Examinations are administered
by the division and cover the provisions of the Oregon Residential Specialty Code,
excluding electrical, plumbing. and mechanical.
Individuals must score
a minimum of 75 percent to successfully pass the exam. If an applicant fails the
examination, it may be taken again (there is no waiting period) by resubmitting
an application form with the required $150 fee. Application fees are nonrefundable.
approval of a master builder application, BCD will send a letter authorizing you
to sit for the Master Builder Certification examination at one of these locations.
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The Master Builder Program allows certified master builders
to perform plan reviews and required verifications that the building official
has waived. Individuals participating in this program must complete a division
approved training program, and pass an examination covering the Oregon Residential
The exam covers following subject areas:
Chimneys and Fireplaces Roof coverings
Decay and Termite Protection Site inspections or conditions
conservation Wall construction, assemblies and coverings
and foundations Wood and metal framing
Type of Examination: Master Builder
Time allowed: 4 hours
of Questions: 100
Open/Closed Book: Open
Minimum Grade: 75%
The references listed below may help candidates to prepare for
1. Oregon Residential Specialty Code
A silent, non-printing, non-programmable calculator.
Applicants may find
the above references available here.