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Licensed Residential Builder Exam Preparation

Licensed Residential Builder Exam Preparation

    This exam prep course provides you with information about the examination and application process for becoming licensed as a residential builder or residential specialty contractor in South Carolina. To be licensed, you must pass an examination to confirm that you have attained at least a minimum level of knowledge regarding the principles, practices, statutes, and regulations.  The South Carolina Residential Builders Commission (state) has contracted with PSI Services LLC (PSI) to conduct its examination program.  PSI provides examinations through a network of computer examination centers in South Carolina. PSI works closely with the state to be certain that examinations meet local as well as national requirements in basic principles of appraisal and examination development standards.      Books not included. Find the right book for your Contractors Exam Preparation Course: There is a varied list of possible reference and study materials associated with the exam preparation courses. A list of books, an examination content outline and reference material used to create the examinations are available on the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (LLR) website (   Please see the list of books below: <b>South Carolina International Residential Code</b> for One- and Two-Family Dwellings -OR- International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings, 2018 or 2021 (Effective 9/1/23 only 2021 will be used), -OR- International Residential Code Commentary (Volumes 1 and 2), International Code Council, (800) <b>Carpentry and Building Construction</b>, 2010 or 2016 edition, John L. Feirer and Mark D. Feirer, Publisher: McGraw-Hill,, 828-277-     3999. <b>The Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction</b>, Third Edition, 2005, American Concrete Institute, 38800 International Way/Country Club Drive, PO Box 9094, Farmington Hills, MI 48333, (248) 848-3700, htt:// <b>Modern Masonry</b> - Brick, Block, Stone, Clois E. Kicklighter, 8th edition (2015). The Goodheart-Willcox Company, (800) 323-0440, <b>BCSI: Guide to Good Practice for Handling, Installing, Restraining, and Bracing of Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses</b>, 2013, Structural Building Components Association and Truss Plate Institute, (608) 274-4849, <b>Gypsum Construction Handbook</b>, 7th Edition, 2014, United States Gypsum Company, 125 S. Franklin Street, Chicago, IL 60606, Phone (800) 874-4968, The prerequisites for taking the exam are listed in the link below and click on "Requirements & Exam Registration". If you do not have books already, they can be found on the link below.


Course ID: XBCT-503
Class ID: 17592
Format: ClassRoom
Location: Thornley Campus - 1000 Bldg- ATC

Start Date: 08/30/2024
End Date: 09/01/2024
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