Construction Trade Exam Research Area

Arizona Licensing

B - General Residential Contractor
B2 - General Small Commercial Contractor

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Arizona Registrar of Contractors
1700 W Washington St, Suite 105
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 17
Sitework 17
Concrete 8
Masonry 8
Metal Framing 6
Carpentry 14
Thermal and Moisture Protection 10
Doors and Windows 10
Finishes 5
Safety 5

Total number of test questions: 100
Time allowed (minutes): 240
The state of Arizona also requires that you take and pass a written Business Management exam for this trade

Go to Business and Law Offering

Reference Books Permitted in the Exam

1. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), Revised as of 2013 - OR - (OSHA) Excerpts as of 2013 by PSI. Buy from PSI
2. International Building Code, 2009, ICC. Doc Link
3. International Residential Code, 2009, ICC. Doc Link
4. ACI 318-08: Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary, 2008, ACI. Buy at Amazon
5. ACI 530-08: Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures, 2008, ACI. Buy at Amazon


Reference Books NOT Permitted
in the Exam

1. Carpentry and Building Construction, 2010 Edition, John Feirer, Gilbert Hutchings and Mark Feirer. Buy at Amazon
2. The Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 3rd Edition, 2005, American Society of Concrete Contractors. Buy at Amazon
3. Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 1987, Dave Roberts. Buy at Amazon
4. Gypsum Construction Handbook, 7th Edition, 2014, USG. Buy at Amazon
5. Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, Stone, 8th Edition, 2015, Clois E. Kicklighter. Buy at Amazon
6. Painting & Decorating Craftman's Manual and Textbook, 8th Edition, 1995, Painting and Decorating Contractors of America. Buy at Amazon
7. NRCA Roofing Manual: Membrane Roofing Systems, 2007 (Revised 2011), NRCA. Buy at Amazon
8. NRCA Roofing Manual: Steep Slope Roof Systems, 2009, NRCA. Buy at Amazon
9. Finish Carpenter's Manual, 1993, Jim Tolpin. Buy at Amazon
10. The Complete Illustrated Guide to Furniture and Cabinet Construction, 2001, Andy Rae. Buy at Amazon

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