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(A-10A) Residential Pools

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Nevada State Contractor‘s Board
2310 Corporate Circle, Suite 200
Henderson, NV  89074
Phone: (702) 486-1100
Exam Provider
PSI Services LLC
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV  89121
Phone:  (855) 205-5827
Exam Type
Exam Content
Subject Areas# of
Filtration / Circulation Systems8
Maintenance & Operation7
Accessories & Associated Trades6
Pool & Spa Business Laws & Rules3
Concrete, Shotcrete & Gunite8
Soils & Earthwork6
Total number of test questions:
Time allowed (hours):

This exam may also include questions on the following subjects:

  • Reading and interpreting construction codes and regulations
  • Nevada Health Department regulations
  • Appropriate building codes
  • Trade materials, tools, equipment and methods
  • Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Rules
Books Allowed in the Exam
Uniform Swimming Pool, Spa and Hot Tub Code, 2018, IAPMO
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Books NOT Allowed in the Exam
Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011, Dave Roberts
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Guide to Shotcrete - ACI 506/R-90, 2016, ACI
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Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 4th Edition, 2018, ACI/ASCC
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The Ultimate Pool Maintenance Manual, 2007, Terry Tamminen
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ANSI/APSP-5: Standard for Residential Inground Swimming Pools, 2003, APSP
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ANSI/APSP-3: Standard for Permanently Installed Residential Spas and Swim Spas, 2014, APSP
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Certified Pool-Spa Operators Handbook, 2014, NSPF
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Construction Business and Law Manual for Nevada, PSI
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Swimming Pool And Spa Code of Clark County, Ordinance Chapter 22.20
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