C-27 Landscaping Contractor

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  1. Commit to passing your California C-27 Landscaping exam. Prepare to pass your exam while at HOME on your schedule; “Read, Listen, Watch, Learn, &  PASS!“
  2. Order Our Course and Apply to the CSLB. We help you correctly fill out your Contractor License Application at no additional cost. Call us for assistance. “Spend Less and Pass your Test.”
  3. Study. Our clients typically pass their exam on the 1st attempt!

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C-27 LANDSCAPING CONTRACTOR (Trade Exam)

Pass the C-27 Landscaping exam on your 1st attempt. Unleash the most effective and affordable C-27 contractors’ license course available in California. Our clients pass their C-27 Contractor trade exam.

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ONE – Commit to passing your C-27 Landscaping Contractor exam; Study at HOME and on your schedule.

  • Read our best in the industry C-27 exam preparation manual.
  • Learn the art of dominating a four-answer multiple-choice exam.
  • Watch industry experts review via Audio & Video General Landscaping Knowledge, Construction Math, and Title 8 Health & Safety Rules.
  • Access hundreds of researched exam questions and answers.
  • Memorize key exam concepts with Virtual Flashcards
  • Take non-graded Practice Quizzes
  • Verify your knowledge with simulated Full-length, Timed Exams
  • PASS your C-27 Landscaping Contractor exam the first time you test.

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ONE – Commit to becoming a C-27 Landscaping Contractor. Study at HOME, & on your schedule; Read, Listen, Watch, Learn, & PASS!

  1. Read our best in the industry C-27 Landscaping exam prep manual.
  2. Listen & watch as experts review General Knowledge, Math & Title 8 Health & Safety Rules.
  3. Learn the art of dominating a four-question multiple-choice exam.
  4. PASS your C-27 Landscaping 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-27 Landscaping 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!

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THREE – Prepare for and pass your exam. Our students dramatically improve their test scores and pass their C-27 Landscaping contractor exam.

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COURSE DETAILS: C-27 LANDSCAPING CONTRACTOR

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CALIFORNIA C-27 LANDSCAPING CONTRACTOR (Trade Exam)

Choose your course format from either

eCourse – 100% Online! Trade eManual, (not printable) Streaming Audio/Video, & Online Practice Tests

Or Printed Manual + Online Audio/Video & Online Practice Tests

Or Printed Manual + CDs, DVD’s & Online Testing

Our C-27 Landscaping 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

CALIFORNIA C-27 LANDSCAPING LICENSE EXAM MANUAL:

The C-27 Landscaping Contractor exam manual covers the essential topics of the California C-27 Landscaping contractor license exam. Topics include Plant Classification, Ornamental Plants, Plant Diseases, Fertilizer, Sprinkler Systems, Backflow Prevention, Plastic Pipe, Carpentry, Concrete, Electricity, and Leveling, Title 8 Health & Safety Orders, and Landscaping Review Questions.

The C-27 Landscaping 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-27 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.

AUDIO/VIDEO LECTURES:

Streaming online Audio/Video files or CDs & DVDs. Expert instructors with decades of experience cover fundamental C-27 Landscaping exam concepts in greater detail. Our audio/video lectures cover General Knowledge & Review, Math Formulas, and Title 8 Health & Safety lectures.


C-27 LANDSCAPING ONLINE PRACTICE TOOLS:

  • FLASHCARDS: Online flashcard program tracks your history and also allows you to exclude questions you have already learned.
  • PRACTICE EXAMS: Five final practice exams, each timed to simulate actual exam conditions. The course also includes two Cal/OSHA Health & Safety tests. (exams are approximately 115 questions each.) Our C-27 and Title 8 Health and Safety update list any new questions to reflect changing trends in exam focus.

ASSISTANCE FILLING OUT THE APPLICATION

Get help filling out your contractor exam application or request a free review of your completed form before submission. All students in our C-27 Landscaping course can call us at (866) 685 8564 for assistance.


ONE YEAR UNLIMITED ACCESS: To All Online eBooks, Audio/Video, Test Questions & Simulated Final Exams.

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.

C-27 Landscaping Contractor exam course with C-27 Trade CD's DVDs & online practice tests

EXAM CONTENT & SOURCE MATERIAL

A detailed breakdown of the makeup of the C-27 Landscaping Contractor trade exam. A list of all the reference materials used to create the C-27 exam & the scope of the C-27 Landscaping contractor classification.

