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A - General A Engineering - Plan 1: Easy Companion Guide
  General-A Engineering Home Study Guide 072908
 
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The General A Engineering Easy Companion Guide is an online home study guide that you can either download once or access from your home computer through the CSLS website. This study guide provides a comprehensive review of the most important General A exam topics and includes over 400 practice questions for your study. Highlights of this study guide include: Review of Elementary Mathematics geared toward preparing you for the types of math related questions that will appear on the State Examination, review of the various types of plans and standard diagrams the State requires students to be familiar with, review of important Symbols (General and Electrical) and what each represents and why it is important, review of Engineering Estimating, Glossary of General A related terms, review if important construction Safety topics, and General A Engineering Exam Practice Questions. Note: This program prepares experienced workers for the CA Contractors License Exam. Only those individuals who currently meet the required years of on-the-job trade experience for the CA Contractors License Exams should participate in this program. This program is not a replacement for technical training or apprenticeship programs.
   
             
             
             
             
A - General A Engineering - Plan 2: Home Study Guide WITH
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  General-A Engineering Home Study Guide 072908
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ASB - Asbestos Abatement Easy Companion Guide
  ASB - Asbestos Cert
 
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The Asbestos Abatement Contractor Easy Companion Guide is an online home study guide that you can either download once or access from your home computer through the CSLS website. This study guide brings together the essential information needed to prepare you for the trade portion of the CA Contractors License Exam. Included in the study guide are: types of asbestos; important measurement formulas; deciding on a course of action; asbestos sampling; abatement methods; abatement start-up; containment; decontamination; negative air systems; clean-up; abatement methods for small jobs; asbestos-related medical risks; respirator use; summary of asbestos-related law; EPA’s Guidance for Controlling Asbestos-Containing Materials in Buildings; glossary of asbestos-related terms; and, the California Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest. This study guide does not contain exam practice questions. Online practice exams for Asbestos Abatement are available and may be purchased on our website. Note: Our program prepares experienced workers for the CA Contractors License Exam. Only those individuals who currently meet the required years of on-the-job trade experience for the CA Contractors License Exam should participate in this program. This program is not a replacement for technical training or apprenticeship programs.
   
             
             
             
             
B - General B Building - Plan 1: Contractor Easy Companion Guide
  General B - Section A
  General B - Section B
 
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The General B Easy Companion Guide can either be downloaded once or accessed from your home computer through the CSLS website. Section A covers major building systems: Excavation & Grading, Concrete, Framing, Roofing/Metal Roofing, Insulation Materials, Drywall, Painting, Finish Carpentry, Plumbing, Msonry, Plaster & Plastering, Electrical, HVAC, Building Codes:Uniform Building Code, ICC/IRC & IBC,Construction Safety Orders, Title 24 & CA DSA Interpretation of Regulations,Glossary of Terms & Concepts. Section B contains over 300 practice questions grouped together according to key topics and building systems: General Building, Safety, Carpentry, Electrical, Concrete, Masonry, Plumbing, HVAC, Drywall/Plastering & Roofing.
   
             
             
             
             
B - General B Building - Plan 2: Home Study Guide WITH
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  General B - Section A
  General B - Section B
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C-10 Electrical Contractor Easy Companion Guide
  C10 Home Study Guide
 
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The C-10 Electrical Contractor Easy Companion Guide is an online home study guide that you can either download once or access from your home computer through the CSLS website. This study guide brings together the essential information needed to prepare you for the trade portion of the CA Contractors License Exam. The practice questions in the guide break down the content of the exam by topic areas to help you schedule your review time to balance out strengths and weaknesses. Included in the study guide are:Current CSLB Study Guide, Basic Electrical Theory, DC/AC, Protective Devices, Tools and Equipment, Building Wiring Color Codes, C10 Electrical Terms and Definitions, California Construction Safety Orders Common to All Trades, and, Over 200 practice exam questions. Note: Our program prepares experienced workers for the CA Contractors License Exam. Only those individuals who currently meet the required years of on-the-job trade experience for the CA Contractors License Exam should participate in this program. This program is not a replacement for technical training or apprenticeship programs.
   
             
             
             
             
C-11 Elevator Contractor Easy Companion Guide
  C11 Elevator
 
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The C-11 Elevator Contractor Easy Companion Guide is an online home study guide that you can either download once or access from your home computer through the CSLS website. This study guide brings together the essential information needed to prepare you for the trade portion of the CA Contractors License Exam. Included in the study guide are: trade related measurements and math; architectural scale; construction safety orders; elevator safety orders; and, elevator trade related glossary. This study guide does not contain exam practice questions. Online practice exams for C-11 Elevator are available and may be purchased on our website. Note: Our program prepares experienced workers for the CA Contractors License Exam. Only those individuals who currently meet the required years of on-the-job trade experience for the CA Contractors License Exam should participate in this program. This program is not a replacement for technical training or apprenticeship programs.
   
