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North Carolina
(H) Grading and Excavating

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North Carolina Licensing Board
for General Contractors

5400 Creedmoor Rd.
Raleigh, NC  27612
Phone: (919) 571-4183

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Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
General Knowledge and Regulations9
Excavating and Grading18
Safety - Code of Federal Regulations6
Lien Law1
Licensing and Regulations2
One Call3
Erosion and Sedimentation Control6
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Books Allowed in the Exam

North Carolina OSHA for the Construction Industry, NCDOL
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North Carolina Standard Specifications for Roads and Structures, 2018, NCDOT
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Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

North Carolina Administrative Code, Title 15A, Chapter 4, Sedimentation Control, Sedimentation Control Commission
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North Carolina General Statutes, Chapter 113A, Article 4, Sedimentation Pollution Control Act of 1973, Sections 113A-50 to 113A-67, inclusive
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North Carolina 811 Excavation Guide.
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NASCLA Guide to Business, Law and Project Management for General Contractors, North Carolina, 8th Edition, NASCLA
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Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011, Dave Roberts
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North Carolina Laws and Regulations Applicable to General Contracting, North Carolina LBGC
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