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Michigan

Fire Alarm Specialty Technician

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LARA Department of Licensing
Electrical Division

1st Floor Ottawa Building
611 W. Ottawa St
Lansing, MI 48933
Phone:  (517) 241-9320
Exam Provider
PSI Licensure: Certification
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV  89121
Phone:  (855) 340-3701
Exam Type
OPEN  BOOK
Exam Content
Subject Areas
Grounding and Bonding
Overcurrent Protection
Wiring Methods and Installations
Boxes and Cabinets
Special Occupancies
Load Calculations
Box and Raceway Fill
Power Limited Circuits
General Electrical Trade Knowledge
Electrical Theory
Total number of test questions:
36
Time allowed (minutes):
90
Books Allowed in the Exam
1.
National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2017, NFPA
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2.
Michigan Skilled Trades Regulation Act (PA 407), 2016
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3.
Michigan Electrical Code Rules, Part 8
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4.
Michigan Stille-Derossett-Hale Single State Construction Act (PA 230), 1972, Sections 125.1504 & 125.1508a
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Additional Recommended Books
1.
Ferm‘s Fast Finder Index, 2017, IAEI
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2.
Tom Henry‘s Key Word Index, 2017, Tom Henry
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We highly 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.

3.
Ugly‘s Electrical References, 2017, George Hart (also obtained at most Lowe‘s Home Centers)
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The book above 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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