Construction Trade Exam Research Area

New Mexico
(GS-7) Drywall Installation and Texture

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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


Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Estimating and Plan Reading 6
Materials and Installation 19
Taping 4
Special Applications 6
Safety 5

Total number of test questions: 40
Time allowed (minutes): 130
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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Books Permitted in the Exam

1. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO - OR - (OSHA) Selections by PSI, (latest amendments). Buy from Publisher
2. New Mexico Commercial Building Code (NMAC 14.7.2), 2009,New Mexico Commission of Public Records PDF File Link
3. New Mexico Residential Building Code (NMAC 14.7.3), 2009, New Mexico Commission of Public Records PDF File Link
4. International Building Code, 2015, ICC Buy at Amazon
5. International Residential Code, 2015, ICC Buy at Amazon
6. Gypsum Construction Handbook, 7th Edition, 2014, USG Buy at Amazon

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