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PSI Massachusetts Systems Technician Part 2, Applied, Certification Package


The exam consists of 30 questions in 60 minutes. The minimum score required to pass is 70%, which means one must answer 21 questions correctly to pass. 

In order to become a System Technician, one must pass both parts one and two of the Massachusetts Systems Technician exams. This is Part 2.

All the reference materials listed below were used to prepare the questions for this examination. The examination may also contain questions based on trade knowledge, or general industry practices. Except for Codebooks, you can use later editions of references as they become available. For Code questions, the examination will be based only on the edition of the Codebook that is listed.

NOTE 1: New exam items may be added to the examinations, to reflect the adoption of a current Code, or adoption of other related Regulations or laws seven months from the enforcing date of such Code, Regulation or Law.

NOTE 2: Examinations will be based upon the then in effect edition of the National Electrical Code, Massachusetts Electrical Code Amendment, standards and NFPA documents after July 1, of that year.

Only the following references are allowed in the examination center:

Massachusetts Electrical Code, 527 CMR 12.00 State Amendments to NEC Board of Fire Prevention Regulations, State of Massachusetts General Laws

237 CMR 12.00-23.00 – Rules and Regulations of the Board of State Examiners of Electricians

National Electrical Code, National Fire Protection Association

MGL Chapter 141, Supervision of Electricians

Additional Examination questions may be derived from the following reference materials. Please note these reference materials are NOT allowed in the Examination center.

Ugly's Electrical References, George V. Hart, 2008, 2011, or 2014 edition

American Electricians' Handbook 

Fire Alarm Signaling Systems Handbook, 1994, 2nd edition, Bukowski & O’Laughlin, National Fire Protection Association

Certified Alarm Technicians Manual Level 1, 2001

Understanding and Servicing Alarm Systems - Third Edition 

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