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Alabama (AL) requires a General Contractor license at the state level for any commercial or industrial projects that exceed $50,000 in value. You are required to get an Alabama Home Builders license for any residential project that exceeds $10,000 or more in value. Licensing is required for all electrical, plumbing, and HVAC contractors, administrators, and journeymen. @HomePrep is a national leader in General Contractor licensing and continuing education. We are here to help you further your career and invest in yourself.

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    Radon Measurement and Mitigation Bundle

    $695.99

    This course is offered in partnership with CERTI.  Purchase both entry level Certification courses together and save!

    • Includes:
      • Radon and Radon Decay Product Measurement Course
      • Radon Mitigation Technology
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  • Radon Mitigation Technology

    $475.99

    This course is offered in partnership with CERTI.  Entry Level course to become certified in Radon Mitigation in the United States.

    • The instruction is audio based, with online course manual, resources, new ANSI-AARST Standards, and quizzes to reinforce the material.
    • It also includes a field exercise program tailored to your experience level.
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  • Radon and Radon Decay Product Measurement Course

    $325.99

    This course is offered in partnership with CERTI.  Entry Level course which includes training required for becoming certified in radon measurement.

    • This popular online course was recently updated (May 2021) to include video of a classroom session, and the new ANSI-AARST Standards.
    • Includes many extras including business resources and online quiz questions designed to help you prepare for the national certification exam.
    • Students also have access to the audio version of the course.
    • This course is also a p…
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  • NRPP Certification Reinstatement – Mitigation (32 Hours)

    $325.99

    This course is offered in partnership with CERTI. 

    • Applicable for Reinstatement of NRPP Mitigation OR Measurement and Mitigation Certifications that have lapsed more than one year, but less than two years from reapplication date.
    • A review of the entry level measurement and mitigation courses.
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  • Radon & Radon Decay Product Measurement Course (24 Hours)

    $325.99

    This course is offered in partnership with CERTI. 

    • A convenient and comprehensive 24 credit hour course approved for both Measurement & Mitigation professionals. This course builds upon NRPP-45B with additional review questions and assignments.
    • Students listen to the audio and complete the online quizzes.
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  • Radon Mitigation Technology (24 Hours)

    $325.99

    This course is offered in partnership with CERTI. 

    • A thorough review of radon mitigation technology including active soil depressurization, ventilation approaches and guidance for those difficult to mitigate situations.
    • Audio for convenient listening and online review questions and certificate generation.
    • This version has a large question set and is approved for 24 credit hours and is great for mitigation contractors who also hold a measurement certification and need 24 credit hours for renewal of their NRPP cer…
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  • Review of Entry Level Measurement (24 Hours)

    $325.99

    This course is offered in partnership with CERTI. 

    • A review of the entry level measurement course providing you with a great review of topics ranging from the physics of radon all the way through the different types of testing devices and some valuable business perspectives for radon professionals.
    • 24 CE credits for those individuals with two certifications.
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  • Protecting Your Home from Radon (16 Hours)

    $235.99

    This course is offered in partnership with CERTI. 

    • This course includes the book “Protecting Your Home from Radon,” resource materials, and online questions. It provides 16 credit hours for both measurement and mitigation professionals.
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  • Basis for Promoting Radon Reduction in New Construction (16 Hours)

    $225.99

    This course is offered in partnership with CERTI. 

    • This program provides a comprehensive review of the “Why’s” and “How-To’s” of radon control techniques in new and existing homes.
    • These video based presentations were presented by the nation’s leading experts on radon health risk, mitigation techniques as well as legal aspects and social marketing
      strategies.
    • The completeness of this program delivered jointly by NEHA and the US EPA, makes it applicable to environmental…
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  • Conducting Radon Surveys in Schools and Large Buildings (16 Hours)

    $225.99

    This course is offered in partnership with CERTI. 

    • This course provides an in-depth discussion on conducting surveys in schools and large buildings and provides resources and tools in order to conduct surveys.
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  • Review of Entry Level Measurement (16 Hours)

    $225.99

    This course is offered in partnership with CERTI. 

    • A review of the entry level measurement course providing you with a great review of topics ranging from the physics of radon all the way through the different types of testing devices and some valuable business perspectives for radon professionals.
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  • Addressing Radon in Daycare Facilities, Schools and Large Buildings (16 Hours)

    $225.99

    This course is offered in partnership with CERTI. 

