Alaska Residential Contractor Endorsement License

A general contractor may not undertake the construction or alteration, or submit a bid to undertake the construction or alteration, of a privately-owned residential structure of one to four units or advertise or publicly represent that the general contractor may undertake work of this type in the state without a residential contractor endorsement. AS 08.18.025, “Alteration” means changes that have a value of greater than 25 percent of the value of the structure being altered. This exam tests the competence in relation to arctic structural and thermal construction techniques and other matters as determined by the department in consultation with representatives of the construction industry.

Residential Contractor Endorsement Courses

Residential Contractor Endorsement Exam

Residential Contractor Endorsement Trade Exam

  • Testing Method: Computer-based; Semi-Open Book
  • Testing Company: PSI
  • Hours Allotted: 4h
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Number of questions: 100
  • Subjects Involved:
    • Sitework, Footings and Foundation
    • Concrete and Concrete Reinforcement
    • Masonry
    • General Plan Reading
    • Carpentry – General and Residential Code
    • Advanced Cold Climate Home Building Techniques – Framing
    • American Wood Council Framing Fundamentals
    • Seismic and Wind Loading Fundamentals
    • General Code
    • Thermal and Moisture Protection – General
    • Thermal and Moisture Protections – Advanced Cold Climate Home Building Techniques
    • Equipment and Tools
    • OSHA Safety
    • Alaska Regulations for Residential Endorsement

Residential Contractor Endorsement Book Set

The book set includes all required references for the Residential Contractor Endorsement trade exam. Books that are not allowed in the testing center are still neded to study from because you WILL be tested on them. Orders placed before 2 PM are shipped the same day via UPS and a tracking number is emailed before 3 PM.

  • ALASKA RESIDENTIAL ENDORSEMENT BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES
    BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS - ALL BOOKS LISTED BELOW

    Sales price: $534.66
  • ALASKA RESIDENTIAL ENDORSEMENT BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES
    BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS - ALL BOOKS LISTED BELOW

    Sales price: $634.66

Residential Contractor Endorsement Trade Books

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