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CONTRACTOR EXAM PREP

Virginia Painting and Wall Covering (PTC) Exam Prep Courses & Reference Materials

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Virginia Painting and Wall Covering (PTC) Exam Prep Services & Materials

We offer everything you need to prepare for the Virginia PTC 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.

Virginia PTC Contractors may perform the application of materials common to the painting and decorating industry for protective or decorative purposes, the installation of surface coverings such as vinyl, wallpapers, and cloth fabrics. This includes surface preparation, caulking, sanding and cleaning preparatory to painting or coverings and includes both interior and exterior surfaces. The CBC and RBC classifications and the HIC and CIC specialties also provide for this function.

What is on the Exam?

# of Questions Minimum Passing Score Time Allowed
50 35 (70%) 120 minutes

 

Subject Area # of questions
General Knowledge 7
Materials 4
Application 10
Tools and Equipment 4
Safety 5
Surface Preparation 13
Wall Covering 3
Estimating 4

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 Virginia Painting and Wall Covering (PTC) Exam Prep course is an online, pre-recorded exam prep class you can complete at your own time and pace. Courses are delivered digitally and you have access immediately upon purchase. Pre-Recorded content includes highlighting instructions and practice exam questions for each book.

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Book Bundle

The Virginia Painting and Wall Covering (PTC) Exam is an open-book exam. You may bring the approved references listed here into the exam with you. We also offer pre-tabbed and highlighted books as well to save you the time of tabbing and highlighting the book yourself.

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Tabs

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 Virginia Contractor Applicants are still required to meet other state licensing regulations in order to obtain a license. All applicants must complete the Mandatory 8-Hour Pre-License Course and submit a license application to DPOR. Class A and Class B Applicants must also take and pass a business law exam before submitting a license application to DPOR.

We offer exam prep services and materials for the Virginia Contractors Class A/B Exam as well as License Application Fulfillment Services.

Haven't taken the mandatory 8-Hour Pre-License Course? Get started today on our partner site, Virginia Exam Training!

You can learn more about the Virginia Business Law exam here.