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  • Limited Residential Contractor – BC-A/r (PSTCC)

    $299.99

    Contractors may apply for a Limited License with a BC-A/r classification, which restricts residential contractors to building in the amount of $125,000 or less. In lieu of the exams, they may attend a course at a community college. All other application requirements must be fulfilled, including a personal board interview. This course is offered online through Pellissippi State Community College. PSTCC will issue a certificate upon completion. @HomePrep is a National Leader in online education. With over 100,000 satisfied students and a course catalog of over 1,…

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  • Limited Residential Contractor – BC-A/r (SWTCC)

    $299.99

    Contractors may apply for a Limited License with a BC-A/r classification, which restricts residential contractors to building in the amount of *$125,000 or less. In lieu of the exams, they may attend a course at a community college. All other application requirements must be fulfilled, including a personal board interview. This course is offered online through Southwest Tennessee Community College. SWTCC will issue a certificate upon completion. @HomePrep is a National Leader in online education. With over 100,000 satisfied students and a course catalog of over…

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  • Limited Residential Contractor – BC-A/r (RSCC)

    $299.99

    Contractors may apply for a Limited License with a BC-A/r classification, which restricts residential contractors to building in the amount of $125,000 or less. In lieu of the exams, they may attend a course at a community college. All other application requirements must be fulfilled, including a personal board interview. This course is offered online through Roane State Community College. RSCC will issue a certificate upon completion. @HomePrep is a National Leader in online education. With over 100,000 satisfied students and a course catalog of over 1,000 cla…

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Requirements To Complete

About This License

BCA/r contractors are authorized to bid on and contract for construction, remodel, repair, or improvement of a single family dwelling. The monetary limit assigned cannot exceed $125,000.

Requirements to Obtaining Your License

Contractors may apply for a Limited License with a BC-A/r classification, which restricts residential contractors to building in the amount of *$125,000 or less. In lieu of the exams, they may attend a course at a community college.

All other application requirements must be fulfilled, including a personal board interview. The BC-A/r licensee cannot exceed their monetary limit; there is not a 10% tolerance. In addition, they cannot joint venture with another licensed contractor to combine monetary limits. The contractor's monetary limit must cover the total project, which includes: land, labor, materials and equipment, as well as profit.

Applying For Your License

An application for licensure can be obtained from the Tennessee Board for Licensing Contractors by calling 1-800-544-7693.

Exam Details

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Books and References for the Exam

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Exam Review Education

This course covers a variety of topics essential to beginning your career as a licensed contractor.

  • OSHA / Safety
  • Blue Prints Analysis
  • Business Management
  • Employee Management
  • TN Laws and Rules
  • International Residential Code
  • and more...

Continuing Education

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Reciprocity Agreement

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How It Works

1

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

2

Purchase Exam Prep materials.

3

Schedule and pass your state exams.

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