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(550) General Building Contractor (A)

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Applications for licensing are managed by your local Kansas government licensing agency.  They decide which ICC exam is appropriate for your license based on local code adoption.

Exam Provider
International Code Council (ICC)
900 Montclair Rd.
Birmingham, AL 35213
(877) 234-6082
(Testing facilities & scheduling provided by Pearson VUE)
Exam Type
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 bulletin for Kansas.

Content AreasSub-
% of
Administration & General Regulations315
Building Planning & Life Safety425
Structural Systems745
Building Envelope315
Total number of test questions:
Time allowed (hours):
Books Allowed in the Exam
International Building Code, 2015, ICC
Buy at Builders Book
Concrete Manual: Based on the 2015 IBC & ACI 318-14, 2015, ICC
Concrete Manual: Based on the 2021 IBC & ACI 318-19, 2021, ICC

NOTE: You have the choice of using either version of the Concrete Manual above for your study material.

Available Study Materials
(550) General Building (A)
Practice Exam

Sample questions in this package are sourced from the 2015 Concrete Manual.  A subject category index mapped to question numbers is included with the answer key.

The total number of questions in this package:  1,531

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

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