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Classification List

for the

Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors

Last updated: May 13, 2016

       
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  NOTE For each classification assigned to a Qualifying Party, there is a $120 examination/administration fee.  This fee applies whether or not there is an examination associated with the classification. One qualifying party from each licensed applicant must have passed a separate Business and Law exam, regardless of the classification(s) requested (see Candidate Information Bulletin (CIB) for more details).
  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
     
     

For general testing information, testing locations, fees, retakes and Business and Law exam, please click on this link:

General Testing Information — Candidate Information Bulletin (CIB)

Business and Law — Candidate Information Bulletin

For study reference list for specific trade exams, choose from below.

   

14.  Mold Remediation

2,3

12.  Residential Building Contractor

1,3
7-802 Residential Swimming Pools 1
7-803 Residential Roofing 1

7-804 Residential Masonry/Stucco

1

7-805 Residential Framing

1

7-806 Residential Foundations

1

7-807 Residential Pile Driving

1

7-811 Residential Roofing (Subcontract Labor Only)

 0

7-812 Residential Masonry/Stucco (Subcontract Labor Only)

 0

7-813 Residential Framing (Subcontract Labor Only)

 0

7-814 Residential Foundations (Subcontract Labor Only)

 0

7-815 Residential Pile Driving (Subcontract Labor Only)

 0

Home Improvement Registration

0

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
Plumbing 1, 2
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 0
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

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 1

X.  Mechanical Work

1

  Subclassifications:  
7-20 Heat, Air Conditioning, Ventilation, Duct Work, and Refrigeration 1
7-23 Industrial Pipe Work and Insulation 1
Plumbing 1, 2
7-459 Controls for Mechanical Work  0

XI.  Plumbing

1, 2

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

Specialty Classifications

  7-293 Access Flooring 0
7-545 Accessibility Elements and Adaptations for the Disabled 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 0
7-273 Auger/Dry and Conventional Boring 0
7-435 Augered Pressure Grouted Piling, Pressure Grouting, Preplaced Aggregate Concrete Underlayment 0
7-571 Bank Auxiliary Systems 2
7-572 Bank Locking Systems 2
7-190 Bolt Tensioning 0
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
7-308 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 Poles 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
7-211 Concrete Medians 0
7-558 Concrete Work (Subcontract Labor Only) 2
7-242 Control to Regulate Flows of Natural Gas and Oil Production 0
7-438 Conveyors 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 0
7-272 Doors, Door Frames, Door Hardware, and Operable Walls 2
7-592 Doors, Door Frames, and Operable Walls (Excluding Door Hardware) 0
7-162 Dust Control 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) 2
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
7-527 Fiber Optic Lighting 0
7-164 Fiberglass and Plastic Fabrication and Installation 0
7-577 Fire Alarms 2
7-595 Fire Alarm (Non-Required) 2
7-267 Fireproofing, Firestopping, Metalizing, Foam Systems 0
7-413 Fire Protection Consultant 0
7-578 Fire Suppression 2
7-532 Floor Underlayments 0
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
7-86 Furnishing and Spreading Materials 0
7-244 Furnishing Labor Only 0
7-432 Furniture, Fixtures, and Institutional & Kitchen Equipment 0
7-579 Gates 2
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 0
7-163 Heat Treatment of Metals 0
7-356 Highway, Street Construction Exclusive of Bridges 1
7-345 Horizontal Collectors and River Intake Systems 0
7-136 Horizontal Directional Drilling 0
7-580 Household Fire Alarms 2
7-306 Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems 0
7-158 Incidental Highway Work Excluding Drainage, Earthwork, Landscaping and Paving 0
7-89 Industrial Cleaning and Material/Waste Handling 1
7-357 Industrial Silos 0
7-298 Install Repair or Close Underground Storage Tanks 2
7-84 Instrumentation and Calibration 1
7-69 Insulation (Commercial and Industrial) 1
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
7-557  Masonry (Subcontract Labor Only) 2
7-725 Mechanical Work (Act 725 – Restricted) 2
7-739 Mechanical Work (Bidding Only) 0
Mechanical Work (Restricted) 2
7-511 Metal Buildings, Cold-Formed Metal Framing, Siding, Sheet Metal, Metal Products 0
7-121 Meters 0
7-153 Mining & Mineshaft and Slope Repairs & Construction 0
7-200 Navigation Vessels & Marine Construction, Salvaging & Equipment 1
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) 0
7-240 Pavement Markings (Striping, Raised Reflectors, Rumble Strips, Speed Bumps) 0
7-508 Permanent Air Filters 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
7-207 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
7-440 Respiratory Protection Equipment 0
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
7-93 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
7-390 Specialized Interlocking Pavement Systems 0
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
7-471 Tile (Only) 1
7-523 Toll Systems & Booths, Parking Control Systems & Meters, Clocks 0
7-111 Tower Construction 1
7-274 Trenchless Rehabilitation 0
7-430 Vertical Wick Drains 0

7-392 Underwater Diving, Welding & Salvaging

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
     

Last updated: May 13, 2016

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