In essence, an Electrical Contractor is a company or workplace where electricians work at, where the owner holds a C-10 license in order to bid and complete electrical-based construction projects. There are many different and important steps that need to be taken in order to become an electrical contractor. Not only do you need to pass the C-10 test to attain your license, but you must first complete your general electrician schooling in order to understand every aspect of the industry.
An electrician must first pass a series of classes and testing events in order to become an apprentice electrician then onto a journeyman electrician. After a minimum of four years as a journeyman have passed, an electrician is eligible to take the C-10 test to attain a contractor license with a few additional certifications and recommendations required.