Kansas Standard Building Contractor B (ICC 551) Exam

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Overview & Benefits

Kansas Standard Building Contractor B (ICC 551) Exam Prep Services & Materials

We offer everything you need to prepare for the Kansas Building Contractor B Exam.

In Kansas, contractors are not licensed at the state level, but rather at the municipal level. To obtain a license in your jurisdiction, you may need to take and pass a licensing exam as well as complete other requirements before submitting an application for licensure.

What's on the Exam?

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# of Questions Minimum Passing Score Time Allowed
80 60 (75%) 240 minutes
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 11%
Concrete 5%
Masonry 11%
Steel 6%
Wood 18%
Glass and Glazing 1%
Gypsum Board and Plaster 2%
Special Construction 1%
Energy Efficiency 1%
Total 100%

For more information about the exam content areas and testing procedures, you can refer to the Exam Information Bulletin from ICC linked here.

Exam Preparation

What you'll need to prepare for the exam

Exam Prep Course

Our Exam Prep course is offered as an online, self-paced 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.

Our exam prep course includes access to instructor lectures on test-taking best practices, book highlighting guides, practice quizzes by book and by subject area, and an exam simulator mirroring the features of the real exam at Pearson VUE.

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Book Bundle

Book Bundle

We offer the necessary references allowed into the exam in a bundle below. 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 candidates are 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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