THE C27 LANDSCAPING TRADE EXAM CONSISTS OF SIX MAJOR SECTIONS:


Section 1. Planning & Design – 23% of C-27 Exam

  • Project planning
  • Hardscape, drainage, and irrigation design
  • Project estimating

Section 2. Construction Preparation – 13% of C-27 Exam

  • Site planning
  • Erosion control
  • Trenching and grading

Section 3. Hardscape Installation – 16% of C-27 Exam

  • Flatwork
  • Masonry
  • Posts, fences, and retaining walls
  • Water features

Section 4. Drainage, Irrigation, Lighting, and Plant Installation – 23% of C-27 Exam

  • Drainage systems and bioswales
  • Irrigation valves and controllers
  • Lighting controllers and transformers
  • Plant, tree, and mulch installation

Section 5. Maintenance and Repair – 9% of C-27 Exam

  • Pruning and tree removal
  • Troubleshooting irrigation systems

Section 6. Safety – 16% of C-27 Exam

  • Employee safety
  • Job site safety

*Percentages are approximate


C-27 LANDSCAPING EXAM SOURCE MATERIAL:

The CSLB utilizes the following publications for the creation of the Landscaping exam. California codebooks can be viewed online: www.dgs.ca.gov/bsc

2019 California Building Code. Title 24. International Code Council.
PHONE: (800) 786-4452.
INTERNET: http://www.iccsafe.org

2019 California Electrical Code. California Code of Regulations, Title 24. BNI Publications, Inc.
PHONE: (888) 264-2665
INTERNET: www.bnibooks.com

2019 California Plumbing Code. California Code of Regulations, Title 24. International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO).
PHONE: (909) 472-4100
INTERNET: http://www.iapmo.org

Abiotic Disorders of Landscape Plants. L. Costello. University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources.
PHONE: (800) 994-8849
INTERNET: anrcatalog.ucanr.edu

Construction Best Management Practice Handbook: California Stormwater Quality Association.
PHONE: (650) 366-1042
INTERNET: www.casqa.com

The Contractor’s Guide to Quality Concrete Construction. Lindsay K. Kennedy. American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) and the American Concrete Institute (ACI).
PHONE:
(314) 962-0210 (ASCC)
(248) 848-3700 (ACI)
INTERNET:
www.ascconline.org
www.concrete.org

Landscape Construction, 2nd Ed. David Sauter. Cengage Learning.
PHONE: (800) 354-9706
INTERNET: www.cengage.com

The Landscape Lighting Book. Janet Lennox Moyer. Wiley.
PHONE: (877) 762-2974
INTERNET: www.wiley.com

Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance. California Department of Water Resources.
PHONE: (916) 651-9676
INTERNET: www.water.ca.gov/programs/water-use-and-efficiency

The New Sunset Western Garden Book. Sunset Publishing.
PHONE: (510) 858-3400
INTERNET: www.sunset.com

Simplified Irrigation Design. Pete Melby. Wiley.
PHONE: (877) 762-2974
INTERNET: www.wiley.com

State of California General Industry & Electrical Safety Orders (Cal/OSHA) and State of California Construction & Electrical Safety Orders (Cal/OSHA). 2019. California Code of Regulations, Title 8. Mancomm.
PHONE: (877) 626-2666
INTERNET: www.mancomm.com

Trouble Shooting Irrigation Control Systems. Bill Derryberry.
PHONE: (480) 423-0542
EMAIL: billderryberry@cox.net

*Publisher information is current as of 7/22


Official CSLB Description of License Classification for the C-27 Landscaping Contractor.

C-27 landscaping contractor constructs, maintains, repairs, installs, or subcontracts the development of landscape systems and facilities for public and private gardens and other areas which are designed to aesthetically, architecturally, horticulturally, or functionally improve the grounds within or surrounding a structure or tract or plot of land. In addition to that, a landscape contractor prepares and grades plots and areas of land for the installation of any architectural, horticultural, and decorative treatment or arrangement. (832.27 CCR)

CALIFORNIA CONTRACTOR LAW AND BUSINESS EXAM


STAND-ALONE COURSE – FOR ORIGINAL C-27 CONTRACTOR LICENCE

We offer our study materials as two separate courses; Course-1: C-27 TRADE EXAM. Course-2: California LAW & BUSINESS EXAM. (Each Sold Separately)

YOU MUST PASS BOTH EXAMS IF THIS IS YOUR ORIGINAL CONTRACTORS LICENSE

Law & Business Exam

Pass the CA LAW & BUSINESS EXAM covering California contractor law, and pass the TRADE EXAM covering the trade you wish to practice.

Pass both exams to qualify for your 1st contractor’s license. “Read, Listen, Watch, Learn, & PASS!”


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FREE C-27 PRACTICE TEST (Trade Exam)


Take a free C-27 Landscaping contractor practice exam. These free C-27 test questions are similar to the ones you will encounter when taking the actual C-27 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-27 Exam.


1. 
There are five common methods of night lighting for landscapes, they are__________.
2. 
If a plant requires good drainage, what type of backfill material should be used?
3. 
Plants that use less water and are tolerant of dry landscape sites are called__________.
Add description here!
4. 
The soil pH level primarily controls__________.
5. 
Three types of ground patterns used in landscape design are __________.
6. 
What is the maximum distance between joints in a concrete patio?
7. 
If the maximum flow for a ¾” valve is 10 gpm on a level area, what is the MAXIMUM flow if there is a 25’ elevation drop in the same system?
8. 
The hardscape in a landscape design is defined as__________.
9. 
Fertilizer recommendations are often given in pounds of nitrogen per thousand square feet. How many 50 pound bags of 10-10-10 fertilizers should be applied to an area 50 X 100 ft. if the recommendation is for 2 pounds of nitrogen per 1000 sq. ft.?
10. 
Lawn sprinkler systems are installed so they provide even coverage. This is accomplished by__________.
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