# 552 Kansas Standard Residential Building Contractor (C) ICC Exam Prep Course

Pass The ICC 552 Kansas Standard Residential Building Contractor (C) Exam (Online and self-paced)

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$199.00 * Shipping fees apply for the options not fully online. SKU: KS ICC 552 Category: ### Pass the ICC 552 Kansas Standard Residential Building Contractor (C) Exam Refresh your 2015 IRC Code and Concrete Manual knowledge, successfully pass your ICC 552 Kansas Standard Residential Building Contractor Exam. Preparing for your ICC 552 exam has never been easier! You will pass the ICC 552 exam. We guarantee it! ### Your Blueprint for Success. Pass the ICC 552 Exam, Guaranteed! Refresh your 2015 IRC codebook and Concrete Manual: Based on the 2015 IBC and ACI 318-14, Knowledge. Successfully prepare for your ICC 552 certification exam without leaving the comfort of your home or office. Our ICC 552 Kansas Standard Residential Building Contractor (C) exam preparation course is your best, most affordable path to success! Pass your ICC 552 Kansas Standard Residential Building Contractor (C) exam. Our money-back guarantee backs this course. We provide the study materials (excluding codebooks) required to PASS! ### How To Use Our Online Study Center STUDY our “Navigating the 2015 IRCA Code Primer – This eManual familiarizes you with the code’s structure and function within the first 11 chapters of the 2015 IRC, “ICC International Residential Code for One and Two-Family Dwellings.” STUDY our “Navigating the Concrete Manual: Based on the 2021 IBC and the ACI 318-19 – This eGuide focuses specifically on how to navigate the Concrete Manual. PRACTICE answering realistic exam questions using the methods explained in our “Navigating the 2015 IRC” and “Navigating the Concrete Manual.” Over 800 code-specific practice questions, answers, and unlimited full-length timed final exams. The course includes: • eManual (Navigating the 2015 IRC. A Code Primer) • eGuide (Navigating the Concrete Manual.) • Printable Worksheets (Companion to 2015 IRC eManual & Concrete Manual eGuide) • Online Practice Questions (Practice looking up answers in your codebook, take full-length simulated exams) #### eManual – NAVIGATING THE 2015 IRC: A Code Primer Our “NAVIGATING THE 2015 IRC” eManual helps students review the (IRC) International Residential Code, Chapters 1-11. When you master the code, you master your Exam! This eManual is the starting point for the TLC 552 Training Program. It will familiarize you with the use, layout, and content of chapters 1 through 11 of the 2015 IRC. Manual includes: • The purpose and layout of the code • How to navigate the IRC • Codebook navigation exercises, speed drills • Using the Table of Contents • Breaking down questions by subject (Chapters 1-11) • Keyword Identification, how to Identify the subject of a question for easy reference. • How to search for a code article by referencing the INDEX • Code reference example questions with in-depth solutions. You are allowed by ICC to use the 2015 IRC codebook when taking your ICC 552 Exam! #### eGuide – CONCRETE MANUAL: Based on the 2021 IRC and ACI 318-19: A Book Review. Our “NAVIGATING THE ICC CONCRETE MANUAL: Based on the 2021 IBC and the ACI 318-19” eGuide focuses specifically on quickly navigating the Concrete Manual. This eGuide reviews the use, layout, chapters, and index of the Concrete Manual. eGuide includes: • How to navigate the Concrete Manual • Using the Table of Contents • Guided study of the Concrete Manual • Using the Index • Keyword Identification, how to Identify the subject of a question for easy reference. You are allowed by ICC to use the Concrete Manual when taking your ICC 552 Exam! ### Online – STUDY QUESTIONS & PRACTICE EXAMS Access eManuals, Study Questions, and Simulated Exams From Any Device With Internet Access! Our online practice questions provide you with a framework to practice utilizing your 2015 IRC Codebook and the Concrete Manual. Constantly utilizing your codebook to answer test questions builds up your speed and code knowledge. Our course provides the required skill set to easily pass your ICC 552 Kansas