Construction Trade Exam Research Area

Commercial General Building Contractor
(Qualifying Agent - NASCLA Accredited)

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Georgia Secretary of State
Licensing Division

237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA  31217
Phone: (478) 207-2440
Georgia Licensing Division

Exam Administrator

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
Planning and Estimating 21
Financial and Project Management 21
Safety 19
Site Construction 15
Concrete 8
Masonry 3
Metals 5
Wood Foundations and Framing 5
Therman Moisture Protection 4
Doors, Windows, and Glazing 5
Finishes 7
Specialty Equipment and Conveyance Systems 2

Total number of test questions: 115
Time allowed (minutes): 330
The state of Georgia also requires that you take and pass a separate Business and Law exam for this license

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Books Allowed in the Exam

1. Construction Jobsite Management, 4th Edition, 2015, William R. Mincks, Hal Johnston. Buy at Amazon
2. Construction Project Management, 4th Edition, 2013, Frederick Gould, Nancy Joyce. Buy at Amazon
3. ACI 318-11 or 318-14: Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary, 2011 or 2014, ACI. Buy at Amazon
4. Guide to Good Practice for Handing, Installing, Restraining, and Bracing of Metal Plate Connected Wood Truses, 2013, Wood Truss Council of America. Doc Link
5. NASCLA Contractor's Guide to Business, Law, and Project Management - Basic Edition, 10th or 11th Edition, NASCLA. Buy from Publisher
6. Erectors' Manual: Standards and Guidelines for the Erection of Precast Concrete Products, 2nd Edition, 1999, Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute. Buy at Amazon
7. Training and Certification of Field Personnel for Unbonded Post-Tensioning - Level 1 Field Fundamentals, 3rd Edition, 2003, Post-Tensioning Institute. Buy at Amazon
8. Management of Construction Projects: A Contractor's Perspective, 1st Edition, 2002, John E. Schaufelberger, Len Holm. Buy at Amazon
9. SDI Manual of Construction with Steel Deck, 2nd Edition, 2006, Steel Deck Institute. Doc Link
10. Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011, Dave Roberts. Buy at Amazon
11. Gypsum Construction Handbook, 7th Edition, 2014, USG. Buy at Amazon
12. Placing Reinforcing Bars, Recommended Practices, 9th Edition, 2011, CRSI. Buy at Amazon
13. Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders, 3rd Edition, 2008, Steel Joist Institute. Buy at Amazon
14. Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, Stone, 8th Edition, 2015, Clois E. Kicklighter. Buy at Amazon
15. Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction, 9th Edition, 2014, Cameron K. Andres and Ronald C. Smith. Buy at Amazon
16. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO - OR - (OSHA) Selections by PSI, (latest amendments). Buy from Publisher
17. Carpentry and Building Construction, 2010 or 2016 (Student Edition), McGraw-Hill. Buy at Amazon
18. ANSI 117.1, Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, 2009, ANSI. Buy at Amazon
19. Roofing Construction and Estimating, 1995, Daniel Atcheson. Buy at Amazon
20. The Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 3rd Edition, 2005, American Society of Concrete Contractors. Buy at Amazon
21. Green Building Fundamentals, 2nd Edition, 2011, Michael Montoya. Buy at Amazon
22. International Building Code, 2012 or 2015, ICC. Buy at Amazon
You must supply your own books that conform to the PSI rules listed in the candidate bulletin

Recommended Study Materials

Georgia • Commercial General Building Contractor (Qualifying Agent)
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