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(551) Building Contractor (B)

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Exam Provider
International Code Council (ICC)
900 Montclair Rd.
Birmingham, AL 35213
(877) 234-6082
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Exam Type
OPEN  BOOK
Exam Content
Content Areas% of
Questions
Administration6
Building Planning5
Plan Reading13
Life Safety9
Exterior Walls3
Roof Assemblies & Rooftop Structures8
Soils & Foundations11
Concrete5
Masonry11
Steel6
Wood18
Glass & Glazing1
Gypsum Board & 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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3a.
Concrete Manual: Based on the 2015 IBC & ACI 318-14, 2015, ICC
3b.
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.

Additional Recommended Books
1.
Reading Architectural Plans for Residential and Commercial Construction, 2001, Ernest Weidhaas
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Available Study Materials
(551) Building Contractor (B)
Practice Exam
$84.95

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:  1,413

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

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