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Colorado
Residential Wireman

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Colorado State Electrical Board
1560 Broadway, Suite 1350
Denver, CO  80202
Phone:  (303) 894-2300

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

Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
Questions
General Electrical Knowledge18
Services, Feeders, and Branch Circuits18
Grounding and Bonding13
Overcurrent Protection5
Conductors and Cables9
Raceways and Boxes9
Special Equipment4
Electrical Devices8
Electrical Calculations6
Total number of test questions:
90
Time allowed (minutes):
240

Books Allowed in the Exam

1.
National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2017, NFPA
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Code books will be provided at the test center.  You may NOT use your personal copies of code books.

Additional Recommended Books

1.
Ferm‘s Fast Finder Index, 2017, IAEI
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2.
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.

3.
Ugly‘s Electrical References, 2017, George Hart (also obtained at most Lowe‘s Home Centers)
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The book above contains practical applications of the NEC such as Ohm‘s Law, series/parallel circuits, voltage drop, load calculations, motor phases, impediance, inductance and math formulas you are expected to know.  The basic knowledge covered in the exam is assumed and not usually listed as subjects covered.

Available Study Materials
Colorado Residential Wireman
Practice Exam Package
$99.95

Questions are sourced from the NEC and Ugly's Electrical Reference (which covers the "Electrical Calculations" content of the exam).

This package contains 986 sample questions.

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