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, Painting and Decorating Contractors of America Buy at Amazon
3. Paint Contractor's Manual, 1985, Dave Matis, Jobe H. Toole, Jerry O'Toole Buy at Amazon
Note to exam candidates

Our study materials will not cover reference #2 specifically. The source of the questions we provide are sourced from the "Painter's Handbook"

Go to OSHA Resources

These references will not be available at the examination center.  Please see the PSI candidate bulletin regarding restrictions on personal copies.

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