Construction Trade Exam Research Area

South Carolina
Commercial Building Contractor
(Limited)

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South Carolina Contractor's Licensing Board
Synergy Business Park - Kingstree Building
110 Centerview Dr.
Columbia, SC  29210
Phone: (803) 896-4300
Licensing Board Web Site

Exam Administrator

PSI Licensure : Certification
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Phone: (800) 733-9267
Candidate Information Web Page

Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Questions
Sitework 7
Concrete 10
Masonry 10
Metals 10
Carpentry 12
Thermal and Moisture Protection 9
Doors and Windows 2
Finishes 2
Safety 5
General Code, Plan Reading and Estimating 13

Total number of test questions: 80
Time allowed (hours): 4.0
The state of South Carolina also requires that you take and pass a written Business Management exam for this trade.

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Books Allowed in the Exam

1. South Carolina International Building Code - OR - International Building Code, 2015, ICC Buy at Amazon
2. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO - OR - (OSHA) Selections by PSI, (latest amendments) Buy from Publisher
3. Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, Stone, 7th Edition, Clois E. Kicklighter. Buy at Amazon
4. Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders, Technical Digest No. 9, 3rd Edition, Steel Joist Institute Buy at Amazon
5. Carpentry and Building Construction, 2010 or 2016 (Student Edition), John Feirer, and Mark Feirer Buy at Amazon
6. Roofing Construction and Estimating, 1995, Daniel Atcheson. Buy at Amazon
7. The Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 2nd Edition, ASCC. Buy at Amazon
8. Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011, Dave Roberts. Buy at Amazon
9. South Carolina 811 Excavator Manual, 2018 Web Page Link

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 Jan-2018