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Exam Prep Course

Georgia Residential Basic Contractor Exam Prep Course

  • $ 297.00


  • Course Duration: Self-Paced; 180 Days Access
  • Course Type: Online Pre-Recorded
  • Books Required: 9

Georgia Residential Basic Contractor Exam Prep Course

Licensed Georgia Residential Basic Contractors can perform work on (including building) detached one-family and two-family residences and one-family townhouses not over three stories in height as well as their accessory buildings and structures.

To obtain a license, applicants will need to pass both the technical (builders) exam and the Georgia Business and Law Exam.


Exam Prep Class:

This class will prepare you to take the Georgia Residential Basic Contractor exam at PSI. We cover all the pertinent material within the reference manuals you are allowed to bring into the exam. The pre-recorded content included with all class purchases also includes practice exam questions and answers to prepare you to take the timed exam.


Class Days and Times:

This prep course is an online, self-paced course. After purchasing, you will have access to the course for 180 days. If you need a content extension, you can contact our support team and renew access for an additional 180 days for $50.


webinar access time

Online Content is available for 180 days after purchase. To extend content access an additional 180 days, a $50 course extension fee is required. If you have any questions, please contact our support team.

Additional Materials

The exam at PSI is open-book. You may bring the approved references into the exam, and reference manuals may be tabbed and highlighted. Tabs must be permanent adhesive tabs - removable tabs such as post-its are not allowed in the examination center. 



We offer a book bundle for the Georgia Residential Basic Contractors exam, available here. We also offer pre-tabbed and highlighted books here. You may take the following references into the exam with you:

  • International Residential Code 2018, beginning 1/1/2020
  • Code of Federal Regulations (OSHA), with latest available amendments
  • Carpentry & Building Construction
  • BCSI: Guide to Good Practice for Handling, Installing, Restraining, and Bracing of Metal Plate Wood Trusses
  • Contractor’s Guide to Quality Concrete Construction
  • Modern Masonry
  • Pipe and Excavation Contracting Revised
  • International Energy Conservation Code 2009

Additional Courses

All Georgia contractor license applicants are also required to pass the Georgia Business and Law exam. We offer exam prep courses and reference materials for the Georgia Business and Law Exam here.

Exams are administered by PSI and can be scheduled by registering at

Exam Subject Areas

What is on the Exam?

# of Questions Minimum Passing Score Time Allowed
80 56 (70%) 200 minutes


Subject Area # of questions
Sitework, Footings, and Foundations 8
Concrete and Concrete Reinforcement 8
Masonry 5
Carpentry 16
Roofing 8
General Code and Construction Knowledge 18
Associated Trades 10
OSHA Safety 7

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


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