Construction Trade Exam Research Area

West Virginia
General Building Contractor

Apply for the License

West Virginia Division of Labor
State Capitol Complex

Building 6, Room 749B
Charleston, WV 25305
Phone: (304) 558-7890
Licensing Link

Exam Administrator

ProV, Inc.
200 Association Drive, Suite 190
Charleston, WV  25311
Phone: (304) 414-0190, Ext. 3
ProV Exam Link

Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Carpentry 8
Plan Reading & Estimating 8
Sitework 8
Concrete 12
Masonry 8
Structural Steel 12
Carpentry 8
Roofing 4
Doors and Windows & Stairs 4
Interior Finish 4
Exterior Finish 4
Safety-OSHA 8

Total number of test questions: 80
Time allowed (hours): 3.0
The state of West Virginia also requires that you take and pass a written Business Management exam for this trade.

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Books Allowed in the Exam

1. Study Guide for Structural Steel, 2012, ProV, Inc.
Buy from Publisher
2. Concrete Finishing, Level 2 Trainee Guide, 1999, Pearson.
Buy from Publisher
3. International Building Code, 2012, ICC. Buy at Amazon
4. Study Guide for Commercial Carpentry, 2nd Edition, 2014, ProV, Inc.
Buy from Publisher
We do not offer study materials for this trade / license

Most West Virginia specialty trades will not be offered because of overpriced, non-standardized, proprietary book titles that can only be used for licenses in this jurisdiction

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