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What is the NASCLA National General Contractor’s License Exam?

What is the NASCLA National General Contractor’s License Exam? NASCLA is the National Association of State Contractor Licensing Agencies. They are a group who among other things, are working to standardize the General Contractor Exam nationwide.  So far the following states have agree to accept the NASCLA exam as their trades exam. Alabama Arkansas Georgia Louisiana Mississippi Nevada North Carolina Oregon South Carolina Tennessee Utah Virginia West Virginia U.S. Virgin Islands   The questions are pulled from 21 different books: BCSI: Guide to Good Practice for Handling, Installing, Restraining, and Bracing of Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses, 2013 Construction...

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How to Get a General Contractor’s License in Georgia

The basic steps to getting a General Contractor License in Georgia are simple: Send in an application to the board for approval along with a non-refundable fee and all supporting documentation. Pass a trades exam. Pass a business law exam. Passing the exams can be tricky. The questions aren’t typical questions you would know even if you’ve been building for decades. That’s why we’ve developed an incredibly easy prep course to help people know exactly what to study and how the test works. For more info on the prep course, or if you’d like to try out our FREE...

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Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid So You Can Pass Your General Contractor Exam

10. Not enough books – Believe it or not, some people actually walk into this test and only take a few of the books they are allowed to bring in, or even worse, some don’t bring in a single book. This is an open book test, so why not take all the answers in with you? 9. No training – Some people just don’t even know about prep courses. They are told by the local authority that they need license and they just go take the test. 8.Wrong books – Often some people plan to take a contractor exam...

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Your Memory and Your General Contractor Exam

Can You Pass Your General Contractor Exam on Memory Alone? Well, that depends. How good is your memory? Of course it has happened, in fact I know of 2 guys who purchased our prep course, and did not purchase the books, and they still passed the test. But we have over 15,000 students, and they are the only 2 I’ve ever know to do that. The problem is, even though the My Contractors License prep courses are very thorough, it’s just about impossible to memorize over 1,600 questions and answers. And even if you do, there’s another problem. The...

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Changes to the South Carolina Residential Contractor Exam

Changes to South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Residential Contractor License and Exams There are two licenses one can obtain for residential contractor work in SC, the RBB or the RBW. RBB is the new Residential Builders exam which now has 110 questions and you are allotted 360 minutes to complete. This exam includes questions about plumbing, HVAC and electrical, and those who hold this license may also perform that type of work in addition to general building of residential properties. RBW is the Residential Builder Waiver which is used as an exam waiver for the trades...

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