3 Reasons to Become a Licensed California State Contractor

At some point or another, most construction professionals dream about taking the next step in becoming a licensed California state contractor. After all, who wouldn’t enjoy a little more income and the freedom to find their own projects, make their own schedule, and be their own boss?

Even with these goals in mind, however, many don’t get around to scheduling an exam. In some cases, they may think the test is too difficult, or that they don’t have the time or money to prepare for it. At CSLS, we have spent more than 20 years helping people just like you to move forward in their lives and careers. We’ve seen how simple it can be, once you get going, and so we want to clear up a few misconceptions.

Here are three of the best reasons to become a licensed California state contractor.

1. It’s Easier Than You Think

Although you may still have bad memories of tests from your school days, the reality is that the California state contractor’s license exam isn’t as big an obstacle as you might think. More than 99% of our students pass on the first try, and you don’t need any special computer training or language skills to successfully complete it. The exam itself only takes a few hours to finish, so don’t let fear of it hold you back from your dreams.

2. You Have a Lot of Study Options

If you are busy during the week at your job, and trying to earn money for your family, then you might think you don’t have time to study for your California state licensed contractor’s exam. We offer a number of in-person, online and weekend classes for exactly that reason. In fact, we even offer courses and study materials in Spanish, because we want each and every student to have the chance to get the most out of what we teach. Even if you’re busy, we can help you get ready for your exam.

3. It Opens New Doors

The very best reason to become a California state licensed contractor is that it represents a whole new set of opportunities for you, your family and your business. If you are interested in higher paying work, the ability to start and advertise your own company, the flexibility that comes with being your own boss, and so much more, then now is the perfect time to call us and get started. In as little as a couple of months, you could be licensed as a contractor and changing your life for the better!