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Virginia Commercial Building Contractor Exam Prep
Name:Virginia Commercial Building Contractor Exam Prep
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This online exam prep course will cover the topics listed below. Books are NOT included in price of exam prep.


Our State Contractor Licensing exam Prep courses cover the following:

-Tab and highlight locations for all books

-hundreds/thousands of practice questions depending on number of books for your exam

-test taking skills videos

-instructional videos

-mathematical instructional videos ( if applicable)

-Instructors name, phone number, email address- in case you have any questions!


Scope of Work:

18 VAC 50-22-20 of the Board for Contractors Rules and Regulations defines Commercial Building Contractors (Abbr: CBC) as those individuals whose contracts include “construction, remodeling, repair, improvement, removal, or demolition on real property owned, controlled, or leased by another person of commercial, industrial, institutional, governmental, and accessory use buildings or structures”. The CBC classification does not provide for electrical, plumbing, HVAC, or gas fitting services and does not allow construction, repair, or improvement, of dwellings and townhouses as defined in the USBC. If the CBC performs specialty services, all required specialty designations shall be obtained.

The commercial building classification includes but is not limited to the functions carried out by the following specialties: ? Billboard/sign contracting ? Commercial improvement contracting ? Concrete contracting ? Farm improvement contracting ? Industrialized building contracting ? Landscape service contracting ? Marine facility contracting ? Masonry contracting ? Painting and wallcovering contracting ? Recreational facility contracting ? Roofing contracting ? Swimming pool contracting

# of Questions 80

Minimum Passing Score 70%

Time Allowed  180 Minutes


Subject Area # of Items

Site Work 8

Concrete including Reinforcement 9

Masonry 9

Metals 9

Carpentry 9

Thermal and Moisture Protection 8

Associated Trades Finishes including Drywall Metal Stud Framing Insulation and Moisture Control Doors, Windows, and Glazing 7

Safety 7

Estimating and Plan Reading 8

General Building Code Requirements Life Safety and Egress Accessibility Fire Protection Requirements General Code Provisions 6

EXAMINATION REFERENCE MATERIAL The following is a list of possible reference materials for the examination. The list is given to identify resources and does not constitute an endorsement by PSI or by the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation. 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. You can use any edition of references and Code books as they become available. However for Code questions, the examination will be based only on the edition of the Code book that is listed. NOTE: All examinations are open-book. You must bring your own references as they are not provided at the test site. No study guides are permitted. No loose papers or unbound references are permitted. If you download a reference from the Internet, it must be spiral bound or hole-punched and placed in a binder, or stapled in the left hand corner. References may be highlighted, underlined, and/or indexed prior to the exam. Reference materials containing any writing will not be allowed into the examination. You may not write in reference materials during the examination session. A candidate caught writing in the references during the examination will have the references confiscated and will be reported to the Department. References may be tabbed with permanent tabs only. NO REMOVABLE TABS are allowed. The following list of tabs may be used. These items may be purchased at local office supply stores. Acceptable Tabs Avery Swift Tabs Self-Adhesive Permanent Plastic Tabs Redi-Tag Self-Stick Permanent Adhesive Index Tabs Unacceptable Tabs Post-It Index Flags Post-It Flags The URL listed for each reference is generated from the most current searches. However placement of material on websites may be modified resulting in some discrepancies.

Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, 2012 Edition (Part 1)

International Building Code, 2012

ANSI Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, 2009

Technical Digest No. 9 – Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders, 3rd Edition, 2008

Carpentry and Building Construction, 2010 or 2016 (Student Edition)

Gypsum Construction Handbook, 2014 Edition

Placing Reinforcing Bars, Recommended Practices, 2011, 9 th Edition,

The Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 2005, 3rd Edition

Pipe and Excavation Contracting, Dave Roberts, 2011

Roofing Construction & Estimating, Daniel Atcheson, 1995

Modern Masonry - Brick, Block, Stone, Clois E. Kicklighter, 8th Edition,

SDI Manual of Construction with Steel Deck, 2006, 2nd ed

This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 28 April, 2016.

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