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A-10A Residential Pools (2021-04-27)

The construction, alteration and repair of residential pools and spas, used for swimming, therapy or decoration, including any appurtenant equipment.

50 Questions
70% Minimum Passing Score
2 Hours

The reference material listed below was used to prepare the questions for this examination.  The examination may also contain questions based on trade knowledge or general industry practices. Except for Code books, you can base your answers on later editions of references as they become available.  For Code questions, the examinations will be based only on the edition of the Code book that is listed.

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    ANSI/NSPI 2 Standard for Public Spas, 1999 Edition

    1999 Edition


    Covers public spas that are used for bathing and are operated by an owner, licensee, or concessionaire, regardless of whether a fee is charged for use. This is the second public review for this standard. It was originally listed in the July 4, 1997 issue of Standards Action. It is being resubmitted now due to substantive changes.

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    Guide to Shotcrete ACI 506R-05

    Publication Year: 2005


    This guide provides information on materials and properties of both dry-mix and wet-mix shotcrete. Most facets of the shotcrete process are covered, including application procedures, equipment requirements, and responsibilities of the shotcrete crew. Other aspects, such as pre-construction trials, craftsman qualification tests, materials tests, and finished shotcrete acceptance tests, are also discussed.

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    Uniform Swimming Pool Spa and Hot Tub Code 2006

    2006 Edition


    The 2006 Uniform Swimming Pool, Spa, and Hot Tub Code applies to the erection, installation, alteration, addition, repair, relocation, replacement, addition to, use or maintenance of swimming pool, spa's or Hot Tub plumbing systems.


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    The Ultimate Pool Maintenance Manual

    3rd Edition


    The Ultimate Guide to Pool Maintenance provides complete guidance on all the maintenance and repair tasks required to keep pools and spas working at peak efficiency. This Third Edition now contains information on the latest technology and equipment, together with Quick Start Guides and difficulty ratings for each procedure.

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    Clark County Swimming Pool Code

    Publication Year: 2009


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    APSP-3 1999 Standard for Permanently Installed Residential Spas

    Publication Year: 1999


    For the design, equipment, and installation of permanently installed residential spas.

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    Construction Business and Law Manual for Nevada

    2012 Edition


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    ANSI/APSP/ICC-5 Standard for Residential Inground Swimming Pools

    2011 Edition


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    Pipe and Excavation Contracting 2011

    Publication Year: 2011


    This popular manual has been updated and improved to bring it more current with modern earth moving and trenching equipment, refined excavation techniques, stricter safety rules, and improved materials. Here you’ll find how to enter and succeed in the underground utility business. Includes hands-on instructions for operating the equipment and doing the trenching, pipe laying and connecting work and answers to what causes so many skilled equipment operators and pipe layers to fail when they try to start their own business.

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    Certified Pool & Spa Operators Handbook 2017


    This fundamental training and reference manual is for professionals who help protect those who use aquatic venues, including operators, health officials, service technicians, retailers, property managers and manufacturers. Industry leaders recognize the Handbook as the single most important resource for the recreational water industry.

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    Contractors Guide to Quality Concrete Construction 4th Edition

    Publication Year: 2018
    4th Edition


    This document is published jointly by the American Concrete Institute (ACI) and the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC). It has been reviewed in accordance with the Educational Committee Manual document review procedures of the ACI Educational Activities Committee. ACI and ASCC reports are intended for guidance in planning, designing, executing, and inspecting construction. This document is intended for the use of individuals who are competent to evaluate the significance and limitations of its content and recommendations and who will accept responsibility for the application of the material it contains.

    Now 262 pages – over 100 pages longer than the previous edition – the guide includes full-color photos and illustrations, a new, easier-to-read layout, and substantial content updates. Also included in the fourth edition are 43 Position Statements from ASCC, details on ACI Certification programs, and an appendix introducing several legal issues of interest to concrete contractors. A summary, review questions, and additional recommended reading list accompany each of the 12 chapters.

    Published 2018