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To obtain a Georgia Contractors License, 2 exams must be passed: Business and Law, and the Construction Exam (Residential, Residential Light Commercial, General Contractor). For Conditioned Air, Electrical, and Plumbing, you will be only required to pass one exam (combined business and law/trade).

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  • Online Exam Prep (No-Pass, No-Pay)
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  • Pre-Printed Permanent Tabs
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  • NASCLA General Building – Complete Package

    $1,699.99

    We offer review for the NASCLA Contractor Exam through a home study/ online course format. 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 and plans analysis portion. The program narrated and animated. Pre-approval from NASCLA is required to sit for the examination and you must have a minimum of 2 years of commercial e…

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  • Georgia Contractor Live Seminar – Residential Light Commercial

    $1,399.99

    @HomePrep offers this seminar to prepare you for the Georgia Residential Contract Exam as well as the Business and Law Exam. This 2-Day seminar will guide you through highlighting and tabbing the associated exam books for fast and easy reference during the test. This package includes the seminar fee, all required reference books by license type, associated tabs and access to our online course for extra review. This course is taught by a construction industry expert with over 30 years’ practical experience in the construction trades.

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  • Georgia Contractor Live Seminar – Residential Basic

    $1,299.99

    @HomePrep offers this seminar to prepare you for the Georgia Residential Contract Exam as well as the Business and Law Exam. This 2-Day seminar will guide you through highlighting and tabbing the associated exam books for fast and easy reference during the test. This package includes the seminar fee, all required reference books by license type, associated tabs and access to our online course for extra review. This course is taught by a construction industry expert with over 30 years’ practical experience in the construction trades.

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  • Georgia Contractor Live Seminar (Seminar Only)

    $525.99

    @HomePrep offers this seminar to prepare you for the Georgia Residential and Residential Light Commercial License Exam as well as the Business and Law Exam. This 2-Day seminar will guide you through highlighting and tabbing the associated exam books for fast and easy reference during the test. This package includes the seminar fee, all required reference books by license type, associated tabs and access to our online course for extra review. This course is taught by a construction industry expert with over 30 years’ practical experience in the construction tr…

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  • Georgia Residential Light Commercial Contractor Exam Review

    $199.99

    A Contractors License (Residential Basic) is required in Georgia when the project exceeds $2,500. Pre-approval from the state is required to sit for the examination. Please note that the Georgia Business and Law exam is also required to be passed to obtain your contractor’s license. Applicants must have 2 years of proven experience working as or be employed by a residential contractor. We offer review for the Georgia Residential Basic Contractor Exam Review through home study/ online course format. The program takes you through each one of the reference b…

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  • Georgia Conditioned Air Contractor (Class I and II)

    $199.99

    All Conditioned Air work in Georgia requires a license and pre-approval from the state is required to sit for the examination. Class 1 applicants must show 4 years of experience. Experience for Class I shall consist of two years of installation as a lead mechanic, one year as a service technician or service supervisor (to include an Environmental Protection Agency license), one year of residential supervisory experience, and a Board approved heat loss and gain and duct design. Class 2 applicants must show five years of experience. Applicants for Class II (non-r…

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  • NASCLA General Building – Exam Prep Only

    $199.99

    Please note that the Commercial Business and Law Exam must be passed in addition to the trade exam. As of 11-1-2016, pre-approval from NASCLA is required to sit for the examination and you must have a minimum of 2 years of commercial experience within the last 5 years. This course includes study tips, highlighting guides, practice exams, and math and plans. @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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  • Georgia Electrical Exam Review

    $199.99

    All electrical work in Georgia requires a license and pre-approval from the state is required to sit for the examination. An applicant must be 21 years old and be able to document 4 years of experience. We offer review for the electrical exam in an online training format. The course includes highlighting guides, practice tests, theory, calculations, instructor support and test taking tips/strategies. Each time you take a practice test, the questions are randomly generated from our database. @HomePrep is a National Leader in online education. With over 100,000 s…

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  • Georgia Residential – Basic Contractor Exam Review

