C-22 Asbestos Abatement Contractor Exam Prep Course

Pass the C-22 Trade Exam: Easy as 1-2-3!

Step 1: Commit to passing your California C-22 Contractor exam. Prepare for your exam at home, on your own schedule. Utilize our multimedia resources to “Read, Watch, Listen, Learn, and PASS!”

Step 2: CSLB Application Assistance: We’re here to help you complete your C-22 contractor application correctly. Call us for personalized guidance and ensure a smooth application process.

Step 3: Study and Succeed – Proven Results: Our clients typically pass their trade exam on the first attempt. Your success is our goal. Follow the Plan and Pass Your Exam!”

All qualifying individuals must also pass the California Contractor Law & Business Exam (sold separately below)


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🎯 Pass Your C-22 Contractor (Trade Exam)

  • Aim to Pass: Aim to pass the C-22 Asbestos Abatement trade exam on your very first try.
  • Unbeatable Course: Experience California’s most effective & affordable C-22 contractors’ license course.
  • Proven Track Record: Our clients consistently pass their C-22 contractor trade exams, making us a trusted choice for exam preparation.

Pass your C-22 Asbestos Abatement Contractor Exam:

Online Flexible Study Plan:

  • Comprehensive Manual: Dive into our industry-leading C-22 Asbestos Abatement contractor exam preparation manual.
  • Master Multiple-Choice: Learn strategies to dominate multiple-choice exams.
  • Multimedia Learning: Engage with audio and video content featuring industry experts on Math Review and Title 8 Health & Safety Rules.
  • Question Bank: Access hundreds of researched exam questions and answers.
  • Interactive Tools: Use virtual flashcards and non-graded quizzes to reinforce key concepts.
  • Online Practice Exams: Test your knowledge with online timed practice exams.
  • First-Time Success: Aim to pass your C-22 Contractor exam on your first attempt.

🌟 The Most Effective Course in California at any price!

  • Online Advantage: Our multimedia course allows you to study at your pace and is the most affordable method for passing the C-22 Contractor License Exam.

Hassle-Free Application Process:

  • Paperwork Assistance: We’ll guide you through the CSLB application process.
  • Expert Help: Email us for personalized assistance and a free line-by-line review of your application before submission to the state. TLC is here to help to make your CSLB Application easier than ever!

Exam Success:

  • Pass Rate: Our students have a high success rate if they take our course to its entirety. If you have failed in the past, we are here to help increase that score with the latest updated information specific to your trade.
  • Exam Scheduling: Once your application is approved and you are ready, schedule your exam through PSI. (Refer to the PSI Candidate Information Bulletin for more details. PSI – C-22 Asbestos Abatement Candidate Information Bulletin

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📚 Course Details: C-22 Contractor (Trade Exam)

  • Online Study: Skip the commute and study comfortably from your home or office.
  • Convenience: Our courses are designed to fit into your busy schedule, allowing you to prepare at your own pace.
  • Proven and Affordable: Rely on our proven methods to pass the C-22 Asbestos Abatement Contractor exam without breaking the bank.

California C-22 Contractor (Trade Exam)

📝 Select Your Course Format:

Please choose the format that best suits your learning style & needs, & take advantage of our comprehensive study materials to prepare effectively for your C-22 Asbestos Abatement Contractor trade exam.

  • eCourse: Online Manual: (Read Only) + A/V & Testing:

    • The Course is 100% Online
    • Online Manual (not printable)
    • Online A/V (Audio/Video)
    • Online Practice Testing
  • or Printed Manual + Online A/V & Testing:

    • Printed Manual
    • Online A/V (Audio/Video)
    • Online Practice Testing
  • or Printed Manual + CDs, DVDs, & Online Testing:

    • Printed Manual
    • CDs & DVDs
    • Online Practice Testing

Included In Each Course Format:

Each of our C-22 Asbestos Abatement Contractor License Trade Exam Courses includes the following study materials as outlined below.

  • Trade-Specific Manuals or eManuals: Comprehensive guides covering all relevant topics.
  • Audio Lectures: Listen to expert insights and explanations.
  • Video Lectures: Visualize key concepts through video content.
  • Flash Card Mode: Test your knowledge with virtual flashcards.
  • Online Practice Exams: Take multiple-timed practice exams.

📖 California C-22 Asbestos Abatement Contractor Exam Trade Manual

The California C-22 Asbestos Abatement exam manual briefly covers essential topics of the California C-22 exam’s trade section.

  • Broad Coverage: This manual provides a concise overview of essential topics for the California C-22 Asbestos Abatement exam’s trade section, including Assessments, Sampling, Lab Testing, abatement Methods, Start-Up Sequence, Containment, Negative Air Systems, Clean-Up Sequence, Small Jobs, Asbestos-Related Diseases, and Respirators
  • Code Summaries: Gain insights from summarized sections of asbestos-related laws and Title 8 Health & Safety Orders.

