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Online Training Courses for Georgia Contractor Licenses

Georgia Contractor Exam Prep and Georgia Continuing Competency Courses - Start Here - Online Anytime

 

 

If you are building or remodeling for anyone other than on your own personal residence that amounts to $2500 or more, you must be licensed.  We provide the most thorough and affordable method of preparing for these exams.  Our integrated HD-Videos and slides, along with the hundreds of practice questions make sure you pass the first time!  We are so sure you will pass, we Guarantee it — Pass on your first try or get your money back! (click here for more information)

Georgia Contractor Business and Law Exam Prep
All Contractors are required to pass a Business and Law exam to get licensed.  This course covers all topics included on the exam, along with hundreds of practice questions that are as close to the real test as it gets.

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Price: $69.00
Georgia Residential Basic Contractor Trades Exam Prep
This license is for building one and two-family homes or one-family townhouses not over three stories high. Accessory buildings are included.

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Price: $89.00
Georgia Residential-Light Commercial Trades Exam Prep
This license is for building one and two- family homes or one-family townhouses not over three stories high, PLUS multi-family or multi-use light commercial buildings or structures and accessory buildings.

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Price: $99.00
NASCLA-Accredited General Contractor Exam Prep
The State of Georgia now requires this exam in order to become licensed as a full Commercial contractor.

The Instructor walks you through the essential parts of the PSI-Approved reference books, allowing you to highlight the important points. Sample quizzes and integrated slides are included throughout. This exam preparation course is for Commercial General Contractors and is accepted in AL, AR, GA, LA, MS, NV, NC, OR, SC, TN, UT, US Virgin Islands, VA, and WV. You may also need to take each states’ specific business/law/project management exam in addition to the NASCLA exam.

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Price: $229.00

 

Course and Book Packages

Residential Basic Contractor License Course and Book Package

Includes Business/Law Online Course, Trades Exam Online Course, and references allowed into the exam. Package contains:
($508.00 Value)

Courses

  • Georgia Contractor Business and Law Course
  • Georgia Residential Basic Contractor Trades Exam Prep

References

  • International Energy Conservation Code 2009
  • Code of Federal Regulations
  • Carpentry & Building Construction 2010 Edition
  • Georgia State Amendment
  • International Residential Code, 2006 Edition
    • and pre-printed tabs for all books

Note: The books listed below are recommended references that are allowed into the exam. While we no longer sell the books, you are able to purchase the books from other retailers such as Amazon.

  • BCSI Guide To Good Practice For Handling, Installing Restraining and Bracing of Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses, 2006
  • Contractor’s Guide to Quality Concrete Construction
  • Modern Masonry – Brick, Block, and Stone
  • NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, Georgia, 2nd Edition
  • Pipe and Excavation Contracting
Price: $468.00
Residential-Light Commercial Contractors Course and Book Package

Includes Business/Law Online Course, Trades Exam Online Course, and references allowed into the exam. Package contains:
($565.00 Value)

Courses

  • Georgia Contractor Business and Law Exam Prep
  • Georgia Residential-Light Commercial Trades Exam Prep

References

  • International Energy Conservation Code 2009
  • Code of Federal Regulations
  • Carpentry & Building Construction 2010 Edition
  • International Residential Code, 2006 Edition
  • Georgia Accessibility Code 2010

  • Georgia State Amendments

  • SDI Manual of Construction with Steel Decks
    • and pre-printed tabs for all books

Note: The books listed below are recommended references that are allowed into the exam. While we no longer sell the books, you are able to purchase the books from other retailers such as Amazon.

  • BCSI Guide To Good Practice For Handling, Installing Restraining and Bracing of Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses, 2006
  • Contractor’s Guide to Quality Concrete Construction
  • Gypsum Construction Handbook, 2014, 7th Edition
  • International Building Code 2006
  • Modern Masonry – Brick, Block, and Stone
  • NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, Georgia, 2nd Edition
  • Pipe and Excavation Contracting
  • Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders, 3rd Edition – 2008
Price: $523.00

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

How long does it take to complete the courses?

  • The Contractor License Exam Prep courses take approximately 8-hours, but we move rapidly through the materials.  For a thorough review, you may want to allow twice that amount of time.
  • The NASCLA Accredited Commercial Contractor Course should take at least 24-30 hours.

Once you register, you have up to 6 months before your course is deactivated.  If you need longer, just give us a call and we can arrange an extension.

What is on the Exams?

Business and Law exam for Residential & Light Commercial Contractor

This online course prepares you for the Business and Law portion of your exam.  You will be required to take a Business/Law exam and a Trades exam for any of the license types.  You must be at least 21 years old and pre-approval from the State of Georgia is required before you take the exams.

The Business Law exam consists of 50 multiple choice questions and you will need to get 35 of the 50 questions correct.  The questions will be selected at random from a pool of over 1,000 questions.  The exam is timed and you will be allowed 120 minutes.

