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Exam Prep Course

Tennessee BC-A, b (sm) Residential/Small Commercial Contractor Exam Prep Course

  • $ 297.00


  • Course Duration: Self-Paced
  • Course Type: Online Pre-Recorded
  • Books Required: 13

Tennessee BC-A, b (sm) Residential/Small Commercial Exam Prep Course

Tennessee BC-A, b (sm) Residential/Small Commercial Contractors may perform the construction, remodeling, repair, or improvement of 1, 2, 3, or 4 family unit residences not exceeding 3 stores in height and accessory use structures in connection therewith, as well as the construction, erection, alteration, repair, or demolition of any building structure for use by the general public, including residential construction with more than four units or greater than three stories in height where the monetary value of the project is $1,500,000.00 or less.


Exam Prep Class:

This course will prepare you for the Tennessee BC-A, b (sm) Residential/Small Commercial Contractor exam at PSI. Our course reviews important, commonly referenced information within the reference manuals allowed inside the exam, as well as test-taking strategies, practice quizzes, and a timed simulation exam mirroring the features of the actual test at PSI.


Class Days and Times:

This is an online pre-recorded course that you can complete at your own time and pace. Online course content is delivered digitally immediately upon purchase so you can begin studying right away.

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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 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. You can purchase approved tabs for the Tennessee A, b (sm) exam at the link here.



The Tennessee BC-A, b Residential/Small Commercial Exam is an open-book exam. You may bring the approved references listed here into the exam with you. In a hurry to take your exam? We offer pre-tabbed and highlighted books to save you hours of tabbing and highlighting the book yourself!


Additional Requirements

All Tennessee Contractor Applicants are still required to meet other state licensing regulations in order to obtain a license.

This includes taking a Business and Law Exam and a technical exam specific to the type of work they perform. We offer exam prep services for the Tennessee Business and Law Management Exam, as well as License Application Processing Services to ensure your application is approved on the first submission.

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

Tennessee BC-A, b (sm) Exam Subject Areas

What is on the Exam?

# of QuestionsMinimum Passing ScoreTime Allowed
10073% (73 correct)300 minutes


Subject Area# of questions
Sitework, Footings, and Foundation10
Concrete and Concrete Reinforcement10
Estimating, Plan Reading, and Gen Residential Code Requirements 20
Associated Trades12
OSHA Safety8

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


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