    $192.99

    A Contractors License (Residential Basic) is required in Georgia when the project exceeds $2,500. Pre-approval from the state is required to sit for the examination. Please note that the Georgia Business and Law exam is also required to be passed to obtain your contractor’s license. Applicants must have 2 years of proven experience working as or be employed by a residential contractor. We offer review for the Georgia Residential Basic Contractor Exam Review through home study/ online course format. The program takes you through each one of the reference b…

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  • Georgia Business and Law Practice Tests

    $104.99

    Georgia State law requires contractors to be licensed and regulated by the Professional Licensing Board. Eligibility for examination is determined by the Board. We offer review for the Georgia Business and Law exam through online practice tests. Our practice tests include over 245 questions and are designed to be the best and most efficient way to prepare you for your business and law examination. @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 – I…

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  • Georgia Master Plumber License (Class I and II) – IFGC and IPC Practice Tests

    $89.99

    All plumbing work in Georgia requires a license and pre-approval from the state is required to sit for the examination. Class 1 – 5 years experience with a minimum of 2 years as primary experience. Class 2 – 5 years experience with a minimum of 2 years as primary experience. And, must include experience with commercial or industrial plumbing. As of this time, we offer practice tests online for the code books. Each time you take the practice test, the questions are randomly generated from our database. @HomePrep is a National Leader in online educati…

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  • Georgia Residential Light Commercial Contractor Continuing Education Business (3 Hours)

    $59.99

    Georgia Residential-Light Commercial Contractors are required to complete a total of 6 hours of continuing education to renew their license. You can only take half the hours online. The additional hours can be taken in a classroom or webinar setting. Our course is state accepted for 3 hours of online continuing education. Course options and topics: Bidding & Estimating, Contract Management, Customer Relations, Employee Management, Tax Basics, Scheduling. @HomePrep is a National Leader in online education. With over 100,000 satisfied students and a course ca…

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  • Georgia Residential Light Commercial Contractor Continuing Education Code and Safety (3 Hours)

    $59.99

    Georgia Residential-Light Commercial Contractors are required to complete a total of 6 hours of continuing education to renew their license. You can only take half the hours online. The additional hours can be taken in a classroom or webinar setting. Our course is state accepted for 3 hours of online continuing education. Course options and topics: Bidding & Estimating, Contract Management, Customer Relations, Employee Management, Tax Basics, Scheduling. @HomePrep is a National Leader in online education. With over 100,000 satisfied students and a course ca…

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  • Georgia Business and Law Continuing Education (4 Hours)

    $39.99

    In case you are needing 8 hours of continuing education instead of 4, this course will supplement your hours. It is accepted as continuing education for the following trades.

    • Conditioned Air
    • Electrical
    • Plumbing

    Our program is fully narrated, animiated, and can be completed in as little as 3 hours 20 minutes. Upon completion, you will be provided with a certificate of completion.

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  • Georgia Conditioned Air Continuing Education (4 Hours)

    $39.99

    Accepted by the State of Georgia Construction Industries Board. Georgia Plumbers (Masters and Journeyman) are required to complete 4 hours of state approved continuing education every year. Course topics include: Code Book Changes (2009 International Fuel Gas Code, 2009 International Plumbing Code), Busines Management. @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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  • Georgia Electrical Continuing Education 2014 NEC (4 Hours)

    $39.99

    Georgia Electrical Continuing Education Required: Georgia electrical licenses must complete 4 hours of continuing education each year (8 hours required upon renewal). *Exceptions include if initially licensed for 1 year or less, CE is not required for first renewal. Course topics include: 2014, 2017, or 2020 NEC Changes and Business & Management. @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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  • Georgia Electrical Continuing Education 2017 NEC Part 1 (4 Hours)

    $39.99

    Georgia Electrical Continuing Education Required: Georgia electrical licenses must complete 4 hours of continuing education each year (8 hours required upon renewal). *Exceptions include if initially licensed for 1 year or less, CE is not required for first renewal. Course topics include: 2014, 2017, or 2020 NEC Changes and Business & Management. @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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  • Georgia Electrical Continuing Education 2017 NEC Part 2 (4 Hours)

