Construction Trade Exam Research Area

South Carolina
Residential Electrical

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South Carolina Residential Builders Commission
Synergy Business Park, Kingstree Building
110 Centerview Drive
Columbia, SC  29211
Phone: (803) 896-4696
Licensing Board Web Site

Exam Administrator

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

Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
General Electrical Knowledge 13
Services, Feeders, and Branch Circuits 15
Overcurrent Protection 5
Grounding and Bonding 6
Conductors and Cables 5
Raceways and Boxes 4
Lighting 4
Specialty - Pool / Spa, Garages,
Generators, Wheelchair Lifts
Safety 4

Total number of test questions: 60
Time Allowed (minutes): 180
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. South Carolina International Residential Code - OR -International Residential Code - OR -International Residential Code Commentary (Volumes 1 and 2), 2015, ICC Buy at Amazon
3. Ugly's Electrical References, 2008, 2011 or 2014, George V. Hart Buy at Amazon
4. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO- OR - (OSHA) Selections by PSI, (latest amendments) Buy from Publisher
Go to OSHA Resources
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