BUILDING CLASSIFICATION COURSE
CAR 7131 Commercial Contractor Exam Review
(CPCC Harper Campus)
A North Carolina General Contractors License, Building (Commercial) Classification, covers all building construction activity including: commercial, industrial, institutional, and all residential building construction. It includes parking decks; all site work, grading and paving of parking lots, driveways sidewalks, and gutters; storm drainage, retaining or screen walls, and hardware and accessory structures; and indoor and outdoor recreational facilities including natural and artificial surface athletic fields, running tracks, bleachers and seating. It also covers work done under the Specialty Classifications of S(Concrete Construction), S(Insulation), S(Interior Construction), S(Marine Construction), S(Masonry Construction), S(Roofing), S(Metal Erection), S(Swimming Pools), S(Asbestos), and S(Wind Turbine).
The Building (Commercial) Classification exam consists of 90 multiple choice questions. Examinees have 3 hours 20 minutes (200 minutes) in which to complete this exam. You must answer 63 questions correctly in order to obtain a passing score of 70%. The current pass rate state-wide is about 30%, however, The Construction Institute’s students’ pass rate is in the high 90th percentile on the first attempt.
You will need the 2018 NC Building Code, Contractor’s Guide to Business Law & Project Management, ACI 318, ACI 530, OSHA handbook of construction industry regulations and Sports Fields Design, Construction, and Maintenance. The licensing exam is created by referencing 20 different books referencing the construction industry. Only 8 are allowed in the testing center. However, with our method of instruction and study guide, we recommend you only purchase these 6 books. This is saves you money and we are glad to provide that service for you. Click below to purchase the necessary books for your class.
Questions? – Contact your Building (Commercial) instructor, Scott Query at 704.534.0808 or email@example.com. Scott will personally answer your questions.
Contact CPCC at 704.330.4223 or go to cpcc.edu and search by course number to see class schedules and to register.