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UTAH HVAC CONTRACTOR (S350) SCOPE OF WORK COVERED: The HVAC license allows the fabrication and installation of complete warm air heating and air conditioning systems, and complete ventilating systems. PRE-APPROVAL: Applicants must gain approval to take the exam by submitting an application to the State Licensing Board. BUSINESS AND LAW: All types of Contractors in the State of Utah must take a Business and Law Exam in addition to the trade exam required for each license. EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: A minimum of four years of full-time experience within the past 10 years. FINANCIAL REQUIREMENTS: On the license application, candidates will be required to show financial responsibility. EXAM DETAILS: The exam is given by Prometric. It is a semi open-book timed test with 80 questions and a 2-hour time limit. A score of 70% is required to pass the exam. The exam fee is $79 for the trade exam. (There is also a $79 testing fee for the Business Law Exam, look under that heading for additional details.) If an exam is failed, candidates must wait at least 30 days before retaking that exam. Three attempts are allowed for each exam. After three attempts, candidates must wait 6 months before retaking exam. EXAM CONTENT: Warm-Air Heating Air Conditioning Ventilation Chimneys, Flues, and Vents Ducts Fuel Piping Controls Test, Inspect, and Balance Sizing and Estimating Evaporative Cooling Safety Mold: Cause and Prevention BOND / INSURANCE: Depending on the way a Contractor’s business is established, the State may require General Liability, Worker’s Compensation and Unemployment Insurance. The minimum General Liability Insurance is typically $100,000 per occurrence and $300,000 in total. LICENSING FEE: The HVAC Contractor licensing fee is $210. To add an additional Specialty license the fee is $110. All licenses expire on November 30, every even numbered year. In order to renew this license, 6 hours of Continuing Education is required every two-year period. Three hours must be core education (Business and Law) and three hours trade education. PROCESSING TIME: In-State applications will be processed in 1-2 weeks. Out-of-State applications will have to be reviewed by the Board, which meets once per month and can take 4-6 weeks to process. RECIPROCITY: The state of Utah has reciprocity agreements with Arizona, California, Louisiana and South Carolina for this license. ***IMPORTANT REFERENCE MATERIAL INFORMATION*** Not all of the books listed under ‘Reference Materials’ on this page are allowed into the exam. The chart below will explain which books are allowed into the exam room on test day. ALLOWED: International Mechanical Code, 2003 NOT ALLOWED: OSHA Title 29, Part 1926, 2004 Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, 2004 The following are downloadable documents that are also used to prepare for the exam. To view and print these documents simply click on the button following the title. A Brief Guide to Mold, Moisture, and Your Home, EPA 402-K-02-003, 2002 target="_blank" href="http://www.epa.gov/mold/moldguide.html">Click Here to Download. Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings, EPA 401-K-01-001, 2002 target="_blank" href="http://www.epa.gov/mold/mold_remediation.html">Click Here to Download. We currently do not offer a study course to help you prepare for this exam. However, we do have the necessary study materials. We have several courses still under development; please contact us for more details at 1-800-992-1910.




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