Residential Construction Contractor Exam Prep | Louisiana

15 Hour Text Course
Prepare for the Louisiana residential contractor exam at your own pace. This on-demand course is available 24/7 for your convenience.



Instructor: J. McDowell

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.

After completing this course, learners will:

  • Understand the application and requirements of IRC and ICC code.
  • Recognize proper construction worksite practices and safety requirements.
  • Define key components of residential construction, such as roofing, interior and exterior finish, rough carpentry, and masonry.

This course covers:

  • Using the Code Books
  • Code Tables, Illustrations, and Footnotes
  • 2018 IRC
  • Energy Code
  • Building Planning and Permits
  • Plan Reading
  • Louisiana One Call
  • Sitework
  • Footings and Foundations
  • Masonry
  • Carpentry
  • Cold Formed Steel 
  • Roofing
  • Associated Trades
  • OSHA Safety
  • Construction Math
  • Effective Study Techniques
  • What to do next?

The following is an outline of the subject areas (in descending order of weight) that will be covered in the exam:

  • Rough Carpentry 26%
  • Interior and Exterior Finish 20%
  • Concrete and Rebar 19%
  • Associated Trades 10%
  • Excavation and Site Work 9%
  • Roofing 6%
  • Masonry 5%
  • Plans and Specifications 5%

The examination is made up of 80 multiple-choice questions which are equally weighted. You will have four hours to complete this examination.

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