Construction Trade Exam Research Area

New Mexico
(ER-1) Residential Electrical Wiring

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Construction Industries
Regulation and Licensing Department

2550 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 476-4700
NM Regulation and Licensing Department

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PSI Exams
2820 Broadbent Parkway
Suite E & F
Albuquerque, NM  87107
Phone: (877) 663-9267
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Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Questions
General Knowledge and Electrical Installation Requirements 17
Services, Feeders, and Branch Circuits 17
Overcurrent Protection 4
Grounding and Bonding 8
Conductors and Cables 9
Raceways and Boxes 9
Special Occupancies and Special Equipment, including Pools 3
Lighting and General-Use Equipment 3
New Mexico State Code 6
Low Voltage 4

Total number of test questions: 80
Time allowed (minutes): 180
In addition to the trade-specific examination(s) you may be required to pass the Business and Law Exam offered by PSI or take an "approved" Business and Law Course.

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Books Permitted in the Exam

1. National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2014, NFPA Buy at Amazon
2. New Mexico Electrical Code (NMAC 14.10.4), 2014, New Mexico Commission of Public Records. Doc Link

Books NOT Permitted in the Exam

1. American Electrician's Handbook, 16th Edition, 2013, Terrell Croft, Wilford Summers.
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2. Ugly's Electrical References, 2008 or 2011, George V. Hart. Buy at Amazon
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 Feb-2017