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These ADD CONTRACTOR CLASSIFICATION KITs include the "Contractors Trade Course" required to add an additional California State License Classification to your existing license. KITs include the Study Manual with the lectures available on DVD, CD, or Both. KITs also include a Licensing Checklist, the Applications, and Hundreds of Practice Exam Questions with answers and explanations. You will also get access to our Online Exam Preparation Center from which you can test yourself repeatedly right up to the day of your State Exam. In addition, we will assist you and review your Application before you send it to the State. KITs may very base on the Lecture DVDs, CDs, Assistance, and Guarantee.
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DetailsB01 - General Building Contractor (a) Except as provided in this section, a general building contractor is a contractor whose principal contracting business is in connection with any structure built, being built, or to be built, for the support, shelter, and enclosure of persons, animals, chattels, or movable property of any kind, requiring in its construction the use of at least two unrelated building trades or crafts, or to do or superintend the whole or any part thereof.
This does not include anyone who merely furnishes materials or supplies under Section 7045 without fabricating them into, or consuming them in the performance of the work of the general building contractor.
(b) A general building contractor may take a prime contract or a subcontract for a framing or carpentry project. However, a general building contractor shall not take a prime contract for any project involving trades other than framing or carpentry unless the prime contract requires at least two unrelated building trades or crafts other than framing or carpentry, or unless the general building contractor holds the appropriate license classification or subcontracts with an appropriately licensed specialty contractor to perform the work. A general building contractor shall not take a subcontract involving trades other than framing or carpentry, unless the subcontract requires at least two unrelated trades or crafts other than framing or carpentry, or unless the general building contractor holds the appropriate license classification. The general building contractor may not count framing or carpentry in calculating the two unrelated trades necessary in order for the general building contractor to be able to take a prime contract or subcontract for a project involving other trades.
(c) No general building contractor shall contract for any project that includes the "C-16" Fire Protection classification as provided for in Section 7026.12 or the "C-57" Well Drilling classification as provided for in Section 13750.5 of the Water Code, unless the general building contractor holds the specialty license or subcontracts with the appropriately licensed specialty contractor.
- Course Covers
1. PLANNING AND ESTIMATING (25%)
Scope of work and code compliance
Design and construction error identification
Shop drawing and plans and specifications preparation
Field inspection performance
Coordination of project
Cost estimation for materials, equipment, and labor
2. FRAMING AND STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS (25%)
Sub-floor and wall framing
Seismic and load requirements
Siding and stucco
3. CORE TRADES (25%)
Earthwork and surveying
Insulation, acoustical, and weatherproofing
4. FINISH TRADES (16%)
Painting, staining, coating, and interior wall covering
Plaster, drywall and ceilings
Windows, skylights, and doors
5. SAFETY (9%)
Work site safety
- Table of Contents
TABLE OF CONTENTS
General Building Contractor
General Building Exam
Uniform Building Code
Carpentry & Roofing
Electrical (Including National Electrical Code)
Plumbing (Including Uniform Plumbing Code)
HVAC (Including Uniform Mechanical Code)
Drywall, Plaster & Insulation
Painting and Decorating Finish Work
Energy Conservation Standards
Health & Safety Orders
General Building Review Questions
- Sample Questions
1. What is the standard depth of kitchen base cabinets?
24 inches *
2. What is the volume of a cylinder if the diameter equals 3 feet and the length equals 12 feet?
a. 36 cubic feet
b. 84.78 cubic feet *
c. 226.08 cubic feet
d. 339.12 cubic feet
3. In determining the size and type of foundation footing required, which of the following factors should be considered?
a. Placement of anchor bolts
b. Type of reinforcing steel used
c. Type of forming material used
d. Soil bearing capacity *