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In California anyone looking to charge over $500 for elevator construction services must have the C-11 License.
Thousands of contractors from all trades, skill sets and backgrounds apply for their contractors licenses each year, those that prepare correctly are successful.
This article will cover the 3 Insider tips for elevator contractors looking to pass their C-11 license test on the first try!
To get the C-11 License you must meet the following requirements:
The C-11 License is issued by the Contractors State License Board, which is the governing agency for contractors in the state of California.
The CSLB has offices all over the state of California and offers 73 different licensing classifications.
In addition to the basic requirements for an elevator license, Applicants have to have a signature from a qualifying individual, to learn more click here.
A few of the services elevator technicians might offer include:
You will want to make sure you are knowledgable in all aspects of your trade before taking the elevator contractor license exam!
The C-11 license test will have two parts.
For a complete guide on the LAW portion of the test, check this out.
1. Towards which jamb does a single-slide door close?
2. What is the MAXIMUM horizontal clearance on the rear of a new elevator car top without guardrails?
If you are looking for instruction covering the law and business side of the elevator contractor license exam you will want to look into contractor classes.
It is essential to understand the distinction between a contractor license and a trade school.
The C-11 license test is for journey level elevator technicians who have a solid understanding of their trade.
Contractor classes are not meant to teach you you elevator construction or maintenance. Contractor Classes can be great for those of us who haven't been in school for a while.
Contractor Classes are:
Contractor License schools offer services in addition to exam prep that can help you get everything taken care of quickly and easily.
Check out this article for a more in depth look at how to choose the right school.
Now that you know the 3 most important steps to getting your elevator contractor license, lets begin with the information you need to get your application prepared and sent out!
Be sure to check out this article for a complete guide to the C-11 License.
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