West Virginia Residential Contractor License

"Residential Contractor" means a person whose principal business is in connection with the construction, repair or improvement of real property used as, or intended to be used for, residential occupancy or work incidental to the construction or repair. A residential contractor is considered licensed for all crafts required in the construction, repair or improvement of a residential structure, as that term is defined in subsection 3.33 of this rule, except those crafts for which local ordinance or state law other than W. Va. Code §21-11-1, et seq, require licensure, such as the electrician’s license required by the office of the State Fire Marshal under the provisions of W. Va. Code §29-3b-1, et seq.

Residential Contractor Courses

Residential Contractor Exams

Residential Contractor Trade Exams

  • Testing Method: Computer-based or Paper/Pencil; Open Book
  • Testing Company: ProV
  • Hours Allotted: 3h
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Number of questions: 60
  • Subjects Involved:
    • Plan Reading
    • Sitework
    • Concrete
    • Masonry
    • Carpentry
    • Interior Finish
    • Exterior Finish
    • Safety OSHA
  • Percentage of Questions by Book:
    • International Residential Code: 62%
    • Masonry and Sitework for the Residential Contractor: 2%
    • Study Guide for Residential Carpentry & Repair: 36%

Residential Contractor Business and Law Exam

  • Testing Method: Computer based or Paper/Pencil; Open Book
  • Testing Company: ProV
  • Hours Allotted: 3h
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Number of questions: 50
  • Subjects Involved:
    • Business Organization
    • Contracts
    • Estimating and Bidding
    • Financial Management
    • Labor Law
    • Licensing
    • Lien Law
    • Project Management
    • Risk Management
    • Safety-OSHA
    • Tax Law

Residential Contractor Book Set

The books set includes all required references for both the Residential Contractor and Business and Law exams. Orders placed before 2 PM are shipped the same day via UPS and a tracking number is emailed before 3 PM.

  • WEST VIRGINIA RESIDENTIAL - BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $456.71
  • WEST VIRGINIA RESIDENTIAL - BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $496.71

Residential Contractor Trade Books

Residential Contractor Business and Law Books