Georgia Contractor Live Seminar – Residential Light Commercial
Our live seminars are taught by industry professional with over 30 years’ experience. If you purchase a any seminar package, all required books for your exam (based on license type) are included in your bundle along with pre-printed tabs. You will also receive an online exam prep course you can access 24/7 up to 1 year from purchase.
This package includes all of these items:
Georgia Contractor Live Seminar (Seminar Only)
2018 International Residential Code
Carpentry and Building Construction
Contractor's Guide To Quality Concrete Construction
Handling and Erection of Steel Joist and Joist Girders
Gypsum Construction Handbook 7th Edition
2009 International Energy Conservation Code
Manual of Construction with Steel Deck
Pipe and Excavation Contracting
Guide to Handling, Installing, Bracing Wood Trusses - 2018
2018 International Building Code
Georgia Residential-Light Commercial Permanent Tabs
Georgia Residential Light Commercial Contractor Exam Review
Georgia Business and Law Practice Tests
Georgia, Contractors Guide to Business and Project Management General Contractor
Georgia Business and Project Permanent Tabs
Mancomm 29 CFR Part 1926 OSHA Construction Standards & Regulations, January 2021
Modern Masonry, 9th Edition$100.99
Books and References for the Exam
The references listed below are permitted to be taken into the examination. These references may be tabbed (with a permanent index tab) and highlighted.
- International Building Code 2018
- International Residential Code 2018
- Code of Federal Regulations – 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), with latest available amendments
- Carpentry and Building Construction, 2010 or 2016 (Student Edition)
- BCSI: Guide to Good Practice for Handling, Installing, Restraining, and Bracing of Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses
- The Contractor’s Guide to Quality Concrete Construction
- Georgia Accessibility Code, latest edition
- Modern Masonry – Brick, Block, Stone, Clois E. Kicklighter
- Pipe and Excavation Contracting, Dave Roberts, 2011
- Gypsum Construction Handbook, 7th Edition, 2014
- Technical Digest No. 9 – Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders, 3rd Edition, 2008
- SDI Manual of Construction with Steel Deck, Steel Deck Institute
- International Energy Conservation Code, 2009 Edition
- Georgia State Amendments to the State Minimum Standard Codes; Georgia Department of Community Affairs
The following references are also needed for the exam. They are available to print online, free of charge.
- 2007 Georgia Building Code Amendments
- Georgia Accessibility Code
As of January 1, 2020 the Code books used for the Georgia exams will update. Exams taken after January 1, 2020 will be required to have either the 2018 International Building Code and/or the 2018 Residential Code. The 2006 editions of the International Codes can be used until December 31, 2019.
Applying for Licensure
Information & Applications for Conditioned Air, Electrical, Low Voltage, Plumbing, Medical Gas, & Underground Utilities as well as information for General and Residential Building Contractors licenses may be obtained from:
Construction Industry Licensing Board
237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 31217
Phone (478) 207-1416
A nonrefundable fee of $200.00 must be submitted with application.
- The fee for the exam is $72.
- The Georgia Residential Light Commercial Contractor Exam has 90 questions and a time limit of 230 minutes.
- A 70% is required to pass.
- Topics on the exam include sitework, footings, and foundation; concrete and concrete reinforcement; masonry; carpentry; metals; roofing; associated trades; general code and construction knowledge; and OSHA safety.
- To schedule your exam, you must first obtain pre-approval from the board. Then, contact PSI at 1-800-733-9267.All eligibilities are valid for 1-year from the date that the application is received by the Board. If you do not pass the examination within the 1-year period, you must reapply with the Board.You must pass both the Business and Law and the Trade examinations within the 1-year period. If you fail one examination, and pass the other examination, you will only need to retake the failed examination.If you fail the examination twice within the 1-year eligibility period your application becomes void. You will need to reapply to the Board, for both examinations, regardless if you had passed one during the 1-year period. You may reapply after the original 1-year eligibility period expires.