Even before you enroll, our Educational Support Department will be happy to explain the requirements you need to meet in order to be in compliance with the California State Contractors License Board. The following are general guidelines. This information is taken directly from the CSLB web site (www.cslb.ca.gov). Your situation may involve special circumstances, please call us with any questions you may have.
Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. At least four (4) years of experience (within the ten years immediately before the filing of the application) is required to qualify for the exam. Credit for experience is required to qualify for the exam. Credit for experience is given only for experience as a journeyman, foreman, supervising employee, contractor, or owner-builder. These are defined as follows:
You may receive credit for technical training, apprenticeship training, or education instead of a portion of the required four years of practical experience. At least one year must be practical experience. You must provide written documentation of any training or education claimed in place of experience. Acceptable documentation includes copies of apprenticeship certificates and college transcripts.