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ICC National Standard
(F11) General Building Contractor (A)

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Exam Content

Please consult the ICC exam bulletin for more detailed information about subject sub-categories listed in this table.  The button below should allow you to view or download the National Standard exam bulletin (“F” exams start at page #25):

Subject AreasSub-
% of
Administration and General Regulations315
Building Planning and Life Safety525
Structural Systems745
Building Envelope315
Total number of test questions:
Time allowed (hours):

Books Allowed in the Exam

International Building Code, 2015, ICC
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ICC Concrete Manual, 2009, 2012 or 2015
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Additional Recommended Books

Print Reading for Construction: Residential and Commercial, 2017, Walter Brown
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Concrete Manual Workbook, 2015, ICC
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Available Study Materials
ICC (F11) General Building (A)
Practice Exam Package

Sample questions in this package are sourced from the ICC Building Code and Concrete Manual.  A subject category index mapped to question numbers is included with the answer key.  Added bookmarks help the user randomly jump to specific code sections/chapters in the code.

You will also receive free copy of the ICC Concrete Manual Workbook containing an additional 691 sample questions.

The total number of questions in this package:  1,693.

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