Construction Trade Exam Research Area

Alabama
Building Contractor
(Under Four Stories)

Apply for the License

Licensing Board for General Contractors
2525 Fairlane Drive (Executive Park)
Montgomery, AL  36116
Phone: (334) 272-5030, Ex. 226
Alabama Licensing Board

Exam Administrator

PSI Licensure : Certification
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Phone: (800) 733-9267
Candidate Information Web Page

Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Questions
Sitework, Footings and Foundation 8
Concrete and Concrete Reinforcement 8
Metals 5
Masonry 6
Carpentry 16
Roofing 10
General Code and Construction Knowledge 20
Associated Trades 10
OSHA Safety 7

Total number of test questions: 90
Time allowed (minutes): 230
The state of Alabama also requires that you take and pass a written Business and Law Exam for this trade

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Books Allowed in the Exam

1. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO - OR - (OSHA) Selections by PSI, (latest amendments). Buy from Publisher
2. Carpentry & Building Construction, 2010 or 2016 (Student Edition), John Feirer, and Mark Feirer. Buy at Amazon
3. BCSI: Guide to Good Practice for Handing, Installing, Restraining, and Bracing of Metal Plate Connected Wood Truses, 2013, Wood Truss Council of America. Doc Link
4. The Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 3rd Edition, 2005, American Society of Concrete Contractors. Buy at Amazon
5. Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, Stone, 8th Edition, 2015, Clois E. Kicklighter. Buy at Amazon
6. Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011, Dave Roberts. Buy at Amazon
7. Gypsum Construction Handbook, 7th Edition, 2014, USG. Buy at Amazon
8. Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders, 3rd Edition, 2008, Steel Joist Institute. Buy at Amazon
9. SDI Manual of Construction with Steel Deck, 2nd Edition, 2006, Steel Deck Institute. Doc Link
10. International Energy Conservation Code, 2006, ICC. Doc Link
11. International Building Code, 2006, ICC. Doc Link
12. International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings, 2006, ICC. Doc Link
13. ACI 530-11 or ACI 530-13: Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures, 2011 or 2013, ACI. Buy at Amazon
14. ACI 318-11 or ACI 318-14: Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary, 2011 or 2014, ACI. Buy at Amazon
You must supply your own books that conform to the PSI rules listed in the candidate bulletin

Recommended Study Materials

Alabama • Building Contractor
(Under Four Stories)
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Practice Tests ( 3 ) price Description
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 Aug-2017