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Ohio
Electrical Contractor

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Ohio Construction Industry Licensing Board (OCILB) ™
6606 Tussing Road
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
Phone:  (614) 644-3493
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PSI Licensure: Certification ™
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV  89121
Phone:  (800) 733-9267
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Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
Questions
General Electrical Knowledge10
Transformers and Equipment12
Service Feeders and Branch Circuits16
Raceways, Boxes and Panelboards10
Conductors and Cables12
Control Devices8
Motors and Generators12
Utilization Equipment8
Special Occupancies and Equipment12
Total number of test questions:
100
Time allowed (hours):
4.0

In addition to the trade-specific examination, you may be required to pass the Business and Law Exam offered by PSI or take an "approved" Business and Law course

Books Allowed in the Exam

1.
Ugly's Electrical References, 2014, George Hart
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2.
NFPA 70 – National Electrical Code, [and/or] The National Electrical Code Handbook, 2014, NFPA
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3.
Electrical Field Reference Handbook: Revised for the NEC 2008 [or] IBEW-NECA Field Reference Book, National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the Electrical Industry
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Additional Recommended Books

1.
Ferm's Fast Finder Index, 2014, IAEI
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2.
Tom Henry's Key Word Index, 2014, Tom Henry
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We highly recommend that you purchase one of the reference books above to study for your exam.  Each book is a comprehensive subject index to the NEC.  They provide an even faster way to look up answers in the code and are far more detailed than the index at the end of the code book.

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