    • This course takes radon testing to the next logical step in developing a considered approach to addressing radon concerns that have been identified during a building survey.
    • Whether a survey involves a daycare facility, a school, or an administrative building, there is often a need, as dictated by the availability of resources versus the severity of the problem, to have a plan of attack.
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  • Radon Challenges – Gnarly Tales from the Field

    $225.99

    This course is offered in partnership with CERTI. 

    • Interpreting radon measurements or mitigating buildings with radon concerns is not always as easy we would like them to be.
    • Experienced radon professionals from both sides of the profession occasionally will run across a situation that doesn’t necessarily fit the simple diurnal cycles that affect stack effect or houses that don’t adhere to the simple mitigation diagrams we often see in texts.
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  • Presenting Radon Programs (16 Hours)

    $225.99

    This course is offered in partnership with CERTI. 

    • Whether you are a radon professional or an environmental health professional there is a common need to provide accurate and constructive information about radon.
    • CERTI’s new course Presenting Radon Programs is designed to assist individuals in delivering radon programs to a host of audiences from Real Estate professionals to builders and ultimately to the consumer.
    • The course is based upon many years of experience that CERTI has had in assisting State Radon Pr…
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  • Radon & Radon Decay Product Measurement Course (16 Hours)

    $225.99

    This course is offered in partnership with CERTI. 

    • A convenient and comprehensive 16 credit hour course approved for both measurement & Mitigation Professionals.
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  • Radon Mitigation Technology (16 Hours)

    $225.99

    This course is offered in partnership with CERTI. 

    • A thorough review of radon mitigation technology including active soil depressurization, ventilation approaches and guidance for those difficult to mitigate situations.
    • Audio downloadable on MP3 player for convenient listening and online review questions and certificate generation.
    • This version has a smaller question set and is approved for 16 credit hours and is appropriate for individuals needing 16 credit hours to renew their NRPP measurement or mitigation View Product
  • NRPP Certification Reinstatement – Measurement (16 Hours)

    $225.99

    This course is offered in partnership with CERTI. 

    • Applicable for Reinstatement of NRPP Measurement Certification that has lapsed more than one year, but less than two years from reapplication date. 16 CE credits.
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  • Radon Measurement & Mitigation in KARST and Tropical Climates (16 Hours)

    $225.99

    This course is offered in partnership with CERTI. 

    • This continuing education course deals with pressure driven entry of radon due to environmental factors found in structures constructed on karst or limestone formations as well as the effects very tight buildings within tropical regions.
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  • Radon Entry and Measurement in KARST and Tropical Climates (12 Hours)

    $155.99

    This course is offered in partnership with CERTI. 

    • This continuing education course deals with pressure driven entry of radon due to environmental factors found in structures constructed on karst or limestone formations as well as the effects of very tight buildings within tropical regions.
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  • Advanced Rn Measurements for Multi-Family and other Large Buildings (12 Hours)

    $155.99

    This course is offered in partnership with CERTI. 

    • With the expanding need for radon measurements in apartment buildings as is now required by HUD, students taking this course will learn about the different approaches for testing apartment buildings, as well as, the additional complexity involved with working with tenants as well as clients.
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  • Health Perspectives in Promoting RRNC (8 Hours)

    $110.99

    This course is offered in partnership with CERTI. 

    • Highlights of Presentations given at the EPA Region 8 Stakeholders Meeting.
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  • RRNC Practices / Health Perspectives (8 Hours)

    $110.99

    This course is offered in partnership with CERTI. 

    • This course is comprised of sessions recorded at an. EPA, Region VIII’s Radon Stakeholder’s Meeting in April 2010.
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  • Design and Installation of Radon and Soil Gas Collection Systems (8 Hours)

    $110.99

    This course is offered in partnership with CERTI. 

    • This course provides an in-depth discussion in the design and installation of radon mitigation systems and soil gas collection systems in new building construction.
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  • Technical Review of Rn Meas and Mitig Techniques for Radon Professionals

    $110.99

    This course is offered in partnership with CERTI. 

