NASCLA Commercial Contractor Exam Prep

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One commercial trade examination for 15 states: AL, AR, AZ, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, NV, OR, SC, TN, UT, US Virgin Islands, VA, & WV
One residential trade examination for 13 states: AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, NV, OR, SC, UT, Virgin Islands, WV.

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How do I use my NASCLA Accreditation?

  1. Apply for and pass the NASCLA Exam rather than each state’s trades exam.
  2. Apply for and pass the business law exams for each state you wish to work in.
  3. Apply for licensure in multiple states.

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Online NASCLA Exam Prep

The NASCLA exam is open book – we strongly recommend you have a copy of all 23 NASCLA books before taking your exam.
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  • NASCLA (Commercial) General Contractor | Exam Prep Course
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    Online HD Video Course
    The NASCLA-Accredited Examination Program is for preparing to take the NASCLA Commercial Building Contractor Exam and is designed to assist licensed contractors who are in more than one state or jurisdiction thus reducing the need for multiple licenses.  It is designed around the PSI Candidate Bulletin and contains relevant course materials and hundreds of practice questions. 

  • NASCLA (Commercial) General Contractor Exam Prep Course and Book Package
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    Online HD Video Course and Books Package

    • All 23 books listed on the PSI reference list
    • PSI approved, pre-printed tabs for all 23 books

    For a complete list of allowed books, click on Course Title.

    $2,771.00

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NASCLA Books (Included in Book Package)

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  • 29 CFR Part 1926 – Code of Federal Regulations
    Book Image 29 CFR 1926 OSHA Construction Industry Regulations & Standards

    Make compliance with dense government safety regulations simple with 29 CFR 1926 OSHA Construction Industry Regulations.  This book provides you with a comprehensive set of the most up-to-date Construction regulations.

  • 29 CFR Part 1926 – Code of Federal Regulations – TABS
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  • ACI 318-14 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete
    Book Image Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete

    2014 Edition of the American Concrete Institute Building Code Requirements for Structural concrete (Code) provides minimum requirements for the materials, design, and detailing of structural concrete buildings and, where applicable, non-building structures.

  • ACI 318-14 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete – TABS
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  • American National Standard ANSI/EIMA 99-A-2017
    ANSI-EIMA-99-A-2017-standard-eifs-and-eifs-with-drainage

    The new standard provides the minimum requirements for specifying and installing Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems and EIFS with Drainage.

  • American National Standard ANSI/EIMA 99-A-2017 – TABS
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  • ANSI Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, 2017
    Book Image ICC A117.1-2017 Standard for Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities

    This standard provides technical criteria for making sites, facilities, buildings, and elements accessible to and usable by people with physical disabilities.

  • ANSI Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, 2017 – TABS
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  • BCSI: Guide to Good Practice for Handling, Installing, Restraining, and Bracing of Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses
    Book Image BCSI Building Componenet Safety Information

    Produced by SBCA, BCSI is the truss industry’s guide for jobsite safety and truss performance.  This edition includes the most current information regarding the handling, installation, restraining and bracing of metal plate connected wood trusses.

  • BCSI: Guide to Good Practice for Handling, Installing, Restraining, and Bracing of Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses – TABS
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  • Carpentry and Building Construction 2016 Edition
    Book Image Carpentry & Building Construction Book

    Carpentry & Building Construction is a comprehensive carpentry book that focuses on residential construction with many procedures also applying to light commercial construction. The informative text provides detailed, heavily illustrated information about materials, tools, and processes, with many step-by-step procedures.  It is recommended for all states as a helpful text in studying for any of the trades exams and is an excellent reference source for contractors to own.

  • Carpentry and Building Construction 2016 Edition – TABS
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    Pre-printed Tabs

  • Construction Jobsite Management 4th Edition
    Book Image Construction Jobsite Management

    The updated 4th Edition of Construction Jobsite Management examines all facets of construction project management from the contractor’s point of view with a strong focus on Jobsite personnel activities, management’s responsibilities, proven procedures and helpful techniques to manage projects effectively from start to finish.

