Course Syllabus


Course Description

Contractor's License Law 101 is designed to prepare students interested in becoming  licensed contractors, including; requirements for attaining a California State Contractor's License and submitting an application to take the exam. Topics covered are License Law, Mechanic's Lien Law, Employment Regulations, Worker's Compensation, Safety in Employment and Business Management

Instructor Contact

  • Email:
  • Phone: 213 763 3710
  • My cellphone number is 310-918-4101. The best way to contact me is my cell or my school email
  • Office hours: Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays 11:15 AM-12:00PM
      • Also by appointment, upon request by student.

    Email will be the preferred method of communication for this class. When emailing, just email through CANVAS (Best method of communication). It is your responsibility to make certain that your email is updated through LATTC; I will communicate only to your school email – check your inbox frequently. Please make sure that your email is brief and to the point. I will respond to all email within 24 hours if sent on a weekday.  For emails sent over the weekend, I will respond on Mondays. 

    This is a fully on-line class. Below are listed the policies and preferred methods of communication related to this course.

    Please feel free to contact me anytime at my regular work email address, this is my preferred method of communication, and or the office phone number listed below. I check my phone and email daily.

    Monday - Thursday, upon receipt of your email or phone call prior to 6 PM, I will response within 24 to 48 hours. If on a Friday or weekend, I will return your call no later than the following Tuesday and if on a holiday I will respond within 1 to 2 business days.

    If you choose to contact me through the Canvas inbox, it will go to my regular work email address and the same time frames will apply. I will respond to you via the same email that you used to notify me. Be sure to check your email at least 2 to 3 times a week

     if you call me, please leave a call back number to reach you, as well as:

    • your name/call back number
    • Which class you are in
    • Reason for your call


Course Modality and General Expectations

This is an entirely online course. This course will be delivered entirely online through the learning management system, Canvas. You will use your LATTC College username and password to log in to the Canvas course. 

In Canvas, you will access online lessons, course materials, and resources. At designated times throughout the semester, we will participate in a blend of self-paced and group-paced activities using Canvas, Zoom web-conferencing and other internet-based technologies. Activities will consist of online assignments, discussion forums, and announcements. All student work is submitted/posted online in Canvas.

This is a 3 unit course and will require approximately 6 amount of hours per week in order to read course materials, watch course lectures, and participate in course assessment activities. 


Goals and Learning Objectives

SLO #1:  Complete a mock contractor’s license examination.

SLO #2:  Identify and interpret various Contractors’ Li-censure regulations

SLO #3:  Identify and interpret mechanics lean laws and regulations.

 SLO#4:  Student demonstrate the ability to request, receive, complete and return an application to take the Contractor License Law exam to the correct State Government Department.Contractor's License Law is designed to prepare personnel in the construction industry on the California Law requirements for attaining a California State Contractor's License. Topics covered are License Law, Mechanic's Lien Law, Employment Regulations, Worker's Compensation, Safety in Employment and Business



Suggested Course Material



California Contractors License Law & Reference Book, Can be ordered on line at the CSLB website.







Grading Policy 

The point system is used for all grading of student tests, exams, class participation and cooperation.  Letter grades are given in accordance with college standards.  The students’ total accrued number of correct points, divided by the sum total points, multiplied by 100, will equal a percentage.  That percentage will equate to a letter grade.  Students must achieve a satisfactory grade of “C” or (70%) or better in each course of study in order to progress into the next higher level of plumbing courses.  All courses must be retaken if less than a satisfactory “C” or (70%) grade was achieved.  Students are subject to being dropped from class by midterm, if not maintaining adequate attendance or student conduct violations.

Basic evaluation instrumentation & grading:

  1. Your final grade is determined by:

Classroom participation  20%            

Final exam                               80%


Final Exam, given during the final exam week listed in the college schedule of classes. Exact dates will be given at least two weeks prior to the time of the exams.


University Policies

Attendance policies attendance and tardiness policies (e.g., Students are expected to attend every class meeting, to arrive on time and stay throughout the class period.  Students may be dropped from class for excessive tardiness, for failure to attend class the first day

LATTC Student Attendance Policy- Effective Spring 2015

  1. An instructor may exclude a student who is absent for more hours that the class meets per week or 20% of the total class hours. 54 hour @ 3 hours per week.
  2. In addition, an instructor may equate three or more late arrivals to or early departures from class as an absence for purposes of class attendance.

Instructors must apply their attendance policy in a consistent manner

Academic Integrity: “Academic dishonesty of any type, such as cheating or knowingly furnishing false information, by a student provides grounds for disciplinary action by the instructor or college. In written work, no material may be copied from another without proper quotation marks, footnotes, or appropriate documentation.” For more information on the Standards of Student Conduct refer to the college catalog available in hardcopy and online at”

Other policies:  extra credit opportunities may be given throughout the course. Extra credit can only be obtained through the tutoring center and membership in the plumbing club.


Students with disabilities who need any assistance or accommodations should contact the instructor”.  Students should also contact the Disabled Student Programs & Services (DSPS) center

 Location: Mariposa Hall 100

Office Hours 

FALL & Spring

Mon – Thurs  8:00 AM - 6:30PM, Closed 12:30PM- 1:00PM

Friday 8:00 AM – 12:00PM,

Saturday – Sunday – CLOSED


Mon – Thurs  8:00 AM - 4:00 PM , Closed 12:30PM- 1:00PM

Friday 8:00AM – 12:00PM,   


Learning Skills Center Referral:
To further your success, reinforce concepts, and achieve the stated learning objectives for this course, I refer you to Learning Skills Center for learning assistance services. You will be automatically enrolled in Tutoring, a free noncredit course that does not appear on your transcripts.  Services are located in C102.

Statement on Academic Freedom: Respect the rights of others to express their personal points of view.


Disclaimer: syllabus/schedule subject to change when there is an opportunity for improvement.

Office of Special Services/DSPS


 Students with disabilities who need any assistance or accommodations should contact the instructor”.  Students should also contact the Disabled Student Programs & Services (DSPS) center located in E110 or call 213 763-3773.


Student Health Center