Construction Trade Exam Research Area

North Carolina
(S) Marine Construction

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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
CAMA Regulated Areas 7
Small Docks 7
Pile Driving 12
Concrete 7
Concrete Reinforcement 7
Safety 5
Laws and Regulations 2
Liens 1
Erosion and Sedimentation Control 2

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 CAMA Handbook for Coastal Development, 2007, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Division of Coastal Management Web Page Link
3. Construction Planning, Equipment and Methods, 8th Edition, 2010, Robert Peurifoy, Clifford Schexnayder, Aviad Shapira. Buy at Amazon


Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1. North Carolina Administrative Code, Title 15A, Chapter 4, Sedimentation Control, as amended July 1, 2000, Sedimentation Control Commission. PDF File Link
2. 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
3. Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, 15th Edition, 2011, Steven H. Kosmatka, Beatrix Kerkhoff, William C. Panarese. Buy at Amazon
4. The Dock Manual: Designing, Building, Maintaining, 1999, Max Burns. Buy at Amazon
5. NASCLA Contractor's Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, North Carolina, 7th Edition, NASCLA Buy at Amazon
6. Placing Reinforcing Bars, Recommented Practices, 9th Edition, 2011, CRSI Buy at Amazon
7. North Carolina Laws and Regulations Applicable to General Contracting, NC Licensing Board PDF File Link
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