Electrical Contractor Candidates,
This new program has ten practice tests with over 866 questions that simulate your state exam. Questions, answers, and article references that you need to pass the new PSI state examination are contained in this module. Choose this program if you are serious about passing your state exam with PSI. Go into the test prepared with the best computer study program in New Mexico !!!
Here is a small sample of our exam prep questions:
- What is the required sill or curb height surrounding a transformer vault?
Answer: 4 inches. Reference: NEC 2011, 450.42(B).
- A residential home requires that direct buried cables that are GFCI protected operating on 20 amperes, be buried how many inches below grade?
Answer: 12 inches. Reference: NEC 2011 Table 300.5. (used frequently for state exam)
- In general, most television channels use what frequency of bandwidth?
Answer: 6 MHz. Reference: American Electricians’ Handbook.
Our Electrical Contractor software is an interactive program that allows each license candidate to prepare and study for his state examination while in the comfort of his own home. Our practice exams actually simulate the experience of taking the three computerized state examinations. The questions, answers, and article references have been professionally prepared by our research team to cover every subject area, code section, and calculations.
All three portions; Commercial, Residential, and Specialties are covered in our program. The combination of specific computer based training with our software, familiarity with the code book, and your years of field experience assure your success. Prep At Home today!
PSI Candidate Information Bulletin, Examination Content Outline:
The following reference materials are allowed in the examination center:
- NFPA 70 National Electrical Code, 2011, or The National Electrical Code Handbook, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), (800) 344-3555. www.nfpa.org
- National Electrical Safety Code, 2007, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., (732) 981-0060. ISBN 0-7381-2778-7.www.ieee.org
- New Mexico Electrical Code (NMAC 14.10.4), 2011. http://www.nmcpr.state.nm.us/NMAC/parts/title14/14.010.0004.htm
- Candidates are responsible for bringing their own references to the examination center. Reference materials may be highlighted, underlined and/or indexed prior to the examination session. (Permanent tabs and highlighting is permitted. No notes !!!)
Application for State Licensing must be submitted to PSI:
PSI Services LLC
2301 Yale SE, Ste. C-4
Phone: (877) 663?9276
Web Site: public.psiexams.com
- License candidates must be pre-approved by Construction Industries prior to testing with PSI.
- Applications submitted to PSI are usually processed in 2-3 weeks, at which time PSI will mail each license candidate a letter or postcard to indicate approval to take the examination.
Examinations are administered by PSI:
PSI Services LLC
3210 E. Tropicana, Las Vegas, NV 89121
Phone: (800) 733-9267
Web Site: www.psiexams.com
- Be sure to carefully review your Candidate Information bulletin prior to your examination. This document contains important information regarding testing locations, fees, dates, examination content and reference materials used to make the examination.
License Requirements Summary:
- Commercial, Part 1: Contractor Residential and Commercial Electrical.
- 80 question exam, 3 hour time limit, minimum test score 75%
- Residential, Part 2: Contractor Residential and Commercial Electrical.
- 40 question exam, 1.5 hour time limit, minimum test score 75%
- Specialties, Part 3: Contractor Residential and Commercial Electrical.
- 50 question exam, 2 hour time limit, minimum test score 70%
- State Application Fee = $36.00
- PSI Test Fee=$269.06 (three-part combination exam)
- Experience requirement: 4 years.
- Candidates must pass all three Trade portions of the examination, and the Business and Law portion to acquire the state license.The four tests can be taken separately or in combination.
- IF, a licensed Electrical Contractor needs to perform the hands-on work of an Electrical Journeyman, he must apply for and pass the Practical portion of the Journeyman examination only (not the Code and Theory). Call and schedule the Practical only after you have passed the Contractor portions.