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VA CBC (Commercial Building Contractor) Specialty Exam Prep 15 hours – Online, or Tysons classroom

$899.00

Thanks to instructor, Mr. DK AIA, for the class of 11th year successful.

The only TWO Specialties, CBC and RBC, is called as general contractor, or builders.  You should have this Specialty when you pulling the building permit to counties, or cities.  Only CBC and RBC can handle structural members of building, addition and new constructions.

Options Class by Dates Time Price (w / Books)
   A. Online 15-hr course Virtual Zoom.    > Your location anywhere.
   > We will contacting Online access.
Sep. 17, 24, Oct. 1, 8, 15 (5-Friday nights) 6-9 pm $899
   A. Expedite 15-hr course Classroom at Tysons       > Recorded class w/ live Q&A
     > Seating w/ social distance.
Nov. 15, 16, 17 1-6 pm $899
             

 

             

Course Fee: $899  includes,

      1) International Building Code (IBC, 2015),             2) Pipe & Excavation Contracting, 
      3) Erection of Steel Joist/Joist Girders, and            4) Building Code Basics/Commercial.
      Also there are TWO class binders (equivalent/copies of 3 more textbooks) for you.   No problem to deduct the book costs, in case you have any of the books.

Two more Textbooks are required (not included in the course fee):
     1) Carpentry and Building Construction (2016) – $95,
     2) OSHA (safety) Code of Federal Regulations Part 1926 – $45.    Purchase available at Tysons office.


Note: As you may know, the CBC is the top level out of 38 specialties.  We are proud of our 15 hour course makes more than 90% of our clients to pass the first exam.  Thanks to Mr. DK, AIA!

VA DPOR Regulatory Changes effective 2016;
Building Contractor (BLD) classification has been removed and replaced with Residential Building Contractor (RBC) and Commercial Building Contractor (CBC).   Commercial Building Contractors (CBC): Individuals whose contracts include “construction, remodeling, repair, improvement, removal, or demolition on real property owned, controlled, or leased by another person of commercial, industrial, institutional, governmental, and accessory use buildings or structures”.


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.

Your pre-approval (of your Specialty pre-qualification) can require anywhere from 2-4 weeks.  Please check VA DPOR’s optional “Expedite process” requiring extra fees.

 

 

There are pre-qualification requirement by VA DPOR (Licensing Board) for your past experience; Class-A (5 years), Class-B (3 years) field trade experience.   For this CBC prequalification, you may include your commercial construction, addition, structural works in the Experience Verification form.

Any Responsible Management (Owner, Partners, Associates) or, field employee can take the test (after receiving VA DPOR approval letter/email).  If one of your employees take the test, the DPOR may require your employee’s W-2 for License Application.

The content of this “CBC Specialty exam” contains the function of your field knowledge and familiarity of specifications/regulations.

 

 

Course Fee: $899  includes,

      1) International Building Code (IBC, 2015),             2) Pipe & Excavation Contracting, 
      3) Erection of Steel Joist/Joist Girders, and            4) Building Code Basics/Commercial.
      Also there are TWO class binders (equivalent/copies of 3 more textbooks) for you.   No problem to deduct the book costs, in case you have any of the books.

Two more Textbooks are required (not included in the course fee):
     1) Carpentry and Building Construction (2016) – $95,

     2) OSHA (safety) Code of Federal Regulations Part 1926 – $45.    Purchase available at Tysons office.

No additional charges until you pass the exam based on our Guarantee policy (good for two more free sessions  for 6 months after the course completion date).  A class completion Certificate of 15 hours to issue on final day of the session.

Please expect to visit 2-3 more evenings to review PSI exam questions at our Tysons location.  Your visit to refresher will be every Monday and Thursday (2-8 pm) in general.

Per the regulation, if you perform specialty services, you must obtain all required specialty designations that includes but is not limited to the following specialties:

      •  Billboard/sign contracting
      •  Commercial improvement contracting
      •  Concrete contracting
      •  Farm improvement contracting
      •  Industrialized building contracting
      •  Landscape service contracting
      •  Marine facility contracting
      •  Masonry contracting
      •  Painting and wallcovering contracting
      •  Recreational facility contracting
      •  Roofing contracting
      •  Swimming pool contracting

      – IBC codebook cost can be deducted from the tuition, if you already have that.
      – Seats are limited, register early to secure your place.
        – PSI Exam:   Number of Questions: 80     Minimum Passing Score: 70% (56 correct answers)     Time Allowed: 180 minutes

Thank you for the registration. We look forward to seeing you in class!

 




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1. Course Warranty
Total 6 month guarantee period applied – Let’s say, you took our January class – then your registration is valid until June.
Rejoin the course (after your PSI exam result submitted) for another 21 hour course (no charge).

2. Refund Policy 
Upon your returning of unopened package in mail, the following percentage of the total package price is refundable:
Note: The cancellation schedule may not be applicable if your package has been opened or used. 

Cancel Dates Refundable Way of Refund
 14 days before the class day 75% Mailing the check in 3 weeks from your cancellation.
7 days before the class day 50% Mailing the check in 3 weeks from your cancellation.
  1 day before the class day 25% Mailing the check in 3 weeks from your cancellation.
Day of the class to start 0% Mailing the check in 3 weeks from your cancellation.

 

 

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