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ICC National Standard
(F12) Building Contractor (B)

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

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Exam Content

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Subject Areas% of
Building Planning5
Plan Reading13
Life Safety9
Exterior Walls3
Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures8
Soils and Foundations10
Glass and Glazing1
Gypsum Board and Plaster3
Special Construction1
Energy Efficiency1
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Books Allowed in the Exam

International Building Code, 2015, ICC
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International Residential 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 (F12) Building Contractor (B)
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:  1,413.

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