Contractors Guide to Quality Concrete Book Review
The Contractor’s Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 2005, 3rd Edition, ISBN: 0-87031-016-X. This has been a very important book for many State Contractor Licensing Exams for many years and also for the National Commercial Building Contractor, NASCLA – Accredited Examination. This reference book covers many of the concrete subjects covered on… Continue reading
NC Building Contractor License vs NC Residential Contractor License
One of the most frequently asked questions I get is, “Building Contractor license or Residential Contractor license, which classification do I need?” Well, let’s start from the top; A Building Contractor classification covers all types of building construction activity, included but not limited to Commercial, Industrial, Institutional and all… Continue reading
North Carolina General Contractor Exam Update Building Contractor
As of June 2011, Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures 14th Edition is no longer on the PSI list of Reference Materials for the NC Building Contractor Exam. It has been replaced by the 15th Edition , known as Design and Control of Concrete Mitxures 2010, ISBN 0893122173. The bulk of… Continue reading
NASCLA Accredited Contractor Exam
The National Association of State Contractors Licensing Agencies (NASCLA) has just released the NEW Contractor Guide to Business Law and Project Management Basic 9th Edition, as of July 8, 2011. Currently PSI Testing Center is calling for the Basic 8th Edition, but as always “except for code books” newer editions can be referenced as they… Continue reading
Residential Seminar Feedback
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Definition of General Contractor for NC
For the purpose of this Article any person or firm or corporation who for a fixed price, commission, fee, or wage, undertakes to bid upon or to construct or who undertakes to superintend or manage, on his own behalf or for any person, firm, or corporation that is not licensed as a general contractor… Continue reading
Examination Question Example
During the examination, you should press 1, 2, 3, or 4 to select your answer or press “MARK” to mark it for later review. You should then press “ENTER” to record your answer and move on to the next question. A sample question display follows:
IMPORTANT: After you have entered your responses, you will later be able… Continue reading
North Carolina General Contractor exam locations
The North Carolina General Contractor licensing examinations are administered at the PSI examination centers in North Carolina as listed below:
1306 C Patton Avenue
Asheville, NC 28806
From I-40 take exit 44, Smokey Park Highway (US 19/ 23), turn left. Proceed North/East approx 3 miles (the test center is in a multi-building complex… Continue reading
PSI Exams from a different state
If you live in another state that has a PSI testing center, you do not have to travel to North Carolina to take the exam. When signing up at your local center be sure to let them know that you want the take the North Carolina exam and not the state you live in.
For the fastest and most convenient test scheduling process, PSI recommends that candidates register for their examinations using the Internet. To register over the Internet, candidates will need to have a valid MasterCard or Visa. Candidates register online by accessing PSI’s registration website at www.psiexams.com. Internet registration is available 24 hours a day.
To register by Internet, complete… Continue reading