Call Us Now

877.699.0775


Book Buy Back

Contractor Course Login

PSI Practice Exams


Screen Share Support
Search
Search for Individual Books

My Contractors License Facebook Page

Tennessee BC-A Residential Contractor

Click the tabs above for more info
Want to save even more? Call and ask about our used books! 877.699.0775

Tennessee Contractor's License Requirements:  

* A license is required when the total cost or contract amount is $25,000 or more.

Monetary limits for each license as follows:

* 10 times working capital OR 10 times net worth – whichever is LESS

* If the requested monetary limit is $1,500,000 or less, a reviewed financial statement is required.

* If the requested monetary limit is greater than $1,500,000, an audited financial statement is required.

* A license is not granted solely on meeting one requirement.  All requirements must be met (exams, financials, experience, etc) and all information submitted is considered

Board Contact Information:

Board for Licensing Contractors
4th Floor, Davy Crockett Tower
500 James Robertson Pkwy.
Nashville, TN 37243-1150

Phone: 800.544.7693
Website:
https://www.tn.gov/commerce/regboards/contractors.html

Fees: T
he application fee for a new contractor license in TN is $250. To obtain a license application and other forms for Tennessee go to
https://apps.tn.gov/licenses-app/view?id=1026

Test Information: This test covers information in 8 subject areas. The questions are created from content in the 9 book set shown below the following chart.
Candidate Information Bulletin: Click here to download the bulletin.

Exam Fee:
$55
Number of Questions:
100
Passing Score: 73% or 73 Questions
Time Limit: 270 Minutes

Subject Area Number of Questions
Sitework, Footings, and Foundation 10
Concrete and Concrete Reinforcement 10
Masonry 7
Carpentry 20
Roofing 10
Estimating, Plan Reading, and General Residential Code Requirements 20
Associated Trades 15
OSHA Safety 8

Applicants must also pass a separate exam on Business Law and Project Management for Tennessee.

Reciprocity: Tennessee has established reciprocity for the BC-A license with Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and North Carolina. https://www.tn.gov/assets/entities/commerce/attachments/ContBLCReciprocationwithTN.pdf

Permitted Work: Residential building contractors are those whose services are limited to construction, remodeling, repair, or improvement of one, two, three, or four family unit residences, not exceeding three stories in height and accessory use structures in connection therewith. Residential contractors may bid on any of the 34 building subcategories, as long as it is "residential".
http://www.tn.gov/assets/entities/commerce/attachments/ContClassificationOutlineWeb.pdf

Tennessee Residential BC-A combo
Tennessee BC-A Residential Home Builder Combo
Price: $1,140.00
Tennessee BC-A Residential Home Builder Combo
Combo includes everything you need to pass both your Tennessee State Contractor trades and NASCLA business and law exams. Our unique learning system will get you quickly through the materials showing you how to study, prepare, and take your License Exam.
free shipping
Tennessee Residential BC-A exam prep
Tennessee BC-A Residential Contractor Exam Prep Course
Price: $499.00
Tennessee BC-A Residential Contractor Exam Prep Course
Includes Online Printable Study Guide with How to Read Blueprints Manual, Audio CDs for the Trades and Business Exams, and Unlimited Practice Exam's for the Trades and Business exams. The best training for the Tennessee BC-A Residential Builder Contractor
free shipping tax free
Tennessee Residential BC-A exam books
Tennessee BC-A - Residential Contractor Reference Book Set
Price: $582.00
Tennessee BC-A - Residential Contractor Reference Book Set
Tennessee BC-A Residential Contractor License Exam Reference Book Set. The Contractor Exam Prep. Course is not included. Photo may differ from actual book set. See list.
free shipping
Printed Book Tabs for TN BC-A Residential Contractor Exam Prep Course Book Set
Price: $56.00
Printed Book Tabs for TN BC-A Residential Contractor Exam Prep Course Book Set
Pre-Printed tabs for all books used in the Tennessee BC-A - Residential Contractor Exam. Each tab set includes blank tabs for additional customization.
free shipping
Carpentry and Building Construction
Carpentry & Building Construction
Price: $102.98
ratingratingratingratingrating
Carpentry & Building Construction
ISBN-10: 0078797845 ISBN-13: 978-0078797842 PSI Exam reference book. You can take this book into most exams. By Feirer & Feirer. 2010 edition.
International Residential Code 2012
International Residential Code 2012
Price: $127.95
International Residential Code 2012
International Residential Code 2012 IRC2012
Modern Masonry 8th edition
Modern Masonry
Price: $92.95
ratingratingratingratingrating
Modern Masonry
ISBN-10: 1631260952 ISBN-13: 978-1631260957 PSI Exam reference book. By Clois E. Clicklighter. 8th Edition.
OSHA 1926 Construction Industry Regulations Book
OSHA 1926 Construction Industry Regulations Book
Price: $39.95
OSHA 1926 Construction Industry Regulations Book
OSHA, 29 CFR Part 1926 is a PSI Exam reference book required for most license exams
Georgia Residential Basic Plus Package
Pipe & Excavation Contracting
Price: $34.95
Pipe & Excavation Contracting
ISBN-10: 1572182660 ISBN-13: 978-1572182660 PSI Exam reference book. SC, GA, MS, AL, NV can take this book into the exam.By Dave Roberts. New Revised Edition
Roofing Construction & Estimating
Roofing Construction & Estimating
Price: $38.95
ratingratingratingratingrating
Roofing Construction & Estimating
ISBN-10: 1572180072 ISBN-13: 978-1572180079 PSI Exam reference book. SC & GA can take this book into the exam.By Daniel Atcheson. 448 pages
Tennesse Contractors guide to business
Tennessee Nascla Business Law & Project Management for General Contractors
Price: $66.95
Tennessee Nascla Business Law & Project Management for General Contractors
NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law, and Project Management, Tennessee Edition. This book is for the Tennessee Business and Law Exam for State Builder Contractor Licenses. The exam based on this book is also required for various other State Licenses
The Contractors Guide to Quality Concrete Construction
The Contractors Guide to Quality Concrete Construction
Price: $65.95
The Contractors Guide to Quality Concrete Construction
ISBN-10: 0870311670 ISBN-13: 978-0870311673 PSI Exam reference book. MS, AL, SC & GA & NASLCA can take this book into the exam.From the American Concrete Institute. Soft cover.
WTCA/BCSI Guide to Handling, Restraining & Bracing Wood Trusses
WTCA/BCSI Guide to Handling, Restraining & Bracing Wood Trusses
Price: $24.95
ratingratingratingratingrating
WTCA/BCSI Guide to Handling, Restraining & Bracing Wood Trusses
ASIN: B00CKZCZXI Building Component Safety Information by the WTCA & TPI. 2013 Edition. 99 pages