Residential Basic Contractor Trades | Georgia Exam Prep

$89.00

8 Hours | Online Text Course 

This course was updated in 2020 to reflect changes made to the exam.
Study for the trades portion of your licensing exam with this mobile-friendly course that covers EVERY topic of the Georgia Residential Basic Contractor License Exam.

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Description

GA RESIDENTIAL BASIC CONTRACTOR
EXAM PREP COURSE
 

This course was updated in 2020 to reflect changes made to the exam.


COURSE SYLLABUS

This course will prepare students for the exam and is based on the relevant resources listed in the PSI Candidate Bulletin. This course will provide a breakdown of each of the exam topics, followed by hundreds of practice questions. Resource information and links to relevant material are included.


Introduction

Using the Code Books

  • Introduction
  • Format and Use
  • Permits

Code Tables, Illustrations, and Footnotes

  • Tables
  • Footnotes
  • Illustrations

2018 Residential Code

  • Code Highlights with Georgia Amendments

Energy Code-2009 IECC with Georgia Amendments

  • Purpose
  • Navigation
  • Overview
  • Residential Provisions and Administration
  • General Requirements
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Insulation
  • Window Selection
  • Lighting
  • HVAC

Sitework

  • Soil at the Site
  • Groundwater
  • Soil Classification
  • IBC Section 1806
  • Soils Tests
  • Surveying and Site Prep
  • Grading, Trenching and Equipment

Footings and Foundations

  • Shallow Foundations
  • Footings
  • Deep Foundations
  • Concrete
  • Modifications to ACI
  • Foundation Walls
  • Anchoring
  • Dampproofing/Drainage
  • Precast Concrete Panels
  • IRC Chapter 4

Concrete and Reinforcement

  • Portland Cement
  • Placing Cement
  • Compressive Strength
  • IBC Requirements
  • Forms/Slabs
  • Finishing
  • Driveways and Sidewalks
  • Reinforced Concrete
  • Post Tensioning
  • Concrete Problems

Masonry

  • Bricks
  • Veneer
  • Block
  • Mortar
  • Chimney/Fireplaces

Structural Framing

Wood Foundations and Framing

  • Lumber and Manufactured Materials
  • Framing Types
  • Flooring
  • Light Frame Construction
  • Bridging
  • Wall Framing
  • Roof/Attic Framing
  • Trusses
  • Fire Blocking

Interior Finish

  • Interior trim
  • Drywall

Windows, Doors and Skylights

  • Egress
  • Window Types and Glazing
  • Safety Glazing
  • Exterior Doors
  • Egress/Stairways/Ramps

Exterior Finish

  • Siding
  • Underlayment and House Wrap
  • Masonry Veneer
  • Vinyl, Aluminum and Steel Siding
  • Fiber Cement
  • EIFS

Roofing

  • Roof Styles
  • Pitch
  • Loads/Bracing
  • Truss Design Data Sheets
  • Shingles and Repair

Associated Trades

  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • HVAC
  • Solar
  • Fire Protection Systems
  • Carbon Monoxide
  • Demolition

Safety and Lead Remediation

  • OSHA Compliance – General Interpretations
  • PPE
  • Fire Protection
  • Materials Handling
  • Tools
  • Scaffolds
  • Fall Protection
  • Excavation
  • Ladders
  • Stairs
  • Concrete, Steel, Underground
  • Asbestos
  • Lead – RRP, Regulations, Standards and Practices

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