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Nevada
(C-2A) Electrical Wiring Contractor

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Nevada State Contractor‘s Board ™
2310 Corporate Circle, Suite 200
Henderson, NV  89074
Phone: (702) 486-1100
NV State Contractors Board

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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
General Electrical Knowledge4
Service, Feeders and Branch Circuits5
Grounding and Bonding6
Conductors and Cables8
Overcurrent Protection4
Special Occupancies and Equipment5
Electrical Power5
Low Voltage2
Lighting4
Illuminated Signs2
Fire Detection and Alarm Systems4
Safety Information3
Motors3
Raceways and Enclosures5
Total number of test questions:
60
Time allowed (hours):
2.5

This exam may also include questions on the following subjects:

  • Reading and interpreting construction codes and regulations
  • Nevada Health Department regulations
  • Appropriate building codes
  • Trade materials, tools, equipment and methods
  • Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Rules

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 Code (NFPA-70) [or] National Electrical Code Handbook, 2008, NFPA
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2.
NFPA 72: Standard for National Fire Alarm Code [or] National Fire Alarm Code Handbook, 2010, NFPA
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QUESTION:  “What is the difference between the National Electrical Code (NEC) and the NEC Handbook (both published by NFPA)?”.  The Handbook has the same content as the Code book with additional drawings and explainations inserted.

The Handbook was designed for engineers and inspectors and the typical exam candidate should not need to use it as a reference.

Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1.
Ugly‘s Electrical References, 2008, 2011 or 2014, George Hart
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2.
Code of Federal Regulations, 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO [or] (OSHA) Selections by PSI
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