Virginia Home Improvement Exam Review

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The Virginia Exam Review includes the following:

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

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

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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.

The Virginia Home Improvement Exam is required to be passed if you are applying for the HIC classification. This license allows for repairs or improvements to one-family and two-family residential buildings or structures annexed to real property. Our program takes you through each one of the reference books that the exam is based on showing you exactly what to highlight. There are optional practice tests as well as an extensive math and plans analysis portion. @HomePrep is a National Leader in online education. With over 100,000 satisfied students and a course catalog of over 1,000 classes, we are here to help you – Invest in Yourself.

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

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Books and References for the Exam

You may take the following references into the exam with you:

  • 29 CFR Part 1926 Related Standards
  • Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code Part 1
  • International Residential Code, 2012 or 2015 edition – 2015 edition only starting 7/1/2020
  • Carpentry & Building Construction
  • The Contractors Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 4th Edition
  • Craftsman’s Manual and Textbook 8th Edition – Painting and Decorating
  • Modern Masonry, 8th Edition
  • Standard Practice for Installation of Rigid Poly Vinyl Chloride (PVC) Siding and Sofit
  • Insulation Handbook 2000
  • Gypsum Construction Handbook, 7th Edition
  • ANSI A117.1-2017 Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities
  • Finish Carpenter’s Manual

Applying for Licensure

To apply for your license, contact the Virginia DBOR at 804-367-8511 or visit Contractor’s Board Website.

Exam Details

  • Total Questions: 50
  • Passing Score: 35 correct
  • Time: 120 minutes
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Topics include: Concrete; Masonry; Painting and Wall Covering; Drywall; Rough Carpentry and Framing; Siding; Finish Carpentry; Roofing; Insulation; Safety; Windows and Doors

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