  • Construction Jobsite Management 4th Edition – TABS
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  • Construction Project Management (4th Edition)
    Book Image Construction Project Managment Book

    This book, co-authored by Frederick Gould and Nancy Joyce, addresses all facets of successful construction project management in today’s complex environments.  It will walk you through each project phase and give you the knowledge to effectively manage both people and projects, introduce emerging trends, and addresses the contractors role during design and early construction  This edition also gives readers tools for estimating and scheduling as well as new technologies, techniques, and trends.

  • Construction Project Management (4th Edition) – TABS
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  • Developing Your Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan
    Book Image Developing Your Stormwater Prevention Plan

    This collection of publications includes historic documents and new reports, and features works like: Bicycle for a Better Environment, Health Effects of Increasing Sulfur Oxides Emissions Draft, and Women and Environmental Health.

    The cost of this book covers handling.

  • Developing Your Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan – TABS
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  • Erector’s Manual: Standards and Guidelines for the Erection of Precast Concrete Products
    Book Image Erector's Manual Standards and Guidelines for the Erection of Precast Concrete Products

    Learn the Standards and corresponding guidelines for the erection of plant-produced precast and pre-stressed concrete products with this manual.

  • Erector’s Manual: Standards and Guidelines for the Erection of Precast Concrete Products – TABS
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  • Green Building Fundamentals, 2nd Edition 2011
    Book Image Green Building Fundamentals

    This book teaches the concepts of sustainable design and green building practices, which will soon become common practice on every project.

  • Green Building Fundamentals, 2nd Edition 2011 – TABS
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  • Gypsum Construction Handbook, 7th Edition, 2014
    Book Image The Gypsum Construction handbook

    The Gypsum construction handbook is a systematic guide to selecting and using gypsum drywall, veneer plaster, tile backers, ceilings, and conventional plaster building materials.  The 7th edition features updates in gypsum products and the latest in sustainable products.

  • Gypsum Construction Handbook, 7th Edition, 2014 – TABS
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  • International Building Code 2018
    Book Image International Building Code 2018

    This book covers all buildings except detached one and two family dwellings and townhouses not more than 3 stories in height and features safety concepts, the latest industry standards in material design and much more.

  • International Building Code 2018 – TABS
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  • Modern Masonry, 8th Edition 2015
    Book Image Modern Masonry Brick, Block, Stone

    Modern Masonry covers the  properties and application of masonry materials and teaches safe and proper procedures for working with brick, block, stone, concrete form construction and flatwork as well as masonry’s impact on the environment.

  • Modern Masonry, 8th Edition 2015 – TABS
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  • NASCLA – Contractor’s Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, Basic, 13th edition

    The NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management is organized into 3 sections that focus on:  business planning and start up, fundamentals  that you will need to operate a successful business and information for running the administrative function of your business.

  • NASCLA – Contractor’s Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, Basic, 13th edition – TABS
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  • Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011 Edition
    Book Image Pipe & Excavation Contracting Revised

    This manual teaches excavation techniques, safety rules, and includes instructions for operating the equipment, trenching, pipe laying, plan reading, estimating and much more.

  • Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011 Edition – TABS
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  • Placing Reinforcing Bars, Recommended Practices, 2019 10th Edition
    Book Image Placing Reinforcing Bars

    This publication presents the best accepted practices in placing reinforcing bars in structures and pavement and includes numerous illustrations.  Topics include types of materials, handling of bars at the jobsite, principles for placing, and much more.

  • Placing Reinforcing Bars, Recommended Practices, 2019 10th Edition – TABS
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  • Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction, 10th Edition 2019

    This manual offers a complete approach to modern construction principles and practices and shows how to apply design theory to the final constructed process while gaining crucial knowledge of how to effectively manage subcontractors.

  • Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction, 10th Edition 2019 – TABS
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  • Roofing Construction and Estimating
    Book Image Roofing Construction & Estimating

    Installation, repair and estimating for nearly every type of roof covering available today in residential and commercial structures: asphalt shingles, roll roofing, wood shingles and shakes, clay tile, slate, metal, built-up, and elastomeric is covered in this publication with clear illustrations that help answer most roofing questions.

  • Roofing Construction and Estimating – TABS
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  • SDI Manual of Construction with Steel Deck, 2016, 3rd Edition
    Book Image Manual of Construction with Steel Deck

    This publication reviews good practice in Steel Deck construction and serves as a safety primer for Contractors, Architects, Engineers and Inspectors who are responsible for the safe installation of steel deck.