             
             
             
             
C-12 Earthwork & Paving Easy Companion Guide
  C12 Earthwork & Paving
 
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The C-12 Earthwork and Paving Contractor Easy Companion Guide is an online home study guide that you can either download once or access from your home computer through the CSLS website. This study guide brings together the essential information needed to prepare you for the trade portion of the CA Contractors License Exam. The practice questions in the guide break down the content of the exam by topic areas to help you schedule your review time to balance out strengths and weaknesses. Included in the study guide are:CSLB C12 Exam Study Guide, Review of Earthwork and Paving terms, definitions, methods, machinery and equipment; processes of excavation, grading and removal; Contour Drawings, Crows Feet, Screed Settings; Problems in Earthwork and Paving Estimating; Earthwork and Paving Estimating Safety; Over 100 Exam Practice Questions; Construction Safety Orders. Note: Our program prepares experienced workers for the CA Contractors License Exam. Only those individuals who currently meet the required years of on-the-job trade experience for the CA Contractors License Exam should participate in this program. This program is not a replacement for technical training or apprenticeship programs.
   
             
             
             
             
C-15 Flooring, Floor Covering Easy Companion Guide
  C15 Flooring and Floor Covering
 
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The C-15 Flooring and Floor Covering Contractor Easy Companion Guide is an online home study guide that you can either download once or access from your home computer through the CSLS website. This study guide brings together the essential information needed to prepare you for the trade portion of the CA Contractors License Exam. The practice questions in the guide break down the content of the exam by topic areas to help you schedule your review time to balance out strengths and weaknesses. Included in the study guide are:CSLB C15 Exam Study Guide,Safety, Tools, Adhesives, Carpet Constructions, Surface Fibers, Padding, Flooring Types, Terrazzo, American Woods, Imported Woods, Types of Wood Floor, Installation, Resilient Flooring, Finished Hardwood, Flooring Math, Flooring Estimating. Over 200 Exam Practice Questions,Construction Safety Orders. Note: Our program prepares experienced workers for the CA Contractors License Exam. Only those individuals who currently meet the required years of on-the-job trade experience for the CA Contractors License Exam should participate in this program. This program is not a replacement for technical training or apprenticeship programs.
   
             
             
             
             
C-16 Fire Protection Easy Companion Guide
  C16 Fire Protection
 
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The C-16 Fire Protection Contractor Easy Companion Guide is an online home study guide that you can either download once or access from your home computer through the CSLS website. This study guide brings together the essential information needed to prepare you for the trade portion of the CA Contractors License Exam. The practice questions in the guide break down the content of the exam by topic areas to help you schedule your review time to balance out strengths and weaknesses. Included in the study guide are:CSLB C16 Exam Study Guide,Review of Fire Protection Terms, Definitions Abbreviations and Symbols,Fire Sprinkler Systems, Materials and Water Sources,Types of Fire Suppression Systems,Types of Fire Detection Systems, Summaries of NFPA 13, NFPA 14, NFPA 24,Plan Symbols, Review of Water and Water Properties. Over 50 Exam Practice Questions (NFPA Code Related)and Construction Safety Orders Note: Our program prepares experienced workers for the CA Contractors License Exam. Only those individuals who currently meet the required years of on-the-job trade experience for the CA Contractors License Exam should participate in this program. This program is not a replacement for technical training or apprenticeship programs.
   
             
             
             
             
C-17 Glazing Contractor Easy Companion Guide
  C17 Glazing
 
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The C-17 Glazing Contractor Easy Companion Guide is an online home study guide that you can either download once or access from your home computer through the CSLS website. This study guide brings together the essential information needed to prepare you for the trade portion of the CA Contractors License Exam. The practice questions in the guide break down the content of the exam by topic areas to help you schedule your review time to balance out strengths and weaknesses. Included in the study guide are:CSLB C17 Exam Study Guide, Review of Glazing terms, definitions, installation, machinery and equipment; Primary and Fabricated Glass Products;Frames and Framing;Glass Door Related Building Codes;Fire Resistance for Windows and Glass Doors;Glass & Glazing; Types of Windows;General and Specific Guidelines for Glazing;Working with Mirrors; Over 100 Exam Practice Questions; Construction Safety Orders. Note: Our program prepares experienced workers for the CA Contractors License Exam. Only those individuals who currently meet the required years of on-the-job trade experience for the CA Contractors License Exam should participate in this program. This program is not a replacement for technical training or apprenticeship programs.
   
             
             
             
             
C-2 Insulation & Acoustical - Plan 1: Easy Companion Guide
  C02 Insulation
 
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The C-2 Insulation and Acoustical Contractor Easy Companion Guide is an online home study guide that you can either download once or access from your home computer through the CSLS website. This study guide brings together the essential information needed to prepare you for the trade portion of the CA Contractors License Exam. Included in the study guide are: Insulation and Acoustical related math; insulation principles; insulating materials; CERCDC Energy Conservation Standards; SCGC Standards; Acoustics; Acoustical Ceiling Systems; and, Health and Safety Orders. This study guide does not contain exam practice questions. Online practice exams for C-2 Insulation and Acoustical are available and may be purchased on our website. Note: Our program prepares experienced workers for the CA Contractors License Exam. Only those individuals who currently meet the required years of on-the-job trade experience for the CA Contractors License Exam should participate in this program. This program is not a replacement for technical training or apprenticeship programs.
   