    $39.99

    Georgia Electrical Continuing Education Required: Georgia electrical licenses must complete 4 hours of continuing education each year (8 hours required upon renewal). *Exceptions include if initially licensed for 1 year or less, CE is not required for first renewal. Course topics include: 2014, 2017, or 2020 NEC Changes and Business & Management. @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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  • Georgia Plumbing Continuing Education (4 Hours)

    $39.99

    Accepted by the State of Georgia Construction Industries Board. Georgia Plumbers (Masters and Journeyman) are required to complete 4 hours of state approved continuing education every year. Course topics include: Code Book Changes (2009 International Fuel Gas Code, 2009 International Plumbing Code), Busines Management. @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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  • Georgia Electrical Continuing Education 2020 NEC Part 1 (4 Hours)

    $39.99

    Georgia Electrical Continuing Education Required: Georgia electrical licenses must complete 4 hours of continuing education each year (8 hours required upon renewal). *Exceptions include if initially licensed for 1 year or less, CE is not required for first renewal. Course topics include: 2014, 2017, or 2020 NEC Changes and Business & Management. @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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  • Georgia Electrical Continuing Education 2020 NEC Part 2 (4 Hours)

    $39.99

    Georgia Electrical Continuing Education Required: Georgia electrical licenses must complete 4 hours of continuing education each year (8 hours required upon renewal). *Exceptions include if initially licensed for 1 year or less, CE is not required for first renewal. Course topics include: 2014, 2017, or 2020 NEC Changes and Business & Management. @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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  • Georgia Residential Basic Contractor Continuing Education Code and Safety (1.5 Hours)

    $29.99

    Georgia Residential, Basic Contractors are required to complete 3 hours of continuing education each year (6 hours total for renewal). Only half the hours can be taken online (1.5 hours per year). Our training is State accepted and we offer it in an online format. Course topics include: Bidding & Estimating, Employee Management, Contract Management, Tax Basics. @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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  • Georgia Residential Basic Contractor Continuing Education Business (1.5 Hours)

    $29.99

    Georgia Residential, Basic Contractors are required to complete 3 hours of continuing education each year (6 hours total for renewal). Only half the hours can be taken online (1.5 hours per year). Our training is State accepted and we offer it in an online format. Course topics include: Bidding & Estimating, Employee Management, Contract Management, Tax Basics. @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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Why Choose @HomePrep for Your Contractor Licensing?

We help contractors and trades professionals in Georgia who are serious about advancing their careers, investing in themselves and increasing working capital. Our primary goal is to deliver the highest quality Georgia contractors license courses and books at the lowest possible price.

If you are a general contractor, home builder, electrician, plumber, HVAC/air or specialize in any number of trades, we have the online courses and books you need to get your license and advance your career through continuing education in Georgia.

This site offers 1000 courses and 115 State Board Accreditations, and we’ve served 110,000 students in 25 industries since 2014. We strive to provide the most inclusive and beneficial content to help our students advance in their field.

Below are some of the benefits & features of selecting our site for your training needs.

Benefits:

  • Price match policy
  • Reciprocity for continued education across states
  • Live and very responsive customer support team via phone and email
  • Courses written and vetted by industry professionals
  • Industry-related bookstore
  • No-pass, No Pay policy for Exam Prep in most states
  • One stop shop for application services, courses and books
  • Live seminar options available
  • Certain courses offered in Spanish
  • Veteran Discount
  • Loyalty Discount

Features:

  • 365 days of course access
  • Start and stop courses as needed
  • 80% exam pass rate when course sections and quizzes are taken and scored well on
  • Courses are state and industry compliant
  • All Continuing education is state approved
  • Courses are narrated
  • Application processes services
  • American company
  • In business since 2002
  • Over 75 years of combined educational experience
  • Partnership and reseller options available
  • Industry-related products

TESTIMONIALS

“As a busy contractor with multiple state licenses and needs, it is nice to find a valuable source that can help fulfill my obligations from testing prep to CEU requirements.” - Ken R.

