Construction Trade Exam Research Area

Nevada
(C-2A) Electrical Wiring Contractor

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Nevada State Contractor's Board
2310 Corporate Circle, Suite 200
Henderson, NV  89074
Phone: (702) 486-1100

Northern Nevada Office
9670 Gateway Dr, Suite 100
Reno, NV  89511-5906
Phone: (775) 688-1141
NV State Contractors Board

Exam Administrator

PSI Licensure: Certification
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Phone: (800) 733-9267
Candidate Information Web Page

Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Questions
General Electrical Knowledge 4
Service, Feeders and Branch Circuits 5
Grounding and Bonding 6
Conductors and Cables 8
Overcurrent Protection 4
Special Occupancies and Equipment 5
Electrical Power 5
Low Voltage 2
Lighting 4
Illuminated Signs 2
Fire Detection and Alarm Systems 4
Safety Information 3
Motors 3
Raceways and Enclosures 5

Total number of test questions: 60
Time allowed (hours): 2.5

This exam may also include questions on the following subjects:

  • Reading and interpreting construction codes and regulations
  • Nevada Health department regulations
  • Appropriate building codes
  • Trade materials, tools, equipment and methods
  • Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Rules
The Nevada licensing process requires that you pass a Contractor Management Survey Exam
unless you are already a licensed contractor who is adding a classification to his/her license.

Business and Law Offering

Books Allowed in the Exam

1. National Electrical Code (NFPA-70) - OR - National Electrical Code Handbook, 2008, NFPA Doc Link
2. NFPA 72: Standard for National Fire Alarm Code - OR - National Fire Alarm Code Handbook, 2010, NFPA Buy at Amazon
These references will not be available in the examination center.  Please see the PSI candidate bulletin regarding restrictions on personal copies.

Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1. Ugly's Electrical References, 2008, 2011 or 2014, George V. Hart Buy at Amazon
2. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO - OR - (OSHA) Selections by PSI, (latest amendments). Buy from Publisher
Study materials are currently NOT available for this exam

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 Oct-2016