Construction Trade Exam Research Area

Painting and Wall Covering Contracting

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Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
General Knowledge 7
Materials 4
Application 10
Tools and Equipment 4
Safety 5
Surface Preparation 13
Wall Covering 3
Estimating 4

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. Painting & Decorating Craftman's Manual and Textbook, 8th Edition, PDCA Buy at Amazon
3. Paint Contractor's Manual, 1985, Dave Matis, Jobe H. Toole, Jerry O'Toole Buy at Amazon
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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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