South Carolina Packaged Equipment Contractor License

"Packaged Equipment Contractor" (air conditioning heating packaged equipment limited to twenty five tons cooling and five hundred thousand BTU/HR heating per unit) includes the installation, replacement, alteration, or repair of air conditioning equipment and systems which consist of a number of components necessary to produce conditioned air for environmental heating or cooling, or both, within buildings, including types of heating systems and any size package equipment; and the installation, alteration, and repair of ventilation systems, including duct work, air filtering devices, water treatment devices, pneumatic or electrical controls, or control piping; thermal and acoustical insulation, vibration isolation materials and devices, liquid fuel piping and tanks, water and gas piping from service and heating circuits and air handling systems, including gas fired furnaces and space heaters; and factory assembled single package units and split type direct expansion equipment, including heat pumps. This subclassification does not include installing, replacing, altering, or repairing hot water or steam heating systems or components.

Packaged Equipment Contractor Courses

Packaged Equipment Contractor Exams

Packaged Equipment Contractor Trade Exam

  • Testing Method: Computer-based; Semi-Open Book
  • Testing Company: PSI
  • Hours Allotted: 4h
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Number of questions: 80
  • Subjects Involved:
    • General Piping
    • General Tubing
    • Pipe Assembly
    • Piping Systems
    • Drain Piping
    • Valves
    • Piping Insulation
    • Hangers and Supports (General)
    • Mechanical Sound, Vibration, and Seismic Control
    • Heating and Cooling Principles
    • Refrigerants
    • Load Calculations
    • Heating and Cooling Equipment
    • Testing, Adjusting, and Balancing (TAB)
    • HVACR Control Fundamentals
    • Control Schematics and Wiring Diagrams
    • HVACR Control Systems
    • Machine Room
    • Air Conditioning Systems
    • Heat Pumps
    • Furnaces (Warm Air Heating Equipment)
    • Chimneys, Flues, Vents, and Vent Connectors
    • Combustion Air
    • General Fuel Knowledge
    • Natural Gas
    • General Duct Systems Knowledge and Principles
    • Duct Conversions/Equivalencies
    • Mechanical Sheet Metal Devices/Systems
    • Duct System Components
    • Metal Ducts
    • Fiberglass Ducts
    • Filtering Systems
    • Ventilation Equipment and Devices
    • Exhaust Systems
    • General Electrical Knowledge
    • Requirements for Electrical Installations
    • Electrical/Electronic Fundamentals
    • Safety
    • Fire Rated Construction
    • General Plan Reading

Packaged Equipment Contractor Business Exam

  • Testing Method: Computer-based; Open Book
  • Testing Company: PSI
  • Hours Allotted: 2h
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Number of questions: 50
  • Subjects Involved:
    • Business Management
    • Estimating and Bidding
    • Contracts and Agreements
    • Project Management
    • Insurance and Bonding
    • Safety Recordkeeping and Reporting
    • Labor Laws and Employment Regulations
    • Financial Management
    • Tax Laws
    • Liens
    • Environmental Laws and Regulations

Packaged Equipment Contractor Book Set

The book set includes all required references for the Packaged Equipment Contractor exam. Orders placed before 2 PM are shipped the same day via UPS and a tracking number is emailed before 3 PM.

  • SOUTH CAROLINA PACKAGED EQUIPMENT - BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $1,205.92
  • SOUTH CAROLINA PACKAGED EQUIPMENT - BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $1,305.92

Packaged Equipment Contractor Trade Books

Packaged Equipment Contractor Business Book