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The following references are recommended for the Virginia Residential Building Contractor Exam. Please note that to become licensed, the Class A/B business and law exam must also be passed.
Carpentry & Building Construction, Student Edition, 2016 1st Edition$79.99
This newly revised edition includes content from McGraw-Hill Construction, where the professionals stay informed on the latest industry developments.
2015 International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings 1st Edition$169.99
This comprehensive code compiles all building, plumbing, mechanical, fuel gas and electrical requirements for non-commercial one- and two-family dwellings in one convenient code. The regulations cover dwellings and townhouses up to three stories.
Virginia, NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business and Project Management Ninth Edition$81.99
This book is organized into three sections. Part 1 focuses on planning and starting your business. Part 2 Covers fundamentals you will need to know in order to operate a successful construction business. Part 3 provides valuable information to assist you.
Virginia Residential Building Exam Prep$219.99
This exam prep course takes the learner through each one of the reference books that the exam is based on showing exactly what to highlight. After highlighting is completed in each book, you have the option to take an online practice test to reinforce concepts presented. The program is fully narrated. You must also obtain a Contractor’s Class A, B, or C License, Pass the Residential Building exam, Pre-approval from the State licensing board is required to take the exam, and this preapproval can be obtained by submitting a completed application, and pass all three required exams (Virginia, General, & Advanced).
Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, 2015$41.99
The Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (USBC) contains the building regulations that must be adhered to when constructing a new building, structure, or an addition to an existing building. These regulations also apply when maintaining or repairing an existing building or renovating or changing the use of a building or structure.
Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, 2018 Part 1$48.99
The USBC is comprised of three parts: Virginia Construction Code, Virginia Existing Building Code, and Virginia Maintenance Code.
The USBC Part 1 (Virginia Construction Code) is a useful and necessary reference for building contractors in the state of Virginia.
The Virginia USBC 2018 is effective July 1, 2021.
Virginia Builders Technical Supplement$50.99
Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation – Contractor Licensing Examination Study Materials
Virginia Residential Building Tab Packet$42.99
PERMANENT TABS PACKAGE – During your exam, time is of the essence. By having your pages tabbed, you can greatly increase your speed in referencing key exam topics. These tabs are pre-printed and permanent.
Virginia Residential Building Exam Complete Package$757.92
The Virginia Residential Building Exam Complete Package includes the following:
- Virginia Residential Building Exam Review
- Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code
- Virginia Builders Technical Supplement
- Carpentry and Building Construction
- 2015 International Residential Code
- Virginia, Contractors Guild to Business and Project Management
- Virginia Residential Building Tab Packet