    • Presenting a new course that covers technical aspects of radon measurement and mitigation for residential buildings as well as schools and commercial buildings.
    • It also encompasses techniques for fixing existing structures and design parameters for the incorporation of radon control systems during the construction of homes and large buildings.
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  • Incorporation of Rn Control Techniques in New Construction (8 Hours)

    $110.99

    This course is offered in partnership with CERTI. 

    • Presenting a new course that covers technical aspects of radon measurement and mitigation for residential buildings as well as schools and commercial buildings.
    • It also encompasses techniques for fixing existing structures and design parameters for the incorporation of radon control systems during the construction of homes and large buildings.
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  • RRNC Practices – An Industry Discussion (8 Hours)

    $110.99

    This course is offered in partnership with CERTI. 

    • This course is comprised of two separate sessions recorded at the U.S. EPA, Region VIII’s Radon Stakeholder’s Meeting in Denver Colorado in April 2010.
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  • Becoming Proficient with Rad Elec E-PERM (4 Hours)

    $55.99

    This course is offered in partnership with CERTI.  A comprehensive program describing the proper use of Electret Ion Chambers as manufactured by Rad Elec.

    • The course consists of a video available online, a course manual describing key operational features of the EPERM system, as well as an opportunity to test your knowledge and skills in calculating results via online questions.
    • This course provides the required educational component of the Rad Elec Manufacturer Certification Program.
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  • Radon from a Physician’s Perspective (4 Hours)

    $55.99

    This course is offered in partnership with CERTI. 

    • This is a round table discussion by radon subject matter experts and Doctors of Osteopathy discussing the health effects of radon exposure and options for including advice and information to patients.
    • The format includes audio instruction over a PowerPoint Presentation.
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  • Interviews with Radon Experts (4 Hours)

    $55.99

    This course is offered in partnership with CERTI. 

    • This audio-based home study course provides you with an easy-to-use format of recorded phone interviews with respected experts in the field providing valuable information and insight to the radon industry.
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  • Radon Control Methods (4 Hours)

    $55.99

    This course is offered in partnership with CERTI. 

    • Video based course designed to familiarize building code officials and radon mitigation approaches and aspects of Appendix F of the building code as it applies to radon resistant new construction.
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  • Workbook for AARST/NRPP Advanced Multi-Family Measurement Listing (4 Hours)

    $55.99

    This course is offered in partnership with CERTI. 

    • This four hour course includes the Workbook (exam) for the AARST/NRPP Advanced Multi-Family Measurement Listing.
    • A prerequisite to this course is either C-12-103 – Advanced Radon Measurements OR C-16-106 – Conducting Radon Surveys in Schools and Large Buildings.
    • After completion of either of those courses and this Workbook Course you are eligible to apply for the Advanced Multi-Family Measurement Listing with NRPP.
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  • Addressing Radon Decay Products – Another Tool in the Tool Box (4 Hours)

    $55.99

    This course is offered in partnership with CERTI. 

    • It is well known the mechanism by which radon exposure increases the potential of lung cancer is alpha release from the short-lived decay products of radon and the amount of these decay products available for respiration can vary due to air circulation rates, particulate levels, etc.
    • This course explores from a practical standpoint how radon decay products are measured and how RDP reduction can enhance soil gas remediation by reducing radon risks to very low levels.
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  • Radon Response for Schools and Commercial Buildings (4 Hours)

    $55.99

    This course is offered in partnership with CERTI. 

    • This 4 hr CE course was a live webcast during the AARST 2020 Virtual International Radon Symposium.
    • The recorded session includes questions and answers from attendees.
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  • Application of HRV/ERV’s for Radon Reduction (4 Hours)

    $55.99

    This course is offered in partnership with CERTI. 

    • This 4 hr CE course was a LIVE WEBCAST during the AARST 2020 Virtual International Radon Symposium
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  • NRPP Measurement and Mitigation Exam Prep

    $35.99

    This course is offered in partnership with CERTI. 

    • We are pleased to present this new course that helps prepare students for the NRPP Measurement Certification Exams.
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  • NRPP Measurement Exam Prep

    $25.99

    This course is offered in partnership with CERTI. 

    • This new course is presented to help prepare students for the NRPP Measurement Certification Exams.
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    NASCLA General Building – Complete Exam Prep Package

    $1,912.34

    Purchase all your required materials for the NASCLA exam along with our online exam prep course in one bundle.

