North Carolina Limited Electrical Contractor License

"Limited Electrical Contractor" shall be permitted to engage in a single electrical contracting project of a value not in excess of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) and on which the equipment or installation in the contract is rated at not more than 600 volts.

How to Get the NC Limited Electrical Contractor’s License?

  1. Complete the North Carolina Limited Electrical Contractor License Application and submit it to the board.
  2. Submit written statements from at least two persons attesting to your good character.
  3. You must have at least two years of experience, of which at least one year shall be primary experience. The balance of experience may be primary, secondary or both.
  4. You must have taken and passed the necessary exam(s).
  5. If you are or will be part of a corporation or limited liability company, you must register the business with the NC Secretary of State (www.sosnc.gov ).

Limited Electrical Contractor Course

Limited Electrical Contractor Exam

Limited Electrical Contractor Trade Exam

  • Testing Method: Computer-based; Semi-Open Book
  • Testing Company: PSI
  • Hours Allotted: 6h
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Number of questions: 100
  • Subjects Involved:
    • Bonding and Grounding
    • Overcurrent Protection
    • Wiring Methods and Terminations
    • Boxes and Fittings
    • Service Entrance and Equipment
    • Motors and Control Wiring
    • Special Occupancies and Hazardous Locations
    • Load Calculations
    • Appliances, Equipment, and Lighting
    • General
    • Laws, Rules, Basic Business Practices, and Practical Applications

Limited Electrical Contractor Book Set

The book set includes all required references for the Limited Electrical Contractor exam. Please keep in mind that although not all the books are allowed in the exam you will be tested on all the references. Orders placed before 2 PM are shipped the same day via UPS and a tracking number is emailed before 3 PM.

  • NORTH CAROLINA LIMITED ELECTRICAL - BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $326.88
  • NORTH CAROLINA LIMITED ELECTRICAL - BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $310.92

Limited Electrical Contractor Trade Books

Books Allowed in Testing

Books Not Allowed in Testing