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Plastering, Stucco, and Lathing Contractor

$499.00

SKU: NM_Stucco_GS30 Category:

Description

Stucco Contractor (GS30) Candidates,
This new program has four practice tests with over 135 questions that simulate your state exam. Questions, answers, and article references that you need to pass the new PSI state examination are contained in this module. Choose this program if you are serious about passing your state exam with PSI. Go into the test prepared with the best computer study program in New Mexico !!!
Here is a small sample of our exam prep questions:

  • If exposed aggregate is over concrete or masonry surfaces, the overall thickness shall be a minimum of how many inches?
    Answer: 1/2 inch. Reference: International Building Code 2009, 2513.4.
  • What is the correct combination of materials to form stucco?
    Answer: Portland cement and aggregate mixed with correct amount of water. Reference: Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures.
  • OSHA guidelines allow for scaffolds and/or platforms to be supported by ___?
    Answer: Mud sills. Reference: OSHA 1926.451 (c)(2) page 273.

Our Plastering, Stucco, and Lathing Contractor (GS-30) software is an interactive program that allows each license candidate to prepare and study for his state examination while in the comfort of his own home. Our practice exams actually simulate the experience of taking the computerized state examination. The questions, answers, and article references have been professionally prepared by our research team to cover every subject area, code section, and calculations. The combination of specific computer based training with our software, familiarity with the code book, and your years of field experience assure your success. Prep At Home today!

PSI Candidate Information Bulletin, Examination Content Outline:

New Mexico Content Outline, Plastering, Stucco and Lathing Contractor

The following reference materials are allowed in the examination center:

  • International Building Code, 2009, International Code Council, (800) 786-4452. www.iccsafe.org
  • International Building Code, 2009, International Code Council, (800) 786-4452, www.iccsafe.org
  • International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings, 2009, International Code Council, (800) 786-4452, www.iccsafe.org (800) 786-4452, www.iccsafe.org
  • Code of Federal Regulations – 29 CFR Part 1926 Revised as of 2008 or later (OSHA), Superintendent of Documents, (888) 293-6498, www.osha.gov -OR- Code of Federal Regulations – 29 CFR Part 1926 Selections as of 2008 by PSI.
  • Gypsum Construction Handbook, 2009 Edition, Publisher-United States Gypsum Company (USG), 125 S. Franklin Street, Chicago, IL 60606, Phone (800) 874-4968, URLhttp://www.usg.com, ISBN: 0-9636862-2-4
  • Portland Cement Plaster/Stucco Manual, 2003, Portland Cement Association, (847) 966-6200, www.cement.org, ISBN 0-89312-046-4
  • Standard Specifications for Installation of Lathing and Furring to Receive Interior and Exterior Portland Cement-Based Plaster – ASTM C 1063, 2003, American Society for Testing and Materials, (610) 832-9585, www.astm.org
  • Standard Specification for Plastic (Stucco) Cement ASTM C 1328, 2005, American Society for Testing and Materials, (610) 832-9585, www.astm.org
  • Standard Specification for Installation of Steel Framing Members to Receive Screw-Attached Gypsum Panel Products – ASTM C 754, 2004, American Society for Testing and Materials, (610) 832-9585, www.astm.org
  • Standard Specification for Installation of Interior Lathing and Furring – ASTM C 841, 2003, American Society for Testing and Materials, (610) 832-9585, www.astm.org
  • Standard Specification for Application of Interior Gypsum Plaster – ASTM C 842, 2005, American Society for Testing and Materials, (610) 832-9585, www.astm.org
  • Standard Specification for Application of Portland Cement-Based Plaster – ASTM C 926, 2006, American Society for Testing and Materials, (610) 832-9585, www.astm.org
  • Standard Practice for Application of Class PB Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems – ASTM C 1397, 2005, American Society for Testing and Materials, (610) 832-9585, www.astm.org
  • Standard Guide for Use of Joint Sealants with Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) – ASME C 1481, 2006, American Society for Testing and Materials, (610) 832-9585, www.astm.org
  • Standard Practice for Application of Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems Class PI – ASME C 1535, 2005, American Society for Testing and Materials, (610) 832-9585, www.astm.org
  • New Mexico Commercial Building Code (NMAC 14.7.2), 2009, www.nmcpr.state.nm.us/NMAC.
  • New Mexico Residential Building Code (NMAC 14.7.3), 2009, www.nmcpr.state.nm.us/NMAC.

Important Notes:

  • Candidates are responsible for bringing their own references to the examination center. Reference materials may be highlighted, underlined and/or indexed prior to the examination session. (Permanent tabs and highlighting is permitted. No notes !!!)

Application for State Licensing must be submitted to PSI:

PSI Services LLC
2301 Yale SE, Ste. C-4
Albuquerque, NM87106
Phone: (877) 663?9276
Web Site: public.psiexams.com

  • License candidates must be pre-approved by Construction Industries prior to testing with PSI.
  • Applications submitted to PSI are usually processed in 2-3 weeks, at which time PSI will mail each license candidate a letter or postcard to indicate approval to take the examination.

Examinations are administered by PSI:

PSI Services LLC
3210 E. Tropicana, Las Vegas, NV 89121
Phone: (800) 733-9267
Web Site: www.psiexams.com

  • Be sure to carefully review your Candidate Information bulletin prior to your examination. This document contains important information regarding testing locations, fees, dates, examination content and reference materials used to make the examination.

License Requirements Summary:

  • 40 question exam, 2 hour time limit, minimum test score 75%
  • State Application Fee = $36.00
  • PSI Test Fee = $68.88
  • Experience requirement: 2 years.