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(C-13) Fencing

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

Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas % of Questions
Planning, Estimating, and Permitting 24
Fence Project Preparation 19
Chain Link and Agricultural Fence Installation 18
Wood Fence Construction 8
Ornamental Metal Fence Installation 7
Vinyl Fence Installation 5
Safety 19

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. ASTM - Selected Standards for Fence Materials and Products, 12th Edition, American Society for Testing and Materials. Buy from Publisher
2. California Building Code, 2013, ICC. Buy from Publisher
3. California One Call Law, Underground Service Alert of Southern California. Doc Link
4. California Vehicle Code, 2014, Department of Motor Vehicles. Doc Link
5. Cal/OSHA Construction Safety Orders. California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Division 1 - Industrial Relations, Chapter 4, Subchapter 5 (Electrical Safety Orders). Doc Link
6. Standard Plans and Standard Specifications, 2010, State of California Department of Transportation. Doc Link
7. Standard Specifications for Public Works Construction (Green Book), 15th Edition, 2009, BNI Building News. Buy at Amazon

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