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Residential Building Inspector Course Summary

The B1 - Building Inspector Certification Exam Preparation Course

This Course is designed to help students pass the B1 - Residential Building Inspector Certification Exam administered nationwide by the International Code Council (ICC).

  • Everyone 18 and older qualifies to take the B1 Certification Exam.
  • No work experience is required.
  • Contractors and Real Estate professionals can supplement their incomes by performing residential building inspections in California or any other state.

B1: Residential Building Inspector Certification Exam Prep Manual

The B1 Exam Preparation Manual is designed to help students pass the B1 Residential Building Inspector Certification Exam. The exam topics are covered in the first eleven chapters of the International Residential Code (IRC®) published by the ICC. The B1 Exam Prep Manual is a comprehensive review of these chapters.

Included in the B1 Exam Prep Course:

  • Chapter reviews with answers and detailed explanations.
  • Seven Practice Exams in the same format as the B1 Exam.
  • 400+ Practice Questions.
  • Answers, Explanations, and Illustrations.
  • FREE Online Practice Exams
  • Special Topics: How to Apply for the Exam and How Best to Study for the Multiple-Choice B1 Exam.
  • Final Exam with the most challenging questions.

Exam Preparation

Online Practice Exams

Online Pactice Exams work seamlessly wth Mac OS X, Window, iPad, Tablets (Android & Windows), iPhone / Smart Phones, as well as Linux / Unix. You can study in Flash Card mode or Exam Simulation mode. In Flash Card Study Mode, you can choose the exam you want to study. Flash Cards allow students to easily view the question, keep track of their progress, and even choose to study only questions they've answered incorrectly.  The Exam Simulation Mode allows you to take a stricter timed test, formatted closely to the ICC Exam. In this mode, students are not able to view the answer or explanation. Upon completing the exam, you will be provided with your score and a detailed break down of questions answered incorrectly along with the correct answer choice. 

 Online Exam Features

  • Flash Card Study Mode
  • Exam Simulation Mode
  • Answers and Explanations Included
  • Graphics Optimized for Online Display
  • Updates Included
  • Newest Update Questions Always Available
  • Study History Available to Student
  • Ability to mark questions and return to them
  • Running tally of your score
  • Detailed report upon completion with correct answers

International Residential Code 

The International Residential Code (IRC) is published by International Code Council (ICC) and should accompany the B1 Exam Prep Manual. The B1 Residential Building Inspector Certification Exam administered by ICC is an open book exam. Exam applicants must provide their own copies of the IRC. The IRC (softbound copy) may be purchased from us at a discount.

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Provide each student with the Best Quality, Low Cost, up-to-date study materials and Personal Attention to ensure their successful course completion and obtaining Professional License or Certification of their choice.