Construction Trade Research Area

California
(C-11) Elevators

Apply for the License and Exam

Contractors State License Board
9821 Business Park Drive
P.O. Box 26000
Sacramento, CA  95826
Phone:  (800) 321-2752
Outside CA: (916) 255-3900
www.cslb.ca.gov

Exam Type

CLOSED  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas % of Questions
Planning and Estimating 22
Project Preparation 5
Elevators, Dumbwaiters, and Lifts 23
Escalators and Moving Walks 5
Conveyance Repair, Service, and Maintenance 30
Safety 15

Time Allowed (Hours)  

The California License Board does not publish the passing score. According to the Blueprint for Becoming a California Licensed Contractor, "You will be informed at the test site about the percentage of correct answers needed to pass each examination."
The qualifying individual for a contractor’s license is required to pass the written Law and Business and trade examinations unless he or she meets the requirements for a waiver.

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Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1. ASME A17.1 - Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, 2010, ASME. Buy from Publisher
2. ASME A17.2 Guide for Inspection of Elevators, Escalators, and Moving Walks, 2010, ASME. Buy from Publisher
3. ASME A18.1 - Safety Standard for Platform Lifts and Stairway Chairlifts, 2011, ASME. Buy from Publisher
4. California Building Code, 2010, ICC. Doc Link
5. California Electrical Code, 2010, (Based on the 2008 NEC), NFPA. Doc Link
6. Cal/OSHA Construction Safety Orders, California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Industrial Relations, Division 1, Chapter 4, Subchapter 4. Doc Link
7. Cal/OSHA General Industry Safety Orders, California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Industrial Relations, Division 1, Chapter 4, Subchapter 7. Doc Link
8. Elevator Industry Field Employees' Safety Handbook, 2010, Elevator World. Doc Link
9. California Elevator Safety Orders, California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Industrial Relations, Division 1, Chapter 4, Subchapter 6. Doc Link
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We do not offer study materials for this trade / license

Some California specialty trades will not be offered because of overpriced, non-standardized, proprietary book titles that can only be used for licenses in this jurisdiction

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