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North Carolina Contractor
Residential Book Bundle

A North Carolina General Contractors License, Residential Classification, covers all construction and demolition activity pertaining to the construction of residential units which are required to conform to the NC residential building code.  It also includes all site work, driveways, sidewalks, and water and wastewater systems ancillary to the aforementioned structures and improvements; and the work done as part of such residential units under the specialty classifications of S(Insulation), S(Interior Construction), S(Masonry Construction), S(Roofing), S(Swimming Pools, and S(Asbestos).

The Residential General Contractor Classification Exam consists of 90 multiple choice questions. Examinees have 3½ hours (210 minutes) in which to complete the residential exam. You must answer 63 questions correctly in order to obtain a passing score of 70%. The current pass rate state-wide is less than 40% on the first attempt. The Construction Institute’s students’ pass rate is in the high 90th percentile on the first attempt.


During the seminar we will review the three reference books which you will take into the exam with you (2018 NC Residential Code, OSHA and the NASCLA Contractor's Guide to Business, Law & Project Mgmt) including how to tab them and what information to highlight and underline. We will also review the exam material from the 10 reference books you cannot take into the exam with you (those you DO NOT need to purchase).

Fee for the class:  $325
Location: 55 Optimist Club Dr, Concord, NC 28025
Time: Check in will begin at 7:30 and class will run from 8am until about 5pm (with a one hour break for lunch)


"You will be provided with an invaluable test taking strategy which will organize the exam for you and allow you to be more efficient on this timed exam"

Upcoming Seminars

Saturday, April 22nd - 8am to 5pm
Saturday, June 24th - 8am to 5pm
Saturday, August 19th - 8am to 5pm
Saturday, October 21st - 8am to 5pm

Prior to attending class, you will need the 2018 NC Residential Code, NASCLA Contractor’s Guide to Business Law & Project Management and OSHA handbook of construction industry regulations. These books can be purchased from the Contractor Book Warehouse at a discounted rate by using the "PURCHASE NOW"  link on the  left.   If books are ordered by 3pm, they will be shipped the same day.  

The 2023 Residential Study guide ($200 value) is included with the seminar and will be provided for each registered student on the date of class.

Questions? – Contact our instructor, Scott Query, at 704.534.0808 or at Scott will personally answer your questions. (6).png
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