Inside The Study Guide:

  • Math Review: Get a solid foundation with an introduction to construction math, covering estimating formulas, measurement units, elementary geometry, and the architect’s scale.
  • General Trade Knowledge: This section provides the basic trade information needed to pass the C-22 Asbestos Abatement trade exam.
  • Health and Safety: Become familiar with Title 8 and other essential safety regulations and practices.
  • C-22 Exam Review Questions: Read and understand each question and read every word of the explanation. The principle behind the question is your key to success.

🎧 Audio/Video Lectures

  • Flexible Formats: Choose between streaming online audio & video files or opt for CDs & DVDs.
  • Expert Instruction:  Lectures include Math Formulas, Plans and Specifications, and Title 8 Health and Safety Orders.

Latest Online C-22 Study Questions and Online Practice Exams

Virtual Flashcards:

  • Randomized Questions: Keep your study sessions fresh and engaging via online flashcards.
  • Progress Tracking: Know where you stand and what you’ve mastered.
  • Exclude Mastered Questions: Focus only on what you need to learn.

Trade Practice Exams and Updated Questions:

  • Two Timed General Exams: Each practice exam consists of 100 questions, allowing you to practice under timed conditions. *Includes an updated exam with the most current questions.
  • Two Title 8 Health & Safety Tests: Each specialized test is to ensure you’re prepared for all aspects of the C-22 exam.
  • Inclusive Trade Practice Questions: Each course includes practice questions complete with questions, answers, and in-depth explanations to deepen your understanding of trade concepts.
  • Updated Questions: Stay current with the latest General Knowledge, Health & Safety questions, and trade-specific updates.
  • Test & Expand Knowledge: Our questions are designed to test your existing knowledge and expand upon it through detailed explanations.

📞 Contractor Exam Application Assistance

  • Free Form Review: Request a free review of your completed contractor exam application to ensure it’s error-free before you submit it to the state.
  • Direct Assistance: All students enrolled in our C-22 Asbestos Abatement course can call us at (866) 685-8564 or email support@thompsonlearningco.com for personalized assistance in completing the application.

One-Year Unlimited Access

  • All-Inclusive Resources: Gain unrestricted access to all online eManuals, audio/video materials, and practice exams.
  • 365 Days of Access: Unlike other schools that limit you to 30, 90, or 180 days, we offer a full year of access to all online course materials, ensuring you have ample time to prepare.

🔍 CSLB C-22 Trade Exam Content & Source Material

  • In-Depth Overview: Gain a comprehensive understanding of what the C-22 Asbestos Abatement Contractor trade exam entails.
  • Reference Compilation: Access a complete compilation of all reference materials used for the exam, ensuring you have all the resources you need.
  • Scope Outline: Understand the full scope of work covered under the C-22 contractor classification so you know exactly what to expect.

The C-22 Asbestos Abatement Exam: Five Major Sections.

Section 1. Planning and Estimating (15%)

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

Section 2. Containment Area Preparation (26%)

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

Section 3. Asbestos Abatement Methods & Disposal (26%)

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

Section 4. Documentation (12%)

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

Section 5. Safety (21%)

  • 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.ecfr.gov

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

🔍CSLB Scope for the C-22 Asbestos Abatement Contractor Classification.

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.

Add the California Law & Business Course

Required For Your Original Contractors License

We offer our California contractor exam study materials as two separate courses. (Each course is sold separately).

  1. C-22 TRADE EXAM.

Pass the Law & Business Exam

Pass the Law & Business Exam for Your Original Contractor’s License

  • 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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Free C-22 Asbestos Abatement Practice Quiz!

  • Try a Free Practice Quiz: See what types of questions you’ll get on the C-22 Asbestos Abatement exam.
  • Similar to Actual Test Questions: These free practice questions are designed to be similar to those on the real exam.

Use this free test to get a preview of the types of questions found on the exam.

Welcome to your free C-22 Asbestos Abatement Quiz

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HEPA stands for:

What is added to water during wet removal?

How many times a year must medical monitoring be performed?

How many times a year should an employee be trained?

Which of the following is always required for ACM abatement?

When is dry removal of asbestos containing materials (ACM) permitted?

Personal air sample results reveal levels exceeding the permissible exposure limit. When must the employer relay this information to affected employees?

Who must give approval before an asbestos abatement job can begin?

NESHAP requirements for EPA notification invlove:

How often should fit tests be performed?

What sort of PPE (personal protective equipment) is recommended when using cleaning solvent?

What should be done with lifelines, safety harnesses, and shock-absorbing lanyards that have been subjected to impact loading?

What is the longest standard length of a scaffold plank?

On a 120V circuit, what color is the (protective) ground wire?

What is the minimum distance apart that acetylene and oxygen cylinders must be stored?

Which of the following is a correct method for storing acetylene cylinders?

Which of the following is the best choice for hoisting a full gas cylinder?

Cylinders containing ______ shall not be taken into confined spaces.

A dry chemical or carbon dioxide fire extinguisher rated at least ______ must be kept near operations where bottled fuel gases are being used.

No more than ______ of paints, solvents, and chemicals may be stored in a room unless an approved safety storage cabinet is present.