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North Carolina Business and Law Contractor License Courses, Classes & Exam Prep

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North Carolina Contractors Business and Law Exam Prep Services & Materials

We offer everything you need to prepare for the North Carolina Contractors Business Law Exam, required for all North Carolina Contractor license applicants beginning 1/1/2020.

To prepare for the Business and Law 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.

All candidates must pass the Business & Law Exam for licensure in North Carolina.

Applicants must apply to the state prior to registering with PSI for an examination. When an application meets all necessary requirements and an exam is required, the exam candidate(s) will be mailed an exam eligibility letter.

You can find the North Carolina Contractor license application at the NCLBGC website here.

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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
40 28 (70%) 90 minutes


Subject Area # of questions
Erosion and Sedimentation Control 3
Licensing 21
Subcontractor's Pay Requirements 3
Liens and Bonds 8
One Call 5

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

What You'll Need to Prepare for the Exam


Exam Prep Course

Our Business Law Exam Prep course is available in three options: live in-person, live-streamed via webinar, and online pre-recorded. Live courses are held every Tuesday from 3:00 - 6:30 pm ET. Our classroom is located in Richmond, Virginia, or you can join us anywhere via a live interactive webinar.

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Book Bundle

The North Carolina Business and Law exam is open-book. You may bring the approved reference manuals inside the exam. We offer the books allowed inside the exam in a convenient bundle. We also offer these books pre-tabbed and highlighted, saving you hours of tabbing and highlighting the books yourself.

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Our North Carolina Business Law 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

In addition to passing the Business and Law exam, applicants will need to pass a technical exam. We offer exam prep courses for several technical exams accepted in North Carolina, including the Nationally Accredited NASCLA exam. Check out our North Carolina courses here!