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We offer comprehensive options for people trying to study for the contractors licensing test. Our In-School Live Program and Do-It-Yourself Program are specifically tailored to fit your existing schedule.

Preparing for the contractors license exam can be a very difficult process. Between work and the daily grind, you need to find study materials, make time to prepare, and correctly fill out the proper applications—and that’s before you even take the examination.

Contractors License Resource Group takes pride in clearing up the clutter and making the process as simple as possible. CLRG’s contractors state license school provides you with the best tools and resources in order to pass the state license exam the very first time.

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In School Live Program

Our most thorough contractors license course program is the in-school option. It includes unlimited school use, test prep, and personal weekly communication from a school director.

This option provides the best tools for your success on the examination. It also helps you connect with other future contractors, creating networks for a stronger business.

This contractors license class presents you with the opportunity to personally interact with experts in various contractor-related fields.

The program includes:

  • Law and Business Book
  • Law and Business Video Lectures(Complete Guidance through the Law Book)
  • Law and Business Workbook
  • Over 600 Law and Business Questions withDetailed Explanations
  • Live Law and Business Classes(Unlimited)
  • 6 Hour Live Law and Business Crash Course
  • Trade Book
  • Trade Video Lectures
  • Over 600 Trade Questions with DetailedExplanations and Formulas
  • 1 YEAR Of Law and Trade Online Practice Test(Over 1,000 Questions)
  • Health & Safety Booklet and Video Lecture
  • Math Review Video Lecture
  • Unlimited School use for Law Review, Self Studying, and Computer Testing
  • Weekly Personal Reminders from School Director
    (A Little Extra Push!)
  • Business Planning and Marketing Seminar
    (4-Hour Seminar)
  • Complete CSLB Application Processing
    (4-Hour Seminar)
  • Business Planning and Marketing Seminar
    (4-Hour Seminar)
  • Complete CSLB Application Processing
  • Contractors License Orientation
  • CLRG Test Taking Tips
  • CSLB Application Orientation
    (App Process, Audits and Time Frames)

DO IT YOURSELF PROGRAM

Life is busy. Between bids, jobs, and the hustle and bustle of daily life,
making time for study and class work can feel like another full time job.
That’s why CLRG offers the flexibility of at home study as one of its many
course options. Choosing this option allows students the ability to study
from the comforts of home and on their own time.

Just because it’s called the at home study doesn’t mean you’re alone. We
provide weekly reminders and encouragement. Our directors and
consultants are always available for help and guidance on a variety of
topics, like the enrollment process, the examination, and even beyond.

The program includes:

  • Law and Business Book
  • Law and Business Video Lectures
    (Complete Guidance through the Law Book)
  • Law and Business Workbook
  • Over 600 Law and Business Questions with Detailed Explanations
  • Trade Book
  • Trade Video Lectures
  • Over 600 Trade Questions with Detailed
    Explanations and Formulas
  • 1 YEAR Of Law and Trade Online Practice Test
    (Over 1,000 Questions)
  • Health & Safety Booklet and Video Lecture
  • Math Review Video Lecture
  • Weekly Personal Reminders From School Director
    (A Little Extra Push!)
  • Director Support
  • Complete CSLB Application Processing
  • Contractors License Orientation Booklet
  • CLRG Test Taking Tips
  • Free Shipping & Handling

Seminars

From marketing to management, Contractors License Resource Group’s seminars strengthen your skill set as a contractor and increase the tools available for you to grow your business and increase your earning potential.

Law and Business Crash Course

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Prepare for your Law & Business Exam through our workbooks, seminars, and exam guides.

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Business Planning & Marketing

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Learn how to create a business plan and market your business from an instructor with over 25 years as a successful contractor.

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Blueprint Reading

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Become a proficient blueprint reader through this 16-hour seminar that focuses on data analyzation and problem solving.

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Mold Certification

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Get a mold certification and learn about indoor air quality, mold types, building and material science, and more.

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Estimating for Contractors

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Master estimating and bids through a course that teaches you how to estimate labor, materials, and other costs.

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EPA Lead Certification

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Discover renovator and repair guides, initial lead dust sampling classes, and painting rules with our EPA certification course.

