11 NCAC 08 .0406             EXAMINATION INFORMATION

The qualifying examination shall be designed to test applicants knowledge of fundamentals of electricity, acceptable materials, devices, appliances and equipment, provisions contained in the current edition of the National Electrical Code; the requirements regarding emergency lighting as contained in the North Carolina State Building Code; and other pertinent statutory requirements.

The examination may contain multiple‑choice, true‑false, essay type and research type questions, as well as problems and questions requiring calculations. All of the questions and problems will be designed to cover typical electrical installations as found on the premises of school properties.

The examination may be of the open‑book and closed‑book type with the majority of the examination being of the open‑book type. All reference books will be provided the examinee for use during the examination.

The passing grade on the examination will be a minimum of 75. There will be no examination fee charged.

Arrangements shall be made to conduct the examination twice yearly in the Raleigh area and may be conducted at other times and places as deemed desirable by the Commissioner.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 58-2-40; 115C-525;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. May 12, 1978;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. January 9, 2018.