General Low Voltage license covers any electrical systems, other than alarm or telecommunication systems, involving low-voltage wiring, including, but not limited to stand alone intercom systems and call alert systems (audio or visual); distribution wiring for alarm systems and telecommunications systems including local area network systems; sound systems; public address systems; the low voltage side of energy management systems; antenna systems and satellite dish systems, irrigation system wiring; and low voltage lighting.
Applications may be obtained from:
Construction Industry Licensing Board
237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 31217
The application fee is $30.00.
Applications must be approved by the Board before an exam can be scheduled.
After the exam, passing candidates will receive their licenses in approximately six weeks.
The state of Georgia has a reciprocity agreement with Florida and North Carolina for specific Low Voltage Licenses.
No Continuing Education Requirements currently exist in Georgia for Low Voltage Classifications.
If you should fail the exam twice, you must complete a state approved training course before testing again.
Veterans may have 5 to 10 points added to their exam scores by submitting documentation that they served a minimum of one year in active duty status and must have served during a period of conflict or war for a minimum of 90 days. Or, discharged for an injury or illness that occurred in the line of duty and the disability is officially rated.
The Examination questions pertain to the following categories:
The list of references located in the Right-Hand column have been used to create the exam questions and are used in our preparation seminar.
In addition to the books listed under "Reference Materials" on this page, there are also downloadable documents that you are allowed to take into the exam room with you. To view and download these documents, simply click on the link following each title.
Americans with Disabilities Act
2009 Georgia Amendments to the 2008 National Electrical Code.
Employer’s Tax Guide, Circular E, 2008 that can be picked up at your local IRS office or:
Employers Tax Guide, Circular E.
NOTE: The following book IS allowed into the exam. It is listed as an Optional Reference Material. Some applicants may choose to exclude this book due to its high cost. That book is: BICSI Telecommunications Distribution Methods Manual, 2006
American Contractors offers a 2-day seminar to prepare for the Georgia General Low Voltage license exam. American Contractors has been successfully preparing individuals for contractor license exams for more than 22 years.
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