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South Carolina
Commercial Pre-Engineered
Metal Buildings Contractor

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South Carolina Contractor’s Licensing Board
Synergy Business Park - Kingstree Building
110 Centerview Dr.
Columbia, SC  29210
Phone: (803) 896-4686

Exam Administrator

PSI Licensure: Certification
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV  89121
Phone:  (800) 733-9267

Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
Questions
Sitework3
Concrete4
Concrete - Framework4
Concrete - Reinforcement4
Masonry4
Metal - Structural Framing10
Insulation3
Metal - Siding and Roofing4
Safety4
Total number of test questions:
40
Time allowed (hours):
3.0

In addition to the trade-specific examination, you may be required to pass the Business and Law Exam offered by PSI or take an "approved" Business and Law course

Books Allowed in the Exam

1.
South Carolina International Building Code - OR - International Building Code, 2015, ICC
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2.
Code of Federal Regulations, 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO [or] (OSHA) Selections by PSI
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3.
Metal Building Systems Manual, 2012, Metal Building Manufacturers Association
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4.
ASTM C 754 - Standard Specification for Installation of Steel Framing Members to Receive Screw-Attached Gypsum Panel Products, 2017 (Revises 2011), ASTM
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5.
ASTM C 1007 - Standard Specification for Installation of Load Bearing (Transverse and Axial) Steel Studs and Related Accessories, 2011, ASTM
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6.
The Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 3rd Edition, ASCC
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7.
Energy Design Guidelines for Metal Building Systems, 2nd Edition, 2017 (Revises 2010), Metal Building Manufacturers Association
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8.
Specifications for Structural Joints Using High-Strength Bolts, 2009, Research Council on Structural Connections
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9.
South Carolina 811 Excavator Manual, 2018
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