Construction Trade Exam Research Area

(B-100) General Building Contractor

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State of Utah
Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing

P.O. Box 146741
160 East 300 South
Salt Lake City, UT  84114
Phone: (801) 530-6628
Utah DOPL Website

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Candidate Information

Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Sitework 6
Concrete 10
Masonry 6
Metals 7
Carpentry 8
Thermal and Moisture Protection 4
Doors and Windows 4
Drywall and Finishes 3
Safety 5
Plan Reading and Estimating 10
Blue Stakes 3
Roofing 4
General Building Codes 7
Sewer and Septic 3

Total number of test questions: 80
Time allowed (hours): 3.0
The state of Utah 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. International Building Code, 2012, ICC. Buy at Amazon
2. Utah Amendments to the International Building Code, 2012 (Revised 2016). Doc Link
3. International Residential Code, 2012, ICC. Doc Link
4. Utah Amendments to the International Residential Code, 2012 (Revised 2016). Doc Link

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 Publisher
2. Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders, 3rd Edition, 2008, (2nd Edition out-of-print), Steel Joist Institute. Buy at Amazon
3. Carpentry & Building Construction, 2010, John Feirer, Gilbert Hutchings and Mark Feirer. Buy at Amazon
4. The Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 2nd Edition, 1998, American Society of Concrete Contractors. Buy at Amazon
5. Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011, Dave Roberts. Buy at Amazon
6. Gypsum Construction Handbook, 6th Edition, 2009, USG. Doc Link
7. Roofing Construction and Estimating, 1995, Daniel Atcheson. Buy at Amazon
8. Excavator's Guide, 2006 (Revised 2012), Utah Blue Stakes Center. Doc Link
9. Instructional Manual for Training and Certification of Steel Personnel for Unbonded Post-Tensioning, 1999 (Revised 2003), Post Tensioning Institute. Buy at Amazon
10. Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, Stone, 7th Edition, 2010, Clois E. Kicklighter. Buy at Amazon
11. ACI 530-05: Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures, 2005, ACI. Buy at Amazon
12. ACI 318-05, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary, 2005, ACI. Buy at Amazon
13. Utah Water Quality, Title R317-4, Onsite Wastewater Systems, 2006 (Revised 2016), Utah Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Water Quality. Doc Link

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