Standard Residential Building Contractor exam. Four modes of study! • Chapter Study Mode: Covers over 800 ICC 552 exam practice questions & answers. (Organized as Question – Answer – Code Location) • Flashcard Mode: Online Virtual Flashcards provide randomized access to our entire question set and are an ideal setting to practice answering exam questions. (Organized as Question – Answer – Code Location) • Chapter Tests: Provides real-time feedback on each chapter of our study materials, enabling you to concentrate on chapters that need improvement. • Simulated Final Exams: Simulates the taking of your ICC 552 Kansas Standard Residential Building Contractor exam. • Full length (Exact number of questions as on 552 Exam) • Timed (Exact amount of time as actual ICC 552 exam) • Randomized (Questions are randomized, all exams are unique) • Properly Balanced (Balanced according to the ICC Exam schedule guaranteeing a realistic ICC 552 exam simulation) Take as many simulated final exams as you want! (These exams help you gain the knowledge, speed, and confidence needed to pass your ICC 552 exam effortlessly.) One-year online access: Full access membership to our online study center. Experience the convenience of learning at home or in the office, saving valuable travel time to an in-person course. THIS PROGRAM REQUIRES YOU TO HAVE A COPY OF THE 2015 (IRC) INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE AND A COPY OF THE CONCRETE MANUAL. IF YOU DO NOT POSSESS THESE BOOKS, PURCHASE THEM BELOW. ### ICC 552 Exam Breakdown A 552 Kansas Standard Residential Building Contractor (C) holds a license for construction on one and two-family dwellings, U Occupancy buildings, and attached single-unit dwellings (IRC townhouses). You are allowed to use a copy of the 2015 IRC and the ICC Concrete Manual when taking your 552 exam. #### 80 QUESTIONS – 4 HOUR TIME LIMIT – OPEN BOOK EXAM – 75% + TO PASS • Footings, Foundations, and Crawlspaces 11% • Building Planning 15% • Masonry 7% • Floors 13% • Walls 14% • Roofs 10% • Fireplaces 7% • Plan Reading 13% • Administration 10% Please click the following links to read/download the These bulletins answer most questions raised by examination candidates. Please read them carefully, as they are a useful reference throughout your registration and examination process. ### Schedule Your ICC 552 Exam With Pearson|VUE Take the exam at your closest Pearson|VUE testing center, then submit your results to the appropriate licensing agency immediately upon passing the exam. ### Take your ICC 552 Exam at the Closest Pearson|VUE Test Center ICC exams are available at Pearson|VUE testing centers across the country. CLICK HERE – For more information or to set up an exam with Pearson|VUE. Download the Kansas Contractor/Trades Examination Bulletin from ICC. ### About the ICC 552 Kansas Standard Residential Building Contractor (C) exam. This information regarding the ICC 552 exam is provided to you as a courtesy. Check with ICC at www.iccsafe.org and/or Pearson|VUE at www.pearsonvue.com/icc to verify this information’s accuracy. • Contact the appropriate building department for specific licensing requirements. • Passing an ICC national standard exam is NOT a license to practice and does not guarantee a license in any jurisdiction. • To acquire a license to practice, you must apply to the specific state licensing agency or building department and meet all of their licensing requirements. ### Pearson|VUE requirements/recommendations for scheduling the ICC 552 exam. IMPORTANT: ICC has been split into different testing programs on Pearson|VUE website. You will need to know the three-digit exam code before registering for your Contractor/Trades exam. Each testing program will require a unique username and password. The Contractor/Trades program is also split into exams that require pre-authorization and exams that do not require pre-authorization. View the current exams that require pre-authorization OR do not require pre-authorization. To create an account, schedule an exam, view exams, or find a test center, please go to home.pearsonvue.com/icc/license. ### 2015 IRC SoftcoverRequired Codebook (Sold Separately)$167.35

