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Virginia
Commercial Building Technical Contractor

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Commonwealth of Virginia
DPOR Board of Contractors

9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, VA  23233
(804) 367-8511

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

Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
Questions
Site Work8
Concrete, including Reinforcement9
Masonry9
Metals9
Carpentry9
Thermal and Moisture Protection8
Associated Trades - Finishes including Drywall, Metal Stud Framing, Insulation and Moisture Control,
Doors, Windows, and Glazing
7
Safety7
Estimating and Plan Reading8
General Bulding Code Requirements - Life Safety and Egress, Accessibility, Fire Protection Requirements, General Code Provisions6
Total number of test questions:
80
Time allowed (minutes):
180

Books Allowed in the Exam

1.
Code of Federal Regulations, 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO [or] (OSHA) Selections by PSI
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2.
Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (Part 1), 2012, USBC
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3.
International Building Code, 2012, ICC
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4.
ICC/ANSI A117.1 Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, 2009, ICC
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5.
Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders: Technical Digest 9, 3rd Edition, 2008, Steel Joist Institute
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6.
Carpentry and Building Construction, 2010 or 2016 (Student Edition), John Feirer, and Mark Feirer
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7.
Gypsum Construction Handbook, 7th Edition, 2014, USG
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8.
Placing Reinforcing Bars, 9th Edition, CRSI
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9.
Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 3rd Edition, ASCC
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10.
Roofing Construction and Estimating, 1995, Daniel Atcheson
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11.
Modern Masonry: Brick, Block, Stone, 8th Edition, 2015, Clois Kicklighter
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12.
SDI Manual of Construction with Steel Deck, 2nd Edition, SDI
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13.
Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011, Dave Roberts
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