Exam Prep Course
Virginia Commercial Improvement Contracting (CIC) Exam Prep Course
- Course Duration: 7 Hours
- Course Type: Online Pre-Recorded
- Books Required: 8
Virginia Commercial Improvement Contractor (CIC) Exam Prep Course
A Virginia CIC license allows contractors to providerepair or improvement to structures not defined as dwellings and townhouses in the USBC. The CBC classification also provides for this function. The CIC classification does not provide for the construction of new buildings, accessory buildings, electrical, plumbing, HVAC or gas work. Only a CBC license will cover new construction functions of commercial structures in Virginia.
Exam Prep Class:
This class will prepare you to take the Virginia Commercial Improvement Contractor (CIC) exam at PSI. We cover all the pertinent material within the references that 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 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:
every 1st, 3rd, and 5th (if applicable) Wednesday of each month
8:30 am ET – 5:30 pm ET
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.
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 may take the following references into the exam with you:
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!
Exam Subject Areas
What is on the Exam?
|# of Questions||Minimum Passing Score||Time Allowed|
|50||35 (70%)||120 minutes|
|Subject Area||# of questions|
|Windows and Doors||4|
|Rough Carpentry and Metal Framing||9|
|General Code Requirements||5|
|Roofing and Exterior Siding||7|
You can also refer to the PSI Candidate Information Bulletin here for more information on testing policies.