Classification List

for the

Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors

revised 03/20/2013

LEGEND

 
  NOTE

All classifications with a written trade exam require an examination administration fee ($120).

All classifications without a written trade exam require an examination research/transaction fee ($120).

 
0 No Trade Exam Required
1 Trade Examination Required
2 Classification Requires Credential/License or Certification in lieu of or in addition to Trade Exam
3 Requires separate license

I. Building Construction

1
  Subclassifications  
  7-2 Acoustical Treatments 0
  7-1 Air Conditioning Work, Ventilation, Refrigeration, and Duct Work 1
  7-10 Drywall 1
  7-12 Electrical Construction for Structures 1
  7-18 Fire Sprinkler Work 2
  7-15 Foundations for Buildings, Equipment, or Machinery 1
  7-22 Incinerator Construction 1
  7-27 Installation of Equipment, Machinery, and Engines 0
  7-28 Installation of Pneumatic Tubes and Conveyors 1
  7-29 Insulation for Cold Storage and Buildings 1
  7-30 Insulation for Pipes and Boilers 1
  7-32 Landscaping, Grading, and Beautification 2
  7-31 Lathing, Plastering, and Stuccoing 1
  7-33 Masonry, Brick, Stone 1
  7-36 Ornamental Iron and Structural Steel Erection, Steel Buildings 1
  7-49 Painting and Interior Decorating, Carpeting 0
  7-41 Pile Driving 1
  VIII Plumbing 1,2
  XII Residential Construction 1,3
  7-51 Rigging, House Moving, Wrecking, and Dismantling 1
  7-53 Roof Decks 0
  7-52 Roofing and Sheet Metal, Siding 1
  7-56 Sheet Metal Duct Work 1
  7-58 Steam and Hot Water Heating In Buildings or Plants 0
  7-59 Stone, Granite, Slate, Resilient Floor Installations, Carpeting 1
  7-60 Swimming Pools 1
  7-61 Tile, Terrazzo, and Marble 1
  7-66 Water Cooling Towers and Accessories 1
  7-5 Driveways, Parking Areas, etc., Asphalt and/or Concrete Exclusive of Highway and Street Work 1
  7-16 Fencing 0

II. Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction

1
  Subclassifications:  
  7-7 Driveways, Parking Areas, etc., Asphalt and/or Concrete 1
  7-21 Highway and Street Subsurface Drainage and Sewer Work 1
  7-40 Permanent or Paved Highways and Streets (Asphalt Hot and Cold Plant Mix) 1
  7-39 Permanent or Paved Highways and Streets (Asphalt Surface Treatment) 1
  7-37 Permanent or Paved Highways and Streets (Concrete) 1
  7-38 Permanent or Paved Highways and Streets (Soil Cement) 1
  7-54 Secondary Roads 1
  7-65 Undersealing or Leveling of Roads  
  7-11 Earthwork, Drainage, and Levees 1
  7-3 Clearing, Grubbing, and Snagging 0
  7-6 Culverts and Drainage Structures 1
  7-4 Concrete Bridges, Over and Underpasses 1
  7-57 Steel Bridges, Over and Underpasses 1
  7-68 Wood Bridges, Over and Underpasses 1
  7-32 Landscaping, Grading, and Beautification 2
  7-16 Fencing 0
  7-610 Furnishing and Installation of Movable Structures or Machinery, Excluding Electrical and Mechanical Work 0

III. Heavy Construction

1
  Subclassifications  
  7-3 Clearing, Grubbing, and Snagging 0
  7-8 Dams, Reservoirs, and Flood Control Work Other Than Levees 1
  7-9 Dredging 1
  7-13 Electrical Transmission Lines 1
  7-19 Foundations and Pile Driving 1
  7-24 Industrial Piping 1
  7-25 Industrial Plants 1
  7-26 Industrial Ventilation 0
  7-34 Oil Field Construction 1
  7-35 Oil Refineries 1
  7-50 Railroads 1
  7-62 Transmission Pipeline Construction 1
  7-63 Tunnels 0
  7-67 Wharves, Docks, Harbor Improvements, and Terminals 1
  7-32 Landscaping, Grading, and Beautification 2
  7-16 Fencing 0

IV. Municipal and Public Works Construction

1
  Subclassifications:  
  7-17 Filter Plants and Water Purification 1
  7-42 Pipe Work (Gas Lines) 0
  7-43 Pipe Work (Sewer Lines) 1
  7-44 Pipe Work (Storm Drains) 1
  7-45 Pipe Work (Water Lines) 1
  7-47 Power Plants 0
  7-55 Sewer Plant or Sewer Disposal 1
  7-64 Underground Electrical Conduit Installation 0
  7-32 Landscaping, Grading, and Beautification 2
  7-16 Fencing 0

