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Class Information & Fees

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We Offer Custom School Programs Based on Your Individual Needs!

We'll Teach You the Laws as Well as How to Pass the State Exam Easily!
Golden State offers several Study Programs, including Law and Trade Combinations, Law Only, Trade Only, Additional Trades and a Law Audit as well as a Law Refresher.
The Law and Business Classes are conducted over Eight Evenings for an hour-and-a-half each evening, typically the first Two Weeks of each month. Pricing varies depending on the Study Program you choose and the services you need. See below for a preliminary price breakdown, and feel free to call for more details.
Signing Up for the Upcoming Class Is Easy...
Call or Come In, and We'll Make It Easy for You!  
Stop by the office during office hours, and we'll explain the entire process and help you get Enrolled for the upcoming Classes or make plans to get you ready for future Classes. If you have a hard time making it in person, Call and we can start the process for you over the phone! 
License Exam Prep Class Schedules

February 4-14, 2019

March 4-14, 2019

April 1-11, 2019

Evening License Prep Class Hours:
Monday-Thursday, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
First Two Weeks of each Month

Plan to Enroll at least Two Weeks before the
upcoming Class to get the earliest Exam Date.

Business Workshop Schedules

February 21 & February 28, 2019

March 21 & March 28, 2019

Evening Business Workshop Hours:
Thursday, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Last Two Thursday Nights each Month* (See Below)
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Tuition & Application Processing Fees

Law & Business with Trade - Combination 
(Our most Popular Option)
Tuition for the Law and Business / Trade Combination Courses ranges from $395 to $999 depending on the type of Enrollment you are interested in and the services required (our most popular programs fall in the middle ranges, about $669).
The Law & Business Class is thorough, interactive, interesting and designed to explain the Contractor’s Laws and Regulations as well as ensure that you PASS the State Exam the FIRST TIME!
The Study Room is available for Private Study anytime during business hours.

Two New Contractor Support Programs
​for already Licensed Contractors!

1. NEW - Business Workshop   
We are now offering a Business Workshop for the New Contractor OR the Experienced Contractor who needs to get their Business and all the paperwork organized to actually run Legally, or to "tune it up." We'll go over Bidding, Payroll & Workers Comp, and the required Contracts and Legal Documents, etc., to make sure you are protected and not missing any critical regulations.  If you have forgotten some of the Laws that are in place, we are offering a convenient way to "be safe rather than sorry." The fee for the Business Workshop is only $195.00 for Existing Contractor Clients (Spouse/Significant Other $59.00) and $295.00 for Other Licensed Contractors, and only $149.00 for New Licensees within 90 days of Passing their Exam! 
2. NEW - Licensed Contractor Full Law Refresher Class 
We also offer a "Law Refresher Course" for any currently Licensed Contractors.  To give you an opportunity to update your knowledge on the Contractor’s License Laws and the Business and Professions Code regulations that guide Contractors in California.  With the CSLB actively and aggressively investigating work practices (especially Written Contracts and Employment Regulations), we offer a way to "get up to date." The fee for this limited availability class is only $295 for existing Contractor Clients and $395 for Other Licensed Contractors.

Other Major Services to Keep Your
Business Functioning Smoothly

1. NEW - Corporate, LLC & Partnership Processing
We process Business Entities for S-Corps, C-Corps, Partnerships or LLCs, which includes the Secretary of State processing for the Articles of Incorporation, preparing all the required documents for the Secretary of State and the IRS, reviewing and then filing the completed forms, and providing a professional Binder and Seal with Stock Certificates. Fees for Corporate Processing range from $495 to $890 (plus State filing fees).               
2. CSLB Application Processing
We typically prepare your State Application for you as part of your Enrollment, which includes preparing the Application, guiding you on how to document Work Experience on State forms, reviewing and analyzing completed forms (we'll go over background documents that need to be disclosed as well). Fees for Application Processing range from $199 to $425 depending on the type of Application you need and the complexity. (But if you prefer to save a little extra, you can do it yourself if you prefer, and we'll discount the fee for School).
3. Trade Only / Additional Trade Home Study Programs
Fees for the Trade Only or Additional Trade Home Study Programs range from $205 to $475 depending on the type of services needed. We provide the Home Study Program, prepare your State Application and provide access to the technical books & reference materials in our extensive Refernce Library that the CSLB uses to create the Exams. Online Trade Supplements are also included which allow you to use your Smart Phone or Computer to reinforce your learning.
4. Audio-CD / Online Trade Study Supplements
We have Audio-CD Trade Study Supplements for many of the CSLB Trade Classifications, and Online Trade Supplements for all of the CSLB Classifications.
The fee for the Audio-CD Trade Study Supplement is only $39*, and the Online Trade Study Supplements are only $59.* 
*Trade Study Supplements are available at these Reduced Rates only for currently Enrolled Students to supplement the already provided Study Materials.
 --- Available Classifications ---
Ask about the right Classification for the business you're going to run!
  • A General Engineering

  • B General Building

  • C2 Insulation

  • C5 Carpentry

  • C6 Cabinetry

  • C7 Low Voltage

  • C8 Concrete

  • C9 Drywall

  • C10 Electrical

  • C11 Elevator

  • C12 Earthwork

  • C13 Fencing

  • C15 Flooring

  • C16 Fire Sprinkler

  • C17 Glazing

  • C20 HVAC

  • C21 Demolition

  • C22 Asbestos

  • C23 Orn. Metal

  • C27 Landscaping

  • C28 Locksmith

  • C29 Masonry

  • C32 Highway Improvement

  • C33 Painting

  • C34 Pipline

  • C35 Plastering

  • C36 Plumbing

  • C38 Refrigeration

  • C39 Roofing

  • C43 Sheet Metal

  • C45 Electric Sign

  • C46 Solar

  • C47 Manufacturing. Housing

  • C50 Reinforced Steel

  • C51 Structural Steel

  • C53 Swimming Pool

  • C54 Ceramic Tile

  • C55 Water Cond.

  • C57 Well Drilling

  • C60 Welding

  • C61 Limited Specialty

  • Asbestos Certificate

  • Haz Matl Certificate