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Nevada
(C-2A) Electrical Wiring Contractor

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Nevada State Contractor‘s Board
2310 Corporate Circle, Suite 200
Henderson, NV  89074
Phone: (702) 486-1100

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PSI Licensure: Certification
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV  89121
Phone:  (800) 733-9267

Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
Questions
General Electrical Knowledge4
Service, Feeders and Branch Circuits5
Grounding and Bonding6
Conductors and Cables8
Overcurrent Protection4
Special Occupancies and Equipment5
Electrical Power5
Low Voltage2
Lighting4
Illuminated Signs2
Fire Detection and Alarm Systems4
Safety Information3
Motors3
Raceways and Enclosures5
Total number of test questions:
60
Time allowed (hours):
2.5

This exam may also include questions on the following subjects:

  • Reading and interpreting construction codes and regulations
  • Nevada Health Department regulations
  • Appropriate building codes
  • Trade materials, tools, equipment and methods
  • Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Rules

In addition to the trade-specific examination, you may be required to pass the Business and Law Exam offered by PSI or take an "approved" Business and Law course

Books Allowed in the Exam

1.
National Electrical Code (NFPA-70) [or] National Electrical Code Handbook, 2008, NFPA
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2.
NFPA 72: Standard for National Fire Alarm Code [or] National Fire Alarm Code Handbook, 2010, NFPA
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QUESTION:  “What is the difference between the National Electrical Code (NEC) and the NEC Handbook (both published by NFPA)?”.  The Handbook has the same content as the NEC book with additional drawings and explainations inserted.

The Handbook was designed for engineers and inspectors.  The typical exam candidate should not use it as a prefered reference unless they are using it for inspection jobs in their day-to-day work.

Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1.
Ugly‘s Electrical References, 2008, 2011 or 2014, George Hart
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2.
Code of Federal Regulations, 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO [or] (OSHA) Selections by PSI
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Available Study Materials
Individual Book Title
Practice Exam
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The price is dependent on how many sets of questions you order and their content.

The file(s) you receive contain sample exam questions for the book title(s) above highlighted (light green) that you select in your order.

A 15% discount applies when ordering TWO (2) OR MORE BOOK TITLES.

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NFPA Fire & Gas Standard
Practice Exam
$44.95 — $54.95

Sample questions are sourced from the NFPA book title(s) highlighted (in light green) above.

Pricing is based on the number of questions contained in the individual files and the book titles you choose.

A 15% discount applies when ordering TWO (2) OR MORE BOOK TITLES.

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PSI OSHA Selections
Practice Exam
$74.95

Sample questions are based on the PSI publication titled "29 CFR PART 1926 Selections, as of June 2013".

This file contains 796 sample questions.

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