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ICC National Standard
(W36) General Building Contractor (A)

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Exam Content

Subject Areas% of
General Trade Knowledge 22
Reinforcement 30
Formwork, Joints, and Embeds 22
Concrete Placement, Protection, and Curing 26

Total number of test questions: 50
Time allowed (hours): 2.0


Books Allowed in the Exam

1. International Building Code, 2012, ICC Buy at Amazon
2. Concrete Manual, 2009 or 2012, ICC Buy at Amazon
3. International Residential Code, 2012, ICC Buy at Amazon
4. ACI 318-11: Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary, 2011, ACI Buy at Amazon

Additional Recommended Books

1. Concrete Manual Workbook, 2015, ICC PDF File Link
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