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Frequently Asked Questions

EXAMS

We offer licensing and business exam preparation for students in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Nevada, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, and US Virgin Islands.

Yes! You may take 100% of the trade reference books into your exam.

No! You are tested on 20 reference materials but can only take 8 of the specified reference materials into the exam center.

No! You are tested on 13 reference materials but can only take 4 of the spevified reference materials into the exam center.

NASCLA has 2 exams – A Trade Exam and a Business and Law Exam.
Our seminar fee includes prep for both exams!
If you purchase the books from us, you select one state business and law book that you can use for both the Trade Exam and the Business and Law Exam.

All other Non-NASCLA Exams require one comprehensive exam

Any type of residential and commercial structure in up to 16 states plus the US Virgin Islands after passing the state(s) Business and Law exam. Limitations on dollar amounts per project vary by state. Our seminar fee includes prep for both exams!
If you purchase the books from us, you select one state business and law book that you can use for both the Trade Exam and the Business and Law Exam.

All other Non-NASCLA Exams require one comprehensive exam

Any type of residential and commercial structure in NC only. There is reciprocity with other states, however you may still need to pass a state exam. Limitation on dollar amounts per project apply.

You can only build residential structures in NC only. There is reciprocity with other states, however you may still need to pass a state exam. Limitation on dollar amounts per project apply.

Yes. It’s transportable, you can build both residential and commercial structures, and you can take all your books into the exam. Even if you don’t leave your home state your bases are fully covered.

You will need to have your licensing application completed, licensing fees paid, transcripts sent, proof of capital, and references completed. Plan on 3 – 4 weeks.

The NASCLA exam takes 330 minutes or 5.5 hours. All other exams are approximately 3.5 hours
Locate your state PSI Candidate Information Bulletin for complete details regarding each type of exam/

For information about license applications, you can contact Tiffany Hill at Tiffany Hill Consulting.

Phone 704-401-3805

Email [email protected]

Website www.mylicensetobuild.com

NC Licensing Board https://nclbgc.org/

PSI  https://candidate.psiexams.com/

NASCLA  https://www.nascla.org/

PAYMENT OPTIONS

We accept all major credit and debit cards as well as checks. Order online www.contractorsseminars.com 24/7 or by phone (828)–277– 3999 from 9AM to 5PM ET.

 

Yes! We accept official checks, money orders, personal and business checks. All pay-by-check orders must be placed during normal business hours by calling (828)-277-3999. No attendance to any seminar or webinar will be allowed and no books will ship until our bank collects funds on your check.

Yes. Our goal is to help everyone pass their exam. Always interest-free! Call us at (828)-277-3999 or email us at  [email protected] to discuss how we may be able to help you!

CONTACT US

We don’t use call centers! Experience unparalleled customer service! Your questions deserve our fullest attention. Live – Free – US-based and dedicated. Call 828-277-3999, M-F from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST or email us at: [email protected] anytime.

SEMINARS AND WEBINARS

By contacting us directly at 828-277-3999, M-F from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST or email us at: [email protected]

Our seminars are currently held at the following locations:

  • Asheville, NC – Hilton Biltmore Park Town Square 43 Town Square Blvd Asheville, NC 28803
  • Atlanta, GA – Courtyard By Marriott Atlanta Buford Mall of Georgia – 1405 Mall Of Georgia Buford, GA 30519
  • Boone, NC – Holiday Inn Express Boone – 1943 Blowing Rock Road Boone NC 28607
  • Charlotte, NC – Hampton Inn – 119 Gallery Center Dr. Mooresville, NC 28117
  • Raleigh, NC – DoubleTree Hotel – 4810 Page Creek Lane Durham, NC 27709
  • Wilmington, NC – Hampton Inn and Suites – 1989 Eastwood Road Wilmington, NC 28403

Upon request, we offer private seminars in our Asheville office 103 Underwood Road Suite A Fletcher, NC 28732 for an additional fee. Contact us directly at 828-277-3999, M-F from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST or email us at: [email protected]Asheville

Live interaction gets the best results. Join us in person at a seminar or with live instruction on a webinar!
Don’t wait – order your books and start studying. You get an additional discount if you get the books and a seminar/webinar together. You can always change your seminar/webinar date at no additional charge.

Everything you need to pass your exam!

  1. The ability to attend up to 3 additional seminars and/or webinars for one year at no additional cost
  2. Trade reference books
  3. Digital pamphlets at no additional cost
  4. Our proprietary book tabs
  5. Our proprietary NSCI Reference Book Study Guide
  6. Our proprietary practice tests
  7. We will review exam results and provide feedback
  8. Additional discount off your book order
  9. Automatically eligible for our book buyback program
  1. The ability to attend 1 additonal seminar and/or webinar for one year at no additional cost
  2. Our proprietary practice tests
  3. We will review past exam results and provide feedback

If you purchased your books elsewhere, you can always purchase our tabs and reference materials separately.

Absolutely. We have many students who come to us after going to another company.

Seminars and webinars start at 8:00 AM and end no later than 5:00 PM.  Please arrive 15 to 30-minutes early to allow for registration.

Books are not required but may be helpful. You should attend even if have not ordered books yet. Bring a pen, paper, and your highlighter.

Yes. The seminar focuses on how to study and discusses each book.

It varies by student and by learning styles. A good plan is to purchase the books, begin studying at home, and attend a webinar or seminar. Master the material and take a refresher course a week before the exam.

Yes, rescheduling is free and can be achieved by calling 828-277-3999 or by emailing [email protected]

Yes. To ensure that you have the information needed to attend please call 828-277-3999 or by emailing [email protected]

Of course. Additional book purchases or buy-backs may be required. We will give you dollar-for-dollar credit on unopened, unused books purchased from us. Contact us to discuss your situation.

Absolutely! Our proprietary Reference Sheets and Book Tabs are sold separately – but are not required for you to attend!

BOOKS

We believe so. The books must be compliant with PSI Examinations. Our books are always exam compliant.

Not necessarily. Book versions can change. Please contact us to make sure you have the latest information from PSI.

We do, subject to availability. We also have “hybrid lists” which contain used and new books to keep you from waiting! Call 828-277-3999, M-F from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST or email us at: [email protected] to see what we have in stock.

Yes, we buy back our books for 55% of the original cost depending on the condition of the book. 

Please call us at 828-277-3999, M-F from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST or email us at: [email protected].

The books must be in good condition – no torn or soiled pages, no missing pages, nothing written on the pages.

The books must be current editions as specified in the PSI Candidate Information Bulletin

Any books not meeting these requirements will be assessed a $25 disposal fee which will be deducted from your payment.

Send the books to:

National Contractors Seminars, Inc.
1633 Howard’s Creek Road
Boone, NC 28607

*** IMPORTANT: Please include your name, phone number, and email address.  Instructions will be emailed to you regarding your payment and payment processing.

Please allow 10 – 14 business to receive your payment.

No, we do not purchase books from other companies.

Upon payment, all orders ship within 5 – 7 -business days.  You will receive a tracking number confirming shipment.