             
             
             
             
C-2 Insulation & Acoustical - Plan 2: Home Study Guide WITH
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  C02 Insulation
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C-20 HVAC Contractor Easy Companion Guide
  C20 HVAC
 
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The C-20 Warm-Air Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning Contractor Easy Companion Guide is an online home study guide that you can either download once or access from your home computer through the CSLS website. This study guide brings together the essential information needed to prepare you for the trade portion of the CA Contractors License Exam. The practice questions in the guide break down the content of the exam by topic areas to help you schedule your review time to balance out strengths and weaknesses. Included in the study guide are: CSLB C20 Exam Study Guide, HVAC Related Mechanical Code, Basic HVAC Math, HVAC Measurement Conversions, Related Terms, Symbols and Reference Tables, Over 175 Exam Practice Questions,Construction Safety Orders. Note: Our program prepares experienced workers for the CA Contractors License Exam. Only those individuals who currently meet the required years of on-the-job trade experience for the CA Contractors License Exam should participate in this program. This program is not a replacement for technical training or apprenticeship programs.
   
             
             
             
             
C-27 Landscaping Contractor Easy Companion Guide
  C27 Landscaping Study Guide
 
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The C-27 Landscaping Contractor Easy Companion Guide is an online home study guide that you can either download once or access from your home computer through the CSLS website. This study guide brings together the essential information needed to prepare you for the trade portion of the CA Contractors License Exam. The practice questions in the guide break down the content of the exam by topic areas to help you schedule your review time to balance out strengths and weaknesses. Included in the study guide are: Review and Glossary of Botanical Names, Abbreviations and Symbols Common to Landscape Plans, Glossary of Landscape Specific Terms & Definitions, Review of Landscape Specific Math & Estimating, Review of Sprinkler System Components, Valves & Heads, Landscape Safety, California Construction Safety Orders Common to All Trades, and, Over 200 practice exam questions. Note: Our program prepares experienced workers for the CA Contractors License Exam. Only those individuals who currently meet the required years of on-the-job trade experience for the CA Contractors License Exam should participate in this program. This program is not a replacement for technical training or apprenticeship programs.
   
             
             
             
             
C-29 Masonry Contractor Easy Companion Guide
  C29 Masonry
 
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The C-29 Masonry Contractor Easy Companion Guide is an online home study guide that you can either download once or access from your home computer through the CSLS website. This study guide brings together the essential information needed to prepare you for the trade portion of the CA Contractors License Exam. The practice questions in the guide break down the content of the exam by topic areas to help you schedule your review time to balance out strengths and weaknesses. Included in the study guide are: CSLB C50 Exam Study Guide, Review of Masonry terms, definitions, installation, machinery and equipment including: Brick & Other Clay Units; Guide Specification, Reinforced Grouted Brick Masonry; Arches; Concrete Masonry Building Codes; Concrete Masonry Guide to Specifications; Reinforcing Steel Guide to Specifications; Veneer; Veneer Excerpts from UBC; Fireplaces Glossary of Terms, Fireplaces Energy Conservation, Fireplaces Chimneys, Fireplaces Code Excerpts; Scaffolds & Safety; Mortar; Analysis of Revisions to UBC; Mixes & Mix Materials; Over 45 Exam Practice Questions; Construction Safety Orders Note: Our program prepares experienced workers for the CA Contractors License Exam. Only those individuals who currently meet the required years of on-the-job trade experience for the CA Contractors License Exam should participate in this program. This program is not a replacement for technical training or apprenticeship programs.
   
             
             
             
             
C-33 Painting and Decorating Easy Companion Guide
  C33 Painting and Decorating
 
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The C-33 Painting and Decorating Contractor Easy Companion Guide is an online home study guide that you can either download once or access from your home computer through the CSLS website. This study guide brings together the essential information needed to prepare you for the trade portion of the CA Contractors License Exam. The practice questions in the guide break down the content of the exam by topic areas to help you schedule your review time to balance out strengths and weaknesses. Included in the study guide are:Review and Glossary of Terms Common to Painting and Decorating, Prevention and Control of Workplace Hazards, Workplace Hazard Reporting, Personal Protective Equipment, Safety and Health Signage and Tags, Hazard Communication, Noise Safety, Asbestos Management Program, Housekeeping Guidelines, California Construction Safety Orders Common to All Trades, and, Over 200 practice exam questions. Note: Our program prepares experienced workers for the CA Contractors License Exam. Only those individuals who currently meet the required years of on-the-job trade experience for the CA Contractors License Exam should participate in this program. This program is not a replacement for technical training or apprenticeship programs.
   
