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Mississippi
Residential Builder

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Mississippi Board of Contractors (MSBOC) ™
2679 Crane Ridge Drive, Suite C
Jackson, MS  39216
Phone:  (601) 354-6161
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PSI Licensure: Certification ™
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV  89121
Phone:  (800) 733-9267
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Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
Questions
Site work, Footings and Foundations11
Concrete and Concrete Reinforcement8
Masonry8
Carpentry13
Associated Trades and Drywall6
Roofing7
Estimating, Plan Reading and General Code Requirements18
OSHA Safety5
Licensing4
Total number of test questions:
80
Time allowed (hours):
3.0

In addition to the trade-specific examination, you may be required to pass the Business and Law Exam offered by PSI or take an "approved" Business and Law course

Books Allowed in the Exam

1.
International Residential Code, 2012, ICC
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2.
Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO [or] (OSHA) Selections by PSI
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3.
The Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 3rd Edition, 2005, ASCC
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4.
Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, Stone, 8th Edition, 2015, Clois Kicklighter
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5.
Carpentry & Building Construction, 2010 or 2016, John Feirer, Gilbert Hutchings and Mark Feirer
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6.
Guide to Good Practice for Handing, Installing, Restraining, and Bracing of Metal Plate Connected Wood Truses, 2013, Wood Truss Council of America
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7.
Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011, Dave Roberts
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8.
Roofing Construction and Estimating, 1995, Daniel Atcheson
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9.
Rules and Regulations, Residential Contractors, Mississippi BOC
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