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

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 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, 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. Carpentry & Building Construction, 2010, John Feirer, Gilbert Hutchings and Mark Feirer. Buy at Amazon
3. Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, Stone, 7th Edition, 2010, 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. Excavator's Guide, 2006 (2012), Utah Blue Stakes Center. Doc Link
8. Guide to Good Practice for Handing, Installing, Restraining, and Bracing of Metal Plate Connected Wood Truses, 2013, Wood Truss Council of America. Doc Link
9. The Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 3rd Edition, 2005, American Society of Concrete Contractors. Buy at Amazon
10. 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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