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Prometric South Dakota Drywall Certification Package


This exam has 50 questions and is open book. You have a 2 ½ hour time limit with a minimum passing score of 70%.

Scope – Tests a candidate’s knowledge of installation of gypsum drywall products to wood and metal studs, wood and steel joists, and metal runners, including the preparation of the surface over which the drywall product is to be applied, and the placement of metal studs, runners, and all necessary trim. 

NOTE: The following references were used to develop this exam. With the exception of the Code books, you may use newer editions of references as they become available at your own discretion. However, newer editions may or may not contain applicable information to the content on the exam. You assume the risk of using a more current reference than that listed below. In regards to Code books, only the edition of the Code book listed below will be allowed into the test site.

The following references are allowed in the testing center.
International Building Code, 2009
International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings, 2009
29 CFR 1926 OSHA Construction Industry Regulations

The following references were used to create exam questions but are not allowed in the testing center.
Code of Federal Regulations, Title 29, Part 1926 (OSHA)
Gypsum Construction Handbook, Sixth Edition, 2009
Specifications for the Application and Finishing of Gypsum Panel Products, GA-216-2007

All test questions are the property of Prometric Inc. and are protected by copyright. Federal law provides severe civil and criminal penalties for the unauthorized reproduction, distribution, or exhibition of copyrighted materials.

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