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Exam Prep Course

South Carolina Asphalt Paving Exam Prep Course

  • $ 297.00


  • Course Duration: Complete at Your Own Pace
  • Course Type: Online Pre-Recorded
  • Books Required: 5

South Carolina Asphalt Paving Exam Prep Course

With this license, you will be licensed to work on asphalt paving, repairs and rehabilitation of streets, roads, highways, parking lots, airport runways and aprons, concrete including, but not limited to, curbs, gutters, and concrete or asphalt paving of storm sewers, and includes paving with sealers, geotextile fabrics, slurry seals, and surface treatments incidental thereto. This subclassification also includes work under the subclassification of Grading. Upon successful completion of the examination, contact the jurisdiction for any other requirements in order to become licensed.

We cover all the material within the references that you are allowed to bring into the exam.


Exam Prep Class:

This class will prepare you to take the South Carolina Asphalt Paving Contractor Exam administered by PSI. We cover all the material that you are allowed to bring into the exam.

You should check with the licensing agency you are applying to for licensing requirements prior to registering for an examination.

This is an online, pre-recorded course you can complete at your own time and pace. Pre-Recorded content includes highlighting instructions and practice exam questions for each book.


Class Days and Times:

This prep course is an online pre-recorded course that you can complete at your own time and pace.

Course material is delivered to you digitally immediately upon purchase - meaning you can get started preparing for your exam today!


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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, administered by 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. Tabs for the books allowed inside the exam are available here.



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

  1. Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods, 8th Edition
  2. The Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 2005, 3rd Edition
  3. Excavation and Grading Handbook, 2006
  4. Standard Specifications for Highway Construction, 2007, South Carolina Department of Highways & Public Transportation
  5. South Carolina 811 Excavator Manual

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.

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

Exam Subject Areas

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


Subject Area # of questions
Paving - Compaction and Stabilization 9
Paving - Asphalt Paving Procedures 9
Paving - Asphalt Properties and General Uses 10
Paving - Asphalt Emulsions - Uses and Application 6
Paving - Asphalt Maintenance Applications 8
Concrete 8

Applying for the Exam

Some licensing agencies may require you to apply through them prior to testing with PSI, while others may not. You should check with the licensing agency you are applying to for licensing requirements prior to registering for an examination.

You can find more information about the exam procedures at PSI's website. You can find the PSI Candidate Information Bulletin for the exam linked here.


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