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PSI Mississippi Painting and Wall Covering Certification Package


This test consists of 50 questions and you have 2 hours to complete it. The minimum passing score is a 70%


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.

Candidates may use a silent, nonprinting, non-programmable calculator in the examination center. This examination is OPEN BOOK.

The following reference materials are allowed in the examination center:

Painting & Decorating Craftsman's Manual and Textbook - Eighth Edition, 1995

Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA)

Gypsum Construction Handbook, 7th edition, 2014

Candidates are responsible for bringing their own references to the examination center. Reference materials may be highlighted, underlined, and/or indexed prior to the examination session. However, references may not be written in. Any candidate caught writing in the references during the examination will have the references confiscated and will be reported to the department. Furthermore, candidates are not permitted to bring in any additional papers (loose or attached) with their approved references. Any additional materials will be removed from the references and confiscated. References may be tabbed/indexed with permanent tabs only. Temporary tabs, such as Post-It notes, are not allowed and must be removed from the reference before the exam will begin. 

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