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PSI Kentucky Elevator Mechanic Certification Package


The certification exam consists of 80 qurestions in 210 minutes. The minimum passing score is 70%, which means one must get 56 questions correct in order to pass. 

The examination content outlines have been prepared and are periodically updated by committees of professionals who are subject matter experts in installation and repair of elevators. The examination content outlines these professionals have prepared identify areas of importance to licensees in order for them to perform their duties to the public in a competent and responsible manner. Use the outline as a guide for pre-examination review course material. The outlines list the topics that are on the examination and the number of questions for each topic. Do not schedule your examination until you are familiar with the topics in the outline

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.

This examination is OPEN BOOK.

The following reference materials are allowed in the examination center:

National Electrical Code, 2011 edition

ASME A17.1 - Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, 2010

ASME A17.3: Safety Code for Existing Elevators and Escalators, 2011

ANSI A117.1 - Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, 2009

ASME A18.1 - Safety Standard for Platform Lifts and Stairway Chairlifts, 2011

Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA)

The following reference materials are NOT allowed in the examination center:

Modern Welding, 2013, 11th Edition,

Elevator Maintenance, Zack McCain, 1999

Employees' Safety Handbook, 2010

Candidates are responsible for bringing their own references to the examination center. Reference materials may be highlighted, underlined, and/or indexed prior to the examination session. However, references may not be written in. Any candidate caught writing in the references during the examination will be reported to the Department of Housing, Buildings, and Construction. Furthermore, candidates are not permitted to bring in any additional papers (loose or attached) with their approved references. References may be tabbed/indexed with permanent tabs only. Temporary tabs, such as Post-It notes, are not allowed and must be removed from the reference before the exam will begin. A piece of scratch paper and pencil will be provided for calculations. Candidates will NOT be permitted to remove from the examination room ANY material that has been written on. (This would include books).

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