Construction Trade Exam Research Area

North Carolina
(PU) Water Purification and Sewage Disposal

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North Carolina Licensing Board
for General Contractors

PO Box 17187
Raleigh, NC  27619
Phone: (919) 571-4183
Contractor Licensing Web Page

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Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Safety 6
Shotcrete 5
Concrete 8
Concrete Reinforcement 7
Excavation and Grading 7
Water Regulations 2
Laws and Regulations 4
Liens 1
One Call 2
Erosion and Sedimentation Control 2
Formwork 6

Total number of test questions: 50
Time allowed (minutes): 120


Books Allowed in the Exam

1. North Carolina OSHA for the Construction Industry (latest amendments available from North Carolina Department of Labor - Order Code 600). Buy from Publisher
2. North Carolina Administrative Code, Title 15A, Subchapter 18C, Water Supplies, 2004. PDF File Link


Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1. North Carolina One-Call Center Excavation Manual. Web Page Link
2. NASCLA Contractor's Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, North Carolina, 7th Edition, NASCLA Buy at Amazon
3. North Carolina Laws and Regulations Applicable to General Contracting, North Carolina Licensing Board for General Contractors Web Page Link
4. North Carolina Administrative Code, Title 15A, Chapter 4, Sedimentation Control, as amended July 1, 2000, Sedimentation Control Commission. PDF File Link
5. North Carolina General Statutes, Chapter 113A, Article 4, Sedimentation Pollution Control Act of 1973, as amended through October 2002, Sections 113A-50 to 113A-67, inclusive. PDF File Link
6. Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011, Dave Roberts. Buy at Amazon
7. Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, 15th Edition, 2011, Steven H. Kosmatka, Beatrix Kerkhoff, William C. Panarese. Buy at Amazon
8. Guide to Shotcrete - ACI 506R-90, 1995 (Current is 506R-16, 2016), American Concrete Institute Buy at Amazon
9. Placing Reinforcing Bars, Recommended Practices, 9th Edition, 2011, CRSI Buy at Amazon
10. Formwork for Concrete, 7th Edition, 2005, M.K. Hurd, American Concrete Institute Buy at Amazon
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