    Online Course Topics Include:

    • Highlighting Guides
    • Practice Exams
    • Math and Plans Analysis
    • Study Tips
    • Licensing Information
    • Instructor Support
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  • Alabama Home Builder License – Books Only Package

    $933.94

    As of this time we do not offer any courses for this exam. We do offer all the required books for this exam here in one complete package. Individual books can be found in our bookstore. Please be sure to check back in the future for possible course material, as we are always adding to our course catalog.

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  • Alabama HVAC/Refrigeration Contractor License – Books Only Package

    As of this time we do not offer any courses for this exam. We do offer all the required books for this exam here in one complete package. Individual books can be found in our bookstore. Please be sure to check back in the future for possible course material, as we are always adding to our course catalog.

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  • Alabama Building Construction License (Under Four Stories)

    $219.99

    This exam prep course takes the learner through each one of the reference books that the exam is based on showing exactly what to highlight. After highlighting is completed in each book, you have the option to take an online practice test to reinforce concepts presented. Also, there is an extensive math and plans analysis portion. The program is fully narrated. Pre-approval from the state licensing agency is required to take the exam, and this preapproval can be obtained by submitting a completed application. General contractors must submit verification of 3 ye…

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  • Alabama Electrical Contractor License and Exam

    $219.99

    This course covers information regarding the National Electrical Code and other material used for your state exam. In this course you will find:

    • Highlighting guides
    • Practice quizzes
    • Math, Calculations and Theory (This includes additional NEC practice, electrical theory, calculations and transformer information)
    • Instructor Support
    • Test Taking Tips
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  • NASCLA General Building – Exam Prep Only

    $219.99

    Online Course Includes:

    • Highlighting Guides
    • Practice Exams
    • Math and Plans Analysis
    • Study Tips
    • Licensing Information
    • Instructor Support
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  • Alabama Building Construction Exam Review (Business Bundle)

    $199.99

    This exam prep course takes the learner through each one of the reference books that the exam is based on showing exactly what to highlight. After highlighting is completed in each book, you have the option to take an online practice test to reinforce concepts presented. Also, there is an extensive math and plans analysis portion. Pre-approval from the state licensing agency is required to take the exam, and this preapproval can be obtained by submitting a completed application. General contractors must submit verification of 3 years experience and a financial …

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  • Alabama Sitework Contractor License

    $164.99

    Pre-approval from the state is required before testing. Alabama Business and Law exam is also required. Applicants must document at least 3 projects and 3 years of experience in the trade. A minimum net worth of $10,000. There are also working capital requirements. Bid limits depend on financial status. Topics include Estimating and Plan Reading, Equipment and Technique, Compaction, Soil Types, Specialty Work (Blasting, Shoring), and Safety. To schedule an examination, contact PSI at 1-800-733-9267.  The program takes you through each one of the reference book…

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  • Alabama Insulation License

    $164.99

    Pre-approval from the state is required before testing. Alabama Business and Law exam is also required. Applicants must document at least 3 projects and 3 years of experience in the insulation trade, and a minimum net worth of $10,000. The exam is open book. A score of 70% is required to pass. To schedule an examination, contact PSI at 1-800-733-9267. Topics include General Knowledge and Theory, Safety and Employee Protection, Insulation Applications, Plan Reading, Materials, Estimating, TakeOffs, Spray-On Application, Batt/Roll Insulation, Blown or Loose-Fill …

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  • Alabama Concrete Contractor Exam Review

    $164.99

    The program takes you through each one of the reference books that the exam is based on showing you exactly what to highlight. After your highlighting is completed with each book, you have the option take an online practice test to reinforce concepts presented. Also, there is an extensive math analysis portion. @HomePrep is a National Leader in online education. With over 100,000 satisfied students and a course catalog of over 1,000 classes, we are here to help you – Invest in Yourself.

