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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) 896-4686
Licensing Board Web Site

Exam Administrator

PSI Licensure: Certification ™
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV  89121
Phone:  (800) 733-9267
Candidate Bulletin Link

Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
Questions
Sitework7
Concrete10
Masonry10
Metals10
Carpentry12
Thermal and Moisture Protection9
Doors and Windows2
Finishes2
Safety5
General Code, Plan Reading and Estimating13
Total number of test questions:
80
Time allowed (hours):
5.0

In addition to the trade-specific examination, you may be required to pass the Business and Law Exam offered by PSI or take an "approved" Business and Law course

Books Allowed in the Exam

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