VIII. Hazardous Materials

1,2
  Subclassifications:  
  7-212 Asbestos Removal and Abatement 1,2
  7-453 Hazardous Materials Cleanup and Removal 1
  7-454. Hazardous Materials Site Remediation 1

IX. Electrical Work (Statewide)

1
  Subclassifications:  
  7-13 Electrical Transmission Lines 1
  7-14 Electrical Work for Structures 1
  7-64 Underground Electrical Conduit Installation 0
  7-479 Electrical Controls 0

X. Mechanical Work (Statewide)

1
  Subclassifications:  
  7-20 Heat, Air Conditioning, Ventilation, Duct Work, and Refrigeration 1
  7-23 Industrial Pipe Work and Insulation 1
  VIII Plumbing 1,2
  7-459 Controls for Mechanical Work  

XI. Plumbing

1,2
  Subclassifications:  
  7-611 Potable and Nonpotable Water Systems; Construction, Removal, Repair, and Maintenance for
Buildings and Premises.
0
  7-612 Sanitary and Nonsanitary Waste and Sewerage Construction; Removal, Repair, and
Maintenance for Buildings and Premises.
0

Specialty Classifications

 
  7-293 Access Flooring 0
  7-488 Air & Process Heaters and Seals 0
  7-265 Airport Baggage Handling & Ground Support Systems, Landing/Lighting Systems, & Passenger Boarding Bridges 0
  7-397 Analytical Sampling, Auditing, Inspection and Testing 0
  7-541 Anchoring Systems 0
  7-103 Artificial Turf 0
  7-391 Artwork & Stained Glass Installation, Restoration & Renovation 0
  7-435 Augered Pressure Grouted Piling, Pressure Grouting, Preplaced Aggregate Concrete
Underlayment
0
  7-540 Automatic Gate Systems 2
  7-571 Bank Auxiliary Systems 2
  7-572 Bank Locking Systems 2
  7-190 Bolt Tensioning 0
  7-557 Brick Masonry (Subcontract Labor Only) 2
  7-303 Bridge Repair and Restoration 0
  7-556 Building Insulation, Siding, Sheet Metal, and Roofing (Subcontract Labor Only) 0
  7-156 Carpentry 1
  7-555 Carpentry and Windows (Subcontract Labor Only) 0
  7-418 Carpet and Resilient Floors 1
  7-487 Carpeting (Only) 1
  7-110 Cathodic & Corrosion Protection, Thermal Spraying 0
  7-256 Cemeteries and Mausoleums 0
  7-89 Chemical Cleaning, Hydro Blasting, Pumping Waste 0
  7-308 Chemical Spraying 0
  7-169 Chimneys and Fireplaces 0
  7-573 Closed Circuit TV 2
  7-484 Coastal Restoration & Habitat Enhancement 1
  7-209 Communication and Electrical Utility Pole Inspection, Treatment & Restoration 0
  7-493 Concrete and Asphalt Breaking, Crushing, Rubblizing, Recycling, Reclamation 0
  7-91 Concrete and Asphalt Patching, Deep Sawing, Sealing, Grinding, Grooving, Grouting 0
  7-88 Concrete Construction (Excluding Highways, Streets, Bridges & Underwater Work) 1
  7-558 Concrete Work (Subcontract Labor Only) 2
  7-545 Construction of Accessibility Elements and Adaptations for the Disabled 0
  7-600 Construction Management (Building Construction) 1
  7-601 Construction Management (Highway, Street and Bridge Construction) 1
  7-602 Construction Management (Heavy Construction) 1
  7-603 Construction Management (Municipal and Public Works Construction) 1
  7-604 Construction Management (Electrical Work) 1
  7-605 Construction Management (Mechanical Work) 1
  7-700 Construction Management (Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction; Municipal and Public
Works Construction)
1
  7-701 Construction Management Building Construction; Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction; Heavy Construction; Municipal and Public Works Construction) 1
  7-702 Construction Management (Building Construction, Municipal and Public Works Construction, Electrical Work, Mechanical Work) 1
  7-703 Construction Management (Building Construction; Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction, Municipal and Public Works Construction) 1
  7-704 Construction Management (Building Construction; Municipal and Public Works Construction, Heavy Construction 1
  7-438 Conveyor Design, Fabrication and Installation 1
  7-369 Coverings and Linings 0
  7-99 Crane Manufacturing, Erection, Installation & Services 0
  7-476 Crane Rail Systems, Roof Cars & Trolleys 0