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  • Alabama Masonry License

    $164.99

    Pre-approval from the state is required before testing. Alabama Business and Law exam is also required. Applicants must document at least 3 projects and 3 years of experience in the insulation trade. A minimum net worth of $10,000. There are also working capital requirements. Bid limits depend on financial status. Topics include Estimating and Plan Reading, Unit Masonry, Mortar and Grout, Accessories, Stone, Tools, Restoration and Cleaning, and Safety. To schedule an examination, contact PSI at 1-800-733-9267.  The program takes you through each one of the ref…

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  • Alabama Metal Stud and Drywall License

    $164.99

    Pre-approval from the state is required before testing. Alabama Business and Law exam is also required. Applicants must document at least 3 projects and 3 years of experience in the trade. A minimum net worth of $10,000. There are also working capital requirements. Bid limits depend on financial status.  Topics include Estimating and Plan Reading, Materials and Installation, Taping, Special Applications, and Safety. To schedule an examination, contact PSI at 1-800-733-9267. We offer review for the Alabama Metal Stud and Drywall Contractor Exam through an onlin…

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  • Alabama 2017 Electrical Continuing Education (14 Hours)

    $158.99

    Alabama electricians are required to obtain 14 hours of continuing education every 2 years. Our continuing education course is state approved and covers the 2017 NEC Changes. @HomePrep is a National Leader in online education. With over 100,000 satisfied students and a course catalog of over 1,000 classes, we are here to help you – Invest in Yourself.

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  • Alabama 2020 Electrical Continuing Education (14 Hours)

    $158.99

    Alabama electricians are required to obtain 14 hours of continuing education every 2 years. Our continuing education course is state approved and covers the 2020 NEC Changes. @HomePrep is a National Leader in online education. With over 100,000 satisfied students and a course catalog of over 1,000 classes, we are here to help you – Invest in Yourself.

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  • State Licensed Contractor Application Processing

    Alabama Application Processing

    $149.99$249.99

    @HomePrep Application Processing is here to ensure your application to become a state licensed contractor gets filled out correctly and promptly. We provide a professional service ensuring your privacy and comfort throughout the entire process. Following your purchase of the Alabama Application Processing our AP Coordinator will contact you to discuss the next steps. If you have any questions please call us at 800-952-0910. We look forward to working with you.

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  • Alabama Business and Law Exam (General Contractor)

    $109.99

    In Alabama the business and law examination is required to be passed along with one of the following trade exams to become a licensed contractor: Building Construction (commercial) or Building Construction (under four stories). This exam course prep includes: practice quizzes, math and calculations, study tips, licensing information, and instructor support. The tesing agency is PSI (1-800-733-9267). The exam has 50 questions with a 2 hour time limit. You must make a 70% on the exam to pass. @HomePrep is a National Leader in online education. With over 100,000 s…

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  • Alabama Plumbing License (Master/Journeyman)

    $98.99

    Pre-approval is required to sit for this examination through the Alabama Plumbers and Gas Fitters Examining Board. After approval is granted, you have 30 days to take the exam. Journeyman Plumber- Requires 2 years registration as apprentice or completed Board approved apprentice training program to take required exam. Master Plumber- Requires 1 year certification as journeyman plumber to take the required exam. The Journeyman exam is open-book, with 70 questions and a 3-hour time limit. The Master exam is open-book, with 100 questions and a 4-hour time limit. E…

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  • Alabama Gas Fitter License (Master/Journeyman)

    $65.99

    Pre-approval is required to sit for this examination through the Alabama Plumbers and Gas Fitters Examining Board. After approval is granted, you have 30 days in which to take your examination. Journeyman Gas Fitter- Requires 2 years registration as apprentice or or completed Board approved apprentice training program to take required exam. Master Gas Fitter- Requires 1 year certification as journeyman gas fitter to take the required exam. We offer review for this exam by online practice tests. Each time you take a test, the questions are randomly generated fro…

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  • Alabama HVAC Continuing Education – Business and Project Management (4 Hours)

    $43.99

    CEU Requirements: 4 hours per year. If 8 hours are taken in 1 year, 4 of those hours can carry over to the next year licensing period. CEUS must be completed by December 31 of each year. Alabama HVAC Continuing Education ? Business and Project Management (4 hours) topics include: contract management, customer relations, employee management, risk management, safety and environmental factors, and scheduling and project management. Alabama HVAC Continuing Education- Important Code Changes (4 hours) topics include: 2009 International Mechanical Code Changes and 200…

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  • Alabama HVAC Continuing Education – Important Code Changes (4 hours)

    $43.99

    CEU Requirements: 4 hours per year. If 8 hours are taken in 1 year, 4 of those hours can carry over to the next year licensing period. CEUS must be completed by December 31 of each year. Alabama HVAC Continuing Education ? Business and Project Management (4 hours) topics include: contract management, customer relations, employee management, risk management, safety and environmental factors, and scheduling and project management. Alabama HVAC Continuing Education- Important Code Changes (4 hours) topics include: 2009 International Mechanical Code Changes and 200…

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Contractor License FAQs

How Do I Get A Contractors License In Alabama?

