Residential Builder License Exam Prep Course and Book Package | South Carolina

This package contains:

  • 8 Hour Text: South Carolina Business Management & Law for Residential Builders Exam Prep
  • 15 Hour Text: South Carolina Residential Builder Exam Prep
  • Carpentry and Building Construction 2016 Edition
  • IRC 2018
  • NASCLA – Residential Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management,South Carolina, 8th Edition
  • BCSI: Guide to Good Practice for Handling, Installing, Restraining, and Bracing of Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses
  • The Contractor’s Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 3rd Edition 2005
  • Gypsum Construction
  • Modern Masonry, 8th Edition 2015
    • and pre-printed tabs for all books
  • Free Video Course:  Social Media for Contractors



Business Management and Law for Residential Builders Exam Prep

Instructor: J. McDowell

This course will prepare students for the Business and Law portion of the exam and is based on the relevant chapters found in the South Carolina NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, Residential Builders.

This Course Covers:
  • Licensing Law
  • Business Organization
  • Risk Management
  • Bidding and Estimating
  • Contract Management
  • Project Management
  • Employee Management
  • Jobsite Safety and Environmental Factors
  • Financial Management
  • Tax Law
  • Lien Law
  • What to do next?

Residential Builder Exam Prep

Instructor: J. McDowell

This course will prepare students for the South Carolina Residential Builder exam and is based on the relevant resources listed in the PSI Candidate Bulletin. This examination is limited to construction, remodeling, repair or improvement of one-, two-, or multifamily residences not exceeding three stories in height and/or 16 units in any single apartment building. This course will provide a breakdown of each of the exam topics, followed by hundreds of practice questions.

Note: The building codes of South Carolina adopt the International Residential Building Code with amendments. PSI will allow applicants to use either the  2018 IRC or the 2018 SC IRC. This course is based on the 2018 IRC.

This Course Covers:

  • Using the Code Books
  • Code Tables, Illustrations, and Footnotes
  • 2018 Residential Code
  • Structural Framing
  • Windows, Doors and Skylights
  • Interior Finish
  • Exterior Finish
  • Concrete and Reinforcement
  • Estimating and Plan Reading
  • Masonry
  • Roofing
  • Sitework
  • Foundations and Foundations
  • Residential Electric
  • Residential HVAC
  • Residential Plumbing

Social Media Marketing for Construction Trades

Learn the ins and outs of social media marketing from experts that work in both social media and the construction industry. Use these tools and tricks to upgrade your personal and professional profiles, drive leads, and increase business.


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