Construction Trade Exam Research Area

South Carolina
Commercial Electrician Contractor

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South Carolina Contractor's Licensing Board
Synergy Business Park - Kingstree Building
110 Centerview Dr.
Columbia, SC  29210
Phone: (803) 896-4300
Licensing Board Web Site

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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 9
Service, Feeders, and Branch Circuits 9
Grounding and Bonding 9
Conductors and Cables 9
Raceways and Boxes 9
Special Occupancies and Equipment 2
Electrical Power 7
Motors 7
Low Voltage 2
Lighting 5
Illuminated Signs 2
Fire Detection and Alarm Systems 2
Safety Information 8

Total number of test questions: 80
Time allowed (hours): 5.0
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. NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm Code, 2007, NFPA Buy at Amazon
3. American Electrician's Handbook, 16th Edition, Terrell Croft, Wilford Summers Buy at Amazon
4. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO - OR - (OSHA) Selections by PSI, (latest amendments) Buy from Publisher
5. Key Word Index, 2014, Tom Henry Buy at Amazon
6. South Carolina 811 Excavator Manual, 2018 Web Page Link

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 Jan-2018