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West Virginia

General Building Contractor

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WV Contractor's Licensing Board
1900 Kanawha Boulevard East
State Capitol Complex
Building 3, Room 200
Charleston, WV 25305
Phone: (304) 558-7890
Exam Provider
ProV, Inc.
200 Association Drive, Suite 190
Charleston, WV   25311
Phone:  (304) 414-0190
(Expires August 31, 2022)
Exam Type
OPEN  BOOK
Exam Content
Subject Areas# of
Questions
Plan Reading & Estimating8
Sitework8
Concrete12
Masonry8
Structural Steel12
Carpentry8
Roofing4
Doors, Windows & Stairs4
Interior Finish4
Exterior Finish4
Safety – OSHA8
Total number of test questions:
80
Time allowed (hours):
3.0

The state of West Virginia also requires that you take and pass a written Business & Law exam for this trade.

Books Allowed in the Exam
1.
Study Guide for Structural Steel, 2012, ProV
Buy from ProV
2.
Concrete Finishing, Level 2 Trainee Guide, 1999, Pearson
Buy from Pearson Construction Books
3.
International Building Code, 2015, ICC
Buy at Builders Book
4.
Study Guide for Commercial Carpentry, 2nd Edition, Pearson
Buy from ProV

NOTICE:  We recommend that you NOT purchase any of the books above.  ProV will no longer be providing exam services for West Virginia after August 31, 2022.  Book titles will change.  Please contact the License Board directly from the button above for info about the new provider.

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