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2017 National Electrical Code
2013 National Fire Alarm Code
Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management – North Carolina Electrical Contractors’ Edition

North Carolina (General Statutes, Chapter 87, Article 4)
Title 21, North Carolina Administrative Code, Chapter 18B
Lighting and Power Plans

North Carolina Limited Electrical Contractor


  • The test consists of 100 questions.

  • You have 6 hours to complete the test.

  • You need to score at least 75% to pass.


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Reference Materials Allowed into testing center

  1. 2017 National Electrical Code
  2. Laws Applicable to Electrical Contractors in North Carolina (General Statutes, Chapter 87, Article 4
  3. The Board’s Rules (Title 21, North Carolina Administrative Code, Chapter 18B) For the Implementation of the Electrical Contractors License Laws in North Carolina
  4. Lighting and Power Plans
  5. Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management – North Carolina Electrical Contractors’ Edition
  6. 2013 National Fire Alarm Code

Subject Area
Number of Questions
Bonding and Grounding
10
Overcurrent Protection
9
Wiring Methods and Terminations
10
Boxes and Fittings
8
Service Entrance and Equipment
11
Motors and Control Wiring
7
Special Occupancies and Hazardous Locations
6
Load Calculations
11
Appliances, Equipment, and Lighting
7
General
3
Laws, Rules, Basic Business Practices, and Practical Applications
18
Total
100

North Carolina Intermediate Electrical Contractor


  • The test consists of 100 questions.

  • You have 6 hours to complete the test.

  • You need to score at least 75% to pass.


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Reference Materials Allowed into testing center

  1. 2017 National Electrical Code
  2. Laws Applicable to Electrical Contractors in North Carolina (General Statutes, Chapter 87, Article 4
  3. The Board’s Rules (Title 21, North Carolina Administrative Code, Chapter 18B) For the Implementation of the Electrical Contractors License Laws in North Carolina
  4. Lighting and Power Plans
  5. Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management – North Carolina Electrical Contractors’ Edition
  6. 2013 National Fire Alarm Code

Subject Area
Number of Questions
Bonding and Grounding
11
Overcurrent Protection
9
Wiring Methods and Terminations
10
Boxes and Fittings
7
Service Entrance and Equipment
9
Motors and Control Wiring
8
Special Occupancies and Hazardous Locations
9
Load Calculations
11
Appliances, Equipment, and Lighting
7
General
3
Laws, Rules, Basic Business Practices, and Practical Applications
16
Total
100

North Carolina Unlimited Electrical Contractor


  • The test consists of 100 questions.

  • You have 6 hours to complete the test.

  • You need to score at least 75% to pass.


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Reference Materials Allowed into testing center

  1. 2017 National Electrical Code
  2. Laws Applicable to Electrical Contractors in North Carolina (General Statutes, Chapter 87, Article 4
  3. The Board’s Rules (Title 21, North Carolina Administrative Code, Chapter 18B) For the Implementation of the Electrical Contractors License Laws in North Carolina
  4. Lighting and Power Plans
  5. Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management – North Carolina Electrical Contractors’ Edition
  6. 2013 National Fire Alarm Code

Subject Area
Number of Questions
Bonding and Grounding
11
Overcurrent Protection
9
Wiring Methods, and Terminations
10
Boxes and Fittings
7
Service Entrance and Equipment
9
Motors and Control Wiring
9
Special Occupancies and Hazardous Locations
9
Load Calculations
11
Appliances, Equipment, and Lighting
7
General
3
Laws, Rules, Basic Business Practices, and Practical Applications
15
Total
100

North Carolina (SP-SFD) Special Restricted: Single Family Detached Residential Dwelling Electrical Contractor


  • The test consists of 40 questions.

  • You have 3 hours to complete the test.

  • You need to score at least 75% to pass.


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Reference Materials Allowed into testing center

  1. 2017 National Electrical Code
  2. Laws Applicable to Electrical Contractors in North Carolina (General Statutes, Chapter 87, Article 4
  3. The Board’s Rules (Title 21, North Carolina Administrative Code, Chapter 18B) For the Implementation of the Electrical Contractors License Laws in North Carolina
  4. Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management – North Carolina Electrical Contractors’ Edition
  5. 2013 National Fire Alarm Code

Subject Area
Number of Questions
Bonding and Grounding
5
Overcurrent Protection
4
Wiring Methods and Terminations
3
Boxes and Fittings
4
Service Entrance and Equipment
4
Motors and Control Wiring
2
Special Occupancies and Hazardous Locations
1
Load Calculations
4
Appliances, Equipment, and Lighting
3
General
2
Laws, Rules, Basic Business Practices, and Practical Applications
8
Total
40

North Carolina (FA/LV) Special Restricted: Fire Alarm/Low Voltage Electrical Contractor


  • The test consists of 50 questions.

  • You have 3 hours to complete the test.

  • You need to score at least 75% to pass.


