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Nevada

Nevada B-General Building Contractor Licensing, Education & Exam Prep

The Nevada B-General Building Contractor License exam must be passed in addition to the Contractor Management Survey exam. We have the books, courses, and professionals ready to help you pass. All our training is offered in an online self-paced format. Our Nevada B-General Building Contractor license exam prep is not only designed to help you pass your test the first time, but is also designed to teach you valuable knowledge for your career. The courses are available from almost any device, any time. We hope that you will make RocketCert your home to help you obtain your Nevada Contractor's License.

  • $289
    B-General Building
    Contractor Prep
  • $865 $789
    B-General Building
    Contractor Bundle
Individual taking the B-2 Residential and Small Commercial Contractor exam prep for Nevada online with RocketCert
Exam Prep & Books

How do I pass the Nevada B-General Contractor License exam?

The Nevada exams are open book. The exam prep includes math and accounting, plan reading, highlighting guides covering the topics your exam is based on, practice questions for each reference, and unlimited attempts on our "test simulation".


Online Nevada B-General Building Contractor License 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.

Nevada B-General Building Contractor Online Exam Prep

Included in the bundle

Lifetime Online Access to:

  • B-General Building Contractor Online Exam Prep

Our Online Exam Prep features:

Ideal for students who already own all references


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Nevada B General Building Contractor Bundle

Includes the following courses:

  • B-General Building Contractor 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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$865 $789


Scope of work

What type of work can be done with the Nevada B-General Building Contractor license?

Licensed B-General Building Contractor in Nevada
  • B-General Building Contractor License

    A General Building Contractor in Nevada is a contractor whose principal contracting business is in connection with the construction or remodeling of buildings or structures for the support, shelter and enclosure of persons, animals, chattels or movable property of any kind, requiring in their construction the use of more than two unrelated building trades or crafts, upon which he is a prime contractor and where the construction or remodeling of a building is the primary purpose. Unless he holds the appropriate specialty license, a general building contractor may only contract to perform specialty contracting if he is a prime contractor on a project. A general building contractor shall not perform specialty contracting in plumbing, electrical, refrigeration and air-conditioning or fire protection without a license for the specialty. A person who exclusively constructs or repairs mobile homes, manufactured homes or commercial coaches is not a general building contractor.

Requirements & steps

What are the requirements to getting a license?

Nevada B-General Building Contractor RequirementsB-General Building Contractor Requirements


  • Pass the Contractor Management Survey exam and B-General Building exam
  • A cash or surety bond in an amount determined by the Board
  • Proof of Industrial Insurance and Worker’s Compensation Insurance
  • Provide a financial statement and bank verification form
  • Submit a set of fingerprints with application
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience as a journeyman, foreman, supervising employee or contractor in the classification requested

How do I obtain a Nevada B-General Building Contractor license?

To apply for your license, contact the Nevada State Contractor’s Board at 702-486-1100 or visit the board website.

Nevada does not require continuing education for general contractor licenses. Nevada has limited reciprocity agreements for California, Arizona and Utah.

With RocketCert, our education is written by a combination of professional educators and industry professionals. 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.

Exam Pre-Approval

The first step is to obtain pre-approval for your B-General Building Contractor License exam in Nevada. Request and submit your application online through the state board’s website. If approved the board will mail a Candidate Eligibility letter, which will contain a PSI Registration Form and instructions for scheduling your required exams.

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 Nevada B-General Contractor License 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 855-205-5827 to begin this process. Testing centers are setup throughout the State in larger cities.

APPLY FOR YOUR LICENSE

Upon passing the examination, PSI will forward your results to the Board for processing. The Board will then contact you with information on your license.

Exam

Which building contractor exam do I need to take in Nevada?

To schedule your General Contractor exam, visit psiexams.com or call 855-205-5827.

Nevada Contractors must pass two examinations: B-General Building Contractor Contractor Exam and CMS exam.

 Residential Contractor Exam BC-A Exam details B-General Building Contractor Contractor Exam Part 1


  • Number of questions: 80
  • Passing Score: 56 correct
  • Time allowed: 3 hours
  • OPEN BOOK

Topics Include:

  • Sitework
  • Concrete
  • Masonry
  • Metals
  • Carpentry
  • Thermal and Moisture Protection
  • Doors and Windows
  • Drywall and Finishes
  • Safety
  • Plan Reading and Estimating
  • Nevada One Call

Exam details Contractor Management Survey Exam


  • Number of questions: 60
  • Passing Score: 75% correct
  • Time allowed: 120 minutes
  • OPEN BOOK

Topics Include:

  • Licensing
  • Estimating and Bidding
  • Lien Law
  • Financial Management
  • Tax Laws
  • Labor Laws
  • Project Management
  • Contracts
  • Risk Management
  • Environmental and Safety
Books & Tabs

What books can I use during the Nevada B-General Contractor exam?

The Nevada exams are open book. The books below can be tabbed, highlighted, and used during your test! These references are also included at a discount in our Nevada B-General Building Contractor Bundle.


The Following References are Allowed to be Used During the Exam:

2018 International Building Code

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$189

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ACI 530.1-13: Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures and Related Commentaries

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$129

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ACI 318-19: Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary

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$219

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The Following References are NOT Allowed to be Used During the Exam:

OSHA 1926

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$39

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

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$49

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Pipe and Excavation Contracting, Revised

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$49

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The Gypsum Construction Handbook, 7th Edition

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$59

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Training and Certification of Field Personnel for Unbonded Post-Tensioning

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$94

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Modern Masonry

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$139

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

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$89

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Suggested Marking Guidelines and The Nevada One Call Law
Free / Online

Pre-printed or blank tabs are also available.

3-4 Book Tab Bundle

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$39

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Permanent Blank Tabs - 375 Pack

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$45

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About Us

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