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Nevada
(C-2C) Fire Detection 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 Knowledge5
Wiring8
Grounding3
Power Supply5
Detectors15
Alarms Notification14
General Regulations5
Total number of test questions:
55
Time allowed (hours):
2.0

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, 2005, NFPA
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2.
NFPA 101: Standard for Life Safety Code, 2003, NFPA
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3.
NFPA 72: Standard for National Fire Alarm Code [or] National Fire Alarm Code Handbook, 2007, 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.
Fire Alarm Signaling Systems, 2nd Edition, 1994, Bukowski & O'Laughlin
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2.
Certified Alarm Technicians Manual - Level 1, 2017, NBFAA (can only be obtained by taking a 22 hour course through PSI. Cost $400)
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Available Study Materials
NFPA Fire & Gas Standard
Practice Exam
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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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