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Exam Prep Course

Virginia Commercial Building Construction (CBC) Exam Prep Course

  • Starting at $ 249.00


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  • Course Duration: 8 Hours
  • Course Type: In-Class / Live Webinar $349; Online Pre-Recorded $249
  • Books Required: 13

Virginia Commercial Building Contractor (CBC) Exam Prep Course

A Virginia Commercial Building Contractor's contracts may include construction, remodeling, repair, improvement, removal, or demolition on real property owned, controlled, or leased by another person of commercial, industrial, institutional, governmental, and accessory use buildings or structures. The CBC classification does not provide for electrical, plumbing, HVAC, or gas fitting services and does not allow construction, repair, or improvement, of dwellings and townhouses as defined in the USBC.

The CBC contractor may act as a prime contractor and contract with subcontractors to perform work not permitted by the CBC license. The commercial building classification includes but is not limited to the functions carried out by the following specialties for contracts of commercial, institutional, governmental, and accessory use buildings or structures, including multi-family housing:

Billboard/sign contracting, Marine facility contracting, Commercial improvement contracting, Masonry contracting, Concrete contracting, Painting and wall covering contracting, Farm improvement contracting, Recreational facility contracting, Industrialized building contracting, Roofing contracting, Landscape service contracting, and Swimming pool contracting.

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Exam Prep Class:

This class will prepare you to take the Virginia Commercial Building Contractor (CBC) 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.

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Class Days and Times:

This prep course is available in three options: Pre-Recorded, Live In-Class, and Live-Streamed Webinar.

The online pre-recorded content is included with the purchase of any live course to serve as a follow-up study material. Pre-Recorded content includes highlighting instructions and practice exam questions for each book.

Pre-Recorded classes are available to you immediately upon purchase and can be completed at your own time and pace. 

Live Classes are a one-day intensive prep course, held on:

Friday

8:30 am ET – 3:30 pm ET

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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. 

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Books

You may take the following references into the exam with you:

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Additional Courses

All Virginia Contractor Applicants are still required to meet other state licensing regulations in order to obtain a license. This includes taking a mandatory 8-Hour Pre-License Course before applying for licensure as well as submitting a license application. All applicants must also take a technical exam specific to the type of work they perform. We offer exam prep courses and materials for nearly every exam in Virginia - check them out here!

Exams are administered by PSI and can be scheduled by registering at candidate.psiexams.com

Exam Subject Areas

What is on the Exam?

# of Questions Minimum Passing Score Time Allowed
80 56 (70%) 180 minutes

 

Subject Area # of questions
Site Work 8
Concrete including Reinforcement 9
Masonry 9
Metals 9
Carpentry 9
Thermal and Moisture Protection 8

Associated Trades

Finishes including Drywall

Metal Stud Framing

Insulation and Moisture Control

Doors, Windows, and Glazing

7
Safety 7
Estimating and Plan Reading 8

General Building Code Requirements

Life Safety and Egress

Accessibility

Fire Protection Requirements

General Code Provisions

6

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

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