No matter where you are, HVAC professionals with mechanical licenses are in demand. However, state regulations for licenses for air conditioning contractors can change. To make it easier for you to keep them all straight, we created this guide to obtaining an HVAC contractor license.
Naturally, you’ll want to confirm that you have an HVAC contractor’s insurance policy in addition to checking any pertinent HVAC license requirements.
To start the process of becoming a licensed and insured HVAC technician and prosper in your career, keep reading to learn the HVAC requirements in your state.
Say in the state of Alabama, for instance. Alabama’s Board of Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Contractors requires HVAC contractors to hold a license. A test that you must be qualified to take will be required. Air conditioning contractors must have had a board-issued apprenticeship certificate for the last two years, or you must present transcripts proving you completed an approved course.
A Mechanical Administrator must either work for you or have a license to operate machinery. The several forms of mechanical administrator licenses that are associated with HVAC are accessible, and the kind of mechanical contracting job you are permitted to do will depend on the license you possess.
Take a look at the video to learn more about the various licenses.