Obtain Your License

Pursuing a career in the Construction field? Study at home for your California Construction license exam with our fully online, user-friendly, and self-paced course.

 

  • California Law and Business Exam Review

    $219.99

    Student’s enrolled in the Law and Business course will receive the following items: Online Practice Tests, Law and Business Manual, Audio/Video Lectures, Law and Business Practice Exams, Law and Business Computer-Assisted Practice Tests.

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Requirements To Complete

Requirements to Obtaining Your License

  • contractor's license in California is required for projects that exceed $500.
  • To become a licensed contractor, candidates will have to sit for two exams: law and business; and their trade.
  • Pre-approval from the state is required to sit for the examination.

Exam Details

  • The California Law and Business Exam has approximately 100 questions and a time limit of 2 and 1/2 hours.
  • A 72% is required to pass.
  • Topics on the exam include company start-up procedures; human resources; general business requirements; insurance and bonds; pre-contract considerations; proposals and contracts; contract compliance; public works; safety; and legal.
  • The exam fee is included with the $300 application fee.
  • After the board has approved your application, they will inform you of the testing date.

Books and References for the Exam

All exams in California are closed book.

How It Works

1

Obtain pre-approval from the state (if applicable).

2

Purchase Exam Prep materials.

3

Schedule and pass your state exams.

4

Submit to the state your application, licensing fee, and proof of insurance.