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Georgia

Residential Basic Contractor Licensing & Exam Prep

Georgia requires all Residential Basic Contractors to obtain a license before any bidding or work can take place. All of our training is offered in an online self-paced format. Our exam prep is designed to help you pass your test the first time, and is backed with our no pass, no pay policy. All of our courses are available from almost any device, any time. We hope that you will make RocketCert your home to help you obtain your Georgia Residential Basic Contractor License.

  • $289
    Residential Basic
    Contractor Exam Prep
  • $1015 $929
    Prep, Books, Tabs
    Bundle
Individual studying for the Georgia Residential Basic Contractor Exam online with RocketCert
Scope of work

What type of work can be done with this license?

Licensed Electrician in Georgia
  • Residential Basic Contractor License

    Residential Basic Contractors in Georgia are able to perform contractor work relative to detached one family and two-family residences and one-family townhouses not over three stories in height and their accessory buildings.

Requirements & steps

What are the requirements to getting a license?

Georgia  Residential Basic Contractor Requirements Residential Basic Contractor
  • Pass Georgia Residential Basic Contractor and Business & Law exams (pre-approval is required)
  • Proven experience: 2 years working as or in the employment of a residential contractor, predominantly in the residential basic category
  • Applicants must obtain general liability insurance in a minimum amount of $300,000 per occurrence and submit a signed, current certificate of insurance with application.
  • In order to perform work on behalf of a business organization, you must submit the Qualifying Agent application.

How do I obtain a license?

To apply for your license, contact the Georgia PLB at 844-753-7825 or visit Professional License Board.

The state requires 6 hours of continuing education prior to each renewal. Also, Georgia has reciprocity agreements with Mississippi and South Carolina.

With RocketCert, our education is written by a combination of professional educators and industry professionals. Our exam prep is guaranteed to help you pass the exam, and is backed with our no pass, no pay policy. We pride ourselves on providing industry leading customer service. Also, if you find a better original price on any online course that we offer, we will beat it by 10%.


RocketCert customer studying to pass their State exam through the RocketCert website or on the mobile app.
PURCHASE EXAM PREP, BOOKS, & STUDY!

Preparing to pass the State exam is a critical part of the licensing process. Failing the exam can result in substantial delays before you are able to work under your license. We offer industry leading exam prep and all of the required books, at an unbeatable price.

PASS THE STATE EXAM

After studying with RocketCert, you will be on your way to passing the required State exam(s) (see below). Contact PSI at 855-744-0314 to begin this process. Testing centers are setup throughout the State in larger cities. Pre-approval is required from the testing agency prior to scheduling the exam

APPLY FOR YOUR LICENSE

After completing all the steps above, it will be time to apply through PLB to obtain your Georgia Residential Basic Contractor license.

Exam

Which exam do I need to take?

To schedule your exam, visit psiexams.com or call 855-744-0314.

Residential Basic Contractor exam details Residential Basic Contractor

  • Total Questions: 80
  • Passing Score: 70% (56) correct
  • Time: 200 minutes
  • OPEN BOOK

Topics include: Sitework, Footings and Foundation; Concrete and Concrete Reinforcement; Masonry; Carpentry; Roofing; General Code and Construction Knowledge; Associated Trades; OSHA Safety

Business and Law Exam Exam details Business & Law Exam

  • Total Questions: 50
  • Passing Score: 70% (35) correct
  • Time: 120 minutes
  • OPEN BOOK

Topics include: Licensing Requirements; Estimating and Bidding; Business Organization and Financial Management; Tax Laws; Labor Laws; Project Management and Lien Law; Contracts; Risk Management; Environmental and Safety

Exam Prep, & Books

How do I pass the exam?

The Georgia exams are open book. The references below are permitted to be tabbed, highlighted, and used during your test! Unfortunately, our online course is NOT permitted to be accessed during the State exam.

Online Exam Prep Includes:

  • Math & Plans Lessons - Here, we teach you math concepts and how to solve calculations on test day.
  • Highlighting Guides - Introduce the critical information in your book(s). This will familiarize you with each book’s content and its layout.
  • Quizzes - These practice quizzes are based on each individual book/reference. They reinforce key concepts.
  • Test Simulation / Practice Exam - Comprehensive exams randomly generated from our database of questions. Test simulations are restricted by time, and hints are disabled. Test simulations are as close to the real exam as you can get.
  • Guide to Tabbing - This section includes tabbing books and other test taking strategies to keep calm and focused during the exam.

Georgia Residential Basic Online Exam Prep

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Lifetime Online Access to:

  • Georgia Residential Basic Online Exam Prep

Our Online Exam Prep features:

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Georgia Residential Basic Contractor Bundle

Includes the following courses:

  • Georgia Residential Basic Online Exam Prep

Plus the following:

  • All the books to use during the exam
  • Permanent/Pre-Printed Tabs
  • Free Shipping!
  • Instructor Support
  • No Pass No Pay Policy
  • Lifetime Access from nearly any device
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Georgia State Amendments to the State Minimum Standard Codes
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Pre-printed or blank tabs are also available.

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Georgia Contractors Guide to Business, Law, Contractors 3rd Edition

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About Us

Why should I choose RocketCert?

At RocketCert, we strive to be the best (while having fun in the process). This means having not only the best quality of education, but also industry leading technology. Best yet, we are here for you 7 days a week. Have a question or comment? Give us a call or contact us to send us a message. Ready to begin? Select your State above and start immediately. Of course, you can resume later!


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Why pay for something knowing your time with it is limited? At RocketCert, we believe in offering lifetime access to your training, even though it will not be needed.

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Our education is written industry experts. We believe in helping you with your career, and that help begins with offering best in class education.

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Fail your exam? Prefer a different style of course? Other events taking place in your life? Give us a call and we can process a refund within 30 days of purchase for any reason. Exam prep courses are backed with our No Pass, No Pay guarantee.