Obtain Your License

Pursuing a career in the HVAC field? Study at home for your Nevada HVAC license exam with our fully online, user-friendly, and self-paced course.

  • State Licensed Contractor Application Processing

    Nevada Application Processing

    $299.99

    @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 Nevada 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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  • Nevada Heating, Cooling, and Circulating Air Contractor (C-1F)

    $164.99

    To qualify to become a licensed contractor you must have the experience and skills necessary to manage the daily activities of a construction business, including field supervision. Or, you must be represented by someone else with the necessary experience and skills, who serves as your qualifying individual. You must have at least four years of experience to qualify. 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 optio…

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Requirements To Complete

About This License

The fabrication and installation of systems for the heating, evaporative cooling and circulation of air, excluding cooling systems, which require refrigeration as an integral part of the system.

Requirements to Obtaining Your License

  • To qualify to become a licensed contractor you must have the experience and skills necessary to manage the daily activities of a construction business, including field supervision. Or, you must be represented by someone else with the necessary experience and skills, who serves as your qualifying individual.
  • You must have at least four years of experience to qualify. Credit for experience is given only for experience at a journeyman level or as a foreman, supervising employee or contractor.
  • The contractor or other person who will act as the qualifying individual must have had, within the ten years immediately before the filing of the application, at least four full years of experience at a journeyman level, or as a foreman, supervisor, or contractor in the classification for which you are applying.
  • You must submit a current financial statement (statement) with the application.
  • Each contractor's license issued in the State of Nevada requires a license bond. The Nevada State Contractors Board determines the amount of the bond at the time of license approval.  The bond can vary in amount from $1,000 to $500,000. When determining the amount of bond required, the Board will consider the type of license requested, monetary limit granted, past, present or future financial responsibility, experience, and character of the applicant.

Applying For Your License

Obtain an Application for a Contractor’s License from any office of the Nevada State Contractors Board or by telephone from the Nevada State Contractors Board’s 24-hour automated public information line at (775) 688-1141 or (702) 486-1100, or via the Nevada State Contractors Board Web site, www.nscb.state.nv.us. Submit the application, the application processing fee ($300), and all required documents to either office the Nevada State Contractors Board.

Exam Details

  • The testing company is PSI (1-800-733-9267)
  • 30 questions and 1 hour time limit
  • 70% is required to pass the exam
  • Topics on the exam include safety, piping, equipment, valves and controls, and ducts.
  • Exam fee is $95 for the trade or $140 for both the trade and the Contract Managment Survey Exam
  • *Contract Managment Survey Exam is also required to be passed.

Books and References for the Exam

The following references are permitted to be taken into the examination. These references may be tabbed (with a permanent index tab) and highlighted.

  • 2012 Uniform Mechanical Code

The following references are NOT allowed in the examination.

  • Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
  • OSHA 1926

Exam Review Education

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.

Continuing Education

As of this time, there is no continuing education for this license.

Reciprocity Agreement

There are some limited agreements with Arizona, California, and Utah. This applies to trade examinations only. Contact the Nevada State Contractors Board for more information.

How It Works

1

Obtain pre-approval from the state (if applicable).

2

Purchase Exam Prep materials.

3

Schedule and pass your state exams.

4

Submit to the state your application, licensing fee, and proof of insurance.