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Louisiana
Building Construction

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Louisiana Licensing Board for Contractors ™
2525 Quail Drive
Baton Rouge, LA  70808
Phone:  (225) 765-2301
Contractor Licensing Web Link

Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas% of
Questions
Planning and Estimating21
Financial and Project Management21
Safety19
Site Construction15
Concrete8
Masonry3
Metals4
Wood5
Thermal and Moisture Protection5
Doors, Windows, and Glazing5
Finishes7
Specialty Equipment and Conveyance Systems2
Total number of test questions:
115
Time allowed (hours):
5.5

All companies applying for a commercial trade license, must have had at least one qualifying party pass the Business and Law Exam as one of the requirements for approval of the license.

Books Allowed in the Exam

1.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Standards, USDOJ
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2.
Carpentry, 6th Edition, ATP
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3.
Excavation and Grading Handbook, 2006, Nick Capachi
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4.
Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders, Technical Digest No. 9, 3rd Edition, 2008, Steel Joist Institute
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5.
NASCLA Contractor's Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, Louisiana 12th Edition, NASCLA
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6.
Olin's Construction: Principles, Materials, and Methods, 9th Edition, NASCLA
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7.
Project Management in Construction, 7th Edition, Sidney M. Levy
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8.
29 CFR 1926 OSHA Construction Industry Regulations and Standards, MANCOMM
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9.
International Building Code, 2018, ICC
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10.
International Building Code, 2015, ICC
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11.
Walker's Building Estimator's Reference Book, 31st Edition, Frank Walker Company
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