To be LICENSED as Virginia RBC (Residential Building Contractor), you must pass the RBC Part – administered by PSI – to confirm that you have attained at least a minimum level of knowledge regarding the principles, practices, statutes and regulations on Building technology.
The building has TWO category; RBC and CBC(Commercial Building Contractor) – Please refer to NEW VA building contractors exam from 2016
Pre-approval required for the Specialty exam – please refer to TABLE in bottom for the overall process, and below rule;
Effective 2016, all Specialty test will require pre-approval from DPOR prior to taking the examination. For more information please contact the Board for Contractors Licensing Section directly at (804) 367-8511. You will get the copy of 3 page ‘Experience Verification‘ form to submit VA DPOR, while in our class.
It has been reported that pre-approval can require anywhere from 4 days to 4 weeks.
Next RBC Course Dates
1. RBC in Tysons: total 4 Saturdays (12 class hours) plus, your optional PSI exam review nights.
Next Class start: late May (every Sat., 9-12 am) Please contact us, if you need the PSI exam ASAP (& you received DPOR Approval Letter).
2. CBC in Tysons: total 5 class days (15 hours) Please refer to VA BLD (CBC) Technical Exam Prep – start late March
Course Fee: now $695 (the fee includes 3 major required textbooks to pass the PSI test. No additional charge until you pass the exam based on our Guarantee policy good for 2 months after the course completion date).
Please expect to visit 2-3 more evenings to your optional review PSI exam questions.
Requirements for Obtaining your License;
This type of contractor includes construction on real property owned, controlled or leased by another person of commercial, industrial, institutional, governmental, residential (single- family, two-family, or multi-family) and accessory use buildings or structures. This license also allows remodeling, repair, improvement or demolition of these buildings & structures.
Reciprocity Agreements/ Continuing Education As of this time, there is no reciprocal licensing. There are no continuing education requirements as of this time.
Books and References for the Exam (RBC) The following references are permitted to be taken into the examination. These references may be highlighted. All these materials are included in your tuition.
Thank you for the registration. We look forward to seeing you in class!