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In South Carolina, a Commercial Electrician is licensed to perform the installation, alteration, or repair of wiring-related electrical material and equipment used in the generating, transmitting, or utilization of electrical energy less than six hundred volts, including all overhead electrical wiring on public rights-of-way for signs and street decorations and all underground electrical distribution systems of less than six hundred volts serving private properties.

This subclassification also includes, but is not limited to, installing, altering, and repairing, panels, controls, conductors, conduits, cables, devices, plates, electric ceilings, control wiring; and electric heating, lighting fixtures, lamps, general outside lighting, underground and overhead feeder distribution systems for services, and related components or work necessary to provide a complete electrical system and installing window or through-the-wall air conditioning units not to exceed three HP or three tons where no piping is necessary.

South Carolina applicants taking the Commercial Electrician exam have a choice of trade exams. They can elect to take either the NASCLA Accredited Trade Examination for Electrical Contractors which is accepted by multiple state agencies or the South Carolina Commercial Electrician state-specific exam. There are differences in these exams, including exam content and references allowed into the exam, testing policies, and states accepting exam transcripts via reciprocity. If you're not sure which exam is best for you, a licensing expert can help review your options on a Contractor Licensing Start-Up Consultation!

At Contractor Training Center, we offer exam prep courses and materials for all licensing exams required for South Carolina Commercial Electrician Contractor license applicants. And, all our courses are backed by a No-Pass, No-Pay Guarantee! If you're interested in getting licensed as a Commercial Electrician in South Carolina, keep reading below to find out more about how to get started.

What's on the Exam?

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  1. General Electrical Knowledge (9 Items)
  2. Service, Feeders, and Branch Circuits (9 Items)
  3. Grounding and Bonding (9 Items)
  4. Conductors and Cables (9 Items)
  5. Raceways and Boxes (9 Items)
  6. Special Occupancies and Equipment (2 Items)
  7. Electrical Power (7 Items)
  8. Motors (7 Items)
  9. Low Voltage (2 Items)
  10. Lighting (5 Items)
  11. Illuminated Signs (2 Items)
  12. Fire Detection and Alarm Systems (2 Items)
  13. Safety Information (8 Items)

You can see more information about the exam and test-taking policies on the Candidate Information Bulletin here.

Exam Preparation

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South Carolina Commercial Electrician Exam Prep Course

Our South Carolina Commercial Electrician Exam Prep Course is an online, pre-recorded course that you can complete at your own time and pace. The online course includes access to instructor-led videos on exam-taking strategies, overviews of electrical theories/concepts, book highlighting instructions, and practice test questions and answers.

Our online course also includes access to a simulation practice test, set up just like the real exam!

All our courses are delivered digitally, meaning you can begin preparing for your exam immediately after you place your purchase. Additionally, our courses are backed by a No-Pass, No-Pay Guarantee!

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Book Bundle

The South Carolina Commercial Electrician Exam is an open-book exam. You can bring in approved reference manuals and may mark your books with permanent tabs and highlights/underlining. Please note no handwritten notes are allowed in books, and if you make notes in your books you may not be allowed to bring them into the exam.

You can find the approved references for the South Carolina Commercial Electrician Exam in a convenient bundle at the link below.  In a hurry? Check out our exam-ready pre-tabbed and highlighted book bundle here!

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Our South Carolina Commercial Electrician Exam prep tabs help mark the commonly referenced sections of the books used in the exam. Don't waste time flipping through your books in the timed exam - our tabs help you to be able to quickly reference important material in your books and move on to the next question without wasting valuable time. 

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