Construction Trade Exam Research Area

Alarm Systems and Equipment

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Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
General Electrical and Low Voltage 10
Fire Detection and Notification 32
Intrusion Detection and Notification 18

Total number of test questions: 60
Time allowed (hours): 2.0
The state of Mississippi also requires that you take and pass a written Law and Business Management exam for this trade.

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Books Allowed in the Exam

1. National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2014, NFPA Buy at Amazon
2. NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, 2010, NFPA Buy at Amazon
3. Fire Alarm Signaling Systems, 4th Edition, Richard W. Bukowski Buy at Amazon
4. Certified Alarm Technician's Manual - Level 1, 2015 (offered as an online course by the Electronic Security Assn. from the link) Web Page Link
5. Low Voltage Wiring: Security/Fire Alarm Systems, 3rd Edition, John E. Traister and Terry Kennedy Buy at Amazon
6. Understanding and Servicing Alarm Systems, 3rd Edition, H. William Trimmer Buy at Amazon
NOTE: The study material we are offering for this exam will exclude sample questions for reference # 4.
Study materials are currently NOT available for this exam

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