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Nevada
(C-3) Carpentry, Maintenance, and Minor Repairs

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Nevada State Contractor's Board
2310 Corporate Circle, Suite 200
Henderson, NV  89074
Phone: (702) 486-1100

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9670 Gateway Dr, Suite 100
Reno, NV  89511-5906
Phone: (775) 688-1141
NV State Contractors Board

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PSI Licensure: Certification
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Phone: (800) 733-9267
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Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Questions
Safety 6
Insulation 1
Windows and Doors 3
Rough Carpentry 23
Finish Carpentry 14
Drywall 7
Siding 2

Total Number of Test Questions: 56
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. Doc Link
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. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO - OR - (OSHA) Selections by PSI, (latest amendments). Buy from PSI
2. Carpentry & Building Construction, 2010 or 2016 (Student Edition), John Feirer, and Mark Feirer. Buy from PSI
3. Guide to Good Practice for Handing, Installing, Restraining, and Bracing of Metal Plate Connected Wood Truses, 2013, Wood Truss Council of America. Doc Link
4. Gypsum Construction Handbook, 7th Edition, 2014, USG.
Buy at Amazon
5. Finish Carpenter's Manual, 1993, Jim Tolpin.
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