Construction Trade Exam Research Area

South Carolina
Commercial Burglar Alarm Contractor

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South Carolina Contractor's Licensing Board
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110 Centerview Dr.
Columbia, SC  29210
Phone: (803) 896-4300
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Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Questions
General Electrical Knowledge 14
Low Voltage 9
Intrusion Detection and Alarm Systems 10
Alarm Technology 17

Total number of test questions: 50
Time allowed (hours): 3.0
The state of South Carolina also requires that you take and pass a written Business Management exam for this trade.

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Books Allowed in the Exam

1. National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2014, - OR - National Electrical Code Handbook, NFPA Buy at Amazon
2. Understanding and Servicing Alarm Systems, 3rd Edition, H. William Trimmer Buy at Amazon
3. Security: A Guide to Security Design and Equipment Selection and Installation, 2nd Edition, 1994, Neil Cummings Buy at Amazon
4. Security Industry Dictionary, 2nd Edition, 2000 (Out of Print), NBFAA  
5. Certified Alarm Technicians Manual - Level 1, 2017, National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association. (can only be obtained by taking a 22 hour course through PSI. Cost $400) Buy from Publisher
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 Jan-2018