             
             
             
             
C-35 Lath & Plaster Easy Companion Guide
  C35 Lath & Plaster
 
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The C-35 Lath and Plaster Contractor Easy Companion Guide is an online home study guide that you can either download once or access from your home computer through the CSLS website. This study guide brings together the essential information needed to prepare you for the trade portion of the CA Contractors License Exam. The practice questions in the guide break down the content of the exam by topic areas to help you schedule your review time to balance out strengths and weaknesses. Included in the study guide are:CSLB C35 Exam Study Guide,Introduction to Portland Cement (Stucco), Lath & Plastering Terms and Definitions, Tools for Plastering, Properties of Plaster, Lath & Plastering Materials, Bases, Mixtures, Various Application Methods, Special Applications, Care & Maintenance of Plaster, Plaster Estimating, Over 100 Exam Practice Questions (NFPA Code Related), Construction Safety Orders Note: Our program prepares experienced workers for the CA Contractors License Exam. Only those individuals who currently meet the required years of on-the-job trade experience for the CA Contractors License Exam should participate in this program. This program is not a replacement for technical training or apprenticeship programs.
   
             
             
             
             
C-36 Plumbing Contractor Easy Companion Guide
  C36 Plumbing Home Study Guide
 
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The C-36 Plumbing Contractor Easy Companion Guide is an online home study guide that you can either download once or access from your home computer through the CSLS website. This study guide brings together the essential information needed to prepare you for the trade portion of the CA Contractors License Exam. The practice questions in the guide break down the content of the exam by topic areas to help you schedule your review time to balance out strengths and weaknesses. Included in the study guide are:CSLB C36 Exam Study Guide, Review of Plumbing Terms and Symbols,Copper and Other Piping, Backflow Prevention, Water Pressure and Flow, Grease Interceptors, Water Heaters and Boilers, Sewage Ejectors, Wastewater Pumps, Centrifugal and Recirculating Pumps, Vents and Traps, Total Drainage, Plumbing System Components, Unvented Systems, Guidelines for Solar Energy Water and Home Heating, over 190 Exam Practice Questions,and Construction Safety Orders. Note: Our program prepares experienced workers for the CA Contractors License Exam. Only those individuals who currently meet the required years of on-the-job trade experience for the CA Contractors License Exam should participate in this program. This program is not a replacement for technical training or apprenticeship programs.
   
             
             
             
             
C-39 Roofing Contractor Easy Companion Guide
  C39 Roofing
 
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The C-39 Roofing Contractor Easy Companion Guide is an online home study guide that you can either download once or access from your home computer through the CSLS website. This study guide brings together the essential information needed to prepare you for the trade portion of the CA Contractors License Exam. The practice questions in the guide break down the content of the exam by topic areas to help you schedule your review time to balance out strengths and weaknesses. Included in the study guide are:CSLB C39 Exam Study Guide,Roofing Construction & Materials,Roofing Related Terms and Definitions,Exceptions to Standards in Roofing Construction,Roofing Specific Safety Issues,Over 250 Exam Practice Questions,Construction Safety Orders. Note: Our program prepares experienced workers for the CA Contractors License Exam. Only those individuals who currently meet the required years of on-the-job trade experience for the CA Contractors License Exam should participate in this program. This program is not a replacement for technical training or apprenticeship programs.
   
             
             
             
             
C-4 Boiler, Hot Water Heating And Steam Fitting - Plan 1: Companion Guide
  C-4 Boiler, Hot-Water Heating and Steam Fitting
 
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The C-4 Boiler, Hot-Water Heating and Steam Fitting Contractor Easy Companion Guide is an online home study guide that you can either download once or access from your home computer through the CSLS website. This study guide brings together the essential information needed to prepare you for the trade portion of the CA Contractors License Exam. Included in the study guide are: trade related measurements and math; abbreviations and definitions; symbols and stamps; boilers; boiler systems; piping systems; calculating linear expansion; safety valves; welding; weld tests; and, Health and Safety Orders. This study guide does not contain exam practice questions. Online practice exams for C-4 Boiler, Hot-Water Heating and Steam Fitting are available and may be purchased on our website. Note: Our program prepares experienced workers for the CA Contractors License Exam. Only those individuals who currently meet the required years of on-the-job trade experience for the CA Contractors License Exam should participate in this program. This program is not a replacement for technical training or apprenticeship programs.
   
             
             
             
             
C-4 Boiler, Hot Water Heating And Steam Fitting - Plan 2: Home Study Guide WITH
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C-46 Solar Contractor Easy Companion Guide
  C46 - 09 C46 Solar Exam Practice Questions
  C46 - 10 Description Appendix CD
  C46 - 11 Appendix CD Directory
  C46 - 13 Doc 02 OG300DOCUMENT 20090203
  C46 - 14 Doc 03 NABCEP Solar Thermal version
  C46 - 15 Doc 04 NABCEP PV version 4-2 april 2009
  C46 - 00 Introduction Solar Study Guide
  C46 - 01 Planning and Estimating
  C46 - 02 Solar Collector Installation_V3.pdf
  C46 - 03 Solar Thermal Installation
  C46 - 04 Solar PV Installation
  C46 - 05 Solar Service and Maintenance
  C46 - 06 Safety and CSO
  C46 - 07 C46 Solar Study Guide
  C46 - 08 C46 True-False Q&A
  C46 - 12 Doc 01 Guide to PV Design and Installation CEC
  C46 - 16 Doc 05 Section 1 Inserts V3
  C46 - 17 Doc 06 Section 2 Inserts V3
  C46 - 18 Doc 07 Section 3 Inserts V3
  C46 - 19 Doc 08 Section 4 Inserts V3
  C46 - 20 Doc 09 HiPerf Home Tech Solar Thermal and PV
  C46 - 21 Doc 10 02 Glossary C46
 
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C-46 Solar Contractor Easy Companion Guide is an online or downloadable study guide that brings together in one place the essential information needed to prepare you for the trade portion of the CA Contractors License Exams.

