Construction Trade Exam Research Area

New Mexico
(GS-30) Plastering, Stucco and Lathing

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Construction Industries
Regulation and Licensing Department

2550 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 476-4700
NM Regulation and Licensing Department

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2820 Broadbent Parkway
Suite E & F
Albuquerque, NM  87107
Phone: (877) 663-9267
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Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Questions
Estimating and Plan Reading 4
Surface Preparation 6
Materials 7
Installation 9
E.I.F.S. 5
Tools 5
Safety 4

Total number of test questions: 40
Time allowed (minutes): 120
In addition to the trade-specific examination(s) you may be required to pass the Business and Law Exam offered by PSI or take an "approved" Business and Law Course.

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Reference Books Permitted in the Exam

1. New Mexico Commercial Building Code (NMAC 14.7.2), 2009, New Mexico Commission of Public Records. Doc Link
2. New Mexico Residential Building Code (NMAC 14.7.3), 2009, New Mexico Commission of Public Records. Doc Link
3. International Building Code, 2009, ICC. Doc Link
4. International Residential Code, 2009, ICC. Doc Link
5. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO - OR - (OSHA) Selections by PSI, (latest amendments). Buy from PSI
6. ASTM C1063-03 - Standard Specificaions for Installation of Lathing and Furring to Receive Interior and Exterior Portland Cement-Based Plaster, 2003, ASTM. Buy from Publisher
7. ASTM C1328-05 - Standard Specification for Plastic (Stucco) Cement, 2005, ASTM. Buy from Publisher
8. ASTM C754-04 - Standard Specification for Installation of Steel Framing Members to Receive Screw-Attached Gypsum Panel Products, 2004, ASTM. Buy from Publisher
9. ASTM C841-03 - Standard Specification for Installation of Interior Lathing and Furring, 2003, ASTM. Buy from Publisher
10. ASTM C842-05 - Standard Specification for Application of Interior Gypsum Plaster, 2005, ASTM. Buy from Publisher
11. ASTM C926-06 - Standard Specifiction for Application of Portland Cement Based Plaster, 2006, ASTM. Buy from Publisher
12. ASTM C1397-05 - Standard Practice for Application of Class PB Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems, 2005, ASTM. Buy from Publisher
13. ASTM C1481-06 - Standard Guide for Use of Joint Sealants with Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS), 2006, ASTM. Buy from Publisher
14. ASTM C1535-05 - Standard Practice for Application of Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems Class PI, 2005, ASTM. Buy from Publisher
15. Gypsum Construction Handbook, 7th Edition, 2014, USG. Buy at Amazon
16. Portland Cement Plaster/Stucco Manual, 2003, Portland Cement Association. Buy at Amazon
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