C-20 WARM AIR HEATING, VENTILATING & AIR-CONDITIONING

C-20 (HVAC) CONTRACTOR
EXAM PREPARATION PROGRAM


A C-20 Warm Air Heating, Ventilating and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) Contractor fabricates, installs, maintains, services and repairs warm air heating systems and water heating heat pumps, complete with warm air appliances; ventilating systems complete with blowers and plenum chambers; air-conditioning systems complete with air-conditioning unit; and the ducts, registers, flues, humidity and thermostatic controls and air filters in connection with any of these systems.

This classification shall include warm air heating, ventilating and air-conditioning systems which utilize solar energy.

Course Materials

Each student enrolled in the HVAC examination preparation course, receives the following study materials:

1) The HVAC (C-20) Manual:

2) The Audio & Video Lectures:

  • (TRADE) - Math Review – CD/DVD
  • (TRADE) – HVAC (C-20) - CD/DVD
  • (TRADE) - HVAC Review Questions - CD/DVD
  • (TRADE) – Health and Safety - CD/DVD

3) The HVAC Practice Exams:

  • Three Simulated exams
  • Exam Update

4) NEW! The C-20 HVAC Contractor’s Computer-Assisted Practice Tests:

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. You are not required to take the Law and Business exam again!

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) Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning. (b) Heating and Cooling Essentials. (c) HVAC Duct Construction Standards – Metal
and Flexible. (d) California Building Code. (e) 2008 Building Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential and Nonresidential Buildings. (f) California Electrical Code. (g) California Mechanical Code. (h) Cal/OSHA State of California Construction Safety Orders. (i) Manual D – Residential Duct Systems. (J) Manual J – Residential Load Calculation.
(k) Manual H – Heat Pump Systems. (l) Manual P – Psychrometrics.
(m) Manual CS – Commercial Applications, Systems and Equipment.
(n) Manual RS – Comfort, Air Quality, and Efficiency by Design.

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

The HVAC Manual: Briefly covers the major topics of the State exam including Properties of Air and Water, Basic HVAC Formulas, Basic Electrical Formulas, Electrical and Insulating Materials, SCGC Standards, Fuels and Refrigerants, Mechanical Refrigeration, Plan and Circuit Symbols, Solar Energy, and Psychometric Charts. The manual also contains summaries of the Uniform Mechanical Code. The last section of the HVAC Manual covers the Health and Safety Orders.

The Audio/Video Lectures: The Math Review Lecture covers the math formulas in the first part of the HVAC manual. The HVAC lecture covers the topics addressed in the manual specific to the C-20 trade exam. The Health and Safety Lecture covers the Health and Safety Orders at the end of the HVAC manual.

The HVAC Practice Exams: Please be sure that your students 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.

NEW! The C-20 HVAC 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)

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 and the 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.