The technical review covers planning and estimating, solar collector installation, solar thermal installation, photovoltaic system installation, solar systems service and maintenance, and solar related safety.
Over 500 practice questions, multiple choice and true/false, in the guide break down the content of the exam by topic areas to help you schedule your review time to balance out strengths and weaknesses.
Partner this study guide with our Online Practice Exams and/or a live, instructor facilitated Trade Crash Course.

Visit www. contractorslicensingschools.com or 800 303-4691 for details and enrollment information.
Complete copies of the Resource and Background Material documents are included as an appendix to your study guide. The state exam will reference many of the diagrams, formulas and charts contained in these documents.

A Guide to Photovoltaic (PV) System Design and Installation, Consultant Report #500-01-020, California Energy Commission

SRCC Document OG-300, Solar Rating & Certification Corporation, Operating Guidelines and Minimum Standards for Certifying Solar Water Heating Systems, June 2008

Study Guide for Solar Water and Pool Heating System Installers, Version 1.1, June 2006, North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (www.nabcep.org)

Study Guide for Photovoltaic System Installers, Version 4.2, April 2009, North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (www.nabcep.org)

High-Performance Home Technologies: Solar Thermal and Photovoltaic Systems, US Department of Energy

Swimming Pool Solar Heating Systems Installation Manual for Aquatherm Industries Solar Collectors (used for illustration purposes only; use of this manual is not a recommendation or endorsement)

Photovoltaic Power Systems and the 2005 National Electrical Code: Suggested Practices, Jhn Wiles, Southwest Technology Development Institute, New Mexico State University, November 2008

Inspector Guidelines for PV Systems, Brooks Engineering, March 2006

Glossary of C46 Related Terms is an extensive review of solar contracting related terms and concepts
   
             
             
             
             
C-5 Carpentry - Plan 1: Easy Companion Guide
  C5 Carpentry Home Study Guide
 
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The C-5 Framing and Rough Carpentry Contractor Easy Companion Guide is an online home study guide that you can either download once or access from your home computer through the CSLS website. This study guide brings together the essential information needed to prepare you for the trade portion of the CA Contractors License Exam. The practice questions in the guide break down the content of the exam by topic areas to help you schedule your review time to balance out strengths and weaknesses. Included in the study guide are:CSLB C5 Exam Study Guide, Review of Wood/Lumber and types of Lumber, Fire Rating, Veneers, Adhesives, Stains and Finishes,WIC Standards, Uniform Building Code, Form Work, Connections, Roof Types, Trusses, Framing, Terms and Abbreviations common to Framing and Rough Carpentry, Over 100 Exam Practice Questions,Supplemental information on Miscellaneous IRC/IBC Requirements,Construction Safety Orders. Note: Our program prepares experienced workers for the CA Contractors License Exam. Only those individuals who currently meet the required years of on-the-job trade experience for the CA Contractors License Exam should participate in this program. This program is not a replacement for technical training or apprenticeship programs.
   
             
             
             
             
C-5 Carpentry - Plan 2: Home Study Guide WITH
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C-51 Structural Steel Easy Companion Guide
  C-51 Structural Steel
 
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The C-51 Structural Steel Contractor Easy Companion Guide is an online home study guide that you can either download once or access from your home computer through the CSLS website. This study guide brings together the essential information needed to prepare you for the trade portion of the CA Contractors License Exam. The practice questions in the guide break down the content of the exam by topic areas to help you schedule your review time to balance out strengths and weaknesses. Included in the study guide are:CSLB C51 Exam Study Guide, Review of Structural Steel terms, definitions, installation, machinery and equipment; Erection tools and diagrams; Grillages and Slabs; Bolts and Welds; Guy Derrick and Accessory construction equipment; derrick setup; jumping, planks and signals; jigger stick, Chicago boom, and jinni wink; Types of Cranes and Crane setup; Examples of estimating labor costs and production; Erecting Structural Steel structures; Hand Signals; Riveting; Welding; Structural and Architectural Drawings; Weld and Welding Symbols; Arc & Gas Weld Symbols; Extensive review of Safety and worker protection; Fire and Explosion prevention; Summary section on Metal Roofing,Over 100 Exam Practice Questions; Construction Safety Orders. Note: Our program prepares experienced workers for the CA Contractors License Exam. Only those individuals who currently meet the required years of on-the-job trade experience for the CA Contractors License Exam should participate in this program. This program is not a replacement for technical training or apprenticeship programs.
   
