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Residential Building Contractor

Apply for the License and Exam
Louisiana Licensing Board for Contractors
600 North Street
Baton Rouge, LA  70802
Phone:  (225) 765-2301
Exam Type
Exam Content
Content Areas# of
Rough Carpentry26
Interior and Exterior Finish20
Concrete and Rebar19
Associated Trades10
Excavation and Site Work9
Plans and Specifications5
Total number of test questions:
Time allowed (hours):

After your application has been approved, you are required to take the Business and Law Online Course (at home) for completion of application processs.

Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

NOTE:  It is not necessary to read (or purchase) all of the books in order to pass the examination.  Rather, this list is intended to suggest what types of references might be useful in helping to acquire the basic knowledge needed to perform this type of work.

Carpentry and Building Construction, 2004, John Feirer, Gilbert Hutchings and Mark Feirer
Buy at Amazon
International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings, 2006, ICC
Buy at Amazon
Building Your High-Performance Home: Gulf Region Homeowners Guide, 2010 (Revises 2009), Reichel, Claudette Hanks, LSU Agricultural Center
Buy from Publisher
Construction Industry Digest (OSHA 2202), USDOL
PDF File Link

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