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All Commercial General and Mechanical Contractors are required to pass Business Management & Law exam in addition to any technical examinations required for the specific license category or subcategory.
NOTICE: If your PSI exam bulletin shows the 16th Edition (out-of-print version) of the American Electricians' Handbook, it has not been updated to show the current the 17th edition.
NOTICE: The bulletin calls out an NEC version with "SC modifications" that can be found on the NFPA web site. This is false. NFPA does not provide localized versions of the code.
If you want to see the exact code modifications to the NEC (only effects two sections: 90 & 210), you'll have to start on this web page: South Carolina Building Codes Council and work your way up from the 2005 version which is where they started. Where it says "Continued", go to the previous version to find the change.
QUESTION: "What is the difference between the National Electrical Code (NEC) and the Handbook version?". As far as the actual NEC code quoted in the text... it's the same.
The NEC Handbook has additional diagrams, graphics and explainations inserted into the text (adding more pages and raising the price). It was designed for engineers and inspectors. The typical exam candidate should not use it as a prefered reference.
The books listed below are NOT allowed at the exam location
We highly recommend that you purchase one of the two NEC index 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 subjects covered in the exam and are far more detailed than the index at the end of the code book.
Sample questions are based on the PSI publication titled “29 CFR PART 1926 Selections, as of June 2013” (highlighted in green above).
This file contains approx. 800 sample questions.
REMINDER: PSI uses this book for many exams they offer. Not all sections of this code will apply to your exam.
We also include a table showing the relationship between our questions and OSHA code sections. Corrections to the original PSI publication are noted.