Hawaii Welding (C-56) Contractor License

The Welding (C-56) Contractor License allows you to:

  • Weld diverse metals and:
    • Pipe lines
    • Tanks
    • Pressure vessels
    • Guard rails
    • Fire escapes
  • Use different welding techniques:
    • Flux core
    • Resistance
    • Oxyacetylene processes
    • Carbon, metal, and submerged arc

How to Get the Welding (C-56) Contractor’s License in Hawaii?

  1. Register with the Hawaii Business Registration Division
  2. Possess a good reputation for honesty, truthfulness, financial integrity, and fair dealing
  3. Obtain liability and workers' compensation insurance
  4. 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. Send a current (not more than a year old) Financial Statement accompanied by an independent accountant's report
  8. Provide a 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. Complete a Hawaii State Tax Clearance (issued not more than 6 months old) with an original State of Hawaii Department of Taxation stamp
  10. Submit a filed-stamped copy of current trade name registration approved by the Hawaii Business Registration Division (if you intend to use a trade name)
  11. Once approved by the board, schedule your exam with the testing provider
  12. After passing the examination, the Hawaii Contractors License 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

Hawaii Welding (C-56) Contractor License Exam Prep Courses

Hawaii Welding (C-56) Contractor License Exams

Below is all the information related to the trade and Business and Law exams, including the official reference lists.

Hawaii Welding (C-56) Contractor Trade Exam

  • Testing Method: Computer-based testing; closed book
  • Testing Company: PSI©
  • Number of Questions: 50
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Time Allowed: 60 Minutes
  • Minimum Passing Score: 75%
  • Subjects Involved (No. of Questions):
    • Oxyacetylene Welding and Cutting (10)
    • Blueprint Reading (5)
    • Pipe Welding (5)
    • Materials (11)
    • Shielded Metal Arc Welding (7)
    • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (5)
    • Testing and Inspection (3)
    • Safety OSHA (4)
  • PSI© Welding (C-56) Official Content Outline

Hawaii Welding (C-56) Contractor Business and Law Exam

  • Testing Method: Computer-based testing; closed book
  • Testing Company: PSI©
  • Number of Questions: 80
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Time Allowed: 180 Minutes
  • Minimum Passing Score: 75%
  • Subjects Involved (No. of Questions):
    • Business Organization (3)
    • Contract Management (12)
    • Estimating and Bidding (10)
    • Financial Management (7)
    • Labor Laws (5)
    • Licensing (7)
    • Lien Law (5)
    • Project Management (9)
    • Risk Management (8)
    • Safety - OSHA (6)
    • Tax Laws (5)
    • Public Works Laws (3)
  • PSI© Business and Law Official Content Outline

Hawaii Welding (C-56) Contractor Book Set

This set of books includes all required references for the Welding (C-56) and Business and Law exams. Orders placed before 2 PM are shipped the same day via UPS and a tracking number is emailed before 3 PM.

  • HAWAII WELDING (C-56) - BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $497.40
  • HAWAII WELDING (C-56) - BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $567.40

Hawaii Welding (C-56) Contractor Exam Books

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Hawaii Welding (C-56) Business and Law Exam Books

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