Construction Trade Exam Research Area

Building Construction

Apply for the license and exam

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

Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas % of
Concrete 21
Other Trades 18
Excavation and Sitework 16
Rough Carpentry 13
Structural Steel 9
Roofing 8
Finish Carpentry 8
Masonry 7

Total percentage of test questions: 100
Time allowed (hours): 4.0
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.

Go to Business and Law Offering

Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1. Carpentry and Building Construction, 6th Edition, 2004, John Feirer, Gilbert Hutchings and Mark Feirer Buy at Amazon
2. Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction, 9th Edition, 2013, Cameron K. Andres and Ronald C. Smith Buy at Amazon
3. Estimating for Residential Construction, 2nd Edition, 1991, Halsey Van Orman Buy at Amazon
4. Construction Industry Digest (OSHA 2202), USDOL PDF File Link
Go to OSHA Resources

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