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Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Sitework, Footings and Foundations 8
Concrete and Concrete Reinforcement 5
Masonry 5
Carpentry 8
Associated Trades and Drywall 6
Roofing 3
Estimating, Plan Reading and General Code Requirements 12
OSHA Safety 3
Licensing 6
Estimating and Bidding 3
Liens 1
Financial 3
Payroll and Taxes 3
Personnel and Labor 3
Project Management 2
Contracts 4
Business Organizations 1
Risk Management 2
Safety Recordkeeping and Environmental 2

Total Number of Test Questions: 80
Time Allowed (Hours): 4.0


Books Allowed in the Exam

1. NASCLA Alabama Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, Residential Construction, 3rd Edition, NASCLA.
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2. International Residential Code, 2006, ICC. Doc Link
3. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO - OR - (OSHA) Selections by PSI, (latest amendments). Buy from PSI
4. The Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 3rd Edition, 2005, American Society of Concrete Contractors. Buy at Amazon
5. Carpentry and Building Construction, 2010 Edition, John Feirer, Gilbert Hutchings and Mark Feirer. Buy at Amazon
6. Guide to Good Practice for Handing, Installing, Restraining, and Bracing of Metal Plate Connected Wood Truses, 2006 (Revised 2013), Wood Truss Council of America. Doc Link
7. Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011, Dave Roberts. Buy at Amazon
8. Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, Stone, 7th Edition, 2010, Clois E. Kicklighter. Buy at Amazon

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