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Examiners of Electrical Contractors (BEEC) ™

3101 Industrial Drive, Suite 206
Raleigh, NC  27609
Phone: (919) 733-9042
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Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
Bonding and Grounding10
Overcurrent Protection9
Wiring Methods and Terminations10
Boxes and Fittings8
Service Entrance and Equipment11
Motors and Control Wiring7
Special Occupancies and Hazardous Locations6
Load Calculations11
Appliances, Equipment and Lighting7
Laws, Rules, Basic Business Practices and Practical Applications18
Total number of test questions:
Time allowed (hours):

Books Allowed in the Exam

National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2017, NFPA
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NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, 2019 NFPA
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NOTE: The above references will be supplied at the exam location.  You may not bring your own copies.

Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

Laws Applicable to Electrical Contractors in North Carolina, (General Statutes, Chapter 87, Article 4) North Carolina General Statutes, Chapter 87, Article 4)
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Board Rules for the Implementation of the Electrical Contractors Licensing Laws of North Carolina, Title 21, North Carolina Administrative Code, Chapter 18B
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NASCLA Contractor's Guide to Business, Law and Project Management - North Carolina Electrical, North Carolina, 11th Edition, NASCLA
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Additional Recommended Books

Ferm's Fast Finder Index, 2017, IAEI
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Tom Henry's Key Word Index, 2017, Tom Henry
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We highly recommend that you purchase one of the reference 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.

Ugly's Electrical References, 2017, George Hart (also obtained at most Lowe's Home Centers)
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Covers content for specific state (or Basic) NASCLA version listed in exam bulletin (and above).  May include additional questions from state statutes.

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