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NASCLA® Contractor Licenses

The NASCLA Accredited Examination Program was designed to reduce redundant licensing requirements and assist contractors who need to be licensed in multiple jurisdictions. Below is a list of all NASCLA© licenses. Click on your state and licensing category to find out which books you need, as well as the different training courses available. For any questions about your licensing process you may contact us, your local licensing board or you can visit NASCLA®.

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NASCLA® Licenses

Commercial General Building Contractor

A general building contractor who desires to perform electrical; plumbing; heating, ventilating and cooling; piping; or general engineering contracting work as defined in this rule; shall obtain a license in those classifications. The “General Building Contractor” classification applies to work on both commercial and private properties. If you pass this exam you are eligible for licensing in Alabama, Arizona (B-1, B-2), Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Arkansas (Business and Law Exam), Florida, Louisiana, Nevada, North Carolina, Tennessee, Utah (B100), Virginia, and West Virginia. For more details call us or read the General (Commercial Building) Candidate Bulletin.

Electrical Contractor

Install, erect, repair or alter electrical equipment for the generation, transmission or utilization of electrical energy and work incidental to the undertaking. If you pass this Exam, you are eligible for licensure in Alabama, Florida, Arizona, Mississippi, South Carolina, Louisiana, Virginia, and Missouri. For more details, call us or read the Electrical Candidate Bulletin.

Electrical Journeyman

"Electrical Journeyman" Shall include installing electrical wiring, apparatus, or equipment lighting, beating, or power or control covered by this chapter. He or she shall work under a master or state certified electrical contractor.

Residential Electrical Contractor

Includes installation, repair, alteration, addition to, replacement of or design of electrical wiring, fixtures, appliances, apparatus, raceways, conduit, or any part thereof, in a 1, 2, 3, or 4 family residence not exceeding 2 stories in height, and accessory use structures in connection with the residence. The electrical service installed or worked upon is limited to a single-phase, 400-ampere single service.