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South Carolina Burglar Alarm Contractor (2021-08-05)

There are 50 questions in this examination. You will need to answer 35 questions correctly in order to pass. You are allowed 3 hours to complete this examination. NOTE: All Burglar Alarm candidates are required to pass the Alarm Code of Laws Examination and the Burglar Alarm Examination.

1. General Electrical Knowledge (14 Items)

2. Low – Voltage (9 Items)

3. Intrusion Detection and Alarm Systems (10 Items)

4. Alarm Technology (17 Items)

The reference material listed below was used to prepare the questions for this examination.  The examination may also contain questions based on trade knowledge or general industry practices. Except for Code books, you can base your answers on later editions of references as they become available.  For Code questions, the examinations will be based only on the edition of the Code book that is listed.

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    National Electrical Safety Code 1997

    $200.00

    These rules cover supply and communication lines, equipment, and associated work practices employed by a public or private electric supply, communications, railway, or similar utility in the exercise of its function as a utility. They cover similar systems under the control of qualified persons, such as those associated with an industrial complex or utility interactive system. NESC rules do not cover installations in mines, ships, railway rolling equipment, aircraft, or automotive equipment, or utilization wiring except as covered in Parts 1 and 3. For building utilization wiring requirements, see the National Electrical Code (NEC), NFPA 70-1993.

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    Blank Quick Reference Tabs

    $11.19

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    Understanding and Servicing Alarm Systems 3rd Edition

    Publication Year: 1999
    3rd Edition

    $125.00

    Understanding and Servicing Alarm Systems, 3rd Edition has seen the alarm industry enter the computer age. With its coverage of micro-computerized controls, sophisticated detection devices, methods of alarm reporting, that second edition broke new ground. Completely updated to reflect the security industry's most high-tech advances, the third edition of Understanding and Servicing Alarm Systems, continues on the road of educating the alarm dealer, installer, and technician. Prepares readers for the practicalities of dealing with customers Takes readers from the basics of electricity to the most modern equipment installation and repair Teaches the pitfalls one might encounter in the alarm servicing profession, along with the approaches for troubleshooting.

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    Security: A Guide to Security System Design and Equipment Selection and Installation

    2nd Edition
    Publication Year: 1992

    $95.18

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    NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) Handbook 2017

    $200.00

    Rewritten and extensively updated, the full-color 2017 edition NEC® Handbook is the most practical and powerful resource for electrical design and installation today. Success in the electrical industry depends on your grasp of NFPA 70®: National Electrical Code® requirements and your ability to apply them correctly. Based on the 2017 NEC, the NEC Handbook clarifies concepts for a better understanding of the Code. It's a powerful communication tool that helps you explain the NEC to clients and others who might not have professional electrical training. The new NEC Handbook reflects industry trends and Code changes that impact residential, commercial, and industrial work. Order the 2017 edition of the NEC Handbook, the resource trusted by electrical contractors, engineers, electricians, safety officials, inspectors, and architects nationwide. (Hardbound, 1,367 pp., 2017)

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    NFPA 70: National Electrical Code 2017

    Publication Year: 2017

    $125.00

    Throughout the United States and around the world, NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) sets the foundation for electrical safety in residential, commercial, and industrial occupancies. The 2017 edition of this trusted Code presents the latest comprehensive regulations for electrical wiring, overcurrent protection, grounding, and installation of equipment. Major additions reflect the continuing growth in renewable power technology. Other NEC revisions protect the public and workers from deadly hazards. Work with the latest requirements governing public and private buildings, homes, and structures; outdoor yards and lots; utility equipment; installations that connect to the power grid; and consumer-owned power generation systems and equipment. The 2017 NEC is better aligned with the safe work practices in NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace.

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    NFPA 70: National Electrical Code Tabs 2017

    $15.00