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National ICC F11 Exam Prep Courses & Reference Materials

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National Standard General Building Contractor A (ICC F11) Exam Prep Services & Materials


ICC is known industry-wide as the leader in providing the highest quality certifications. When you earn an ICC certification, you demonstrate superior knowledge and understanding of the codes.

A National Standard General Building Contractor A (F11 exam) is licensed to construct, remodel, or repair any structure or addition and is often referred to as a General Contractor license.

Preparing for the National Standard General Building Contractor A (ICC F11) Exam

We offer everything you need to prepare for the ICC F11 Building Contractor exam.

To prepare for the 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.

Exam Subject Areas

Administration General Regulations:

- Administration

- Code definitions and terms

- Plan reading


Building Planning and Life Safety:

- Use and Occupancy and Types of Construction

- Fire and Smoke Alarms and Fire Protection

- Occupancy Needs and Interior Environment

- Exiting and Means of Egress

- Accessibility



Structural Systems:

- Site Work

- Footings and Foundations

- Concrete

- Floors

- Wall Framing and Stairs

- Roof Ceiling Construction Roof Assembly

- Masonry


Building Envelope:

- Interior Finishes

- Glass and Glazing

- Exterior Finishes and Roof Coverings


What You'll Need to Prepare for the Exam

Exam Prep Course

Our Exam Prep course is offered as an online, pre-recorded course that you can complete at any time. Course material is delivered digitally so you can start preparing for your exam immediately after purchasing the course.

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Book Bundle

We offer the necessary references allowed into the exam. We also offer a pre-tabbed and highlighted version of the bundle already containing our permanent tabs and course curriculum highlights, saving you countless hours of tabbing and highlighting the books yourself.

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Our 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 ICC contractor exam licensees are still required to meet other state and local licensing regulations in order to obtain a license in any accepting state or municipality.

These requirements include meeting requirements such as supplying proof of adequate insurance and worker's compensation and submitting a State Board Contractor License Application.

Do you need help applying for your license? We offer license application fulfillment services - let one of our license specialists walk you through the application process!

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