Requirements to Obtaining your License
Work that can be Done Under this License
A Building Contractor (General Contractor) classification covers all building construction activity including, but not limited to: commercial, industrial, institutional, and all residential building construction. Also included are parking decks, site work, sidewalks, curbs, and gutters.
This license is divided into three types: Limited, Intermediate, and Unlimited.
Applying to get your License
You may contact North Carolina Licensing Board for General Contractors at (919) 571-4183.
Examination waiver with South Carolina and Tennessee.
Not required at this time.
Books and References for the Exam
These references are available to be purchased from our online bookstore. However, you can take take 8 into the examination. They are:
The examination also pulls questions from the following references. However, these references are NOT permitted to be taken into the exam. Please note that these references are also available from our online bookstore or by contacting our office toll free at 1-800-952-0910.
Exam Review, Training, Education
We offer review for the North Carolina Building Contractor exam in an online course format. The fee for the online class is $149. The program takes you through each one of the reference books that the exam is based on showing you exactly what to highlight. After your highlighting is completed with each book, you have the option take an online practice test to reinforce concepts presented. Also, there is an extensive math and plans analysis portion. For more information, or to order, contact our office at 1-800-952-0910.
Online Course: $149