Construction Trade Exam Research Area

Mississippi
Carpentry

Apply for the License

Mississippi Contractor Licensing Board
PO Box 320279
2679 Crane Ridge Drive, Suite C
Jackson, MS  39216
Phone:  (601) 354-6161
Licensing Web Page

Exam Administrator

PSI Licensure : Certification
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Phone: (800) 733-9267
Candidate Information Web Page

Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Questions
Safety 6
Insulation 1
Windows and Doors 3
Rough Carpentry and Formwork 27
Finish Carpentry 14
Drywall 7
Siding 2

Total number of test questions: 60
Time allowed (hours): 2.0
The state of Mississippi also requires that you take and pass a written Law and Business Management exam for this trade.

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Books Allowed in the Exam

1. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO - OR - (OSHA) Selections by PSI, (latest amendments) Buy from Publisher
2. Carpentry & Building Construction, 2010 or 2016, John Feirer, Gilbert Hutchings and Mark Feirer Buy at Amazon
3. Guide to Good Practice for Handing, Installing, Restraining, and Bracing of Metal Plate Connected Wood Truses, 2013, Wood Truss Council of America PDF File Link
4. Gypsum Construction Handbook, 7th Edition, 2014, USG Buy at Amazon
5. Finish Carpenter's Manual, 1993, Jim Tolpin Buy at Amazon
6. International Building Code, 2012, ICC Buy at Amazon
7. Complete Illustrated Guide to Furniture and Cabinet Construction, 2001, Andy Rae Buy at Amazon
Candidates are responsible for providing their own code books in the examination
Study materials are currently NOT available for this exam

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 Jan-2018

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