  • SDI Manual of Construction with Steel Deck, 2016, 3rd Edition – TABS
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  • Technical Digest No.9 – Handling and Erection of Steel Joist and Joist Girders, 3rd Edition 2008
    Book Image Technical Digest 9 Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders

    This Technical digest covers the proper handling and erection procedures to be used to make sure that SJI joist products are not damaged, that they perform as specified, and to ensure the safety of the erectors.  It includes descriptions of products, how they are prepared and shipped, how they are to be unloaded and how they are to be erected.

  • Technical Digest No.9 – Handling and Erection of Steel Joist and Joist Girders, 3rd Edition 2008 – TABS
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  • The Contractor’s Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 4th Edition 2018
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    This publication provides insight into proven construction practices that will produce quality concrete construction and is a required or suggested reference document for contractor licensing programs in Alabama, Hawaii, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nevada, South Carolina, Tennessee, and West Virginia.

  • The Contractor’s Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 4th Edition 2018 – TABS
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  • Training and Certification of Field Personnel for Unbonded Post-Tensioning
    Book Image Training and Certification of Field Personnel for Unbonded Post-Tensioning

    This manual is used in conjunction with PTI’s Level 1 Field Fundamentals training program and provides guidance for field personnel involved in inspection, installation, stressing and finishing of unbonded single-strand tendons and barrier cables.

  • Training and Certification of Field Personnel for Unbonded Post-Tensioning – TABS
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NASCLA Business Law Exam Prep

  • Business and Law for General Contractors Exam Prep | Alabama
    Package Image Alabama Business and Law for General Contractors Exam Prep

    8 Hour Text Course 
    Prepare for your licensing exam on your own schedule with this course that based on the relevant chapters found in the Alabama NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, General contractors, 3rd Edition.

  • Statutes and Rules Exam Prep | Arizona
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    8 Hour Text Course 
    Prepare for your licensing exam on your own schedule with this course that covers EVERY topic in the Arizona Statutes and Rules exam.  

  • Contractor Business Management and Law Exam Prep | Arkansas
    Product Image Arkansas Business and Law Exam Prep

    8 Hour Text Course 
    Contractors are required to take the Business Management and law exam.  This course will prepare you for the Business and Law portion of the contractors exam and is based on relevant materials in the PSI Candidate Bulletin.

  • Business and Financial Management Exam Prep | Florida
    Package Image Florida Business and Law Exam Prep

    8 Hour Narrated Course
    To ensure that you understand the regulations and the basics of running a business, contractors are required to pass a Business and Financial Management exam.  This course will prepare you for the exam and is formatted to follow the Examination Content Information Bulletin provided by the DBPR.

  • Contractor Business and Law Exam Prep | Georgia
    Package Image Georgia Business and Law Exam Prep

    8 Hour Text Course 

    This course was updated in 2020 to reflect changes made to the exam.
    Prepare for your licensing exam with this course that covers EVERY topic in the Business and Law exam and is based on the Georgia NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law & Project Management book.  

  • General Contractor Business & Law Exam Prep Course | North Carolina
    Package Image North Carolina Business and Law Exam Prep

    8 Hour Text Course  
    This course will prepare you for the North Carolina General Contractor (Commercial) Business Law, is based on the relevant resources listed in the PSI Candidate Bulletin, and includes a breakdown of each of the exam topics, practice questions, resource information and relevant links.

  • Commercial Business Management and Law Exam Prep | South Carolina
    Package Image South Carolina Business and Law Exam Prep

    8  Hour Text Course 
    To ensure that business owners understand the basics of running a business and the regulations that govern business practices in their state, Contractors are required to take and pass a Business and law exam.  This course will prepare you for the Business and Law portion of the contractors exam and is based on relevant materials in the PSI Candidate Bulletin.

  • Business and Law Exam Prep | Utah
    Package Image Utah Business and Law Exam Prep

    8  Hour Text Course 
    Prepare for Business and Law exam on your own schedule with this course that covers EVERY topic on the exam and is based on the Utah NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law & Project Management book.  
    Note:  This exam prep course does NOT meet the 20-hr prelicensure requirement.  It is a very useful study tool and will prepare you for the State exam.