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Reference Materials Allowed into testing center

  1. 2017 National Electrical Code
  2. Laws Applicable to Electrical Contractors in North Carolina (General Statutes, Chapter 87, Article 4
  3. The Board’s Rules (Title 21, North Carolina Administrative Code, Chapter 18B) For the Implementation of the Electrical Contractors License Laws in North Carolina
  4. Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management – North Carolina Electrical Contractors’ Edition
  5. 2013 National Fire Alarm Code

Subject Area
Number of Questions
Bonding and Grounding
4
Wiring Methods and Terminations
9
Boxes and Fittings
3
Motors and Control Wiring
3
Load Calculations
4
General
6
Laws, Rules, Basic Business Practices, and Practical Applications
21
Total
50

North Carolina (SP-PH) Special Restricted: Plumbing and Heating Electrical Contractor


  • The test consists of 40 questions.

  • You have 3 hours to complete the test.

  • You need to score at least 75% to pass.


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Reference Materials Allowed into testing center

  1. 2017 National Electrical Code
  2. Laws Applicable to Electrical Contractors in North Carolina (General Statutes, Chapter 87, Article 4
  3. The Board’s Rules (Title 21, North Carolina Administrative Code, Chapter 18B) For the Implementation of the Electrical Contractors License Laws in North Carolina
  4. Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management – North Carolina Electrical Contractors’ Edition

Subject Area
Number of Questions
Bonding and Grounding
4
Overcurrent Protection
5
Wiring Methods and Terminations
8
Boxes and Fittings
2
Motors and Control Wiring
5
Load Calculations
2
Appliances, Equipment, and Lighting
4
General
3
Laws, Rules, Basic Business Practices, and Practical Applications
7
Total
40

North Carolina (SP-ES) Special Restricted: Electrical Sign Contractor


  • The test consists of 40 questions.

  • You have 3 hours to complete the test.

  • You need to score at least 75% to pass.


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Reference Materials Allowed into testing center

  1. 2017 National Electrical Code
  2. Laws Applicable to Electrical Contractors in North Carolina (General Statutes, Chapter 87, Article 4
  3. The Board’s Rules (Title 21, North Carolina Administrative Code, Chapter 18B) For the Implementation of the Electrical Contractors License Laws in North Carolina
  4. Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management – North Carolina Electrical Contractors’ Edition

Subject Area
Number of Questions
Bonding and Grounding
5
Overcurrent Protection
4
Wiring Methods and Terminations
8
Boxes and Fittings
2
Load Calculations
3
Appliances, Equipment, and Lighting
4
General
7
Laws, Rules, Basic Business Practices, and Practical Applications
7
Total
40

North Carolina (SP-EL) Special Restricted: Elevator Contractor


  • The test consists of 40 questions.

  • You have 3 hours to complete the test.

  • You need to score at least 75% to pass.


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Reference Materials Allowed into testing center

  1. 2017 National Electrical Code
  2. Laws Applicable to Electrical Contractors in North Carolina (General Statutes, Chapter 87, Article 4
  3. The Board’s Rules (Title 21, North Carolina Administrative Code, Chapter 18B) For the Implementation of the Electrical Contractors License Laws in North Carolina
  4. Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management – North Carolina Electrical Contractors’ Edition

Subject Area
Number of Questions
Bonding and Grounding
5
Overcurrent Protection
4
Wiring Methods and Terminations
10
Boxes and Fittings
2
Motors and Control Wiring
5
Load Calculations
3
General
2
Laws, Rules, Basic Business Practices, and Practical Applications
9
Total
40

North Carolina (SP-WP) Special Restricted: Groundwater Pump Contractor


  • The test consists of 40 questions.

  • You have 3 hours to complete the test.

  • You need to score at least 75% to pass.


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Reference Materials Allowed into testing center

  1. 2017 National Electrical Code
  2. Laws Applicable to Electrical Contractors in North Carolina (General Statutes, Chapter 87, Article 4
  3. The Board’s Rules (Title 21, North Carolina Administrative Code, Chapter 18B) For the Implementation of the Electrical Contractors License Laws in North Carolina
  4. Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management – North Carolina Electrical Contractors’ Edition

Subject Area
Number of Questions
Bonding and Grounding
7
Overcurrent Protection
3
Wiring Methods and Terminations
9
Boxes and Fittings
3
Motors and Control Wiring
5
Load Calculations
3
General
2
Laws, Rules, Basic Business Practices, and Practical Applications
8
Total
40

North Carolina (SP-SP) Special Restricted: Swimming Pool Bonding Contractor


  • The test consists of 25 questions.

  • You have 1 hour to complete the test.

  • You need to score at least 75% to pass.


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Reference Materials Allowed into testing center

  1. 2017 National Electrical Code
  2. Laws Applicable to Electrical Contractors in North Carolina (General Statutes, Chapter 87, Article 4
  3. The Board’s Rules (Title 21, North Carolina Administrative Code, Chapter 18B) For the Implementation of the Electrical Contractors License Laws in North Carolina
  4. Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management – North Carolina Electrical Contractors’ Edition

Subject Area
Number of Questions
Bonding and Grounding
7
Boxes and Fittings
3
Special Occupancies and Hazardous Locations
10
Laws, Rules, Basic Business Practices, and Practical Applications
5
Total
25