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ICC National Standard
(F12) Building Contractor (B)

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Exam Administrator

International Code Council
900 Montclair Rd.
Birmingham, AL 35213
(888) 422-7233, ext. 5524

Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

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Subject Areas% of
Questions
Administration6
Building Planning5
Plan Reading13
Life Safety9
Exterior Walls3
Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures8
Soils and Foundations10
Concrete5
Masonry11
Steel6
Wood18
Glass and Glazing1
Gypsum Board and Plaster3
Special Construction1
Energy Efficiency1
Total number of test questions:
80
Time allowed (hours):
4.0

Books Allowed in the Exam

1.
International Building Code, 2015, ICC
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2.
International Residential Code, 2015, ICC
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3.
ICC Concrete Manual, 2009, 2012 or 2015
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Additional Recommended Books

1.
Print Reading for Construction: Residential and Commercial, 2017, Walter Brown
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2.
Concrete Manual Workbook, 2015, ICC
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Available Study Materials
ICC (F12) Building Contractor (B)
Practice Exam Package
$129.95

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:  1,413.

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