B General Building Contractors License

The Most complete B General Building contractors license Study kit available!

The B General Building contractors license kit includes:

  • B-General Building Trade Exam study manual (141 pgs)
  • Law & Business Exam study manual (127 pgs)
  • Practice Tests on paper
  • Online Practice Exams for 12 Months
  • Math & Health/Safety Discs
  • Audio Lectures on CDs
  • Video Lectures on DVDs
  • UPS ground shipping. *Overnight shipping is available
  • 11 Downloadable forms and documents to help you with your contractors license
  • FREE license application review
  • Optional ~ Blue Print Reading for Construction ~ A must have for the B-General Building Contractor applicant!
  • THE BLUE PRINT BOOK COVERS TOPICS SUCH AS:

      • Print Reading Basics – Lines and Symbols, Reading Scales and Dimensioning Drawings
      • Materials and Specifications
      • Reading Prints – Plot Plans, Foundation Prints, Residential and Commercial Framing Prints
      • Plumbing, HVAC, Electrical, and Welding Prints and Estimating
      • Included with the book: 140 large prints to use when answering the practice test questions!

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Everything you need to pass your CSLB Class B General Building Contractors License exam!

Study Material Information:

The B General Building Manual briefly covers the major topics of the State exam including Concrete, Carpentry and Roofing, Masonry, Electrical, Plumbing, and HVAC. The manual also contains summaries from the Uniform Building Code, National Electrical Code, Uniform Plumbing Code, and Uniform Mechanical Code. The last section of the General Building Manual covers the Health and Safety Orders.

Please be sure to study all of the practice exams. It is important to read and understand each question, and read every word of the explanations. It is necessary to learn the principles behind the question because the State’s questions may be worded differently. Do not memorize the sample practice exam questions.

Testing Strategy:

This is a multiple-choice examination with four choices per question. Some questions require mathematical computation. Examination questions are written to provide only one BEST answer and are NOT written as trick questions.

There is no penalty for guessing. If you are unsure about a particular question, it is better to try to answer the question than to leave the question blank.

Ample time is provided to answer all examination questions, so be sure to read each question and its four choices completely and carefully before selecting the BEST possible answer to the question.

Download the CSLB Class B General Building License Study Guide

Trade Description:

B. General Building

7057. (a) As far as the general building contractor is concerned, his contracting business stays connected with the works like building structures that is needed for support, shelter or for creating enclosures where animals and people can stay. Such enclosures can also be created for movable properties. A general building contractor must use a minimum of 2 unrelated crafts or building trades. Such professionals can even supervise a part or a whole project if needed.

However, this never includes the professional who assign a supplies and materials as per Section 7045 without fabricating those materials or supplies into or by consuming them as per the performance of a project assigned to a general building contractor.

(b) In terms of carpentry or framing project, the general building contractors can go for the subcontract or they can even handle the prime contract. But a general building contractor cannot go for the prime contract related to those projects for which framing as well as carpentry are not assigned. They can bid for such projects if the prime contract carries 2 unrelated building crafts or trades and not related to the carpentry or framing like projects. If the general building contractor has the proper license, then he can bid for such projects. Such professionals should not go for the subcontract that is related to the trades or projects other than carpentry or framing, until and unless a subcontract needs a minimum of 2 unrelated crafts or trades. Such professional should not go for the subcontract if there is no proper license held by the contractor. Framing as well as carpentry cannot be counted as two different unrelated trades in case the general building contractor takes the major contract or the subcontract with such project that is connected with other trades.

(c) General building contractors cannot contract for projects that are connected with C-16 Fire-Protection Classification that is mentioned in Section 7026.12 or as per the C-57 Well-Drilling Classification which is mentioned in Section 13750.5 that is also related to the Water Code. If the general building contractor has the proper license or the subcontractor has a valid license, then they can bid on those projects.

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