 23.00, Rules and Regulations of the Board of State Examiners of Electricians. Doc Link
3. National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2014, NFPA. Doc Link
4. MGL Chapter 141, Supervision of Electricians. Doc Link

Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1. Ugly's Electrical References, 2008 or 2011, George V. Hart. Buy from Amazon
2. American Electrician's Handbook, 16th Edition, 2013, Terrell Croft, Wilford Summers. Buy from Amazon
3. Fire Alarm Signaling Systems, 2nd Edition, 1994, Bukowski & O'Laughlin. Buy from Amazon
4. Certified Alarm Technicians Manual - Level 1, 2001, National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association. (can only be obtained by taking a 22 hour course through PSI. Cost $400)
5. Understanding and Servicing Alarm Systems, 3rd Edition, 1999, H. William Trimmer. Buy at Amazon

Note to exam candidates

The sample questions we provide will not include references 4 & 5.

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