South Carolina Packaged Equipment Contractor

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

South Carolina Packaged Equipment 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, 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. 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.


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.
  • A minimum of two years of residential and/or commercial experience within the last 5 years is required to qualify
  • Required for candidates who need to pull permits for projects limited to Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Cooling.

Exam Review, Training, Education

We offer review for the South Carolina Packaged Equipment HVAC Contractor Exam in an online training format. The fee for the course is $199.99. 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.

  • 2015 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2015 International Mechanical Code
  • Manual D, Residential Duct Systems
  • Manual J, Residential Load Calculations
  • Manual N, Commercial Load Calculations
  • Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
  • OSHA 1926
  • Pipefitter's Handbook
  • Trane Ductulator
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology

Exam Details

  • 80 questions and a time limit of 4 hours
  • A score of 70% (56 questions correct) is needed to pass.
  • Exam fee is $75
  • Topics include: General Piping, General Tubing, Pipe Assembly, Piping Systems, Drain Piping, Valves, Piping Insulation, Hangers and Supports, Mechanical Sound, Vibration, and Seismic Control, Heating and Cooling, Principles, Refrigerants, Load Calculations, Heating and Cooling Equipment, Testing, Adjusting, and Balancing, 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 Conversion/Equivalencies, Mechanical Sheet Metal, Devices/Systems, Duct System Components, Metal Ducts, Fiberglass Ducts, Filtering Systems, Ventilation Equipment and Devices, Exhaust Systems, General Electrical Knowledge (2 Items), Requirements for Electrical Installations, Electrical/Electronic Fundamentals, Safety, Fire Rated Construction, General Plan Reading
  • 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

Agreement with Tennessee, Texas and Utah for this license.

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