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Exam Prep Course

Nevada B-2 Residential Small Commercial General Building Contractor Exam Prep Course

  • $ 297.00


  • Course Duration: Complete at Your Own Pace
  • Course Type: Online Pre-Recorded
  • Books Required: 3*

This license covers the construction and remodeling of houses and other structures which support, shelter, or enclose persons or animals or other chattels, and which do not extend more than three stories above the ground and one story below the ground.


Exam Prep Course:

This is an online, pre-recorded course you can complete at your own time and pace. The course is delivered digitally so you can begin preparing for your exam immediately after your purchase.


Class Requirements:

You must get pre-approved by the Nevada State Contractors Board to take the exam.  The application process includes a background check. 


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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 partially open-book. Only three of the eleven recommended reference materials are allowed in the exam. You should prepare for the exam with all of the recommended reference materials but be prepared to take the exam with only the three approved manuals allowed in the exam. 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. 



The exam is partially open-book. You may use the following approved references when taking the exam:

  • International Building Code, 2018, International Code Council
  • International Residential Code, 2018, International Code Council
  • ACI 318-11 or ACI 318-14 (2011 or 2014): Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary, American Concrete Institute

The following are not allowed in the examination center, but are references that may be used to study for the exam:

  • Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), with latest available amendments
  • Carpentry and Building Construction, 2016 (Student Edition)
  • Modern Masonry - Brick, Block, Stone, Clois E. Kicklighter, 7th edition (2010)
  • Pipe and Excavation Contracting, Dave Roberts, 2011
  • Gypsum Construction Handbook, 7th edition, 2014
  • Suggested Marking Guidelines and The Nevada One Call Law,
  • BCSI: Guide to Good Practice for Handling, Installing, Restraining, and Bracing of Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses, 2018
  • The Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 2018, 4rd Edition

We offer these books in a bundle linked here. We also offer pre-tabbed and highlighted books, containing all our course curriculum highlights and permanent pre-printed tabs that save you hours of preparing the books for your exam.


Additional Courses

In Nevada, all contractor applicants are required to take and pass a Nevada Contractor Management Survey Exam in order to get licensed. We offer an exam prep course and reference materials to help you prepare for this exam! 

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

What is on the Exam?

# of QuestionsMinimum Passing ScoreTime Allowed
80 56 (70%)180 minutes


Subject Area# of questions
Thermal and Moisture Protection 9
Doors and Windows3
Drywalls and Finishes4
General Code, Plan Reading and Estimating 10
Nevada One Call3


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


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