Arkansas NASCLA Commercial Builder Exam Contractor License Courses, Classes & Exam Prep

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NASCLA Commercial Builder Exam Prep Services & Materials

We offer everything you need to prepare for the National NASCLA Commercial Builder exam, accepted as a trade exam in Arkansas to cover commercial and residential construction.

To prepare for the NASCLA exam, you will need books and tabs as well as our exam prep course. We also give the option to purchase pre-tabbed and highlighted books, saving you valuable hours of highlighting the information within the books yourself.

The NASCLA Commercial Builder Exam is accepted as a trade exam for commercial construction applicants in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia & the US Virgin Islands.

Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, the US Virgin Islands, Utah, and West Virginia also accept the NASCLA exam to cover residential construction.

What's on the Exam?

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# of Questions Minimum Passing Score Time Allowed
115 81 (70%) 330 minutes
Subject Area # of questions
General Requirements 25
Site Construction 15
Concrete 6
Masonry 4
Metals 6
Wood 5
Thermal and Moisture Protection 5
Doors, Windows, and Glazing 4
Finishes 5
Mechanical and Plumbing Systems 6
Electrical Systems 3
Procurement and Contracting Requirements    31

You can also refer to the PSI Candidate Information Bulletin here for more information on testing policies.

Exam Preparation

What you'll need to prepare for the exam

Exam Prep Course

Our NASCLA Commercial Builder Exam Prep course is available in three options: live in-person, live-streamed via webinar, and online pre-recorded. Live courses are held every Friday from 8:30 am - 5:30 pm ET. Our classroom is located in Richmond, Virginia, or you can join us anywhere via live interactive webinar.

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Book Bundle

Our suggested NASCLA Commercial Builder exam prep book bundle linked here uses 20 books that are allowed into the exam with the editions of each book listed. We have found the ACI 318-11 and Construction Project Management are not needed to find information on the exam, as the pertinent information discussed within these books is also found within the other 20 reference manuals.We also offer a pre-tabbed and highlighted version of the bundle, saving you countless hours of tabbing and highlighting the books yourself.

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Tabs

Our NASCLA Commercial Builder exam prep tabs help mark the commonly referenced sections of the books used in the exam. Don't waste time flipping through your books in the timed exam - our tabs help you to be able to quickly reference important material in your books and move on to the next question without wasting valuable time.

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License Requirements

Steps to obtaining your license

All Arkansas Contractor License Applicants are required to meet other state licensing regulations in addition to passing a trade exam in order to obtain a license in Arkansas.

These requirements include meeting minimum financial and experience qualifications and submitting a State Board Contractor License Application. Do you need help compiling your state license application? We have state licensing specialists ready to help you with our Contractor License Application Processing ServiceClick here to learn more, or book a Contractor Licensing Start-Up Consultation for more information from an expert.

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