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ICC National Standard
(F18) Residential Electrician

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International Code Council
900 Montclair Rd.
Birmingham, AL 35213
(888) 422-7233, ext. 5524
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Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

The ICC bulletin for this exam is difficult to find.  The button below should allow you to view or download the National Standard exam bulletin directly (“F” exams start at page #25):

Subject Areas% of
Questions
General Knowledge12
Services and Service Equipment22
Feeders13
Branch Circuits and Conductors25
Wiring Methods and Materials13
Equipment and Devices8
Special Occupancies, Equipment, and Conditions7
Total number of test questions:
60
Time allowed (hours):
3.0

Books Allowed in the Exam

1.
National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2014, NFPA
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2.
Ugly‘s Electrical References, (any edition), George Hart 
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Additional Recommended Books

1.
Ferm's Fast Finder Index, 2014, IAEI
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2.
Tom Henry's Key Word Index, 2014, Tom Henry
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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.

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