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North Carolina
(S) Concrete Construction

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for General Contractors

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Raleigh, NC  27619
Phone: (919) 571-4183
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Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Safety 5
Concrete Earthwork 3
Concrete 11
Concrete Reinforcement 9
Concrete Formwork 10
Concrete Cutting 3
Pre-cast Pre-stressed Concrete 4
Laws and Regulations 2
Liens 1
General Building Code Requirements 2

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


Books Allowed in the Exam

1. North Carolina Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry, North Carolina Department of Labor, Division of Occupational Safety and Health, Bureau of Education, Training and Technical Assistance (Available from North Carolina Department of Labor - Order Code 600). Buy from Publisher
2. North Carolina State Building Code, 2012, ICC. Buy from Publisher
3. ACI 318-14: Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary, 2014, ACI. Buy at Amazon
4. North Carolina State Building Code: Administrative Code and Policies, 2012, ICC. Buy from Publisher


Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1. Formwork for Concrete, 7th Edition, 2005, M.K. Hurd, American Concrete Institute. Buy at Amazon
2. Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, 15th Edition, 2011, Steven H. Kosmatka, Beatrix Kerkhoff, William C. Panarese. Buy at Amazon
3. Sawcutting Joints in Concrete, 1995, Bruce A. Suprenant, Concrete Construction Magazine. Doc Link
4. Sawcutting Concrete Flatwork, 1994, Rosalie Johnston, Concrete Construction Magazine. Doc Link
5. Taking the Tedium Out of Cutting, 1981, Concrete Construction Magazine. Doc Link
6. Tips for Cutting Concrete, 1987, Concrete Construction Magazine. Doc Link
7. Erectors' Manual: Standards and Guidelines for the Erection of Precast Concrete Products, 2nd Edition, 1999, Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute. Buy at Amazon
8. NASCLA Contractor's Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, General Contractors Edition, North Carolina 7th Edition, NASCLA. Buy from Publisher
9. North Carolina Laws and Regulations Applicable to General Contracting, North Carolina Licensing Board for General Contractors. Doc Link
10. Placing Reinforcing Bars, Recommended Practices, 9th Edition, 2011, CRSI. Buy at Amazon

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