Construction Trade Exam Research Area

New Mexico
(ES-3) Low Voltage Special Systems
(under 50 Volts)

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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
Candidate Information Web Page

Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Questions
Grounding and Bonding 4
Conductors 4
Electrical Power Conditioning 2
Electrical and Electronic Knowledge 6
General Low Voltage 3
Sound and Video Systems 5
Intrusion Detection and Alarms 4
Fire Detection and Alarms 7
Computer and Data Systems 5
CCTV Systems 2
Testing Equipment 2
CATV and MATV Systems 2
Applied Systems Design 4

Total number of test questions: 50
Time allowed (minutes): 145
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. NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm Code, 2010, NFPA Buy at Amazon
3. New Mexico Electrical Code (NMAC 14.10.4), 2014, New Mexico Commission of Public Records. Doc Link

 

Books NOT Permitted in the Exam

1. Low Voltage Wiring: Security/Fire Alarm Systems, 3rd Edition, 2002, John E. Traister and Terry Kennedy. Buy at Amazon
2. Telecommunications Wiring, 3rd Edition, 2000, Clyde N. Herrick. Buy at Amazon
3. Understanding and Servicing Alarm Systems, 3rd Edition, 1999, H. William Trimmer. Buy at Amazon
4. Live Sound Reinforcement: A Comprehensive Guide to P.A. and Music Reinforcement Systems and Technology, 2nd Edition, 2005, Scott Hunter Stark. Buy at Amazon
5. Data, Voice, and Video Cabling, 3rd Edition, 2008, Jim Hayes and Paul Rosenberg. Buy at Amazon
6. Antenna Toolkit, 2nd Edition, 2001, Joseph Carr. Buy at Amazon

Note to exam candidates

The sample questions we provide for reference 4 are from a 1st edition

Recommended Study Materials

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