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Arkansas Residential Builder Exam Prep Courses & Reference Materials

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Arkansas Residential Builder Exam Prep Services & Materials

We offer everything you need to prepare for the Arkansas Residential Builder Exam. In Arkansas, a license is required for all contractors performing work on projects over $50,000 in labor and material costs.

To prepare for the Arkansas Residential Builder Exam, you will need the required reference manual and tabs as well as our exam prep course. We also give the option to purchase a pre-tabbed and highlighted reference manual, saving you valuable hours of highlighting the information within the book yourself.

In Arkansas, "Residential building contractor" means any person, firm, partnership, co-partnership, association, corporation, or other organization or any combination, which for a fixed price, commission, fee or wage, attempts to or submits a bid to construct or contract or undertakes to construct or assumes charge in a supervisory capacity or otherwise manages the construction of a single-family residence or the property and structures appurtenant thereto.

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We know obtaining a contractor's license is a complicated process. We're here to simplify the process as much as possible - and with our proven-effective study techniques and proprietary study materials, we can help set you up for success in the exams.

What is on the Exam?


# of Questions Minimum Passing Score Time Allowed
30 21 correct (70%) 75 minutes


Subject Area # of Items
General Carpentry 3
Concrete and Reinforcement 5
Estimating and Plan Reading 2
Masonry 6
Roofing 6
Site Work, Footings, and Foundations 5
OSHA Safety 3

For more information about testing policies and procedures, visit PSI's candidate information bulletin linked here.

What You'll Need to Prepare for the Exam

Exam Prep Course

Our Arkansas Residential Builder Exam Prep course is an online pre-recorded class you can take at any time. Our courses are delivered digitally so you can begin studying immediately after purchase!

Course content includes exam-taking tips and tricks, book highlighting instructions to familiarize yourself with commonly referenced content areas of each reference, and practice test questions and answers to prepare to find answers in the timed exam.

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Book Bundle

The Arkansas Residential Builder Exam is open-book. You may bring the approved references listed here inside the exam with you. 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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Our Arkansas Residential 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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Other Licensing Requirements

All Arkansas license applicants are also required to meet other state licensing regulations in order to obtain a license in Arkansas.

These requirements include taking the State Business Law Exam and submitting a State Board Contractor License Application. We offer business law exam prep courses and materials as well as License Application Fulfillment Services.

You can find more information about the Arkansas Business and Law Exam here.

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