This course will prepare you for all topics covered on the Business/Law portion of the exam.

Subject Area and # of Questions:

  • Licensing Requirements – 5 questions
  • Estimating and Bidding – 7 questions
  • Business Organization and Financial Management – 7 questions
  • Tax Laws – 5 questions
  • Labor Laws – 5 questions
  • Personnel and Labor – 3 questions
  • Project Management and Lien Law – 6 questions
  • Contracts – 6 questions
  • Risk Management, 4 questions
  • Environment and Safety, 5 questions

The company that contracts with the State of Georgia to conduct the above exam is PSI Examination Services.  A link to a PSI Bulletin explaining all aspects of the examination process is included with all courses.  Their website is www.psiexams.com and their phone number is 1-800-733-9267.

 

Georgia Residential Basic Contractor License Exam Preparation Course

The Georgia Residential Basic Contractor License is for building one and two-family or one-family townhouses not over three stories.  This course prepares you for both your Business/Law and Trades Exam.

To obtain your Residential Basic Contractor License, you will be required to pass an 80 Question Exam covering the Trades/Practices topics.  You will need to get 56 (70%) of the 80 questions correct.  The questions will be selected at random from a pool of over 1,000 questions. You will be allowed 200 minutes to complete this exam.

This course will prepare you for all topics covered on the Trades/Practices portion of the exam:

Subject Area and # of Questions:

  • Sitework, Footings, and Foundations – 8 questions
  • Concrete and Concrete Reinforcement – 8 questions
  • Masonry – 5 questions
  • Carpentry – 16 questions
  • Roofing – 8 questions
  • General Code and Construction Knowledge – 18 questions
  • Associated Trades – 10 questions
  • OSHA Safety – 7 questions

To obtain your Residential Basic Contractor License, you will also be required to pass a 50 Question Exam covering business/law topics.   You will need to get 35 (70%) of the 50 questions correct.  The questions will be selected at random from a pool of over 1,000 questions.  The exam is timed and you will be allowed 120 minutes.

Exam Requirements & Information

You will be required to take a Business/Law exam and a Trades exam for any of the license types.  You must be at least 21 years old.  Pre-approval from the State of Georgia is required before you take the exams.

The company that contracts with the State of Georgia to conduct the above exam is PSI Examination Services.  A link to a PSI Bulletin explaining all aspects of the examination process is included with all courses.  Their website is www.psiexams.com and their phone number is 1-800-733-9267.

 

Georgia Residential-Light Commercial Trades Course

The Georgia Residential-Light Commercial License is for building one and two-family or one-family townhouses not over three stories high, PLUS multi-family or multi-use light commercial buildings or structures and accessory buildings for Commercial Contractors.  This work requires specific licensing for that area.  This course prepares you for both your Business/Law and Trades Exam.

To obtain your Residential-Light Commercial Contractor License, you will be required to pass an 90 Question Exam covering the Trades/Practices topics.  You will need to get 63 (70%) of the 90 questions correct.  The questions will be selected at random from a pool of over 1,000 questions. You will be allowed 230 minutes to complete this exam.

This course will prepare you for all topics covered on the Trades/Practices portion of the exam:

Subject Area and # of Questions:

  • Sitework, Footings, and Foundations – 8 questions
  • Concrete and Concrete Reinforcement – 8 questions
  • Metals – 5 questions
  • Masonry – 6 questions
  • Carpentry – 16 questions
  • Roofing – 10 questions
  • General Code and Construction Knowledge – 20 questions
  • Associated Trades – 10 questions
  • OSHA Safety – 7 questions

To obtain your Residential-Light Commercial License, you will also be required to pass a  50 Question Exam covering business/law topics.   You will need to get 35 (70%) of the 50 questions correct.  The questions will be selected at random from a pool of over 1,000 questions.  The exam is timed and you will be allowed 120 minutes.

Exam Requirements & Information

You will be required to take a Business/Law exam and a Trades exam for any of the license types.  You must be at least 21 years old.  Pre-approval from the State of Georgia is required before you take the exams.

The company that contracts with the State of Georgia to conduct the above exam is PSI Examination Services.  A link to a PSI Bulletin explaining all aspects of the examination process is included with all courses.  Their website is www.psiexams.com and their phone number is 1-800-727-7104.

  • Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders, 3rd Edition – 2008

 

Is the NASCLA Accredited Commercial Contractor license accepted in Georgia?

Yes! 

When you pass the NASCLA Accredited Examination for Commercial General Building Contractors, you will be listed in the NASCLA National Examination Database. This NASCLA course is for Commercial General Contractors and is accepted in AL, AR, GA, LA, MS, NV, NC, OR, SC, TN, UT, US Virgin Islands, VA, and WV. You may also need to take each states’ specific business/law/project management exam in addition to the NASCLA exam.

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