C22 Asbestos Abatement Contractor Exam

Passing The C-22 Trade Exam is Easy as 1,2,3!

  1. Commit to passing your California C-22 Asbestos exam. Prepare at HOME on your schedule; “Read, Listen, Watch, Learn, &  PASS!“
  2. Apply to the CSLB. We will also help you with your C-22 application! Call us for assistance.
  3. Study. Our clients typically pass on their 1st attempt! “Follow the plan and pass your exam!“

All qualifying individuals must also pass their California Law & Business Exam (sold separately)



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Pass the C22 Asbestos Abatement exam on your 1st attempt. Unleash the most effective and affordable C-22 contractors’ license course available in California. Our clients pass their C-22 Contractor trade exam.

Pass your C-22 Asbestos Abatement Contractor exam; it’s simple as 123!

ONE – Commit to becoming a C-22 Asbestos Abatement Contractor. Study at HOME, & on your schedule; Read, Listen, Watch, Learn, & PASS!

  1. Read our best in the industry C-22 Asbestos Abatement exam prep manual.
  2. Listen & watch as experts review Math & Title 8 Health & Safety Rules.
  3. Learn the art of dominating a four-question multiple-choice exam.
  4. PASS your C-22 Asbestos Abatement exam.

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TWO – Apply to the CSLB. We will help! New online tools will help you correctly fill out your original C-22 Asbestos Abatement contractor exam application. Fill out the form, call us for assistance, and schedule a free line-by-line review of your application before submission to the CSLB!

With our help, submitting a proper C-22 License application to the CSLB has never been easier!

THREE – Prepare for and pass your exam. Our students dramatically improve their test scores and pass their C-22 Asbestos Abatement contractor exam.

When ready to test, schedule your exam through PSI. Please read the PSI Candidate Information Bulletin for more information. PSI – C-22 Asbestos Abatement

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Study at home! Don’t waste time commuting to a classroom. Study conveniently in your home or office. Our courses are a proven, reliable, and affordable way to pass the C-22 Asbestos Abatement Contractor exam.


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Our C-22 Asbestos Abatement Contractor License Trade Exam Course includes the following course materials to maximize your study efforts.

  • Trade Specific Textbooks
  • Audio Lectures
  • Video Lectures
  • Online Practice Questions
  • Simulated Online Exams


The C-22 Asbestos Abatement Contractor exam manual covers the essential topics of the California C-22 Asbestos Abatement contractor license exam. Topics include Assessments, Sampling, Lab Testing, abatement Methods, Start-Up Sequence, Containment, Negative Air Systems, Clean-Up Sequence, Small Jobs, Asbestos-Related Diseases, Respirators, Summaries of Asbestos Related laws Title 8 Health & Safety Orders, and Asbestos Abatement Review Questions.

The C-22 Asbestos Abatement Contractor Study Guide contains the following sections;

  • MATH REVIEW: covers math and estimating formulas, units of measurement, elementary geometry, and the architect’s scale.
  • GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: This contains basic trade information all students must know to pass the C-22 Trade exam.
  • HEALTH AND SAFETY: Our comprehensive health and safety section familiarizes students with Cal/OSHA and other regulations and practices.
  • REVIEW QUESTIONS: Lists the most difficult questions, indexed to the relevant section of the manual.


Streaming online Audio/Video files or CDs & DVDs. Expert instructors with decades of experience cover fundamental C-22 Asbestos Abatement exam concepts in greater detail. Our audio/video lectures cover our drywall exam manual review, Math Formulas, and Title 8 Health & Safety lectures.


  • FLASHCARDS: Online flashcard program tracks your history and also allows you to exclude questions you have already learned.
  • PRACTICE EXAMS: Two final practice exams, each timed to simulate actual exam conditions. The course also includes two Cal/OSHA Health & Safety tests. (exams are approximately 100 questions each.) Our C-22 and Title 8 Health and Safety update list any new questions to reflect changing trends in exam focus.


Get help filling out your contractor exam application or request a free review of your completed form before submission. All students in our C-22 Asbestos Abatement course can call us at (866) 685 8564 for assistance.

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We provide complete access to all online course materials for an entire year. Other schools may offer only 90-day access to online tools in the hopes of charging you extra $ for extended access to study materials.

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A detailed breakdown of the makeup of the C-22 Asbestos Abatement Contractor trade exam. A list of all the reference materials used to create the C-22 exam & the scope of the C-22 Asbestos contractor classification.

