Law and Business Course
Designed specifically for California, our Law and Business Manual covers Contractors' License Law, Mechanics’ Lien Law, Labor Law and Business Principles, including Accounting, all explained in everyday language.
Our Law and Business Course is broken up into five easy to understand sections.
Chapter 1: License Law
A summary of the codes and regulations that new contractors must know.
Chapter 2: Mechanics’ Lien Law
Covering mechanics' liens, stop notices, payment bonds, preliminary notices and lawsuits.
Chapter 3: Labor Law
Hiring, wages, benefits, workers' compensation, employee safety, and payroll taxes.
Chapter 4: Business Management
Principles of management, business entities, and accounting for contractors.
This section of the manual includes the “most difficult” questions with explanations. DVD or Audio CD lectures walk students through these questions and explanations.
Law Practice Tests and Update Questions
The Law and Business Course features practice tests and an update containing the newest questions. The practice tests contain questions, anwers, and explanations. The questions are designed to help test and build each student's knowledge of the Law and Business subject areas before taking the state license exam.
Each trade course is designed to help students study to pass the state exam to become a licensed contractor. The trade manual expands on each student's existing work experience and includes math and estimating formulas, general trade knowledge, and extensive health and safety regulations.
Covers math and estimating formulas, units of measurement, basic geometry and the architect's scale.
Each manual has a General Knowledge section that covers trade information students must know to pass the state exam.
Health and Safety
Our extensive Health and Safety section familiarizes students with Cal/OSHA and other regulations and practices covered by the state exam.
This section of the manual includes the “most difficult” questions with explanations. DVD or Audio CD lectures walk students through the plans, questions and explanations.
Trade Practice Tests and Update Questions Each Trade Course includes practice tests and an update covering the newest questions. The practice tests contain questions, answers, and explanations that cover trade concepts. Many practice tests feature building and site plans to help students familiarize themselves with plan reading. The practice questions are designed for students to test their existing knowledge and expand on it through detailed explanations of difficult questions.