General Contractors License



Tuition:                        $4,200 ($350 per month)

Material/Books:            $350                               

Duration:                      288 clock hours (12 months)                

Prerequisites:                   High School Diploma

Start: 5/7/17                  End: 4/29/18

Classroom # 202

Equipment used by instructor and student:  Books.

The passing score to earn a certificate is 70% or higher on final exam.

License Requirements

In order to submit application for the exams, applicants must:

-        complete the Business and Law course,

-        have 4 years of experience as a journeyman, foreman or supervisor, contractor, or an owner-builder,

-        have a working capital of at least $2,500 and

-        file a bond with the Registrar in the amount of $10,000.

Applying to get your License

The exam fee is included with the $300 application fee. The initial license fee for two years is an additional $180. An application for licensure can be obtained from the California Contractors State License Board by calling 1-800-321-2752.

Work That Can Be Done Under This License

A General Building Contractors License in California is required for projects that exceed $500. A General Building Contractor in California is principally involved with any structure built that is for the support, shelter, and enclosure of persons, animals, chattels, or moveable property of any kind that requires in its construction the use of at least two unrelated trades.

Course Description: This coursepreparesstudent for the Contractors StateLicenseBoards (C.S.L.B) license.  The course covers:

-        Business  law: Businessorganization, Businessfinancial, Employmentrequirements, Bonds,insurancesand liens, Contract requirementsand execution, Licensingrequirements, Safetyrequirements, Publicworks

-        Trade:Thecodes, structuresandsafety regulationsrelatingtotheclassification of the licenses they want toget. Candidate willlearntoreadtheblue prints,dotheestimation withvarious projects. Candidatewilllearntest strategiesandpracticetests oncomputer togetfamiliarwithtestformatsforreal examination.



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