California Landscape Contractor License School
California landscape contractor license school typically prepares you to pass the Law and Business examination and the trade specialty multiple-choice examination in landscaping.
According to the Los Angeles Times (online edition dated July 28 2006), the minimum educational requirement for the Class C-27 landscape contractor's license issued by the Contractors State License Board (CSLB) in California, is a high school diploma.
However, there also is a work experience requirement of one to four years depending on your educational background.
To minimize that work experience requirement, you can take a school associate's degree in horticulture or landscape planning and design.
According to L.A. Times, that type of education can go towards 1½ years of credit towards the work experience requirement.
There also is a need to pass the Law and Business examination and the trade specialty multiple-choice examination in landscaping.
That information is from 2006. To find the current requirements, you can go to the Contractors State License Board (CSLB) web site, which provides a downloadable examination study guide with all the details, or contact the via other means:
Contractors State License Board
9821 Business Park Drive
Sacramento, CA 95827
Phone: (800) 321-2752
To get an associate degree in landscape, you can contact at least the following school:
6201 Winnetka Avenue
Woodland Hills, CA 91371
Phone: (818) 719-6404
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