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|Subject Areas||# of|
|Data and Telecommunication||12|
|Video Systems (CCTV, CATV)||7|
|Sound and A/V Systems||7|
|Codes and Standards||23|
|General Knowledge, Theory and Definitions||5|
Total number of test questions:
Time allowed (minutes):
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
Telecommunications Distribution Methods Manual, 13th Edition ($365), BICSI
National Electrical Code (NFPA-70),[or] The National Electrical Code Handbook, 2014 or 2017, NFPA
Live Sound Reinforcement: A Comprehensive Guide to P.A. and
Music Reinforcement Systems and Technology, 2005, Scott Hunter
NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, 2013, NFPA
NFPA 720: Standard for the Installation of Carbon Monoxide(CO) Detection and Warning Equipment, 2012, NFPA
Ugly‘s Electrical References, 2011 or 2014, George Hart
CCTV: Networking and Digital Technology, 2nd Edition, Vlado Damjanovski
Data, Voice, and Video Cable Installation, 3rd Edition, Jim Hayes and Paul Rosenberg
Code of Federal Regulations, 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO [or] (OSHA) Selections by PSI
ANSI / NECA / BICSI 568-2006: Standard for Installing Commercial Building Telecommunications Cabling, (Out-of-print. Replaced by ANSI/BICSI N1-2019), BICSI
Additional Recommended Books
Ferm's Fast Finder Index, 2014, IAEI
Tom Henry's Key Word Index, 2014, Tom Henry
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 subjects covered in the exam and are far more detailed than the index at the end of the code book.
Available Study Materials
Individual Book Title
The price is dependent on how many sets of questions you order and their content.
The file(s) you receive contain sample exam questions for the book title(s) above highlighted (light green) that you select in your order.
A 25% discount applies when ordering TWO (2) OR MORE BOOK TITLES.
NFPA Fire & Gas Standard
$44.95 - $48.95
Files Contain sample exam questions for the NFPA book title(s) above highlighted (light green). Pricing is based on the number of questions contained in the individual files shown on our order form.
A 15% discount applies when ordering TWO (2) OR MORE BOOK TITLES.
PSI OSHA Selections
Sample questions are based on the PSI publication titled "29 CFR PART 1926 Selections, as of June 2013".
This file contains 796 sample questions.