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Georgia

Residential Light Commercial Licensing & Exam Prep

Georgia requires all 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 Light Commercial Contractor License.

  • $229 $199
    Res.-Light Comm.
    Contractor Exam Prep
  • $1,234 $1,079
    Prep, Books, Tabs
    Bundle
Individual studying for the Georgia Residential Light Commercial Exam online with RocketCert
Scope of work

What type of work can be done with this license?

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  • Residential Light Commercial Contractor License

    Residential Light Commercial Contractors in Georgia are licensed to any contractor work or activity performed by a residential-basic contractor and, additionally, shall include such contractor work or activity related to multifamily and multiuse light commercial buildings and structures, and their related accessory buildings and structures, which are:

  • Less than four stories in height;
  • Less than 25,000 square feet in aggregate interior floor space, except as otherwise provided; AND Constructed of wood or light gauge metal frame, brick veneer, prefabricated, or manufactured type of construction;
  • Preengineered steel buildings not exceeding 50,000 square feet of interior floor space;

Requirements & steps

What are the requirements to getting a license?

Applicants must meet the following requirements to apply to take the exam.

 Contractor Class 1 Restricted RequirementsProjects & References
  • Show successful completion of at least two Residential/Light Commercial projects within the four years immediately preceding application

  • A reference affidavit from a registered architect, designer, structural engineer, or other references(e.g. building inspector or project permit holder)must be completed for each project.

Georgia Residential Light Commercial Contractor RequirementsEducation & Experience

Meet one of three criteria:

  • Baccalaureate degree from a four-year college or university in an acceptable field AND at least one year of experience working as or in the employment of a residential contractor or general contractor;
  • OR
  • Combination of academic credits and proven practical experience working as or employed by a residential contractor or general contractor equaling at least four years;
  • OR
  • Total of at least four years of experience working in a construction industry related field, at least two of which shall have been working as or employed by a residential contractor.
 Contractor Class 2Insurance
  • Obtain general liability insurance in a minimum amount of $500,000 per occurrence and submit a signed, current certificate of insurance with your application.
  • Obtain and submit proof of workers' compensation insurance as required by Georgia law.

How do I obtain a license?

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

The state requires continuing education prior to each renewal. Also, Georgia has no reciprocity agreements for this license type.

With RocketCert, our education is written but 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 price, we will beat it by 20%.


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RocketCert customer studying to pass their State exam through the RocketCert website or on the mobile app.
APPLY FOR YOUR LICENSE

When the applicant meets the qualifications, an application to take the Residential Light Commercial Exam may be submitted. Have questions or concerns with this process (or just a lack of time)? Our licensing specialists can help you with the process.

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

Once the exam application is submitted and approved, the applicant will recieve a testing time, date, and location. After studying with RocketCert, you will be on your way to passing the required State exam(s) (see below). Pre-approval is required from the state board prior to scheduling the exam

AWAIT THE RESULTS

Arguably the most stressful step, once the exam is complete the applicant must wait for the results. Upon recieving a passing score, a Residential Light Commercial Contractor License will be issued to the applicant.

Exam

Which exam do I need to take?

After recieving a complete application packet, PSI will contact the applicant with an exam date and time, typically two weeks prior to exam date.

Residential – Light Commercial Exam details Residential – Light Commercial Exam

  • Total Questions: 90
  • Passing Score: 70% (63) correct
  • Time: 230 minutes
  • OPEN BOOK

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

Buisness and Law Exam Exam details Buisness & 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.

The exam prep includes math, plan reading, highlighting guides covering the topics your exam is based on, practice questions for each references, and unlimited attempts on our "test simulation".


Georgia Residential Light Commercial Exam Prep

Exam prep includes:

  • Highlighting Guides - We show you exactly what to study
  • Practice Exams - You'll know exactly what to expect when you sit for the real thing
  • Professional test-taking tips to help keep you calm and focused on exam day

Plus the following:

  • Lifetime Access from nearly any device

$229$199

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Georgia Residential Light Commercial Exam Prep Bundle

Includes the following courses:

  • Residential / Light Commercial Exam Prep
  • Business and Law Exam Prep

Plus the following:

  • All physical books permitted to be used during the exam(s)
  • Permanent/Pre-Printed Tabs
  • Free Shipping!
  • Instructor Support
  • No Pass No Pay Policy
  • Lifetime Access from nearly any device

$1,234$1,079

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2018 International Building Code

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$129

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2018 International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings

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$129

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OSHA 1926

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$39

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Carpentry and Building Construction, Student Edition, 2016

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$79

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Building Component Safety Information Book, BCSI Wood Trusses

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$29

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Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 4th Edition

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$89

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Modern Masonry

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$99

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Pipe and Excavation Contracting, Revised

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$34

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2009 International Energy Conservation Code

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$39

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The Gypsum Construction Handbook, 7th Edition

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$44

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Technical Digest No. 9 Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders

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$29

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SDI Manual of Construction with Steel Deck

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$34

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GA Accessibility Code
Free / Online
GA State Amendments to State Minimum Standard Codes - IRC
Free / Online
GA State Amendments to State Minimum Standard Codes - IBC
Free / Online
Pre-printed or blank tabs are also available.

Georgia Res. / Light Comm. Exam Pre-Printed Tabs

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$69

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Permanent Blank Tabs - 375 Pack

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$29

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The Georgia Business & Law exam must also be passed:

Georgia Business and Law Exam Prep

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$119$89

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

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$64

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