National Standard Building Contractor B (ICC F12) Exam

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Overview & Benefits

National Standard Building Contractor B (ICC F12) 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 Building Contractor B (ICC F12 exam) is licensed to construct, remodel, or repair any structure or addition and is often referred to as a Building Contractor.

The ICC National Standard certification exams do not issue a license, but rather a certification. This certification is a requirement by many licensing agencies to obtain a license in their city/county.

What's on the Exam?

ICC F12 Exam Content Overview

Content Area % of Total
Administration 6%
Building Planning 5%
Plan Reading 13%
Life Safety 9%
Exterior Walls 3%
Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures 8%
Soils and Foundations 10%
Concrete 5%
Masonry 11%
Steel 6%
Wood 18%
Glass and Glazing 1%
Gypsum Board and Plaster 3%
Special Construction 1%
Energy Efficiency 1%
Total 100%

Exam Preparation

What You Need to Prepare for the ICC F12 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.

Course content includes instructor lecture on test-taking strategies, book highlighting guides, practice quizzes by book and by subject area to familiarize you with content, and practice exams mirroring the actual exam at Pearson VUE.

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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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Additional 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 assistance services. Let one of our license specialists walk you through the application process!

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