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Virginia
Fire Alarm Systems Contracting

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Commonwealth of Virginia
DPOR Board of Contractors

9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, VA  23233
(804) 367-8511

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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
Detectors12
Alarm Notification12
General Regulations5
Total number of test questions:
50
Time allowed (minutes):
120

Books Allowed in the Exam

1.
National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2011, NFPA
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2.
NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, 2013, NFPA
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Additional Recommended Books

1.
Ferm's Fast Finder Index, 2011, IAEI
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2.
Tom Henry's Key Word Index, 2011, Tom Henry
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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.

Available Study Materials
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.

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