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Alabama General Contractor Book Bundle

Alabama Building (NASCLA Accredited Commercial) Contractors Book Bundle

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General Contractors License Alabama

The General Contractors License in Alabama will allow you to build any commercial project.  To get the detailed information about Alabama testing and application process - please visit our Alabama Page.  These are the books that you will need to take the NASCLA exam.  PSI will allow you to bring up to 21 books into the exam.  We have determined that these 19 books contain most of the material that is covered on the exam.


  1. Construction Jobsite Management, 4th Edition, 2017
  2. BCSI: Guide to Good Practice for Handling, Installing, Restraining, and Bracing of Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses, 2013
  3. Contractor’s Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, Basic 10th or 11th Edition, National Association of State Contractors Licensing Agencies (NASCLA)
  4. Erectors' Manual - Standards and Guidelines for the Erection of Pre Cast Concrete Products, 1999, 2nd Edition, Publisher Precast /Prestressed Concrete Institute 
  5. Training and Certification of Field Personnel for Unbonded Post-Tensioning - Level 1 Field Fundamentals, 2003, 3rd Edition, Publisher- Post-Tensioning Institute
  6. SDI (Steel Deck Institute) Manual of Construction with Steel Deck, 2006, 2nd Edition, Publisher-Steel Deck Institute
  7. Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011, Author-Dave Roberts, Craftsman Book Company
  8. Gypsum Construction Handbook, 7th edition, 2014, United States Gypsum Company (USG), RS Means Publishing
  9. Placing Reinforcing Bars, Recommended Practices, 2011, 9th edition, Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute
  10. Technical Digest No. 9 – Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders, 3rd Edition, 2008, Steel Joint Institute
  11. Modern Masonry - Brick, Block, Stone, Clois E. Kicklighter, 8th edition (2015). The Goodheart-Willcox Company, (800) 323-0440,
  12. Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction, 2014, 9th Edition
  13. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA)
  14. Carpentry and Building Construction, 2010 or 2016 (Student Edition)
  15. ANSI Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, 2009
  16. Roofing Construction and Estimating, Daniel Atcheson, 1995, Craftsman Book Company
  17. The Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 2005, 3rd Edition, American Concrete Institute
  18. Green Building Fundamentals, Michael Montoya, 2011, 2nd edition, Pearson Education Publishing
  19. International Building Code, 2012

National NASCLA Accredited Exam Prep Class

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National NASCLA Accredited Exam Prep Class


Although Alabama accepts the NASCLA Exam - you will need to get approval from NASCLA in order to take the exam.  You can apply here with NASCLA directly.