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Exam Prep Course

Virginia Commercial/Residential Building Construction COMBO (CBC/RBC) Exam Prep Course

  • Starting at $ 449.00


  • Course Duration: 14 Hours
  • Course Type: In-Class / Webinar $649; Online Pre-Recorded $449
  • Books Required: 14

Virginia Commercial/Residential Building Construction COMBO (CBC/RBC) Exam Prep Course

Live Class/Webinar $649 / Online Pre-Recorded $449


This course will prepare you for the Virginia CBC and RBC exams at PSI. We will cover the information within the reference manuals allowed inside 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. 

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


8:30 am ET – 12:30 pm ET

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


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.

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 may take the following references into the exam with you:

  1. International Building Code, 2015 edition
  2. Modern Masonry
  3. Gypsum Construction Handbook
  4. ANSI A117.1 Accessible and Usable Buildings
  5. Technical Digest 9 Handling and Erection of Steel Joists
  6. Placing Reinforcing Bars
  7. The Contractors Guide to Quality Concrete
  8. Pipe and Excavation Contracting
  9. Roofing Construction and Estimating
  10. SDI Manual of Construction with Steel Deck
  11. 29 CFR Part 1926 Related Standards (a Contractor Training Center publication) (used for both CBC and RBC exams)
  12. Carpentry & Building Construction (used for both CBC and RBC exams)
  13. International Residential Code, 2015 edition

We offer these books in a bundle, available here.

Don't want to tab and highlight your books? We'll do it for you! Check out our tabbed and highlighted book bundle here.


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


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