  7-149 Curb and Gutter, Driveways, Sidewalks, Retaining Walls, Patios, Foundations 1
  7-82 Curtain Walls, Tilt-Up Construction, and Precast and Prestressed Concrete 0
  7-90 Demolishing Work 1
  7-574 Detention Locks 2
  7-108 Dewatering, Water Barriers and Geotextiles 0
  7-261 Diamond Core Drilling, Grouting & Foundations 1
  7-332 Distillation Trays and Fractioning Towers, Remove and Install 0
  7-575 Door Hardware 2
  7-272 Doors, Door Frames, Door Hardware, and Operable Walls 2
  7-592 Doors, Door Frames, and Operable Walls (Excluding Door Hardware) 0
  7-410 Elastomeric Roofs 0
  7-175 Electrical Power Substation 1
  7-114 Electrical Substation Insulator Cleaning 0
  7-735 Electrical Work (Act 725 - Restricted) 2
  Electrical Work (Restricted) 1
  7-154 Electrostatic Precipitators Erection and Installation 0
  7-72 Elevators, Dumbwaiters and Escalators 0
  7-521 Engineered Material Arresting Systems 0
  7-576 Engineered Fire Suppression Systems 2
  7-481 Exterior Insulation & Finish Systems 0
  7-290 Fabricate & Install Metal Products 0
  7-306 Fabrication and Installation of Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems 0
  7-527 Fiber Optic Lighting 0
  7-164 Fiberglass and Plastic Fabrication and Installation 0
  7-577 Fire Alarms 2
  7-267 Fireproofing, Firestopping, Metalizing, Foam Systems 0
  7-413 Fire Protection Consultant 0
  7-578 Fire Suppression 2
  7-414 Flooring and Decking 1
  7-609 Flue Duct Expansion Joints 0
  7-97 Foundations, Caissons, & Slurry Walls 1
  7-96 Furnaces, Incinerators, Refractory, Heat Exchangers 1
  7-440 Furnish and Install Respiratory Protection Equipment 0
  7-390 Furnish and Install Specialized Interlocking Pavement Systems 0
  7-430 Furnish and Install Vertical Wick Drains 0
  7-508 Furnish, Install and Maintain Permanent Air Filters 0
  7-86 Furnishing and Spreading Materials 0
  7-244 Furnishing Labor Only 0
  7-432 Furniture, Fixtures, and Institutional & Kitchen Equipment  
  7-579 Gates 2
  7-217 Generators, Rotary Equipment, Compressor Pumps, Vessels, Industrial Engines & Controls 0
  7-75 Glass, Glazing, Store Fronts, Metal Partitions, Panels and Siding 1
  7-406 Groundwater Monitoring Well, Remediation and Monitoring Systems, and Recovering Wells 0
  7-113 Grouting, Shotcreting, Gunite, Concrete Pumping Services 0
  7-106 Guardrails, Attenuators, and Crossing Barriers 0
  7-220 Hazardous Waste Treatment or Removal 1
  7-475 HDPE or Thermoplastic, Reinforced Polymers Fabrication and Fusion 0
  7-163 Heat Treatment of Metals 0
  7-553 Highway and Street Lights, Signs, Barricades, Traffic Control and Safety Devices 0
  7-356 Highway, Street Construction Exclusive of Bridges 1
  7-345 Horizontal Collectors and River Intake Systems 0
  7-580 Household Fire Alarms 2
  7-357 Industrial Silos 0
  7-242 Install and Service of Control to Regulate Flows of Natural Gas and Oil Production 0
  7-298 Install Repair or Close Underground Storage Tanks 2
  7-532 Installation and Maintenance of Floor Underlayment 0
  7-211 Installation and Removal of Concrete Medians 0
  7-121 Installation Test, Recalibration, & Repair of Meters 0
  7-84 Instrumentation and Calibration 1
  7-69 Insulation (Commercial and Industrial) 1
  7-581 Intrusion Alarms 2
  7-83 Irrigation & Wastewater Systems & Pumps 0
  7-288 Janitorial Services 0
  7-379 Joint Installation, Sealing and Re-Sealing 0
  7-564 Joint Installation, Sealing and Re-Sealing (Subcontract Labor Only) 2
  7-582 Kitchen Fire Suppression 2
  7-434 Lamp Recycling and Lighting Efficiency Systems 0
  7-470 Landfill Gas and Leachate Control Systems 0
  7-417 Lead Based Paint Abatement and Removal 2
  7-104 Lead Burning and Construction 0
  7-118 Leak Repairs 0
  7-583 Life Safety 2
  7-215 Lightning Protection Systems 0
  7-584 Locksmith 2
  7-310 Marble, Stone & Cast Stone Construction & Artificial Rock Fabrication 0
  7-412 Marine Electrical Work 0
  7-509 Marine Mechanical Work 0
  7-554 Masonry for Drainage Structures & Manholes 0
  7-491 Masonry Work (Labor Only) 0
