Georgia Conditioned Air Contractor (Class I and II)
This online course provides everything you need to pass the Georgia Conditioned Air Contractor Exam, including:
- Highlighting Guides
- Practice Exams
- Math and Calculations
- Study Tips
- Licensing Information
- Instructor Support
Description, benefits & features
This course is made up of a detailed presentation that takes you through all the information you will need to pass the exam on your first try.
Brad Hodges is a licensed professional engineer with more than 15 years of experience in the nuclear and heavy equipment sectors. Brad is knowledgeable in ASME, IBC, IFC, IFGC, IMC, NFPA, and UMC codes and standards. In addition, his background in R&D, quality assurance, manufacturing, machine, and thermal design systems, project management, validation, and testing brings real-world experience relating concepts to students. Brad has a Master of Science in Engineering Management from the University of Tennessee and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Tennessee Technological University. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in California, Michigan, Ohio, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Tennessee, and Texas.
How Do I Get My License?
- Purchase the Exam Prep Course — and then study!
- Pass the exam.
- Submit your application, licensing fee and proof of insurance.
Requirements To Get A License
All HVAC (Conditioned Air) work in Georgia requires a license.
- Pre-approval from the state is required to sit for the examination.
- A separate Georgia Business and Law exam is not required to be passed (Business and Law questions are on the trade exam).
- 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-restricted) license must show at least five (5) years of experience installing systems exceeding 175,000 BTU of heating and 5 tons of cooling. Experience for Class II shall consist of two years of installation as a lead mechanic with at least one of the years being commercial only, one year as a service technician or service supervisor (to include an Environmental Protection Agency license), two years of commercial supervisory experience and a Board approved heat loss and gain and duct design course.
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Books and References for the Exam
The following references can be taken into the Georgia Conditioned Air Contractor (Class I and II) examination. These references are available for purchase from our online contractors’ bookstore.
- 2018 International Gas Code (Tabs for book)(with Georgia Amendments to the IFGC – print online free)
- 2018 International Mechanical Code (Tabs for book)(with Georgia Amendments to the IMC – print online free)
- 2017 National Electrical Code
- 2015 International Energy Conservation Code
- Manual D-Duct Design for Residential Winter and Summer Air Conditioning
- Manual J-Load Calculation for Residential Winter and Summer Air Conditioning
- Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology
- Contractors Guide to Business, Law, and Project Management – Georgia Construction Industry Licensing Board, 4th edition
- OSHA Code of Federal Regulations Title 29, Part 1926
- Carrier System Design Manuals (1-3)
- Flexible Duct Performance and Installation Standards
- Trane Ductulator
- ACCA Flexible Duct Slide Rule or Calculator
The Class II (Unrestricted) examination uses all of the above references, as well as:
The following books are not allowed in:
- Manual N
- Manual Q
Applying for Licensure
To apply, contact the state of Georgia at 1-478-207-2440. A non refundable fee of $30.00 must be submitted with application. The application must be submitted to the Board at least 60 days before the next scheduled exam date. Applicants should receive an approval letter approximately 30 days prior to the exam. After the exam, passing candidates will receive their licenses in approximately six weeks.
- A 70% is required to pass.
- 140 questions.
- The fee for the exam is $267.
- You will have a total of 7 hours to complete both parts of the Conditioned Air Contractors (Class I and Class II) licensure exams. The exam is administered in two parts. You will have three and a half (3.5) hours to complete Part I, followed by a break. You will also have three and a half (3.5) hours to complete Part 2. This limit includes time for the 20 pre-test questions.
- Topics on the exam include laws, system design, installation, gas piping, refrigerant piping, electrical control systems, maintainence and repair.
- To schedule your exam, you must first obtain pre-approval from the Georgia Secretary of State. Then, contact AMP at 1-800-733-9267.