Hawaii Swimming Pool (C-49) Contractor License

The Swimming Pool (C-49) Contractor License allows you to do the following work:

  • Concrete, gunite, metal, and plastic type pools
  • Whirlpool baths
  • Hot tubs
  • Jacuzzis
  • Pool decks
  • Walkways
  • Installation and repair of water and gas service lines, from closest point of service to pool equipment
  • Pool piping
  • Fittings
  • Back flow prevention devices
  • Pumps
  • Heaters
  • Chlorine dispensers
  • Electric pool lights
  • Pool plastering
  • Interior finishing and sealing
  • Ceramic tile
  • Coping
  • Swimming pool accessories and safety devices
  • Fences for protective purposes (if in original contract)
  • Pool excavation and grading

How to get the Swimming Pool (C-49) Contractor’s License in Hawaii?

  1. Register with the Business Registration Division.
  2. Have a good reputation for honesty, truthfulness, financial integrity and fair dealing.
  3. Obtain liability and workers' compensation insurance.
  4. Have in your employ a licensed individual who is designated Responsible Managing Employee (RME).
  5. Attach the application fee (non-refundable) to your application.
  6. Fill & Submit your Application to the Honolulu office on or before the first Tuesday of the month two months prior to the scheduled meeting date.
  7. Submit a current (not more than a year old) financial statement accompanied by an independent accountant's report.
  8. Submit a current and complete credit report for each officer, partner, manager, or member, (from a credit reporting agency issued not more than 6 months ago) covering at least the previous 5 years.
  9. Submit a current Hawaii State Tax Clearance (issued not more than 6 months old) with an original State Department of Taxation stamp.
  10. If you are planning to use a trade name, submit a filed-stamped copy of current trade name registration approved by the Business Registration Division of the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs.
  11. Once approved by the board, schedule your exam with the testing provider.
  12. Once you pass the examination, the Board will reach out to you to satisfy all license requirements such as Workers' Compensation Insurance, Liability & Property Damage Insurance, place of business, and any other fees. Once those requirements are met, the board will issue you a license.
  13. Experience Requirements: Applicant must be not less than 18 years of age, have 4 years of supervisory experience within the past 10 years, and be employed by a licensed contracting entity.

Hawaii Swimming Pool (C-49) Contractor License Exam Prep Courses

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Hawaii Swimming Pool (C-49) Contractor License Exams

Below is all the information related to the trade and business exams, including the official reference list.

Hawaii Swimming Pool (C-49) Contractor Trade Exam

  • Testing Method: Computer-based testing
  • Testing Company: Prometric©
  • Number of Questions: 50
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Time Allowed: 120 Minutes
  • Minimum Passing Score: 75%
  • Subjects Involved (Percentage):
    • Calculations/Estimating/Sizing (26%)
    • Filtration Systems (15%)
    • Water Treatment Systems (14%)
    • Installation of Pools and Spas (12%)
    • Equipment Piping/Testing (9%)
    • Fuel Gas Piping/Heaters (9%)
    • Electrical (6%)
    • Circulation Systems (5%)
    • Fencing (4%)
  • Prometric© Swimming Pool (C-49) Official Content Outline

Hawaii Swimming Pool (C-49) Contractor Business Exam

  • Testing Method: Computer-based testing
  • Testing Company: Prometric©
  • Number of Questions: 80
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Time Allowed: 180 Minutes
  • Minimum Passing Score: 75%
  • Subjects Involved (Percentage):
    • Business Organization (3%)
    • Licensing (10%)
    • Estimating and Bidding (12%)
    • Contract Management (18%)
    • Project Management (9%)
    • Public Works Laws (5%)
    • Risk Management (10%)
    • Safety (7%)
    • Labor Laws (7%)
    • Financial Management (9%)
    • Tax Laws (6%)
    • Lien Law (4%)
  • Prometric© Business and Law Official Content Outline

Hawaii Swimming Pool (C-49) Contractor Book Set

This set of books includes all required references for the Swimming Pool (C-49) and business exams. Orders placed before 2 PM are shipped the same day via UPS and a tracking number is emailed before 3 PM.

  • HAWAII SWIMMING POOL (C-49) - BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

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  • HAWAII SWIMMING POOL (C-49) - BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $1,141.00

Hawaii Swimming Pool (C-49) Contractor Exam Books

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Hawaii Business and Law Exam Books

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