Construction Trade Exam Research Area

Residential - Light Commercial

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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
Sitework, Footings,
and Foundation
Concrete and
Concrete Reinforcement
Metals 5
Masonry 6
Carpentry 16
Roofing 10
General Code and
Construction Knowledge
Associated Trades 10
OSHA Safety 7

Total number of test questions: 90
Time allowed (minutes): 230
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. International Building Code, 2006, ICC Buy at Amazon
2. International Residential Code, 2006, ICC Buy at Amazon
3. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), latest amendments - OR - (OSHA) Excerpts latest amendments by PSI. Buy from Publisher
4. Carpentry and Building Construction, 2010 or 2016 (Student Edition), John Feirer, and Mark Feirer. Buy at Amazon
5. BCSI: Guide to Good Practice for Handing, Installing, Restraining, and Bracing of Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses, 2015 (Revises 2013), SBCA PDF File Link
6. The Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 3rd Edition, ASCC Buy at Amazon
7. Georgia Accessibility Code, 120-3-20, Georgia Safety Fire Commissioner Web Page Link
8. Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, Stone, 7th Edition, 2010, Clois E. Kicklighter. Buy at Amazon
9. Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011, Dave Roberts. Buy at Amazon
10. Gypsum Construction Handbook, 7th Edition, 2014, USG Buy at Amazon
11. Technical Digest 9: Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders, 2008, Steel Joist Institute Buy at Amazon
12. SDI Manual of Construction with Steel Deck, 2nd Edition, Steel Deck Institute PDF File Link
13. International Energy Conservation Code, 2009, ICC Buy at Amazon
14. Georgia State Amendments to the State Minimum Standard Codes, Georgia Department of Community Affairs. Web Page Link
You must supply your own books that conform to the PSI rules listed in the candidate bulletin

Recommended Study Materials

Georgia • Residential - Light Commercial
Product Name  
Tutorial Description
Practice Tests ( 3 ) Description
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Price includes Tutorial(s), and Practice Tests listed above (may also include extra bonus files for specific subjects such as concrete, fire codes, excavation, electrical, etc.)

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