NASCLA Accredited Examination; National Commercial (General) Building Contractor Examination


NASCLA Accredited Examination Commercial General Building Contractor Course

Get one step closer to becoming an Accredited NASCLA Commercial General Building contractor with a prep course designed by 1ExamPrep to help you conquer the required NASCLA Accredited computer based examination.

Use a blended, online and in-person course structure to tailor your prep to your individual learning style. You’ll have a full year of access to the online course, as well as a full year of optional access to the physical classroom at our Coconut Creek, FL location at no extra cost.

  • 1-hour test-taking techniques and practice exams
  • Simulated exams similar to the actual test with hundreds of questions
  • Book overview and instructional videos
  • 1 year of online and in-person classroom access

Call 904-710-8908 Charlie Bennett for more details on the exam prep course and on books for the exam.

At 1 Exam Prep, we have the proven process of passing any open book contractor exam.


The NASCLA – Accredited Examination for Commercial General Building Contractors is used by State Licensing Agencies to test commercial general building contractor candidates who are applying for a contractor’s license. The exam is designed to reduce redundant licensing requirements and assist contractors who need to be licensed in multiple jurisdictions.

National Association of State Contractors Licensing Agencies

Test with Confidence!

  • The exam is OPEN BOOK
  • The exam is 5-1/2 hours
  • The exam has 115 questions, with a minimum passing score of 81

If you pass the NASCLA Accredited Examination for Commercial Building Contractors, your name will be entered into the NASCLA National Examination Database (NED) and you may use this information in other states that accept that NASCLA Accredited Examination.

Contractors who take the accredited examination can access NASCLA’s examination database and request that their results be sent to other jurisdictions that accept the examination, thereby reducing redundant licensing requirements.

State Contractor Licensing Agencies currently Administering the NASCLA Exam include;

Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina and US Virgin Islands

State Contractor Licensing Agencies currently Accepting the NASCLA Exam include;

Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia and US Virgin Islands


Some states do require contractors to pass a separate “Business and Law Exam”. This exam is open book and requires the State specific NASCLA Business, Law and Project Management book. This book would be required in addition to the Basic NASCLA Business, Law and Project Management book required for the NASCLA Accredited Exam.

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