South Carolina Air Conditioning Contractor

Pursuing a career in the construction field? Study at home for your South Carolina Air Conditioning Contractor with our fully online, easy to take, and self-paced course.

South Carolina Air Conditioning Contractor
Steps to Success

1. Take the online course at your convenience.
2. At the end of the course, print your certificate of completion.

Exam Review Option Includes
Study Tips
Instructor Support
Highlighting Guides
Practice Exams
Math and Calculations
Licensing Information
iOS/Android Tablet and Smartphone Compatible
1 Year of Access

Course Fee: $199.99

About This License

  • This license allows the installation, replacement, alteration, and repair of air conditioning equipment and systems which consist of a number of components necessary to produce conditioned air for environmental heating and cooling or both, within buildings.


Our training is written by Subject Matter Experts and built by Instructional Designers.

No Pass, No Pay

If you are not able to pass your exam on the SECOND attempt, we will refund your course fee. Conditions do apply.

Flexible & Self Paced

Simply login and out as needed. We track your progress.

Mobile Compatible

Our training is built on HTML5 - so you can take it with on your tablet or smartphone.

Lowest Price

We will beat ANY price by 10% for a similar program.

Requirements to Obtaining your License

  • Please note that the Commercial Business and Law Exam must be passed in addition to the trade exam.
  • Two years of residential and/or commercial experience within the last 5 years is required to qualify to test.

Exam Review, Training, Education

We offer review for the South Carolina Air Conditioning Contractor Exam in an online training format. The fee for the course is $199. The course includes sample figures, questions, math and calculations, as well as a highlighting guide for the approved references. For more information, or to order, contact our office at 1-800-952-0910.

Books and References for the Exam

The following references are permitted to be taken into the examination. These references may be tabbed (with a permanent index tab) and highlighted. They are available for purchase from our online contractor’s bookstore or by calling our office at 1-800-952-0910.

  • ACCA Duct Slide Rule
  • International Fuel Gas Code 2015
  • International Mechanical Code 2015
  • Manual D, Residential Duct Systems
  • Manual J, Residential Load Calculations
  • Manual N, Commercial Load Calculations
  • Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
  • OSHA 29. CFR 1926 for Contractors
  • Pipefitter's Handbook

Exam Details

  • 80 questions and a time limit of 4 hours
  • A score of 70% (35 questions correct) is needed to pass.
  • Exam fee is $60
  • Topics include: General Tubing, General Piping, Air Compressors, Heating and Cooling Equipment, Pipe Assembly, Load Calculations, Piping Systems, Refrigerants, Heating and Cooling Principles, Drain Piping, Valves, Water Treatment for Mechanical Systems, Piping Specialties, Pumps, Mechanical Sound, Vibration, & Seismic Control, Piping Insulation, Hangers and Supports, Testing, Adjusting & Balancing (TAB), Safety, HVACR Control Fundamentals, Control Schematics & Wiring Diagrams, Exhaust Systems, Ventilation Equipment & Devices, Filtering Systems, Fiberglass Ducts, Metal Ducts, Machine Room, Air Conditioning Systems, Heat Pumps, Duct Systems Components, Mechanical Sheet Metal Devices/Systems, Furnaces (Warm Air Heating Equipment), Specialized Heaters, Chimneys, Flues, Vents, and Vent Connectors, Duct Conversions/Equivalencies, General Duct Systems Knowledge & Principles, LP Gas, Natural Gas, General Fuel Knowledge, Combustion Air
  • To schedule an examination, contact PSI Examination services at 1-800-733-9267

Continuing Education

The Board does not require continuing education at this time.

Applying to Get Your License

$350 for a 2-year license and $175 for one year license. Submit an application to the state licensing board with documentation of your experience, financial information and your passing test scores.

Licensing Board for Contractors
Post Office Box 11329
Columbia, SC 29211
(803) 896-4686

Reciprocity Agreement

HVAC agreements are in effect with Georgia, Tennessee, Texas, and Utah.

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