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S Swimming Pools (2021-07-08)

This classification covers the construction, service, and repair of all swimming pools. It includes: (i) excavation and grading; (ii) construction of concrete, gunite, and plastic-type pools, pool decks, and walkways, and tiling and coping; and (iii) installation of all equipment including pumps, filters and chemical feeders. It does not include direct connections to a sanitary sewer system or to portable water lines, nor the grounding and bonding of any metal surfaces or the making of any electrical connections.

Questions - 60
Minimum Passing Score of 70%
Time Allowed - 120 Minutes

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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  • Closed Book

    Guide to Shotcrete ACI 506R-05

    Publication Year: 2005

    $90.00

    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.

  • Closed Book

    North Carolina One-Call Center Excavation Manual

    $0.00

    *THIS BOOK IS NO LONGER IN PRINT AND IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE

    *PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE INFORMATION*

  • Closed Book

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

    2011 Edition

    $165.00

  • Open Book

    Equipment for Swimming Pools, Spas, Hot Tubs and Other Recreational Water Facilities

    2012 Edition

    $189.75

    NSF/ANSI 50-2012

  • Open Book

    Blank Quick Reference Tabs

    $11.19

  • Closed Book

    The Ultimate Pool Maintenance Manual

    3rd Edition

    $45.00

    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.

  • Closed Book

    ANSI/NSPI-1 Public Swimming Pools

    Publication Year: 2003

    $165.09

    This standard is intended to cover public swimming pools, to be used for bathing and operated by an owner, licensee, or concessionaire, regardless of whether a fee is charged for use. Public swimming pools covered by this standard include conventional swimming pools, (Class B & C Pools) pools for competitive aquatic sports, (Class A Pools) and wading pools. Re-circulation of substantive changes only.

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    ANSI/NSPI 2 Standard for Public Spas, 1999 Edition

    1999 Edition

    $165.09

    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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    ANSI/NSPI 3 Standard for Permanently Installed Residential Spas, 1999 Edition

    1999 Edition

    $165.09

    Covers permanently installed residential 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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    Certified Pool & Spa Operators Handbook 2017

    $89.03

    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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    NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, North Carolina, 8th edition

    $62.00

    The NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management is organized into 3 sections. 

    Part 1 focuses on business planning and start up.  This section will help you formulate a business plan, choose a business structure, understand licensing and insurance requirements and gain basic management and marketing skills.

    Part 2 is centered on fundamentals that you will need to operate a successful construction business.  This section will cover estimating, contract management, scheduling, project management, safety and environmental responsibilities and building good relationships with employees, subcontractors and customers.

    Part 3 gives you valuable information for running the administrative function of your business.  Financial management, tax basics and lien laws are covered.  Effective management of these areas of business is vital and can cause you serious problems if you do not give them the proper attention.

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    Contractors Guide to Quality Concrete Construction 4th Edition

    Publication Year: 2018
    4th Edition

    $106.80

    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