Tennessee HVAC Contractor License

HVAC Training Tennessee

HVAC Training Tennessee

HVAC Training in Tennessee


A journeyman HVAC license is not required in Tennessee

Tennessee HVAC Contractor License

Tennessee offers the following HVAC License:

  • HVAC  (CMC-C)
  • Full Mechanical (requires a plumbing license)

Steps to obtain a HVAC – (CMC-C) license:

  1. Obtain study materials including the “Business Law Reference Manual”  for the business exam.  You will also need code books and manuals including:  Carrier Design Manual PART 3, HVAC Duct Construction Standards-Metal and Flexible 2005 , International Fuel Gas Code 2003, International Mechanical Code 2003, Manual J -8th Ed. Residential Load Calculation, Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, 18th, OSHA 29. CFR 1926 for Contractors Highlighted and Tabbed (current ed.), Pipefitters Handbook, Trane Ductulator, Uglys Electrical Reference.
  2. Schedule your exam with PSI.  The fee for both the business and trade exam is $110.00:  http://candidate.psiexams.com/catalog/fti_agency_license_details.jsp?fromwhere=findtest&testid=792
  3. The trade exam is open book, 4 hours and the business law exam is 2 hours.  There are 100 questions and 73% is a passing score.
  4. Submit your completed test, application, Contractor’s Affidavit, Letter of Reference, Proof of Experience, Business License, Proof of Insurance, Reviewed or Audited financial statement and $250.00 fee to:  Tennessee Board for Licensing Contractors, 500 James Robertson Parkway, Nashville, TN 37243-1150

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