The scope of the (IRC®) International Residential Code® comprises all building, plumbing, mechanical, fuel gas, and electrical requirements for one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses up to three stories.

THIS PROGRAM REQUIRES YOU TO HAVE A COPY OF 2015 (IRC). IF YOU DO NOT OWN A COPY OF THIS CODEBOOK, PURCHASE ONE IMMEDIATELY.

### 2015 IRC FAST-TABSCodebook Navigation Aid (Sold Separately) $13.45 Tab your Codebook. Fast-Tabs help you navigate the 2015 IRC quickly and efficiently. Fast-tabs are a must-have item for IRC users and can dramatically lower the time spent searching through the codebook. You are allowed to use our IRC Fast-Tabs when taking your ICC Kansas 552 Exam! ### 2021 Concrete Manual: Based on 2021 IBC & ACI 318-19Required Manual (Sold Separately)$88.20

#### Concrete Manual; Based on 2015 IBC & ACI 318-14 (out of print) you are allowed to use the 2021 Concrete Manual

The Concrete Manual provides the guidance and information that inspectors and other construction professionals need to become more proficient in concrete field practices and inspection.

THIS PROGRAM REQUIRES YOU TO HAVE A COPY OF THE CONCRETE MANUAL. IF YOU DO NOT OWN A COPY, PURCHASE ONE IMMEDIATELY.

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These free ICC 552 Residential contractor practice questions, based on the IRC and Concrete Manual, are similar to those on the 552 Residential Contractor exam.

• PASS – If you correctly answer seventeen + of these free ICC 552 practice questions, you have code skills.
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• Use the 2015 IRC Codebook to solve ICC 552 Kansas practice exam questions.

1.
The work for which a permit is issued must be begun and finished within __________ of the permit being issued.
2.
Under which category are urban and suburban areas, with numerous closely spaced obstructions having the size of single-family dwellings or larger sited?
3.
In Seismic Design Categories D0, D1 and D2, slabs on ground cast monolithically with turned-down footings must have a min. of one No. 4 bar at the __________ of the footing.
4.
Exterior footings must be placed a min. of __________ below the undisturbed ground surface.
5.
The height of backfill against a wood foundation wall must not exceed __________ if they are not designed and installed in accordance with AWC PW.
6.
What is the maximum allowable span where 2 x 10 floor joists of No. 2 Douglas fir-larch spaced at 16 inches on center, supporting a dead load of 20 psf are used?
7.
Exterior walls parallel to a braced wall line must be offset a max. of __________ from the designated braced wall line location.
8.
A single top plate is permitted in a wood stud bearing wall where the rafters or joists are centered over the studs with a max. tolerance of __________.
9.
Screws used to attach gypsum board and gypsum panel products to wood framing must penetrate the wood a min. of __________ .
10.
A fire-resistance rating of __________ is required for fire-resistance rating projections of dwellings with fire sprinklers that have a min. fire separation distance of 2 feet.
11.
A temporary certificate of occupancy is valid for ___________ .
12.
Where a safe room is constructed as a storm shelter in order to provide safe refuge from storms and high winds, the room must be constructed in accordance with __________ in addition to other applicable requirements in this code.
13.
To determine the max. allowable span of floor joists that support sleeping areas and attics that are accessed by means of a fixed stairway, the design live load must not exceed __________ per square foot.
14.
Unless approved anchor straps are used, plate washers, a min. of __________ in size, must be provided between the foundation sill plate and the nut.
15.
Structural members that support rafters and ceiling joists, such as ridge beams, hips and valleys, must be designed as beams, where the roof pitch is less than __________.
16.
Anchored stone and masonry veneer installed over a backing of wood or cold-formed steel must be limited to the first story above grade plane and must not exceed __________ in thickness.
17.
Asphalt shingles must be installed as required by the manufacturer, where the roof slope exceeds ___________ .
18.
Masonry fireplaces must have a combustion air passageway of __________ .
19.
Windows, skylights and sliding glass doors shall have an air infiltration rate of not greater than __________ , when tested in accordance with NFRC 400 or AAMA/WDMA/CSA 101/I.S.2/A440 by an accredited, independent laboratory and listed and labeled by the manufacturer.
20.
A hearth extension a min. of 3/8-inch-thick brick, is permitted where the bottom of the firebox opening in a masonry fireplace is raised a min. of __________ above the top of the hearth extension.