             
             
             
             
C-53 Swimming Pool/Spa Easy Companion Guide
  C-53 Swimming Pool/Spa
 
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The C-53 Swimming Pool/Spa Contractor Easy Companion Guide is an online home study guide that you can either download once or access from your home computer through the CSLS website. This study guide brings together the essential information needed to prepare you for the trade portion of the CA Contractors License Exam. The practice questions in the guide break down the content of the exam by topic areas to help you schedule your review time to balance out strengths and weaknesses. Included in the study guide are:CSLB C53 Exam Study Guide,Review of Swimming Pool terms, definitions, installation, machinery and equipment; Pool/Spa Planning and Design;Pool/Spa Hydraulics, Filtration, Pipework and Heating;Preparing an area for pool/spa installation and drainage;Pool/Spa construction sequence including excavation, framework, concrete, coping-decking, equipment installation, and, electrical connections; Issues in Pool/Spa subcontracting and outsourcing; Pool/Spa surround development; Pool/Spa component and construction illustrations and photos; Over 100 Exam Practice Questions; Construction Safety Orders. Note: Our program prepares experienced workers for the CA Contractors License Exam. Only those individuals who currently meet the required years of on-the-job trade experience for the CA Contractors License Exam should participate in this program. This program is not a replacement for technical training or apprenticeship programs.
   
             
             
             
             
C-54 Ceramic & Mosaic Tile Easy Companion Guide
  C54 Tile Study Guide
 
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The C-54 Ceramic and Mosaic Tile Contractor Easy Companion Guide is an online home study guide that you can either download once or access from your home computer through the CSLS website. This study guide brings together the essential information needed to prepare you for the trade portion of the CA Contractors License Exam. The practice questions in the guide break down the content of the exam by topic areas to help you schedule your review time to balance out strengths and weaknesses. Included in the study guide are: CSLB C54 Exam Study Guide, Ceramic and Mosaic Tile Terms to Know, Tile Estimating Problems and Diagrams,Stone Slab Fabrication and Installation,Over 250 Exam Practice Questions,Construction Safety Orders. Note: Our program prepares experienced workers for the CA Contractors License Exam. Only those individuals who currently meet the required years of on-the-job trade experience for the CA Contractors License Exam should participate in this program. This program is not a replacement for technical training or apprenticeship programs.
   
             
             
             
             
C-6 Cabinet & Millwork - Part 1: Easy Companion Guide
  C6 Cabinet & Millwork
 
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The C-6 Cabinet & Millwork Contractor Easy Companion Guide is an online home study guide that you can either download once or access from your home computer through the CSLS website. This study guide brings together the essential information needed to prepare you for the trade portion of the CA Contractors License Exam. The practice questions in the guide break down the content of the exam by topic areas to help you schedule your review time to balance out strengths and weaknesses. Included in the study guide are:CSLB C6 Exam Study Guide,Types of Wood, Softwood & Hardwood Grades and Selection Guidelines,Fire Rating, Veneer, Adhesives, Stains and Finishes,Classifications of Lumber, Sand Paper Coated Abrasives, Measurements and Units, WIC Standards,Roofing Construction & Materials, Cabinet & Millwork Related Terms and Definitions,Over 75 Exam Practice Questions,Construction Safety Orders. Note: Our program prepares experienced workers for the CA Contractors License Exam. Only those individuals who currently meet the required years of on-the-job trade experience for the CA Contractors License Exam should participate in this program. This program is not a replacement for technical training or apprenticeship programs.
   
             
             
             
             
C-6 Cabinet & Millwork - Plan 2: Home Study Guide WITH
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C-7 Low Voltage Contractor Easy Companion Guide
  C7 Home Study Guide_Part 1 & 2
 
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The C-7 Low Voltage Contractor Easy Companion Guide is an online home study guide that you can either download once or access from your home computer through the CSLS website. This study guide brings together the essential information needed to prepare you for the trade portion of the CA Contractors License Exam. The practice questions in the guide break down the content of the exam by topic areas to help you schedule your review time to balance out strengths and weaknesses. Included in the study guide are: Current CSLB Study Guide, Basic Electrical Theory, Protective Devices, Tools and Equipment, Wiring for Telephone, Computers, Door Buzzers, Satellite Antenna Systems, Supplemental Section and Practice Questions on Fiber Optics, C7 Electrical Terms and Definitions, California Construction Safety Orders Common to All Trades. Over 175 practice exam questions. Note: Our program prepares experienced workers for the CA Contractors License Exam. Only those individuals who currently meet the required years of on-the-job trade experience for the CA Contractors License Exam should participate in this program. This program is not a replacement for technical training or apprenticeship programs.
   
             
             
             
             
C-8 Concrete Contractor Easy Companion Guide
  C8 Concrete Home Study Guide
 
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The C-8 Concrete Contractor Easy Companion Guide is an online home study guide that you can either download once or access from your home computer through the CSLS website. This study guide brings together the essential information needed to prepare you for the trade portion of the CA Contractors License Exam. The practice questions in the guide break down the content of the exam by topic areas to help you schedule your review time to balance out strengths and weaknesses. Included in the study guide are: CSLB C8 Exam Study Guide; Types of Concrete, Concrete Safety,The Slab,Concrete Related Terms to Know,Concrete Related Math Practice Problems,Code of Standard Practice - Field Erection, Industry Practice - Welded Wire Fabric,Using an Architect's Scale, Concrete Estimatin. Over 100 Exam Practice Questions,Construction Safety Orders. Note: Our program prepares experienced workers for the CA Contractors License Exam. Only those individuals who currently meet the required years of on-the-job trade experience for the CA Contractors License Exam should participate in this program. This program is not a replacement for technical training or apprenticeship programs.
   
