Contractor License FAQs
A contractor is a builder. Anyone who takes a job for a fee over $500 dollars is required by law to be a contractor. Contractors can be licensed as general engineering contractors, general builders, or in more specialized trades, such as framing, well drilling, landscaping, or masonry. Contractors dig foundations, frame housing, install roofing, install plumbing and electrical systems, hang drywall, paint, and can perform many other jobs. Upon completion of the trade and law portions of the contractor's licensing course, and receipt of a California State Contractor's License, you may work in any and all trades you're licensed for.
Are you wondering how to become a general contractor with your busy schedule and personal obligations? Distance learning allows you to take the class when you have the time! You don't need to rush home from a hard day's work just to get to a crowded classroom on time. With Allied's distance education courses, you don't need to pay for babysitting, parking, extra gas, or wasted time. You may take up to a year to complete Allied's California Contractor Licensing Course in your spare time. Allied's Student Services Department is only a phone call away!
Allied offers trade-specific materials and live student support at affordable prices! Allied Business Schools has been educating contractors since 1992, and offers a full-time Student Services Department that can be reached by phone or email. You don't have to talk to a machine and wait forever for a response. With our student services staff and trained career counselors the help you need is only a phone call away!
Jobs over $500 require licensure in each specific trade, as well as passing the law portion of the state contractor license exam. Contractors may be licensed in:
Absolutely! Home owners are always making repairs to their houses and you can be the contractor that gets the work. Enroll today to:
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