Construction Trade Exam Research Area

(R-100) Residential and
Small Commercial Contractor

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State of Utah
Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing

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

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PSI Licensure: Certification
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Las Vegas, NV 89121
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Candidate Information

Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Sitework 4
Concrete 10
Masonry 9
Metals 7
Carpentry 10
Thermal and Moisture Protection 4
Doors and Windows 4
Drywall and Finishes 3
Safety 5
Plan Reading and Estimating 10
Blue Stakes 3
Roofing 3
General Building Codes 5
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, 2015, ICC Buy at Amazon
2. Utah Amendments to the International Building Code  Web Page Link
3. International Residential Code, 2015, ICC Buy at Amazon
4. Utah Amendments to the International Residential Code  Web Page Link


Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), latest amendments- OR - (OSHA) Excerpts latest amendments by PSI. Buy from Publisher
2. Carpentry and Building Construction, 2016 (Student Edition), McGraw-Hill. Buy at Amazon
3. Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, Stone, 8th Edition, 2015, Clois E. Kicklighter. Buy at Amazon
4. Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011, Dave Roberts. Buy at Amazon
5. Gypsum Construction Handbook, 7th Edition, 2014, USG Buy at Amazon
6. Roofing Construction and Estimating, 1995, Daniel Atcheson. Buy at Amazon
7. Utah Excavator's Guide, Utah Blue Stakes Center Web Page Link
8. BCSI: Guide to Good Practice for Handling, Installing, Restraining, and Bracing of Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses, 2013. Buy at Amazon
9. The Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 3rd Edition, 2005, ASCC Buy at Amazon
10. Utah Water Quality, Title R317-4, Onsite Wastewater Systems, 2008 (Revised 2017), Utah Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Water Quality Web Page Link
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