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Limited Electrician - Low Energy and Fire Alarms

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Maine Electricians’ Examining Board
Office of Licensing and Registration

35 State House Station
Augusta, ME  04333
Phone: (207) 624-8603
Maine Electricians' Licensing Link

Exam Administrator

7941 Corporate Drive
Nottingham, MD 21236
Phone: (800) 343-6001
Candidate Web Site

Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas % of
General Electrical Knowledge 10
Fire Detection 16
Intrusion Detection 16
Class 1, 2, and 3 Remote Control, Signaling,
and Power Limited Circuits
Communications Systems 10
Sound and Video 10
Grounding and Bonding 10
Raceways and Enclosures 6
Conductors and Cables 6
Special Occupancies 4

Total Number of Test Questions: 50
Time Allowed (hours): 3.0
You must bring your own copy of the NEC to the exam

Books Allowed in the Exam

1. National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2011 & 2014, NFPA. Doc Link
2. NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm Code, 2013, NFPA. NFPA Link

Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1. Alternating Current Fundamentals, 8th Edition, 2011, John Duff, Stephen Herman. Buy from Amazon
2. Industrial Motor Control, 7th Edition, 2013, Stephen L. Herman. Buy at Amazon
3. Low Voltage Wiring: Security/Fire Alarm Systems, 1st Edition, 2001, John E. Traister and Terry Kennedy. Buy at Amazon
4. Basic Electrical Theory; Illustrated Guide, 2nd Edition, 2007, Mike Holt. Buy at Amazon
5. Telecommunications Wiring, 3rd Edition, 2001, Clyde N. Herrick. Buy at Amazon
6. Maine Electricians Examining Board Laws and Rules, 2012. Doc Link

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