             
             
             
             
C9 Drywall Contractor Easy Companion Guide
  C9 Drywall Study Guide
 
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The C-9 Drywall Contractor Easy Companion Guide is an online home study guide that you can either download once or access from your home computer through the CSLS website. This study guide brings together the essential information needed to prepare you for the trade portion of the CA Contractors License Exam. The practice questions in the guide break down the content of the exam by topic areas to help you schedule your review time to balance out strengths and weaknesses. Included in the study guide are:CSLB C9 Exam Study Guide, Drywall workbook sections covering, Framing and Fire Protection, Furring Systems, Suspended and Soffit Ceilings, Shaft and Duct Systems, Partition Systems, Drywall Trim, Material Check, Job Site Inspection, Handling and Storage, Drywall Safety, Tools, C9 Drywall Related Terms, Over 90 Exam Practice Questions, Construction Safety Orders. Note: Our program prepares experienced workers for the CA Contractors License Exam. Only those individuals who currently meet the required years of on-the-job trade experience for the CA Contractors License Exam should participate in this program. This program is not a replacement for technical training or apprenticeship programs.
   
             
             
             
             
Contractors Guide to Corporate Credit
  Contractor’s Guide to Corporate Credit and Corporations
 
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Our Contractor’s Guide to Corporate Credit and Corporations walks the small business owner through the process of establishing the solid corporate credit needed to grow their business enterprise. This e-book is structured to follow the handy Contractor’s Corporate Credit Checklist and covers each part of the corporate credit process with detailed explanations, sample documents and convenient web tools. The guide’s ready to use tools include: Contractor’s Corporate Credit Checklist Sample Letter of Request to Report Payment Sample of a Typical Company Letter on Letterhead Sample Reference Sheet Sample of a Borrow from Designated Bank Resolution Sample Minutes of Directors' Meeting Resource: Finding a Lender Resource: Important Notes about Bank Credit Resource: SBA and Dun & Bradstreet Alliance The guide covers such important topics as: Establishing Corporate Credit The Role of Corporate Business Credit in Growing Your Business Personal Guaranty and Non Personal Guaranty Credit Steps to Establish and Care for Corporate Business Credit Business Credit Bureaus: Dun & Bradstreet and Business Experian Starter Credit: Building Critical First Generation Credit Revolving Trade Accounts Building Second Generation Credit Preparing for Advance Credit Applications, and, Securing Advance Credit (Cash Credit) The e-book also includes a review of Fundamental Concepts & Terms of Corporations, the Types of Corporations and Common Corporation Related Terms and Definitions.
   
             
             
             
             
Contractors Guide to Public Works
  Contractors Guide to Public Works in California
 
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A guide to State, County and Municipal Public Works Contracting in California · How public works contracting in California works · Taking advantage of public works business opportunities · Understanding and managing the public works bidding process This e-book is a guide to navigating and effectively taking advantage of public works contracting opportunities at all levels of California Government and to guide you in the procedures and strategies contractors need to know. Who will benefit from this guide? Any individual or company who is directly or indirectly seeking to provide goods and services to state, county, agency, city or municipal departments. Our guide covers such fundamental topics as: The Bidding Process; Registering & Prequalifying Your Business; Prequalification of Contractors; The Role of Pre-Bid and Pre-Proposal Meetings; DBE – Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Certifications that Help to Level the Playing Field; Vendor Databases such as the California Unified Certification Program (CUCP); Financial Prequalification Bonding and Types of Bonding Needed for Public Works; The Primary Types of Construction Contracts; The Legal Environment of California Public Works Contracting; Subcontracting and Subcontractor Listing Laws; The Role of Stop Notices in Public Works and How to Use & How to Defend Stop Notices; and, Prevailing Wage Determinations. Our guide also includes three essential supplemental sections that you will refer to time and time again. 1. The “Official” California Requisition Glossary 2. A Comprehensive Listing of California Public Works Related Construction Web Links (www.constructionweblinks.com) 3. A Collection of the Top Online Resources for Contractors – 100+ Pages of Information, Web Links, and Sample Government Contracting Resources
   
             
             
             
             
Expanded Electrical Knowledge Review
  EXTRA Electrical Knowledge Expanded Part 1
  EXTRA Electrical Knowledge Expanded Part 2
  EXTRA Electrical Knowledge Expanded Part 3
  EXTRA Electrical Knowledge Expanded Part 4
 
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The Expanded Electrical Knowledge Review is an online reference material that can either be downloaded once or can be accessed from your home computer through the CSLS website. This information includes Volumes 1,2,3 & 4 of the US Department of Energy Fundamentals of Electrical Science Handbook. This information cosists of core electrical subjects, including Basic Electrical Throry, Basic DC Theory, DC Circuits, Batteries, DC Generators, DC Motors, Basic AC Theory, AC Reactive Components, AC Power, AC Generators, Voltage Regulators, AC Motors, Transformers, Testing Instruments and Measuring Devices and Electrical Distribution Systems, Engineering Symbology, Prints and Drawings. Each volume contains an abstract, a foreword, and overview, learning objectives, and text material, and is divided into modules so that content and order may be modified by individual DOE contractors to suit their specific training needs.
   