  • Contractor Basic Business Course for Class A, B or C License | Virginia
    Package Image Virginia Basic Business

    8 Hour Audio Course 
    Approval #2731003259
    This course is required by the Commonwealth of Virginia A, B, or C licenses and will prepare you for the Basic Business exam for Class A or B license.  The Virginia Business and Project Management Book is required for this course.

  • Business & Law Management | Tennessee
    Package Image Georgia Business and Law Exam Prep

    8 Hour Text Course 
    Prepare for your licensing exam with this course that covers EVERY topic in the Business and Law exam and is based on the Tennessee NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law & Project Management book.

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NASCLA Business & Law Books (Not Included in Package)

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  • NASCLA Business And Project Management For Contractors – Alabama Licensing Board For General Contractors Edition
    Book Image NASCLA Business and project Management for Contractors Alabama

    This book provides an overview of business management subjects for preparing for the general contractor exam and to act as a reference guide for licensed general contractors.

  • NASCLA Business And Project Management For Contractors – Alabama Licensing Board For General Contractors Edition – TABS
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  • NASCLA – Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, Arizona, 7th Edition

    This book by the National Association of State Contractors Licensing Agencies (NASCLA) is recommended by the state of Arizona and is helpful in studying for the Exam.

  • NASCLA – Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, Arizona, 7th Edition – TABS
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  • NASCLA – Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, Arkansas, 6th Edition
    Product Image NASCLA COontractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management

    This book by the National Association of State Contractors Licensing Agencies (NASCLA) is recommended by the state of Arkansas and is helpful in studying for the Exam.

  • NASCLA – Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, Arkansas, 6th Edition – TABS
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  • NASCLA – Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, Georgia, 3rd Edition
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    This book by the National Association of State Contractors Licensing Agencies (NASCLA) is recommended by the state of Georgia and is helpful in studying for the Exam.

  • NASCLA – Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, Georgia, 3rd Edition – TABS
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  • NASCLA – Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, Louisiana, 12th Edition
    Book Image NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management Louisiana

    This book by the National Association of State Contractors Licensing Agencies (NASCLA) is recommended by the state of Louisiana and is helpful in studying for the Exam.

  • NASCLA – Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, Louisiana, 12th Edition – TABS
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  • NASCLA – Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, Mississippi, 5th Edition
    Book Image NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management Mississippi

    This book by the National Association of State Contractors Licensing Agencies (NASCLA) is recommended by the state of Mississippi and is helpful in studying for the Exam.

  • NASCLA – Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, Mississippi, 5th Edition – TABS
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  • NASCLA – Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, North Carolina, General 8th Edition
    Book Image NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management North Carolina

    This book by the National Association of State Contractors Licensing Agencies (NASCLA) is recommended by the state of North Carolina and is helpful in studying for the Exam.

  • NASCLA – Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, North Carolina, General 8th Edition – TABS
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  • NASCLA – Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, Oregon, 2nd Edition
    Book Image NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management Oregon

    This book by the National Association of State Contractors Licensing Agencies (NASCLA) is required by the CCB as a Prelicensure reference and is helpful in studying for the Oregon Exam.

  • NASCLA – Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, Oregon, 2nd Edition – TABS
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  • NASCLA – Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, Tennessee, 3rd Edition
    Book Image NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management Tennessee

    This book by the National Association of State Contractors Licensing Agencies (NASCLA) is recommended by the state of Tennessee and is helpful in studying for the Exam.

  • NASCLA – Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, Tennessee, 3rd Edition – TABS
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  • NASCLA – Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, Utah, 4th Edition

    This book by the National Association of State Contractors Licensing Agencies (NASCLA) is recommended by the state of Utah and is helpful in studying for the Exam.

  • NASCLA – Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, Utah, 4th Edition – TABS
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  • NASCLA – Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, Virginia, 8th Edition
    Book Image NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management Virginia

    By the National Association of State Contractors Licensing Agencies (NASCLA).  This book is recommended by the state of Virginia as a helpful text in studying for the Virginia (Part 1), General (Part 2) or Advanced (Part 3) portions of the Class A or Class B Contractor exams. You are allowed to take this book with you into the exam.

  • NASCLA Virginia Contractors Guide to Business and Project Management 8th Edition – TABS
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