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National NASCLA Exam Prep Courses & Reference Materials

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NASCLA Exam Prep Services & Materials

We offer everything you need to prepare for the National NASCLA exam, accepted in Alabama to cover commercial 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 Accredited license is recognized for commercial construction in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, 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 license to cover residential construction.

NASCLA Exam Prep Services & Materials

We offer everything you need to prepare for the National NASCLA exam, accepted in 16 states to cover commercial 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.

What You'll Need to Prepare for the Exam

Exam Prep Course

Our NASCLA 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 exam prep book bundle linked here uses 19 of the 21 books 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 19 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 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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What is on the Exam? Through April 8, 2020

# of Questions Minimum Passing Score Time Allowed
115 81 (70%) 330 minutes

 

Subject Area # of questions
Planning and Estimating 21
Financial and Project Management 21
Safety 19
Site Construction 15
Concrete 8
Masonry 3
Metals 5
Wood Foundations and Framing 5
Thermal Moisture Protection 4
Doors, Windows, and Glazing 5
Finishes 7
Specialty Equipment and Conveyance Systems 2

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

What is on the Exam? Beginning April 9, 2020

# of Questions Minimum Passing Score Time Allowed
115 81 (70%) 300 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.

Other Licensing Requirements

All NASCLA licensees are still required to meet other state licensing regulations in order to obtain a license in any accepting state.

These requirements include taking the State Business Law Exam and submitting a State Board Contractor License Application.

We offer exam prep courses and materials for many state business law exams here.