C-8 – Concrete Contractor

Contractors License Exam Preparation: C-8 Concrete

Running your own business as a C-8 Concrete Contractor will allow you to work on a variety of indoor and outdoor projects in both residential and commercial properties. In the state of California you must pass the CSLB state exam for a specialty C-8 Concrete contractor’s license in order to set up your own concrete contractor business. Here at Contractors State License Services we can assist you in passing the contractor’s exam. We offer a variety of courses to meet a variety of educational needs; including live in-school and on-line instruction, on-line practice tests, study guides, and crash courses. Contractors State License Services has over 25 locations located throughout California and over 20 years experience in helping contractors pass the Law and Trade portions of the CSLB exam. Preparation for the exam will include study material in the areas of:

  • Project Estimating
  • Project Planning
  • Safety
  • Pre-Placement Preparations
  • Placing and Finishing Concrete
  • Contractor’s License Law
  • Mechanic’s Liens
  • Labor Code & Safety
  • Business Practices
  • Business Start-up

Running a business as a Concrete licensed contractor will allow you to offer services and installations in the following areas:

  • Concrete Floors
  • Stained & Colored Concrete
  • Concrete Polishing & Resurfacing
  • Concrete Overlays
  • Stained & Colored Concrete
  • Stamped Concrete
  • Concrete Countertops
  • Concrete Patios
  • Concrete Driveways & Garage Floor Coatings
  • Concrete Pool Decks
  • Concrete Walkways & Pavers
  • Concrete Crack Repair
  • Concrete Foundation Repair & Waterproofing
  • Finished Basements & Wall Repair

The CSLB defines a Concrete contractor as follows:

A concrete contractor forms, pours, places, finishes and installs specified mass, pavement, flat, and other concrete work; and places and sets screeds for pavements or flatwork. This class shall not include contractors whose sole contracting business is the application of plaster coatings or the placing and erecting of steel or bars for the reinforcing of mass, pavement, flat and other concrete work.