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C-10 – Electrical Contractor

The Contractors State License Board defines a C-10


An electrical contractor places, installs, erects or connects any electrical wires, fixtures, appliances, apparatus, raceways, conduits, solar photovoltaic cells or any part thereof, which generate, transmit, transform or utilize electrical energy in any form or for any purpose.

How to Become a Electrical Contractor (C-10)

Anyone interested in becoming a Electrical Contractor has to meet certain work requirements before taking their exam:

  • 4 years of experience (either as a worker or supervisor) on C-10 Electrical Contractor projects
  • A college degree can be substituted for up to three years of that experience
  • Self-employed work in the same capacity will also be accepted

Electrical Contractor Exam Requirements

To become a licensed Electrical Contractor, you must successfully pass the specific C-10 trade exam, in addition to the required Law and Business portion of the test.

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