The C22 Asbestos Abatement exam consists of five major sections:

Section 1. Planning and Estimating (15% of C-22 Exam)

  • Plans and specifications
  • Scope of work and project planning
  • Regulatory agency notification
  • Estimating materials, labor, equipment, and disposal

Section 2. Containment Area Preparation (26% of C-22 Exam)

  • Area notification
  • Containment setup
  • Utility isolation
  • Negative pressure

Section 3. Asbestos Abatement Methods & Disposal (26% of C-22 Exam)

  • Asbestos removal methods
  • Encapsulation and encasement
  • Contamination prevention and decontamination procedures
  • Asbestos-containing material disposal

Section 4. Documentation (12% of C-22 Exam)

  • Health records
  • Site activities
  • Cal/OSHA documentation requirements

Section 5. Safety (21% of C-22 Exam)

  • Personnel and job site safety
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Cal/OSHA safety requirements
  • Personnel training and certification requirements

*Percentages are approximate

C-22 Asbestos Abatement exam source material:

The CSLB utilizes the following publications for the creation of the Insulation & Acoustical exam. California codebooks can be viewed online: www.bsc.ca.gov

Asbestos-Containing Material in Schools. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 40, Part 763, Subpart E (AHERA).
PHONE: (202) 564-4700
INTERNET: www.ecfr.gov

California Contractors License Law and Reference Book. Matthew Bender & Company, Inc.
PHONE: (800) 223-1940
INTERNET: www.lexisnexis.com

EPA 560/5-85-024 Guidance for Controlling Asbestos-Containing Material in Buildings (Purple Book). U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
PHONE: (202) 564-4700
INTERNET: www.nepis.epa.gov

Safety and Health Regulations for Construction. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 29, Part 1926, Subpart Z (Asbestos).
PHONE: (202) 564-4700
INTERNET: www.ecfr.gov

National Emission Standards for Asbestos. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 40, Part 61, Subpart M (NESHAP).
PHONE: (202) 564-4700
INTERNET: www.epa.gov/asbestos/pubs/asberg.html

State of California General Industry & Electrical Safety Orders (Cal/OSHA) and State of California Construction & Electrical Safety Orders (Cal/OSHA). 2022. California Code of Regulations, Title 8. Mancomm.
PHONE: (877) 626-2666
INTERNET: www.mancomm.com

*Publisher information is current as of 12/22

Official CSLB Description of Duties for a C-22 Asbestos Abatement Contractor.

California Code of Regulations Title 16, Division 8, Article 3. Classifications

This classification description is an excerpt of the regulation that established the C-22 Asbestos Abatement contractor classification. 

An asbestos abatement contractor performs abatement, including containment, encapsulation, or removal, and disposal of asbestos-containing construction materials, as defined in Section 6501.8 of the Labor Code, in and on buildings and structures. All work performed, and all documentation prepared by an asbestos abatement contractor shall be done in accordance with regulations and requirements of the Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) of the Department of Industrial Relations.

The Board shall not issue an asbestos abatement contractor license unless the applicant or contractor is duly registered with DOSH pursuant to Section 6501.5 of the Labor Code or has an active application for registration in process with DOSH. All holders of the C-22 – Asbestos Abatement contractor classification shall have completed DOSH registration training requirements, as contained in Title 8, California Code of Regulations, Section 1529.

This classification does not include any addition to or alteration, repair, or rehabilitation of the permanently retained portions of such buildings and structures. Hazardous substance removal and remediation, as defined in Section 7058.7 of the Code, are specifically not included in this classification.

Authority cited: Sections 7008 and 7059, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 7058, 7058.5, 7058.7, and 7059, Business and Professions Code; and Sections 6501.5 and 6501.8, Labor Code.



We offer our study materials as two separate courses;

  1. Course-1: C-22 TRADE EXAM.
  2. Course-2: LAW & BUSINESS EXAM. (Each Sold Separately)


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  • Law & Business Exam Focus: This exam concentrates on California Contractor Law and best business practices.
  • Path to Success: To qualify for your first contractor’s license, you must pass both the TRADE and LAW exams. Utilize our resources to “Read, Watch, Listen, Learn, and PASS!”

Prepare for both exams to ensure you meet all the requirements for your original contractor’s license. With the right resources and study habits, you’re on your way to becoming a licensed contractor.



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Take a free C-22 Asbestos Abatement practice test. These free C-22 trade exam questions are similar to the ones you will encounter when taking the actual C-22 contractors exam.

You are off to a strong start if you readily answer seven or more questions correctly without guessing. However, if you miss three or more questions, you risk failing the TRADE portion of the C-22 Exam.

When establishing a regulated work area, where should the decontamination area be located?
Which of the following describes surfacing ACM?
What reference material must the contractor have knowledge of to review reports to identify hazardous materials, lead, and asbestos?
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Personal air sample results reveal levels exceeding the permissible exposure limit. When must the employer inform the affected employees?
What is the square footage of asbestoscontaining drywall to be removed from four 8' x 10' walls and two 10' x 10' walls?
During an indoor asbestos abatement project, which of the following would be the BEST method for ensuring that asbestos fibers do NOT become airborne?
When removing asbestos at a multi-employer work site, the asbestos abatement contractor must do which of the following?
Which of the following materials is most friable?
Prior to abatement, a contractor laid down two layers of 6-mil poly sheeting flat on the floor to all four corners. The contractor proceeded __________ .
When are you permitted to perform dry removal of asbestos?
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