Construction Trade Exam Research Area

South Carolina
Commercial Pre-Engineered
Metal Buildings Contractor

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Columbia, SC  29210
Phone: (803) 896-4300
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Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Sitework 3
Concrete 4
Concrete - Framework 4
Concrete - Reinforcement 4
Masonry 4
Metal - Structural Framing 10
Insulation 3
Metal - Siding and Roofing 4
Safety 4

Total number of test questions: 40
Time allowed (hours): 3.0
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. Metal Building Systems Manual, 2012, Metal Building Manufacturers Association Buy from Publisher
4. ASTM C 754 - Standard Specification for Installation of Steel Framing Members to Receive Screw-Attached Gypsum Panel Products, 2017 (Revises 2011), ASTM Buy from Publisher
5. ASTM C 1007 - Standard Specification for Installation of Load Bearing (Transverse and Axial) Steel Studs and Related Accessories, 2011, ASTM Buy from Publisher
6. The Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 3rd Edition, ASCC Buy at Amazon
7. Energy Design Guidelines for Metal Building Systems, 2nd Edition, 2017 (Revises 2010), Metal Building Manufacturers Association Buy from Publisher
8. Specifications for Structural Joints Using High-Strength Bolts, 2009, Research Council on Structural Connections PDF File Link
9. South Carolina 811 Excavator Manual, 2018 Web Page Link
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