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North Carolina Board of
Examiners of Electrical Contractors (BEEC)

3101 Industrial Drive, Suite 206
Raleigh, NC  27609
Phone: (919) 733-9042
Exam Provider
PSI Licensure: Certification
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV  89121
Phone:  (855) 340-3701
Exam Type
OPEN  BOOK
Exam Content
Subject Areas# of
Questions
Bonding and Grounding10
Overcurrent Protection9
Wiring Methods and Terminations10
Boxes and Fittings8
Service Entrance and Equipment11
Motors and Control Wiring7
Special Occupancies and Hazardous Locations6
Load Calculations11
Appliances, Equipment and Lighting7
General3
Laws, Rules, Basic Business Practices and Practical Applications18
Total number of test questions:
100
Time allowed (hours):
6.0
Books Allowed in the Exam
1.
National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2020, NFPA
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2.
NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, 2019, NFPA
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NOTE: The above references will be supplied at the exam location.  You may not bring your own copies.

Books NOT Allowed in the Exam
1.
Laws Applicable to Electrical Contractors in North Carolina, General Statutes, Chapter 87, Article 4
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2.
Board Rules for the Implementation of the Electrical Contractors Licensing Laws of North Carolina, Title 21, North Carolina Administrative Code, Chapter 18B
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3.
NASCLA Contractor's Guide to Business, Law and Project Management for Electrical, North Carolina, 13th Edition, NASCLA
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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, 2020, 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, 2020, George Hart
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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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