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Class A/B Contractor
(Part 1- Virginia Rules and Regulations Portion)

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Exam Content

All exam portions must be completed
in order to obtain the Class A contractor license
Subject Areas
Virginia Rules and Regulations Portion
# of
Regulation of Contractors 7
Board Rules and Regulations 5
Building Codes 5
Transaction Recovery Fund 5
Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control Regulations 2

Total number of test questions: 24
Time allowed (minutes): 48


Books Allowed in the Exam

1. NASCLA Contractor's Guide to Business, Law, and Project Management, Virginia 8th Edition, NASCLA Buy at Amazon
2. Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, USBC, 2015 Edition Doc Link


Alternative References

1. Virginia Board for Contractors Rules and Regulations, Article 1, Title 54.1, Chapter 11 - Regulation of Contractors, Virginia Board of Contractors. Doc Link
2. Virginia Board for Contractors Rules and Regulations, Article 2, Title 54.1, Chapter 11 - VA Contractor Transaction Recovery Fund Act, 2014, Virginia Board of Contractors. Doc Link
3. Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control Law, Regulations and Certification Regulations, VADEQ. Doc Link
4. Virginia Underground Utility Damage Prevention Act, Title 56, Chapter 10.3, Virginia Code of Laws 56-265.14 through 56-265.32. Doc Link
5. Handy Reference Guide to the Fair Labor Standards Act, USDOL. Doc Link
6. Employer's Tax Guide, Circular E, Current Version, IRS. Doc Link
7. Virginia Mechanics’ Lien Law, Title 43, Chapter 1, Code of Virginia. Doc Link
8. Virginia Employment Commission Employer Handbook, Virginia Employment Commission. Doc Link
9. Virginia Right to Work Law,
Virginia Code of Laws 40.1-58 through 40.1-69.
Doc Link
10. Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Program (VOSH), 16 VAC 25 (Chapters 60, 140, 150, 160, and 170 excerpts included) the Virginia modifications to the Federal OSHA rules. Doc Link
11. OSHA Form 300 - Log and Summary of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, USDOL Doc Link
12. OSHA Form 301, Injury and Illness Incident Report, USDOL Doc Link
13. Virginia Workers' Compensation Act, Title 65.2 Doc Link
14. Form I-9, IRS Doc Link
15. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 29, Part 1904 (OSHA Recordkeeping), 2011, USDOL. Doc Link
16. Code of Federal Regulations, (OSHA) 29 Part 1926, Lastest Edition, GPO. Doc Link
17. Builder's Guide to Accounting, 2001, Michael C. Thomsett. Buy at Amazon
18. Construction Contracting: A Practical Guide to Company Management, 7th Edition, 2005, Richard H. Clough. Buy at Amazon
19. Virginia Job Safety and Health Protection Poster, VADOLI Doc Link

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