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The NHBRC test is an open computer book assessment test that consists of 25 multiple choice questions.

It’s divided into 5 sections of 5 marks each that include Foundation, Walling, Roofing, Substructure as well as General type questions.

It’s based on parts 1,2 & 3 of the home builder’s manual which is sold by the NHBRC at a price of R 3,168.15.

We also rent out this book at a price of R 1,800 plus the answer sheet to the example NHBRC questions set out below.

If you have already bought the book, we can still sell you the answer sheets for R 600, which can be accessed by clicking here, once you have paid for the code to access them (see instructions below).

Please note that apart from the home builders manual, you are not allowed to take any other study materials into the examination room including the example questions set out below.

In order to increase your chances of passing the NHBRC exam, you are advised to practice the questions & answers set out below using the home builders manual to as much as possible.

We can also assist you with the full NHBRC registration process.

This includes the application, booking of the examination test date as well as collecting of the certificate on behalf of your company.

However, note that this facilitation service is only available to clients who can personally be available to us in the Gauteng area.


To obtain the code to the practice answer sheets above, please pay R 600 into our FNB Fixonate account no 62815746378, Mall of Africa branch code 240129 or use the FNB universal code 250655.

Use your cellphone number as the payment reference and a code will be SMS’ed to your cellphone number.

Please note that if we do not send you the CODE immediately, call us immediately on 0721524361.


We can assist you with a full NHBRC registration service including the booking & training for the NHBRC registration test but only if you can personally be available in the Gauteng area (Pretoria or Johannesburg).

To assist with your NHBRC registration certificate, we shall need the following documents.

You can email them to

  • CK/CM Company registration documents
  • Bank confirmation letter
  • ID Copies
  • Proof of address


Click here to identify a postnet store closest to you and also to track your overnight delivery of the part 1, 2 & 3 home builder’s manual if you have ordered one.

Alternatively delivery can be arranged around Gauteng or you can collect from our offices in Midrand.



CoSpace Office Park, NO 41 Brand Road, Midrand, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 1682.