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ICC National Standard License Exam

(F49) Electrical Contractor

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Exam Provider
International Code Council (ICC)
900 Montclair Rd.
Birmingham, AL 35213
(877) 234-6082
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Exam Type
OPEN  BOOK
Exam Content

ICC is currently not publishing new PDF file containing the National Standard Exam Specifications.  To find the sub-category titles listed below, you must use their web page (from the button below) and search for your exam by choosing "Type: Contractor/Trades" and "State: National/All".  Then enter the three digit exam code in the "Title" (e.g., T16).

Content Area% of
Questions
General Requirements10
Services17
Branch Circuit & Feeder Calculations19
Wiring Methods & Distribution Systems19
General Use Equipment12
Special Occupancies9
Special Equipment7
Special Systems7
Total number of test questions:
80
Time allowed (hours):
3.0
Books Allowed in the Exam
1.
National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2014, NFPA
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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 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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