C-33 PAINTING & DECORATING

C-33 PAINTING & DECORATING CONTRACTOR
EXAM PREPARATION PROGRAM

The C-33 Painting and Decorating Exam – A C-33 Painting and Decorating contractor applies and installs protective coatings, vehicle stops, guard rails and mechanical devices, directional lines, buttons, markers, signs and arrows on the horizontal surface of any game court, parking facility, airport, highway or roadway constructed of concrete, asphalt or similar material. This classification includes the surface preparatory work necessary for the application of protective coatings but does not include the repaving of these surfaces.

Course Materials

Each student enrolled in the Painting & Decorating License Exam Prep Course receives the following study materials:

1) Painting and Decorating (C-33) Manual:

  • Detailed analysis of all six sections of the
    (C-33) exam – TEXT

2) Audio/Video Lectures:

  • Math Review – CD/DVD
  • Painting and Decorating (C-33) – CD/DVD
  • Health and Safety - CD/DVD
  • Painting and Decorating Review Questions
    - CD/DVD

3) Painting and Decorating Practice Exams:

  • Four Simulated Exams – TEXT
  • Health and Safety – TEXT
  • C-33 Update – TEXT

4)C-33 Painting and Decorating Contractor’s Computer-Assisted Practice Tests:

  • Four  (C-33 ) Painting and Decorating Simulated Exams – CD/DVD

The Trade Exam
All CLC trade exam preparation programs utilize our proven combination of instructional textbooks with corresponding Audio and Video support materials and computerized final exams.


NOTE! If you are already a licensed contractor in good standing & wish to add an additional license,  you only have to pass the trade exam.

PART 1 The Trade Exam

Our Trade Manuals, Audio and Video Programs and Computerized Final Exams are designed to work seamlessly together and are key to helping you memorize our study materials and pass your State exam.

The Trade Exam itself consists of questions coming from such diverse sources as (a) PDCA Painting and Decorating Craftsman’s Manual & Textbook. (b) PDCA Architectural Specifications Manual. (c) PDCA Estimating Guide Vol. II. (d) PDCA Maintenance Repainting Manual.
(e) Cal/OSHA Construction & Electrical Safety Orders. (f) Cal/OSHA General Industry Safety Orders. (g) Tailgate Training Packet: Lead Safety for Painting and Remodeling Workers. (h) LEAD Safety for Renovation, Repair, and Painting. Certified Renovator Manual.

General Information: TRADE Exam Course Material (Pt-1)

The Painting and Decorating Manual: Briefly covers the major topics of the State exam including Tools and Equipment, Materials, Colors, Preparation and Application, Troubleshooting, Spray Painting, and Wallcovering. The manual also contains summaries of the Uniform Building Code. The last section of the Painting and Decorating Manual covers the Health and Safety Orders.

The Audio/Video Lectures: The Audio/Video Lectures covers the topics addressed in the manual specific to the C-33 trade exam and includes a section on Math. The Health and Safety Lecture covers the Health and Safety Orders at the end of the Painting and Decorating manual.

The Painting and Decorating Practice Exams: Please be sure that you study all of the practice exams. It is important to read and understand each question, and read every word of the explanations. Again It is necessary to learn the principles behind the question because the State’s questions may be worded differently.

The C-33 Painting and Decorating Contractor’s Computer-Assisted Practice Tests: Our exam simulation software program loads directly onto your computer and presents questions one at a time, automatically scores your exam, presents you with a grade, and lists each question answered incorrectly along with the correct answer.

The LAW & BUSINESS Exam (Pt-2)  FOR ALL CURRENTLY UNLICENSED APPLICANTS

NOTE: If you ONLY need to pass the LAW AND BUSINESS EXAM: (Click Here)

The Law and Business Exam
All CLC Law and Business exam preparation programs utilize our combination of Instructional Textbooks with corresponding Audio and Video support materials and Computerized Final Exams.


NOTE! If you are not currently a licensed contractor then you are required to take and pass BOTH the Trade Exam & Law and Business Exam. 

The Trade & The Law Exam

Our Law Manual, Audio and Video DVD’s and CD’s as well as our Computerized Final Exams are designed to work seamlessly together and are key to helping you memorize our study materials and pass your State exam.

There are two parts to the examination process. ALL qualifying individuals must pass BOTH the standard Law and Business examination as well as a second test covering the specific Trade or Certification Area for which they are applying. The Law & Business Exam is divided into eight major sections. These sections are:
1: Business Organization. 2: Business Financial. 3: Employment Requirements. 4: Bonds, Insurance, and Liens. 5: Contract Requirements and Execution. 6: Licensing Requirements. 7: Safety Requirements.
8: Public Works.

Course Materials

Each student enrolled in the Trade and the Law and Business examination preparation course, also receives the following study materials:

1) The Law and Business Manual:

2) The Audio & Video Lectures:

  • (LAW) - Ch 1 License Law - CD/DVD
  • (LAW) - Ch 2 Mechanics Lien - CD/DVD
  • (LAW) - Ch 3 The Labor Code – CD/DVD
  • (LAW) - Ch 4 Business Management - CD/DVD
  • (LAW) - Law and Business Review Questions – CD/DVD

3) The Law & Business Practice Exams:

  • Five Simulated exams
  • Exam Update

4) NEW! Law and Business Contractor’s Computer-Assisted Practice Tests:

General Information: (LAW) Course Materials

Law and Business Manual: The Law and Business Manual is conveniently broken into four separate chapters, each with its own Glossary of Terms. The manual is written in layperson’s language and includes sample forms as well as summaries and checklists to help students prepare for the State Exam. There are no complicated legal codes to decipher. Each section of the Law and Business manual is also backed up with both video and audio lectures to further broaden your understanding and expose you to multiple methods of explanation and memorization.

Audio/Video Law and Business Lectures: Cover each chapter of the Law and Business Manual and the Law and Business Review questions in the back of the manual. All of the lectures are available in both audio and video formats.

The Law and Business Practice Exams: Please be sure that you study all of the practice exams. It is important to read and understand each question, and read every word of the explanations. It is necessary to learn the principles behind the question because the State’s questions may be worded differently.

The Law and Business Computer Assisted Practice Tests: Our exam simulation software program loads directly onto your computer and presents questions one at a time, automatically scores your exam, presents you with a grade, and lists each question answered incorrectly along with the correct answer.