South Carolina Unlimited Building Contractor (NASCLA Exam)

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South Carolina Unlimited Building Contractor (NASCLA Exam)
Steps to Success

1. Obtain pre-approval from the State to exam.
2. Purchase Exam Prep and Books.
3. Schedule and pass your State Exams.
4. Submit your application, licensing fee, and proof of insurance to the State.

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Licensing Information
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Course Fee: $199.99

About This License

This license allows someone to complete commercial or residential projects, modular, industrial, institutional, as well as all other types of building construction. Remodeling and new construction are allowed as well as the ancillary work and grading for the structure. It includes all work allowed under the sub-classifications of Wood Frame Structures-Class 2, Interior Renovation, Masonry, Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings, General Roofing, and Structural Shapes. It does NOT include Swimming Pools, Bridges, Boring and Tunneling, Water and Sewer Lines, Pipe Lines, Railroad Lines, Specialty Roofing, Marine, Water and Sewer Plants, and Asphalt Paving.

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If you are not able to pass your exam on the SECOND attempt, we will refund your course fee. Conditions do apply.

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Requirements to Obtaining your License

  • Please note that the Commercial Business and Law Exam must be passed in addition to the trade exam.
  • As of 11-1-2016, pre-approval from NASCLA is required to sit for the examination. This is done by submitting a completed application.
  • A minimum of 2 years of commercial experience within the last 5 years.

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Online Training Price: $199.99

Books and References for the Exam

The following references are permitted to be taken into the examination. These references may be tabbed (with a permanent index tab) and highlighted. They are available for purchase from our online contractor’s bookstore or by calling our office at 1-800-952-0910.

  • 2012 International Building Code
  • ANSI Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities
  • Carpentry and Building Construction
  • Construction Jobsite Management
  • Construction Project Management
  • Contractors Guide to Business and Project Management
  • Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction
  • Erector's Manual, Erection of Precast Concrete
  • Green Building Fundamentals
  • Guide to Handling, Installing, and Bracing Wood Trusses
  • Gypsum Construction Handbook
  • Handling and Erection of Steel Joist and Joist Girders
  • Manual of Construction with Steel Deck
  • Modern Masonry
  • OSHA Part 1926
  • Pipe and Excavation Contracting
  • Placing Reinforcing Bars
  • Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction
  • Roofing Construction and Estimating
  • Training and Certification for Unbonded Post-Tensioning
  • ACI 318-11 or ACI 318-14

Exam Details

  • 81% is required to pass.
  • Topics on the exam include estimating, bidding and preconstruction service; project management; project construction; project closeout; business and financial management.
  • The fee for the exam is $106.
  • To schedule your exam, you must first obtain pre-approval from NASCLA. Then, contact PSI at 1-800-733-9267.

Continuing Education

There are no requirements for continuing education as of this time.

Applying to Get Your License

All applicants will be required to submit a credit report with their application. The licensing fee is $350.

Licensing Board for Contractors
Post Office Box 11329
Columbia, SC 29211
(803) 896-4686

Reciprocity Agreement

Agreement with Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, and West Virginia.

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