What are the qualifications to obtain a license?Kevin Loy
The following are general requirements for any license type:
Age: You must be at least 18.
Examination: You must pass the Business & Finance Exam and the Trade Knowledge Exam with a minimum score of 70% prior to submitting your application.
Experience/Education: You need to have 4 years of construction experience or a combination of education and experience. 1 year of your experience must be in the role of a foreman or supervisor in the category of licensure you are applying for!!
Financial/Credit: You must submit a credit report that includes a FICO derived credit score of 660 or higher as proof of financial stability and responsibility. Additional actions must be taken if your credit score is below 660.
Fingerprints: You must have a criminal background check and electronic fingerprinting done as part of the application process.
Insurance: You must attest to the fact that you have obtained public liability and property damage insurance, as well as workers’ compensation insurance or an appropriate exemption thereto.
Fee: You must pay the application fee.
For more specific qualifications go take a look at the application center for the license categories listed below:
- Air Conditioning: Class A, B & C
- Internal Pollutant Storage Tank Lining Applicator
- Pollutant Storage Systems
- Class A – Commercial
- Class B – Residential
- Class C – Service
- Precision Tank Tester
- Sheet Metal
- Gas Line
- Glass and Glazing
- Industrial Facilities
- Residential Pool/Spa Servicing
- Solar Water Heating
- Swimming Pool Decking
- Swimming Pool Excavation
- Swimming Pool Finishes
- Swimming Pool Layout
- Swimming Pool Piping
- Swimming Pool Structural
- Swimming Pool Trim
- Underground Utility and Excavation