Construction Trade Exam Research Area

(B) General Building Contractor

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State of Hawaii
Professional and Vocational Licensing

PO Box 3469
Honolulu, HI  96801
Phone: (808) 586-3000
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Kailua, HI  96734
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Exam Content

Subject Areas% of
Plan Reading and Estimating 8
Sitework 7
Concrete 12
Masonry 8
Metals 5
Carpentry 18
Thermal and Moisture Protection 15
Doors and Windows 8
Finishes 12
Safety 8

Total Number of Test Questions: 80
Time Allowed (hours): 4.0
The state of Hawaii requires that you take and pass a written Business and Law exam for this trade

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Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 29, Part 1926, GPO. Doc Link
2. International Building Code, 2003, ICC. Doc Link
3. Carpentry and Building Construction, 6th Edition, 2004, John Feirer, Gilbert Hutchings and Mark Feirer. Buy at Amazon
4. Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, 14th Edition, 2002, Steven H. Kosmatka, Beatrix Kerkhoff, PCA. Buy at Amazon
5. Excavation and Grading Handbook, 2005, Nick Capachi, John Capachi. Buy at Amazon
6. Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, Stone, 2003, Clois E. Kicklighter. Buy at Amazon
7. NRCA Roofing and Waterproofing Manual, 5th Edition, 2003, NRCA. Buy at Amazon
8. Painting & Decorating Craftman's Manual, 8th Edition, 1995, Painting and Decorating Contractors of America. Buy at Amazon
9. Placing Reinforcing Bars, 8th Edition, 2005, CRSI. Buy at Amazon

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