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South Carolina
Commercial Public Electrical Utility Contractor

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South Carolina Contractor’s Licensing Board ™
Synergy Business Park - Kingstree Building
110 Centerview Dr.
Columbia, SC  29210
Phone: (803) 896-4686
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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
Transformers6
Electrical Knowledge5
Conductors5
Overhead Lines7
Underground Lines4
Equipment and Safety8
Grounding Methods3
Service Drops and Laterals4
Poles and Structures4
Electric Supply Stations4
Total number of test questions:
50
Time allowed (hours):
3.0

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.
National Electrical Safety Code (C2-1997), 1997, IEEE
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2.
National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2014, NFPA
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3.
Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO [or] (OSHA) Selections by PSI
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4.
Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook, 12th Edition, Thomas M. Shoemaker, James E. Mack
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5.
American Electricians‘ Handbook, 16th Edition, Terrell Croft, Wilford Summers
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6.
South Carolina 811 Excavator Manual, 2018
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