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Electrical Contractor

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Louisiana Licensing Board for Contractors
600 North Street
Baton Rouge, LA  70802
Phone:  (225) 765-2301
Exam Type
Exam Content
Content Outline% of
Project Requirements5–11
Electrical Calculations11–17
Grounding & Bonding9–15
Diagrams & Schematics6–12
Temporary Service & Temporary Power3–9
Electrical Systems15–21
Class 1, 2, & 3 Wiring Systems2–8
Systems to Prevent the Spread of Flame or Smoke3–9
Systems Safety Requirements7–13
Safe Working Conditions5–11
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Books Provided in the Exam

NOTE:  It is not necessary to read all of the books in order to pass the examination.  Rather, this list is intended to suggest what types of books might be useful in helping to acquire the basic knowledge needed to perform this type of work.

Ugly's Electrical References, 2017, George Hart
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National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2020, NFPA
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American Electricians' Handbook, 17th Edition, 2021, Frederic Hartwell
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NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace, 2015, NFPA
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