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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"

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