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West Virginia Contractors Business and Law Exam Prep Courses & Reference Materials

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West Virginia Business and Law Exam Prep Services & Materials

We offer everything you need to prepare for the West Virginia Contractors Business and Law exam at Prov, required of all West Virginia Contractor Applicants.

To prepare for the exam, you will need the required reference manual as well as tabs, available here. Our online exam prep course includes everything you'll need to know to pass the exam as well as practice test questions and answers.

We also offer pre-tabbed and highlighted books ready to take into the exam - let us save you hours of tabbing and highlighting the book yourself!

The West Virginia Business and Law Exam is required for any Contractor applicant in the state of West Virginia.

Those seeking licensure as a contractor in West Virginia are also required to pass a trade knowledge exam and submit a license application to the West Virginia Contractor Licensing Board.

We offer services to prepare you for the National NASCLA exam, accepted by 16+ states, including West Virginia, as a commercial construction trade exam. We also have license application fulfillment services to assist you with the application process.

How Difficult is the West Virginia Business and Law Exam?

While the West Virginia Business and Law exam is difficult, it is required to earn any contractor’s license in West Virginia. Through the help of our exam prep courses and reference materials, we can help make sure that you are exam-ready on test day. 

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What is on the Exam?

# of Questions Minimum Passing Score Time Allowed
50 70% (35 questions) 180 minutes


Subject Area # of Questions
Business Organization 2
Contracts 8
Estimating and Bidding 4
Financial Management 5
Labor Law 8
Licensing 4
Lien Law 2
Project Management 6
Risk Management 3
Safety-OSHA 3
Tax Law 5
Total 50


You can also refer to the candidate information bulletin from Prov, the exam proctor, here.

What You'll Need to Prepare for the Exam


Exam Prep Course

Our West Virginia Business Law Exam Prep Course is an online, pre-recorded course you can complete at your own time and pace. The online course includes test-taking tips and tricks, instructor lecture discussing important material to be familiar with for the exam, and practice exam questions and answers to prepare you for the exam.

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You may take the following references into the exam with you:

  • West Virginia Business and Law Study Guide for Contractors, 4th Edition

Per the exam proctor, Prov, You should prepare your reference materials using ONLY the following methods:

▪ Highlighting

▪ Handwritten notes; must be written in pen (ink) 

Reference materials that do not meet the following guidelines will not be allowed in the testing room.

We offer the West Virginia Business and Law Study Guide for Contractors pre-tabbed and highlighted here, as well as the standard reference manual linked below.

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Our West Virginia Business and 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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