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(C-15A) Fire and Burglar Alarm Contractor

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Hawaii Professional and Vocational Licensing (PVL)
King Kalakaua Building
335 Merchant St, Room 301
Honolulu, HI  96813
Phone: (808) 586-3000
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Prometric of Hawaii
354 Uluniu Street, Suite 308
Kailua, HI  96734
Phone: (808) 261-8182
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Exam Content

Subject Areas% of
General Electrical Knowledge10
Fire Detection25
Intrusion Detection25
Power Supplies10
Signaling Circuits10
Grounding and Bonding10
Conductors and Cables10
Total number of test questions:
Time allowed (hours):

The state of Hawaii requires that you take and pass a written Business and Law exam for this trade

Books Allowed in the Exam

National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2008, NFPA
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NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm Code, 2007, NFPA
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Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

Low Voltage Wiring: Security/Fire Alarm Systems, 2002, John E. Traister and Terry Kennedy
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Delmar’s Standard Textbook of Electricity, 4th Edition, 2008, Stephen Herman
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Additional Resources

Old Code Package #2 (116mb download)
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Study materials will not be offered for this exam

The reference material requirements for this exam shows out-of-date or out-of-print book versions.

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