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General Building Contractor / Residential & Small Commercial Contractor Licensing & Exam Prep

In Utah, contractors may hold a license in a specific trade or in a broader category like Building, Engineering, Residential, or Commercial work. These licenses give contractors the authority to undertake specific types of construction projects. This page explains the scope of work and requirements for a General Building Contractor or Residential Small Commercial Contractor license. For these licenses, applicants must pass the Business and Law exam in addition to the trade exam.

Our exam prep is designed to help you pass your test the first time, and is backed by 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 Utah General Contractor License.

  • $129
    Business Law
    Contractor Exam Prep
Individual studying for the Utah General Contractor Exam  online with RocketCert
Scope of work

What type of work can be done with this license?

Licensed General Contractor in Utah
  • General Building Contractor License (R100)

    A General Contractor is licensed to perform or superintend construction of structures for the support, shelter, and enclosure of persons, animals, chattels, or movable property of any kind or any of the components of that construction except plumbing, electrical work, mechanical work, work related to the operating integrity of an elevator, and manufactured housing installation.

  • Residential & Small Commercial Contractor License (B100)

    A Residential & Small Commercial Contractor is licensed to perform or superintend the construction of single-family residences, multifamily residences up to four units, and commercial construction of not more than three stories aboveground and not more than 20,000 square feet, or any of the components of that construction except plumbing, electrical work, mechanical work, and manufactured housing installation. The B100 includes the scope of the E100 classification AND the E100 includes the scope B100 classification.

Requirements & steps

What are the requirements to getting a license?

General Building Contractor License (R100) RequirementsExperience Requirement

To satisfy the experience requirement, applicants must satisfy at least one of these requirements to be eligible for licensure:

  • Obtain at least 4,000 hours (or 2 years) of paid work experience at any time in your life in the construction industry. You must self-certify that you have this experience.
  • Qualifier on current or previous Utah Contractor License for at least 2 years
  • Construction Management Degree (2 or 4 year Degree)
  • Licensed Utah Professional Engineer
  • Passed NASCLA Examination for Commercial General Building Contractors
  • One (1) year of licensed experience working in another State, District or Territory of the U.S. in the similar scope of practice sought in Utah if the license is currently active and in good standing.
Residential & Small Commercial Contractor License (B100) RequirementsResidential & Small Commercial Contractor License (B100)

To satisfy the exam requirement, applicants must satisfy at least one of these requirements to be eligible for licensure:

  • Obtain a passing score on the Utah Business & Law Exam
  • Obtain One (1) year of licensed experience working in another State, District or Territory of the U.S. in the similar scope of practice sought in Utah if the license is currently active and in good standing.
  • Qualifier on Utah Contractor License prior to May 9, 2017

How do I obtain a license?

To apply for your license, contact the Utah The Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing at 801-530-6628 or visit their website.

To renew your license, contractors are required to complete 6 hours of continuing education before the expiration date. Utah has no reciprocity agreements.

With RocketCert, our education is written by a combination of professional educators and industry experts. 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 ProV at 877-228-3926 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 DOPL to obtain your Utah General Contractor License.

Exam

Which exam do I need to take?

To schedule your exam, visit the Prov website or call 866-720-7768.

Exam details Business & Law Exam

  • Total Questions: 60
  • Passing Score: 42 correct
  • Time: 120 minutes
  • OPEN BOOK

Topics include: Business Organizations; Licensing; Estimating and Bidding; Contract Management; Project Management; Labor Laws; Lien Laws; Financial Management; Risk Management; Tax Laws; Safety

More details NASCLA Commercial Contractor Exam

If you have passed the NASCLA Commercial Contractor exam, you will not need to obtain the required experience. However, the Business and Law exam must still be passed.

Visit our NASLCLA Commercial Contractor exam page for more details.

Exam Prep, & Books

How do I pass the exam?

The Utah 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".

Online Exam Prep Includes:

  • Math & Accounting Lessons - Here, we teach you math concepts and how to solve accounting questions 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.

Utah Contractor Online Exam Prep

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Utah Business Law Bundle

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  • Utah Business Law Online Exam Prep
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  • All books and references you can use during the exam
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Utah NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management

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