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Master Electrician

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Commonwealth of Virginia
DPOR Board of Contractors

9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, VA  23233
(804) 367-8511
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PSI Licensure: Certification
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV  89121
Phone:  (800) 733-9267
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Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
Standards of Practice3
Standards of Conduct2
Renewal and Reinstatement2
Qualification for Licensure1
Revocation of Licensure1
General Electrical Knowledge4
Requirements for Electrical Installations4
Electrical - Electronic Fundamentals5
Services, Feeders, and Branch Circuits9
Service and Feeder Requirements6
Grounding and Bonding9
Conductors and Cables7
Raceways and Boxes8
Special Occupancies4
Special Equipment2
Electrical Signs and Outline Lighting2
Motors and Controls8
Utilization Equipment6
General Low Voltage Requirements1
Communication Systems1
Fire Detection and Alarm Systems2
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Books Allowed in the Exam

Virginia DPOR Rules and Regulations, Title 54.1, Chapter 11 - Regulation of Contractors
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National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2014, NFPA
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American Electricians‘ Handbook, 16th Edition, Terrell Croft, Wilford Summers
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Additional Recommended Books

Ferm's Fast Finder Index, 2014, IAEI
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Tom Henry's Key Word Index, 2014, Tom Henry
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We highly recommend that you purchase one of the two NEC index 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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