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Basic Information

This license will allow a Contractor to perform Public Utilities Construction in North Carolina. This license does not reciprocate with any other state.

The Cost for the General Contractor Public Utilities License Study Manual with Permanent Tabs is $ 400.00. This fee is good for 12 months.

You will receive a Notebook of Study Materials with all of the areas that need to be highlighted in the 11 required books and permanent tabs that are allowed in the PSI Testing Facility. Exam questions for the 11 required books and all of the reference books used. I have around 1000 study and practice questions to help you study and prepare for this test. 

Estimating calculations that will assist you when actually taking the test. These questions are very similar to the actual questions you will see on the test.

We receive updated information almost daily from students who have taken the exam recently. Before you actually take the test, we keep you informed of all of this new information plus any book changes that occur by email.

Facts About the Test

  • There are 16 Categories that make up the General Contractor Public Utilities Test

  • There are 110 questions (only 100 are scored) , You Must Pass 70% Correct in Order to Pass the Exam

  • You Have 265 Minutes to Complete the Test

  • This is an 11 partial open book test, we will provide information and exam study questions for each of these books and reference books.

  • This test is administrated in several states including North Carolina.

General Contractor Public Utilities Study Manual

  • This manual is designed to teach you the things you need to know in order to pass the North Carolina General Contractors NC Public Utilities License Examination.

  • Has all the things that will most likely show up on the actual test.

  • Is designed to help individuals with years of experience in the construction industry and those with no experience at all.

  • Caters to tradesmen and women who have worked in the industry all their life and to individuals who want to get a new career start.

  • Has all of the study information needed and actual exam questions you will see on the North Carolina Public Utilities Exam.

  • Contains estimating questions to help with these questions for the seasoned professional or a novice with no calculating skills at all.

  • The manual is broken down step by step so the information can be made easier to remember.

  • Updated information is added weekly from students that just took the exam.

Books Required for the NC Public Utilities Contractor Exam

1 - Guide to Business, Law and Project Management North Carolina General Contractors 2020Edition 9th Edition


2 - Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry - Any Edition


3 - North Carolina Administrative Code Title 15A Subchapter 18C: Water Supplies 2004


4 - Public Swimming Pools - North Carolina Department of Environmental Health and Natural Resources, Title 15A, Subchapter 18A Section 2500 NC Administrative Code


5 - Recommended Practices for Installation of Aboveground Storage Systems for Motor Vehicle Refueling RP 200 2013 Edition


6 - Recommended Procedure for Testing Electrical Continuity of Fuel-Dispensing Hanging Hardware RP 400 2012 Edition - **Do Not Buy This Book**


7 - ASME Code for Pressure Piping B31.8 - Gas Transmission and Distribution Piping Systems2016 Edition


8 - National Electrical Safety Code 2017 Edition - **Do Not Buy This Book**


9 - The Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook 13th Edition


10 - Installation Guide for Ductile Iron Pipe 2012 Edition


11 - Concrete Pipe and Box Culvert Installation 2007 Edition

What is Allowed in These Books

You are allowed to highlight standards and codes in all of the above books that are allowed in the Testing Facility. You are also allowed to underline these as well if that is your choice.

**You are not allowed to write in them in any fashion. Do not write in them during the Exam either, they can recheck them at their discretion. You are not allowed to leave with any of the information wrote down in the books or on paper. **

Additional Books

There are a multitude of study reference books on the market that can be purchased if you feel that you are weak in certain areas. We attempt to give you enough study material on these areas without having to purchase any of these additional referenced books other than the ones listed above for the individual license. It may still be in your best interest to buy some of these referenced books if you feel you need to.

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