Construction Trade Exam Research Area

Virginia
Commercial Improvement Contracting

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Commonwealth of Virginia
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Richmond, VA  23233
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Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
Questions
Windows and Doors 4
Rough Carpentry and Metal Framing 9
General Code Requirements 5
Roofing and Exterior Siding 7
Drywall 5
Concrete 7
Masonry 8
Safety 5

Total number of test questions: 50
Time allowed (minutes): 120

 

Books 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. Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, DHCDOTC Web Page Link
3. International Building Code, 2012, ICC Buy at Amazon
4. International Residential Code, 2012, ICC Buy at Amazon
5. Carpentry and Building Construction, 2010 Edition, John Feirer, Gilbert Hutchings and Mark Feirer Buy at Amazon
6. Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, 15th Edition, Steven H. Kosmatka, Beatrix Kerkhoff, William C. Panarese Buy at Amazon
7. Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, Stone, 8th Edition, Clois E. Kicklighter Buy at Amazon
8. Gypsum Construction Handbook, 7th Edition, USG Buy at Amazon
Go to OSHA Resources

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