Construction Trade Exam Research Area

Lath and Plaster Contractor

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

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

Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
Safety 5
Surface Preparation and Setup 10
Drywall 5
Stucco 5
Application and Installation 8
Base and Finish Coat 7
Plaster and Lathe 5

Total number of test questions: 45
Time allowed (minutes): 120
The state of Alabama also requires that you take and pass a written Business Management exam for this trade.

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Books Allowed in the Exam

1. Plastering Skills, 1984, F. Van Den Branden, T. L. Hartsell. Buy at Amazon
2. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO- OR - (OSHA) Selections by PSI, (latest amendments). Buy from Publisher
3. Gypsum Construction Handbook, 7th Edition, 2014, USG Buy at Amazon
4. Portland Cement Plaster (Stucco) Manual, Portland Cement Association Buy at Amazon
You must bring your own reference books to the exam  which adhere to the restrictions stated in the PSI candidate bulletin.
Study materials are currently NOT available for this exam

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