             
             
             
             
HAZ - Hazardous Substances Removal
  HAZ - Hazardous Cert
 
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The HAZ - Hazardous Substances Removal Easy Companion Guide is an online home study guide that you can either download once or access from your home computer through the CSLS website. This study guide brings together the essential information needed to prepare you for the trade portion of the CA Contractors License Exam. Included in the study guide are: trade-related measurement and math; hazardous waste; personnel management; personal protective equipment; atmospheric hazard guidelines; evacuation routes; site control; sampling; HNU and OVA; installation of underground liquid storage systems; excavation equipment; transportation of hazardous materials; abbreviations. Acronyms, and Symbols; hazardous substances glossary; and, Health and Safety Orders. This study guide does not contain exam practice questions. Additional online practice exams for HAZ - Hazardous Substances Removal are available and may be purchased on our website. Note: Our program prepares experienced workers for the CA Contractors License Exam. Only those individuals who currently meet the required years of on-the-job trade experience for the CA Contractors License Exam should participate in this program. This program is not a replacement for technical training or apprenticeship programs.
   
             
             
             
             
Law & Business - Easy Companion Guide
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The Law & Business Easy Companion Guide is a home study guide that you can either download once or access from your home computer through the CSLS website. It includes: Question & Answer review of Laws and Regulations Governing the CA Contractor's License, Contractor Law, Mechanic's Liens, Labor Codes & Safety, Business Practices, & Glossary of Law & Business Concepts and Terms, Practice Quizzes, Outlines, Charts and Diagrams. Law & Business Tests is comprised of over 200 practice questions covering: Contracting, Legal(Laws & Regulation Governing the License), Labor Codes, Safety and Business Practices.
   
             
             
             
             
Law & Business Easy Companion Guide - Spanish
  LAW Online Program (Spanish)
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The Law & Business Easy Companion Guide in Spanish is an online study guide that you can either download once or access from your home computer through the CSLS website. It includes the following study material in SPANISH: Question & Answer review of Laws and Regulations Governing the CA Contractor's License, Contractor Law, Mechanic's Liens, Labor Codes & Safety, Business Practices, & Glossary of Law & Business Concepts and Terms, Practice Quizzes, Outlines, Charts and Diagrams. Law & Business Tests are comprised of over 200 practice questions in ENGLISH covering: Contracting, Legal (Laws & Regulation Governing the License), Labor Codes, Safety and Business Practices.
   
             
             
             
             
Test Taking Strategy Exam Preparation
  Test Taking Strategy Exam Inroduction
  Test Taking Strategy Exam Module 1
  Test Taking Strategy Exam Module 2
  Test Taking Strategy Exam Module 3
  Test Taking Strategy Exam Module 4
 
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Just like learning your trade, Test Taking is a skill that you can improve upon. Our Test Taking Strategy Course prepares you on how to approach and successfully pass the California State Contractor License Exam. Our course is designed to help you build confidence in test taking: to create a pace based on a sense of timing allowed for each question on the state exam; Learn to recognize questions quickly using key words; Learn to answer a question when you just don't know the answer; Learn to identify the different types of questions; Learn how to answer multiple choice questions Course Includes: Self-paced review of Test Taking Strategies; Tips including a section applying these strategies to100 Law and Business exam practice questions
   
             
             
             
             
Tool & Equipment Safety Review
  Bonus-Sample Safety Checklists
  Contractors Guide to Tool & Equipment Safety
  The Cal/OSHA Pocket Guide for the Construction Industry
 
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Our Review of Tool and Equipment Safety in the Construction Industry is an e-book that you can either download once or access from your home computer through the CSLS website. This e-book brings together in one place the essential information needed to establish safety programs for you and your employees. We have compiled this information from public sources such as Cal-OSHA, universities, the federal government, and equipment manufacturers. Please note: This review is intended as a companion to our safety seminar but is a great resource on its own. Areas of tool and equipment safety covered include: · Hand Tools · Power Tools · Portable Power Tools such as power saws, routers, drills, nailers, and jack hammers · Equipment such as compressors, power washers, power sprayers, portable generators · Ladders and Scaffolding · Vehicles and Tow Trailers Most importantly, our Review of Tool and Equipment Safety in the Construction Industry also includes the Cal/OSHA Guide to Developing Your Written Safety Plan Online Bonus - Exclusively for our online customers and students, we are including these additional safety references: Bonus – A collection of 12 sample construction site safety checklists Bonus – The Cal/OSHA Pocket Guide for the Construction Industry
   
             
             
             
             
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