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DEWALT® Building Contractor’s Licensing Exam Guide, Based on the 2018 IRC & IBC

ISBN 13: 9781337271493

ISBN 10: 1337271497

Author: Christopher Prince

Pages: 240

Published: 04/16/2018

Price: $59.95 Add to cart

Description
This trusted guide helps you gain a confident understanding of the critical concepts you will need to succeed on certification exams and in your professional career, from code and OSHA requirements to business management and building theory. Now updated to reflect the 2018 International Residential Code® and International Building Code®, this valuable resource includes useful features like test-taking strategies, answer keys, and access to the DEWALT® Online Licensing Exam Prep Course, which simulates the actual licensing exam experience. You’ll also enjoy access to the DEWALT Mobile Pro™ app, a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and hundreds of additional calculations available as add-ons (www.DEWALT.com/MOBILEPRO), as well as the DEWALT Contractor’s Exam Preparation (www.DEWALT.com/EXAMPREP) created specifically for the building trades.
Benefits
  • Carefully updated to reflect the 2018 International Building Code® and International Residential Code®, the Fifth Edition of this trusted text includes current coverage and accurate code references to prepare students for professional success in today's dynamic industry.
  • This versatile guide provides a valuable resource for anyone entering or progressing within the construction field, with comprehensive coverage that includes journeyman, apprentice, master, and contractor licensing exams.
  • Students can benefit from a complete learning experience, with access to online licensing exam prep resources featuring useful capabilities like the option to bypass individual questions and assess areas that may need improvement.
  • Core chapter content is complemented by a variety of student-friendly features to enhance learning, including test-taking strategies, answer keys, and access to useful digital resources such as the DEWALT® Online Licensing Exam Prep Course, which simulates the actual licensing exam experience.
  • Access to the DEWALT Mobile Pro™ app allows students to gain hands-on, practical preparation for certification exams and real-world projects by using a full-featured construction calculator with integrated reference materials and hundreds of additional calculations available as add-ons (www.DEWALT.com/MOBILEPRO).
  • Students can also access DEWALT Contractor's Exam Preparation (www.DEWALT.com/EXAMPREP), a powerful, online test-prep resource created specifically for the building trades.
Author Bio
Christopher Prince
Chris Prince has been in the construction industry for the past 15 years, both in the field and in formal training. By developing courses and teaching in live classroom settings, he has helped more than 30,000 candidates across the country prepare for state licensing exams. Mr. Prince has been instrumental in launching an online training program for residential and commercial contractors, with emphasis on building theory, codes, licensing, lien laws, business management, ethics, OSHA, contract law, payroll, and project management. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University.
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Table of Contents
1. Introduction.
2. Time for Test Mode.
3. Preparing for the Exam.
4. Using This Exam Guide.
5. What to Bring to the Exam.
6. Let the Test Begin.
7. State Licensing Requirements for General Contractors.
Part I: MATH CONCEPTS.
8. The Dreaded Math.
9. Math Rules.
10. Math Review.
11. Floor Framing Terminology.
12. Wall Framing Terminology.
13. Wall Framing Math.
14. Roof Framing Terminology.
15. Roof Types.
16. Roofing Math.
Part II: ADMINISTRATION.
17. Practice Exam.
Part III: DESIGN AND PLANNING.
18. Practice Exam.
Part IV: FOUNDATIONS.
19. Practice Exam.
Part V: FLOORS.
20. Practice Exam.
Part VI: WALLS.
21. Practice Exam.
Part VII: WALL COVERINGS.
22. Practice Exam Based on the IRC®.
23. Practice Exam Based on the IBC®.
Part VIII: ROOF FRAMING.
24. Practice Exam.
Part IX: ROOF COVERINGS.
25. Practice Exam.
Part X: CHIMNEYS AND FIREPLACES.
26. Practice Exam.
Part XI: CONCRETE.
27. Practice Exam.
Part XII: MASONRY.
28. Practice Exam.
Part XIII: CARPENTRY.
29. Practice Exam.
Part XIV: ROOFING.
30. Practice Exam.
Part XV: PROJECT MANAGEMENT.
31. Practice Exam 1.
32. Practice Exam 2.
Part XVI: OSHA.
33. Practice Exam 1.
34. Practice Exam 2.
Part XVII: COMPREHENSIVE FINAL.
35. Final Practice Exam.
Part XVIII: ANSWER KEYS.
36. Math Concepts Answer Key.
37. Administration Answer Key.
38. Design and Planning Answer Key.
39. Foundations Answer Key.
40. Floors Answer Key.
41. Walls Answer Key.
42. IBC Wall Coverings Answer Key.
43. Roof Framing Answer Key.
44. Roof Coverings Answer Key.
45. Chimneys and Fireplaces Answer Key.
46. Concrete Answer Key.
47. Masonry Answer Key.
48. Carpentry Answer Key.
49. Roofing Answer Key.
50. Project Management Practice Exam 1 Answer Key.
51. Project Management Practice Exam 2 Answer Key.
52. OSHA Practice Exam 1 Answer Key.
53. OSHA Practice Exam 2 Answer Key.
54. Comprehensive Final Answer Key.