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(C-15A) Roofing Contractor

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Henderson, NV  89074
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Las Vegas, NV 89121
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Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Safety 5
Roofing Substrates 7
Steep Roofing 17
Roofing Repairs 4
Roofing Elastomeric 6
Built-up Bituminous Roofing 7
Sheet Metal and Flashing 2
Photovoltaic Systems 2

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

This exam may also include questions on the following subjects:

  • Reading and interpreting construction codes and regulations
  • Nevada Health department regulations
  • Appropriate building codes
  • Trade materials, tools, equipment and methods
  • Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Rules
The Nevada licensing process requires that you pass a Contractor Management Survey Exam
unless you are already a licensed contractor who is adding a classification to his/her license.

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Books Allowed in the Exam

1. International Building Code, 2012, ICC. Buy at Amazon
These references will not be available in the examination center.  Please see the PSI candidate bulletin regarding restrictions on personal copies.


Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1. NRCA Roofing Manual: Steep Slope Roof Systems, 2013, NRCA. Buy at Amazon
2. NCRA Roofing Manual: Metal Panel and SPF Roofing Systems, 2012, NRCA. Buy at Amazon
3. NCRA Roofing Manual: Membrane Roofing Systems, 2011, NRCA. Buy at Amazon
4. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO - OR - (OSHA) Selections by PSI, (latest amendments). Buy from Publisher
5. Roofing Construction and Estimating, 1995, Daniel Atcheson. Buy at Amazon
6. Guidelines for Roof-Mounted Photovoltaic System Installations, 2009, The National Roofing Contractors Association. (Out of Print)  
7. Carpentry & Building Construction, 2010 or 2016 (Student Edition), John Feirer, and Mark Feirer.
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