The first step to take for your contractor license in Alabama is to complete the application, available online or by calling the Alabama Licensing Board for General Contractors at (334) 272-5030.  You must then pass the Business and Law exam. 

Once you have passed the exam you will need to ensure the following criteria has been met:

  • Net worth of minimum working capital of applicants – business or as individuals- should be $10,000 or more.
  • Prime Contractor Applicants must submit with the application a statement book completed by a Certified Public Accountant or board approved public accountant. This book includes:
  • General liability insurance 
  • Application and all accompanying documents must be submitted to the board at least 30 days before their quarterly meeting. Meeting dates and deadlines are available on their site.
  • All applicants must receive a passing score on  the Business and Project Management and Skill Test Examination on the classification in which they are applying.
  • If your business is registered as a corporation, you must register your business with the Alabama Secretary of State and provide a registration certificate with your application.

Our online exam prep is available to help you pass your Alabama state exam. We also offer application processing assistance.  @Home Prep’s Alabama training for exam prep courses, continuing education credits and other courses is approved at both the state and industry level.

When Do I Need A License?

The state of Alabama references a “general contractor” license as a “prime contractor” license and issues two licenses for general contracting work:

Prime Contractor – License for those performing commercial or industrial projects worth more than $50,000 or any prime contractors seeking to do residential projects more than $10,000

Subcontractor – Anyone performing work for a licensed general contractor if the work exceeds $50,000.

An Alabama Home Builders license is required for any residential project that exceeds $10,000 or more in value. All electrical, plumbing, and hvac contractors, administrators, and journeymen are also required to be licensed.

How Much Does It Cost?

A PrimeContractor Application fee is $300 

A Subcontractor Application fee is $150

A Prime Contractor Renewal Fee is $200

A Subcontractor Renewal fee is $100

Does A Handyman Need A License?

Per Alabama state law, you don’t need an Alabama handyman license for projects worth less than $50,000. That is the limit set for a contractors license and it’s generally recommended that you begin with smaller handyman projects to build up on skills and experience.

Can I Get A Contractors License Without Experience?

Your application will depend on having experience in the field and if you apply for a speciality license you will need to list experience in that field as well.

Does Alabama Have Reciprocal Licensing Agreements With Other States?

Alabama does have Reciprocity with Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas and Louisiana. You have to be licensed for 3 years consecutively with the same classification you are wanting in Alabama.

The form needed is included in the Prime Application and under the form section of website, called Out State License Verification. It must be submitted with a current copy of your license in that state.  

Alabama Contacts

To apply for a general contractors license or to schedule your exam, contact:
Alabama Licensing Board for General Contractors
2525 Fairlane Drive
Montgomery, AL 36116
1-334-272-5030
Website

To apply for a home builders license, contact:
Alabama Home Builders Licensure Board
400 South Union Street, Suite 195
Montgomery, AL 36130
1-334-242-2230
Website

To apply for an electrical contractors license or to schedule your exam, contact:
Alabama Electrical Contractors Board
610 South McDonough Street
Montgomery, AL 36104
1-334-269-9990
Website

To apply for a HVAC license or to schedule your exam, contact:
Alabama Board of Heating and Air Conditioning Contractors
100 N. Union Street, Suite 630
Montgomery, AL 36130
1-334-241-0840
Website

To apply for a plumbing license or to schedule your exam, contact:
Alabama Plumbers and Gas Fitters Examining Board
11 West Oxmoor, Suite 104
Birmingham, AL 35209
1-205-945-4857
Website

To schedule your home builders exam, contact:
PROV
9980 South 300 West, Suite 200
Sandy, Utah 84070
1-866-720-7768
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