  7-585 Mechanical Locks 2
  7-725 Mechanical Work (Act 725 - Restricted) 2
  7-739 Mechanical Work (Bidding Only) 0
  Mechanical Work (Restricted) 1
  7-511 Metal Buildings, Cold-Formed Metal Framing, Siding, Sheet Metal 0
  7-243 Metal Products for Buildings 0
  7-153 Mining & Mineshaft and Slope Repairs & Construction 0
  7-200 Navigation Vessels & Marine Construction, Salvaging & Equipment 1
  7-367 Non-Hazardous Waste Treatment & Removal & Waste Treatment/Disposal Systems 0
  7-224 Nuclear Power Facilities & Removal of Nuclear Waste 0
  7-94 Oil and Gas Well Drilling 1
  7-409 Oilfield Fabrication 1
  7-547 Ornamental Metal, Cupolas, Dormers, Steeples, and Clock Towers 0
  7-48 Painting, Coating and Blasting (Industrial and Commercial) 1
  7-560 Painting, Wallcovering, Flooring, Drywall, Stucco and Plaster (Subcontract Labor Only) 2
  7-240 Pavement Markings (Paint & Thermoplastic Striping, Raised Reflectors, Rumble Strips, Speed Bumps) 0
  7-98 Personnel Fall Protection & Debris Containment Systems, Scaffolding, Shoring 0
  7-542 Pile Cutting/Crushing 0
  7-138 Pile Wrapping and Encasing 0
  7-543 Pipeline Buoyancy Control 0
  7-46 Plumbing (Restricted) 2
  7-221 Pollution and Environmental Control Systems 0
  7-107 Portable Buildings, Modular Manufactured and/or Mobile Housing 0
  7-586 Pre-engineered Fire Suppression Systems 2
  7-587 Property Protection 2
  7-207 Pumping Services 0
  7-127 Radiation & Magnetic Shielding Systems, & X-Ray & Radiographic Equipment 0
  7-312 Railings, Cladding, Balustrades, and Stairways 0
  7-536 Railroad Signals, Safety Equipment, Alarms & Crossings 0
  7-77 Recreation & Sporting Facilities & Golf Courses 0
  7-294 Refrigeration, Coolers, Freezers, Ice Rinks 1
  7-92 Reinforcing Rods and Wire Mesh, Dowels & Post Tensioning 1
  7-515 Room Dehumidification and Mold and Mildew Removal 0
  7-296 Rotary Kilns and Dryers 0
  7-570 Sampling and Testing Devices and Systems 0
  7-339 Scales and Foundations 0
  7-588 Security 2
  7-144 Security & Fire Alarm & Fire Detection & Suppression Systems 2
  7-93 Seeding, Sodding, Load & Soil Stabilization, Erosion Control, Sheet Piling 0
  7-85 Signs, Scoreboards, Displays, Billboards (Electrical & Non-Electrical) 0
  7-562 Site Grading and Landscaping (Subcontract Labor Only) 0
  7-260 Slipform Concrete Construction 0
  7-208 Sludge Dredging, Dewatering, and Filtration 0
  7-429 Soft Abrasive Cleaning 0
  7-202 Solar Energy Equipment 1,2
  7-315 Sound and Vibration Control Systems and Enclosures 0
  7-589 Special Locking Systems 2
  7-544 Stages, Exhibits, Screens, Domes, Artificial Scenery, and Accessories 0
  7-80 Storage Facilities, Metal Covers, Tanks, Floating Roofs 0
  7-81 Subdivision Site Development 1
  7-530 Swimming Pools, Water Features and Fountains 1
  7-174 Telecommunications 2
  7-590 Telecommunications (Excluding Property Protection and Life Safety Systems) 0
  7-593 Telecommunications (Excluding Life Safety Systems) 0
  7-594 Telecommunications (Excluding Property Protection) 0
  7-471 Tile (Only) 1
  7-523 Toll Systems & Booths, Parking Control Systems & Meters, Clocks 0
  7-111 Tower Construction 0
  7-158 Traffic Signals & Lighting, and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) 0
  7-136 Trenchless Construction and Pipeline Maintenance and Rehabilitation 0
  7-341 Vacuum & Catalyst Handling Services/Sulfuric Acid Plant Maintenance, Decoking Operations, Pigging, Deslagging 0
  7-185 Walkway Covers, Canopies, Awnings, Roll-Up Curtains & Gutter Systems 0
  7-95 Water Well Drilling 2
  7-74 Waterproofing, Coating, Sealing, Concrete/Masonry Repair 0
  7-148 Welding 0
  7-112 Well Servicing, Workover, Completion and Plug & Abandon Wells 0
  7-197 Windows, Skylights and Accessories 0
     
 

Separate License Required

     
     
  Mold Remediation 2,3
  XII. Residential Building Contractor 1,3
     
 

Registrations

  Home Improvement Registration 0
       

 

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