North Carolina Boring and Tunneling Contractor License

"Boring and Tunneling Contractor" covers the construction of underground or underwater passageways by digging or boring through and under the earth’s surface, including the bracing and compacting of such passageways to make them safe for the purpose intended. It includes preparation of the ground surfaces at points of ingress and egress.

How to Get the NC Boring and Tunneling Contractor’s License?

  1. Complete the Application for License to Practice General Contracting (Boring and Tunneling) in the State of North Carolina and submit it to the board.
  2. The Board’s staff will review applications for completeness and compliance with licensing requirements. This process can typically take up to 2 or 3 weeks.
  3. If corrections or more information is required, the Board’s staff will email you.
  4. When you meet all requirements you will be mailed an exam eligibility letter (this letter would state that you can take the exam).
  5. You must schedule and take the exam (required books and related classes are listed below).
  6. After passing the exam(s), the testing company will notify the board.
  7. Once the Board gives final approval, the license is granted and assigned a license number.

Boring and Tunneling Contractor Course

Boring and Tunneling Contractor Exam

Boring and Tunneling Contractor Trade Exam

  • Testing Method: Computer-based; Semi-Open Book
  • Testing Company: PSI
  • Hours Allotted: 2h
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Number of questions: 60
  • Subjects Involved:
    • Boring and Tunneling
    • Sitework
    • Concrete
    • Concrete Reinforcement
    • Hoisting and Rigging
    • Safety
    • One Call
    • Erosion and sedimentation control
    • Liens
    • Laws and Regulations

Boring and Tunneling Contractor Book Set

The book set includes all required references for the Boring and Tunneling Contractor exam. Please keep in mind that although not all the books are allowed in the exam you will be tested on all the references. Orders placed before 2 PM are shipped the same day via UPS and a tracking number is emailed before 3 PM.

  • NORTH CAROLINA BORING AND TUNNELING - BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $689.07
  • NORTH CAROLINA BORING AND TUNNELING - BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $789.07

Boring and Tunneling Contractor Trade Books

Books Allowed in Testing

Books Not Allowed in Testing