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Classifications

Stacking or adding multiple contractor classifications to your original license is an effective way to expand your business potential and attract a larger customer base. Contractors License Resource Group offers unlimited school use, trade study material, and assists you on additional license applications.

A Quick Overview of Trades

The Contractors State Licensing Board (CSLB) considers 43 Trade Classifications, plus Limited Specialties. While one trade is no more or less essential than the next, it’s very important that you obtain trade certifications that you can apply to your current specialization.

There are three types of trades: General, Specialty, and Limited Specialty. General includes two types of trades, General A Engineering and General B Building. There are 41 combined Specialty and Limited Specialty Trades under the C and C61 Trades, which include the D Trade categories. There are different requirements for each Trade type, so working with an experienced school to learn what you need is crucial.

General

  • General A – Engineering
  • General B – Building

D Trade Categories

  • D03 - Awnings
  • D04 - Central Vacuum Systems
  • D06 - Concrete Related Services
  • D09 - Drilling, Blasting, Oil Field
  • D10 - Elevated Floors
  • D12 - Synthetic Products
  • D16 - Hardware, Locks, & Safes
  • D21 - Machinery & Pumps
  • D24 - Metal Products
  • D28 - Doors, Gates, Activating Devices
  • D29 - Paperhanging
  • D30 - Pile Driving, Pres. Foun. Jack
  • D31 - Pole Installation & Maintenance
  • D34 - Prefabricated Equipment
  • D35 - Pool & Spa Maintenance
  • D38 - Sand & Water Blasting
  • D39 - Scaffolding
  • D40 - Service Station Equip/Maint.
  • D41 - Siding & Decking
  • D42 - Non-Electrical Sign Installations
  • D49 - Tree Service
  • D50 - Suspended Ceilings
  • D52 - Window Coverings
  • D53 - Wood Tanks
  • D56 - Trenching Only
  • D59 - Hydroseed Spraying
  • D62 - Air & Water Balancing
  • D63 - Construction Clean-Up
  • D64 - Non-Specialized
  • D65 - Weatherization & Energy Conservation

Miscellaneous

  • ASB - Asbestos Certification
  • HAZ - Hazardous Substance Removal
  • C61 - Limited Specialty (Law Exam Only)

Specialty and Limited Specialty

  • C-2 - Insulation & Acoustical Contractor
  • C-4 - Boiler, Hot Water Heating, Steam Fitting
  • C-5 - Framing & Rough Carpentry
  • C-6 - Cabinet, Millwork, & Finish Carpentry
  • C-7 - Low Voltage Systems Contractor
  • C-8 - Concrete Contractor
  • C-9 - Drywall Contractor
  • C10 - Electrical Contractor
  • C11 - Elevator Contractor
  • C12 - Earthwork & Paving Contractors
  • C13 - Fencing Contractor
  • C15 - Flooring & Floor Covering Contractors
  • C16 - Fire Protection Contractor
  • C17 - Glazing Contractor
  • C20 - Warm-Air Heating, Ventilating, AC
  • C21 - Building Moving/Demolition
  • C23 - Ornamental Metal Contractor
  • C27 - Landscaping Contractor
  • C28 - Lock & Security Equipment
  • C29 - Masonry Contractor
  • C31 - Construction Zone Traffic Control
  • C32 - Parking & Highway Improvement
  • C33 - Painting & Decorating Contractor
  • C34 - Pipeline Contractor
  • C35 - Lathing & Plastering Contractor
  • C36 - Plumbing Contractor
  • C38 - Refrigeration Contractor
  • C39 - Roofing Contractor
  • C42 - Sanitation System Contractor
  • C43 - Sheet Metal Contractor
  • C45 - Sign Contractor
  • C46 - Solar Contractor
  • C47 - General Manufactured Housing
  • C50 - Reinforcing Steel Contractor
  • C51 - Structural Steel Contractor
  • C53 - Swimming Pool Contractor
  • C54 - Ceramic & Mosaic Tile Contractor
  • C55 - Water Conditioning Contractor
  • C57 - Water Well Drilling Contractor
  • C60 - Welding Contractor
  • C61 - Limited Specialty

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