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Miami-Dade County (FL)

(2014) Master Low Voltage

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Miami-Dade County
Dept. of Regulatory & Economic Resources

11805 SW 26 Street, Suite 207
Miami, FL  33175
Phone:  (786) 315-2880
Exam Provider
ProV, Inc.
150 W Civic Center Dr, Suite 601
Sandy, UT 84070
Phone:  (801)  733-4455
Exam Type
OPEN  BOOK
Exam Content
Subject Areas# of
Questions
General Electrical Theory Knowledge26
Wiring & Protection4
Wiring Methods & Materials16
Equipment for General Use6
Special Occupancies2
Special Equipment4
Special Conditions7
Communication Systems5
Total number of test questions:
75
Time allowed (hours):
3.0
Scope of Work

A Master Low Voltage Contractor is qualified and certified to install, fabricate, erect, repair, alter, add to or change any electrical wiring, fixtures, appliances, thermostats, apparatus, raceways and conduit, or any part thereof, not to exceed ninety-eight (98) volts, which generates, transmits, transforms or utilizes electrical energy, when those items are for the purpose of transmitting any form of light, heat or communications, including but not limited to telephone, radio, computer and data.  A low voltage specialty electrical contractor may connect to an existing separate circuit of approved capacity, which is terminated in an approved outlet, junction box or fused disconnect within six (6) feet of the equipment to be energized. The scope of the work of such a contractor shall not include the work of burglar alarm and fire alarm specialty electrical contractors.

Books Allowed in the Exam
1.
American Electricians' Handbook, 17th Edition, 2021, Frederic Hartwell
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2.
National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2014, NFPA
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3.
Understanding and Servicing Alarm Systems, 3rd Edition, 1999, William Trimmer
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NOTE:  The ProV exam bulletin may not have not been updated to show that the 16th Edition of reference #1 is out-of-print and replaced by the 17th edition.

Additional Recommended Books

The books listed below are NOT allowed at the exam location

1a.
Ferm's Fast Finder Index, 2014, IAEI
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1b.
Tom Henry's Key Word Index, 2014, Tom Henry
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We 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.

2.
Ugly‘s Electrical References, 2014, George Hart
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Ugly's References 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 sometimes not listed as a subject. This book also covers subjects listed as "Calculations and Theory".

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