“I have finally experienced customer satisfaction in the highest form. You guys are so much more than a voice or words on the other side of the phone or screen. You are all real people who really care!” – Soo C.

“Their training was first class. The website is easy to navigate and they provided me all the tools I needed to complete this very stressful task. All in all, they helped make this a positive experience.” - Alfred R.

Contractor License FAQs

How Do I Get A Contractors License In Georgia?

Per Georgia State Licensing Board for Residential and General Contractors, general contractors are required to be licensed for work over $2,500. 

As of 11-1-2016, pre-approval from NASCLA is required to sit for the examination. This is done by submitting a completed application, then 2 exams must be passed: Business and Law, and the Construction Exam (Residential, Residential Light Commercial, General Contractor). 

For Conditioned Air, Electrical, and Plumbing, you will only be required to pass one exam (combined business and law/trade)

To schedule your exam, you must first obtain pre-approval from NASCLA. Then, contact PSI at 1-800-733-9267. @Home Prep’s training for Georgia exam prep courses, continuing education credits and other courses is approved at both state and industry level. Our online education is fully online, easy to take, and self-paced so that students can learn when it’s most convenient. 

Do I Need A License?

Per Georgia State Licensing Board for Residential and General Contractors, general contractors are required to be licensed for work over $2,500. 

Depending on the work you do and the amount of the contracts, you will need one of the following licenses:

  1. Residential-Basic Contractor – Performs work relative to detached one-family and two-family residences and one-family townhouses not over three stories in height.
  2. Residential-Light Commercial Contractor – Performs work that is the same as residential-basic plus such contractor work or activity related to multifamily and multi-use light commercial buildings and structures
  3. General Contractor – Performs contractor services unlimited as to type of work contracted for, undertaken to perform, bid or proposed upon for residential or commercial properties. 
  4. General Contractor Limited Tier – Performs same work as General Contractor but  limited to contract amounts of $500,000 or less.

*Certain specialty trades or work costing less than $2,500 does not require the services of a state licensed contractor.

How Much Does It Cost?

The Application fee is $200.

Reciprocal Agreements

This license has reciprocity with Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Nevada, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, and West Virginia. However, you must have held the same classification of license in these states for at least three years to qualify for reciprocity.

Does A Handyman Need A License?

Per Georgia state law, a general handyman does not need a license for work that under $2,500.

Can I Get A Contractors License Without Experience?

According to the Georgia State Licensing Board, all applicants must have both education and experience. The experience requirements can be met through a combination of formal education and practical experience or practical experience alone.

General Contractor and General Contractor Limited Tier applicants must have a four-year degree from an accredited university or college in architecture, engineering, building construction, or project management (or similar fields) AND 1 year work experience.

Residential Light Light Commercial Contractor applicants also must have a four-year degree from an accredited university or college in architecture, engineering, building construction, or project management (or similar fields) 1 year work experience; or 4 years active work experience in a construction industry related field with significant responsibility on at least two projects within the residential-light commercial category.

Residential Basic Contractor applicants must have at least two years of proven work experience working as or in the employment of a residential contractor. 

 

* Click here to view a full list of Work Experience, Project, and Education Requirements

License Requirements

The state of Georgia  requires applicants to:

  • Be 21+ years old
  • Possess good moral character, as proven with a criminal background check
  • Pass the required exams
  • Provide copies of insurance certificates

Georgia Contacts

To apply for a contractor license, contact:

Georgia State Licensing Board for Residential and Commercial Contractors
P.O. Box 13446
Macon, GA 31208
1-478-207-2440
Website

To schedule your contractor exam (after pre-approval), contact:

PSI
3210 East Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV 89121
1-800-733-9267
Website

To apply for an electrical, conditioned air, or plumbing license, contact:

Georgia Construction Industry Licensing Board
237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 31217
1-478-207-2440
Website

To schedule your plumbing, conditioned air, or electrical exam, contact:

AMP
8310 Nieman Road
Lenexa, KS 66214
1-800-345-6559
Website