Construction Contractors and Contracts

ORS 701.122
Training requirements for individuals and businesses

  • testing of business license applicant
  • exception
  • rules


The Construction Contractors Board, by rule, shall impose training requirements for individuals and businesses seeking to be licensed under this chapter. The training required by the board must relate to business practices and laws affecting construction contractors. The board shall adopt standards for programs that provide training that meets the requirements of this subsection.


In establishing training requirements under subsection (1) of this section, the board shall take into consideration the availability of training programs within the state and shall encourage training providers to use the most up-to-date technology. The board shall recognize and grant credit for training provided by private organizations if the training program meets the standards established by the board under subsection (1) of this section. The board periodically shall review the qualifications of private organizations and instructors to determine compliance with the program standards. The board shall develop and make available to the public a list of public and private programs that provide training that meets the training requirements established by the board under subsection (1) of this section.


The board, by rule, shall approve a test for applicants for licensing under ORS 701.046 (License application). The test shall measure the applicant’s knowledge regarding business practices and laws that are the subject of the training required under subsection (1) of this section.


Subsections (1) and (3) of this section do not apply to an applicant for licensing with endorsement solely as a residential or commercial developer. [Formerly 701.072]
Chapter 701

Notes of Decisions

This is a remedial statute made for the protection of the building business and of people dealing with builders who might be irresponsible; it should be read as a whole and liberally construed to accomplish its purpose. Robinson v. Builders Bd., 20 Or App 340, 531 P2d 752 (1975)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Lack of authority for director to appoint executive secretary for board, (1971) Vol 35, p 930; inapplicability of this chapter to business of construction or installation of fences, sidewalks, septic tanks, wells and underground sprinkling systems, (1972) Vol 35, p 1278; mobile home as personal or real property under this chapter, (1972) Vol 36, p 41; application of Homebuilders Law to mobile homes, (1978) Vol 38, p 693


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