Ohio Business and Law Exam Prep

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Ohio Business and Law Examination Materials:

  • Ohio, Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management 3rd Edition
  • Ohio Business and Law Tabs

Course Overview

Description, benefits & features

This course is made up of a detailed presentation that takes you through all the information you will need to pass the exam on your first try.

Passing the Business and Law Exam is required in order to obtain your Electrical license, HVAC license or Plumbing license in the state of Ohio. We offer review for the Ohio Business and Law exam through online practice tests. Our practice tests include over 250 questions and are designed to be the best and most efficient way to prepare you for your business and law examination.

How Do I Get My License?

  1. Purchase the Exam Prep Course — and then study!
  2. Pass the exam.
  3. Submit your application, licensing fee and proof of insurance.

Requirements To Get A License

All contractor license classifications must take the Business and Law exam in addition to any required trade-specific exam.

The Ohio Construction Industry Licensing Board (OCILB) issues State Licenses to Commercial Contractors for the following trades: Electrical, HVAC, Hydronics, Plumbing, and Refrigeration. To receive a state license, an applicant must meet the following requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Be a United States citizen or a legal alien-must provide proof of being a legal alien.
  • Either have been a tradesperson in the type of licensed trade for which the application is filed for not less than five (5) years immediately prior to the date the application is filed, currently be a registered engineer in this state with three (3) years of business experience in the construction industry in the trade for which the engineer is applying to take the examination, or have other experience acceptable to the appropriate section of the board.
  • Never have been convicted of a disqualifying offense.
  • Have a BCI background check complete to sit for the exam.
  • Pass the examination in the trade.
  • Carry minimum $500,000 contractor liability coverage.
  • Pay the applicable fees.

Ohio Business and Law Examination Materials:

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  • As a busy contractor with multiple state licenses and needs, it is nice to find a valuable source that can help fulfill my obligations from testing prep to CEU requirements. The team at @HomePrep are very courteous and professional. I would recommend them for any and all license and training needs.

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Books and References for the Exam

These books are available for purchase from our online contractor’s bookstore or by calling our office at 1-800-952-0910.

The following references are allowed in the testing center:

Ohio, Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management 3rd Edition

Applying for Licensure

To apply for a license, contact:

Construction Industry Examining Board
Post Office Box 4009
6606 Tussing Rd.
Reynoldsburg, OH  43068

Exam Details

The exam is administered by PSI. It is an open-book timed test with 50 questions and a 2-hour time limit. A score of 70% is required to pass. The exam fee is 69.00 per exam.

As of 8/24/17, This examination is OPEN BOOK. The following reference is provided in the testing center. No highlighting or notes of any sort may be made in the book during the exam. You may NOT use your own copy.

EXAM CONTENT: Business Organization; Licensing; Estimating and Bidding; Contract Management; Project Management; Insurance and Bonding; OSHA; Personnel Regulations; Financial Management; Tax Laws; Lien Laws

What's Included In This Course

This business and law practice test includes the following:

  • Practice Exams
  • Math and Calculations
  • Study Tips
  • Licensing Information
  • Instructor Support

*The Business and Law Exam must be passed to become a licensed contractor

Our courses are designed to help you become familiar with the references and allow you to find the information quickly as the exams are timed. We offer highlighting guides to draw attention to key points throughout the book and tabs (sold separately) to allow you to find key sections quickly. We encourage you to take the practice exams multiple times as the questions on the test change each time.

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Student Reviews

  1. evelandj611

    Great information

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    I just started the program- that why the 4* review, but thus far; it’s been very informative

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