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South Carolina

Residential Builder

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South Carolina
Residential Builder’s Commission

Synergy Business Park - Kingstree Building
110 Centerview Dr.
Columbia, SC  29211
Phone: (803) 896-4696
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PSI Services LLC
3210 E. Tropicana Ave
Las Vegas, NV  89121
Phone:  (855)  340-3701
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Exam Content

Please consult the exam bulletin for more detailed information about subject sub-categories listed in this table.  The button below should allow you to view or download the PSI Residential exam bulletin.

Content AreasSub-
# of
General Building Construction674
Residential Electrical612
Residential HVAC712
Residential Plumbing612
Total number of test questions:
Time allowed (minutes):

You must pass both the Business Management & Law for Residential Builders and the specific specialy exam within a 12-month period.  You are allowed 3 attempts.

Books Allowed in the Exam
South Carolina Residential Code, 2018, ICC
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Carpentry and Building Construction, 2010 or 2016 (Student Edition), John Feirer, and Mark Feirer
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Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 3rd Edition, ASCC
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Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, Stone, 8th Edition, 2015, Clois Kicklighter
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BCSI: Guide to Good Practice for Handing, Installing, Restraining, and Bracing of Metal Plate Connected Wood Truses, 2020, SBCA (previous verions out-of-print)
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Gypsum Construction Handbook, 7th Edition, USG
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