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 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.See More
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.See More
What is on the Exam?
|# of Questions||Minimum Passing Score||Time Allowed|
|50||35 (70%)||120 minutes|
|Subject Area||# of questions|
|Tools and Equipment||4|
You can also refer to the PSI Candidate Information Bulletin here for more information on testing policies.
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.
Haven't taken the mandatory 8-Hour Pre-License Course? Get started today on our partner site, Virginia Exam Training!