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Nevada Landscape Contractor (C-10)

This license allows one to grade and prepare lots of land for architectural horticulture, decoratively treat, arrange, plant and maintain gardens, lawns, shrubs, vines, bushes, trees, and other vegetation, construct systems of drainage and landscape irrigation, install rocks, sand, gravel and other landscape materials that use xeriscape principles, hydro seed by spraying mulch, seeds and nutrients under pressure, control soil erosion and install non-engineered decorative landscape ponds or non-engineered prefabricated trellises and arbors. They may also install nonload-bearing walkways using brick or stone not exceeding 200 square feet in area, patio areas using stone or brick not exceeding 400 square feet in area, landscape retaining walls to a height not exceeding 3 feet and landscape lighting not exceeding 24 volts

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Required Books 

The references listed were used to create the exam questions and are recommended for study. This exam is closed book.

Prospective contactors should be familiar with the information contained in all listed reference materials.

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Applicants must submit an application to the state licensing board to obtain approval before being eligible to take the exam.

Applicants are required to pass both the trade exam and the Management Survey Exam (Business and Law Exam) in order to obtain a license

Applicants must document a minimum of four (4) years of experience within the past 10 years. This experience must be as a Journeyman, foreman, supervising employee or contractor. Education may be used to satisfy a portion of the required experience. Applicants must also submit 4 reference certificates concerning their work experience and submit to a background check.

All applicants must submit current financial statements to the state licensing board. Monetary limits are set based on financial standing. If seeking a financial limit less than $1,000,000 the statement must be compiled, reviewed or audited by a CPA, self-prepared on a form provided by the Board, or using accounting software and accompanied by an affidavit. When seeking a monetary limit of $1,000,000 or more, the financial statement must be reviewed and audited by a CPA.


This license allows one to grade and prepare lots of land for architectural horticulture, decoratively treat, arrange, plant and maintain gardens, lawns, shrubs, vines, bushes, trees, and other vegetation, construct systems of drainage and landscape irrigation, install rocks, sand, gravel and other landscape materials that use xeriscape principles, hydro seed by spraying mulch, seeds and nutrients under pressure, control soil erosion and install non-engineered decorative landscape ponds or non-engineered prefabricated trellises and arbors. They may also install nonload-bearing walkways using brick or stone not exceeding 200 square feet in area, patio areas using stone or brick not exceeding 400 square feet in area, landscape retaining walls to a height not exceeding 3 feet and landscape lighting not exceeding 24 volts

Nevada State Contractors Board
9670 Gateway Drive, Suite 100
Reno, NV 89511
(775)688-1141
or
(702)486-1100
www.nscb.state.nv.us

Important Contacts

The Nevada State Contractors Board has been charged with regulating the construction industry. Applications for all types of contractor licenses may be obtained from:

Nevada State Contractors Board
9670 Gateway Drive, Suite 100
Reno, NV 89511
(775)688-1141
or
(702)486-1100
Nevada examinations are administered by:

PSI Licensure: Certification
3210 East Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV 89121
(800) 733-9267 phone
702.932.2666 fax

The state of Nevada has a reciprocity agreement with California, Arizona, and Utah. There is no reciprocity for the plumbing and electrical trades. Applicants must have at least 7 years of experience and meet all licensing requirements

Please contact the state licensing board for Continuing Eductaion requirements, if any.

PSI administers the exam.

The exam is Closed book, has 60 questions and a 2 hour time limit. A score of at least 70% (32 correct) is required to pass the exam. The exam fee is $95 for a single exam and $140 for one trade exam plus the Contractor Management Survey Exam.

If the test is failed three times the applicant must begin the application process over and reapply directly to the Nevada State Contractors’ Board.

Exam content includes Planning, Design and Pre-construction activities, Soils, Site Preparation, Drainage, and Erosion Control, Plants Ground cover, trees, and other vegetation, Irrigation, Walkways, patios, retaining walls, and hardscaping, Ponds and water features, Xeriscaping, and Low Voltage Lighting

American Contractors currently does not offer a seminar for the Nevada Landscape Contractor C-10 License. For more information regarding this license, or to purchase reference materials please contact our office at 1-800-992-1910.