Construction Trade Exam Research Area

CR-48 Ceramic, Plastic and Metal Tile
(Residential / Commercial)

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Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: (602) 542-1525
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Las Vegas, NV 89121
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Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
Plan Reading and Estimating 5
General Tile Knowledge 20
Grout and Finishing 10
Adhesives 7
Tile Installation 33
Safety and Employee Protection 5

Total number of test questions: 80
Time allowed (minutes): 180
The state of Arizona also requires that you take and pass a written Business Management exam for this trade

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Books Permitted in the Exam

1. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), latest amendments - OR - (OSHA) Excerpts latest amendments by PSI. Buy from Publisher
2. International Residential Code, 2009, ICC Buy at Amazon
3. ANSI A108 and A118, American National Standards for the Installation of Ceramic Tile, 2014 (Revises 2009), Tile Council of North America Buy at Amazon
4. Handbook for Ceramic Tile Installation, 2012 (Revises 2011), Tile Council of North America Buy at Amazon

Books NOT Permitted in the Exam

1. Setting Tile, 1995, Michael Byrne. Buy at Amazon
2. Builder's Guide to Floors, 1997, Peter Fleming. Buy at Amazon
3. Craft Training for the Tile Professional - Tub Surrounds, 2010, National Tile Contractors Association Buy from Publisher
4. Tile Manual, 1991, Ceramic Tile Institute of America Buy at Amazon
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