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Virginia
Farm Improvement Contracting

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Commonwealth of Virginia
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Richmond, VA  23233
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PSI Licensure: Certification ™
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Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Questions
Excavating and Site Work 5
General Concrete 6
Masonry 5
Rough Carpentry and Metal Framing 8
Manufactured Trusses 5
Roofing and Siding 6
Safety 5

Total number of test questions: 40
Time allowed (minutes): 90

 

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, 2011, Steven H. Kosmatka, Beatrix Kerkhoff, William C. Panarese Buy at Amazon
7. Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, Stone, 8th Edition, 2015, Clois E. Kicklighter Buy at Amazon
8. Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011, Dave Roberts Buy at Amazon
9. Guide to Good Practice for Handing, Installing, Restraining, and Bracing of Metal Plate Connected Wood Truses, 2013, Wood Truss Council of America Doc Link
These references will not be available at the examination center.  Please see the PSI candidate bulletin regarding restrictions on personal copies.
Study materials are currently NOT available for this exam

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