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North Carolina
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NC State Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors
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Raleigh, NC  27609
Phone: (919) 733-9042
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Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Bonding and Grounding 5
Overcurrent Protection 4
Wiring Methods and Terminations 8
Boxes and Fittings 2
Service Entrance and Equipment
Motors and Control Wiring
Special Occupancies and Hazardous Locations
Load Calculations 3
Appliances, Equipment and Lighting 4
General 7
Laws, Rules, Basic Business Practices and Practical Applications 7

Total number of test questions: 40
Time allowed (hours): 3.0

Allowed References

1. National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2014, NFPA Buy at Amazon
2. NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, 2013 NFPA NFPA Link

NOT Allowed References

1. Laws Applicable to Electrical Contractors in North Carolina, (General Statutes, Chapter 87, Article 4) North Carolina General Statutes, Chapter 87, Article 4. Web Page Link
2. Board Rules for the Implementation of the Electrical Contractors Licensing Laws of North Carolina, Title 21, North Carolina Administrative Code, Chapter 18B. Web Page Link
3. NASCLA Contractor's Guide to Business, Law and Project Management - North Carolina Electrical, North Carolina, 11th Edition, NASCLA Buy at Amazon
NOTE: Additional exam questions will be based on
the "Lighting and Power Plan" drawings at the end of
the PSI bulletin.
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