Low Voltage Contractor (ES3C) Candidates,
This new program has four practice tests with over 315 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:
- A fire alarm system with a secondary power supply must have a minimum of what capacity requirements for standby and alarm?
Answer: Standby = 24 Hr., Alarm = 5 Min. Reference: NFPA 72 – National Fire Alarm Code, 2010.
- What is the load of a resistor in a 12-volt circuit with 0.25 amps current draw?
Answer: 3 Watts. Reference: P=ExI 12v x 0.25a = 3W.
- What is the maximum voltage of coaxial cable?
Answer: 60 volts. Reference: NEC 2011, 820.15
- Given a new single-family dwelling residential installation, how many smoke detectors are required if the two bedrooms are NOT near each other?
Answer: Four. Reference: NFPA 72 188.8.131.52.
- What is the minimum conductors required for installing a shunt type auxiliary system?
Answer: 14 Awg. Reference: NFPA 72 184.108.40.206.1.
Our Low Voltage Special Systems Contractor(ES-3) 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 computerized state examination. The questions, answers, and article references have been professionally prepared by our research team to cover every subject area, code section, and calculations. 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
- New Mexico Electrical Code (NMAC 14.10.4), 2011, (505) 476-4700. http://www.nmcpr.state.nm.us/NMAC/parts/title14/14.010.0004.htm
- NFPA 72 –National Fire Alarm Code, 2010. National FireProtection Association (NFPA), (800) 344-3555. www.nfpa.org
- 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:
- 50 question exam, 2 hour time limit, minimum test score 75%
- State Application Fee = $36.00
- PSI Test Fee=$68.88
- Experience requirement: 4 years.