- We recommend spending at least 15 total hours running through our materials. Once you are able to score 90% or more on our quizzes we have nearly 100% pass rate. But YOU MUST put in the time.
- Once you register, you have up to 90 days before your course is deactivated. If you need longer, just send a request via email at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can arrange an extension in extreme circumstances.
- For the business and law test you CAN bring the NASCLA book. We suggest you buy this book. It’s a good reference for your test as well as after you are in business. It can be purchased at this link: http://www.nascla.org/catalog/nascla-store/bookstore
- The trade tests however only certain books are allowed. The list can be seen by clicking the following link: https://candidate.psiexams.com/catalog/displayagencylicenses.jsp?catalogID=337
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[accordion-item title=””]Utah – Yes. In the past 10 years, a minimum of two years of full-time related experience is required. If you are seeking a license for general, residential or small commercial building, one of the two years of the full-time related experience must be in a supervisory or managerial position. For more information, please visit the Utah website regarding R156-55a-302b. Qualifications for Licensure – Experience Requirements.
[accordion-item title=””]All qualifiers are required to take the Utah Business and Law exam and when required a trade exam. The test provider for DOPL is psi. They provide testing candidates a report of their test scores. The original score report(s) from psi must be included in the licensing application to DOPL. They can be contracted through their web site at psiexams.com or by phone at (800) 733-9267.
- A license is required in Utah for any project that exceeds $1,000. To become a licensed contractor candidates will have to sit for two exams, business and law and their trade
- A contractor’s license is required in Utah for any project that exceeds $1,000. To become a licensed contractor candidates will have to sit for two exams, business and law and their trade. To do construction work in Utah you need a contractor’s license from the Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing. Electricians and plumbers have to be licensed. To qualify for any license, you must: provide proof of at least $100,000 for each incident and $300,000 total liability insurance, provide proof of workers’ compensation insurance, provide registration with Utah State Tax Commission, provide proof of registration with Utah Department of Employment Security, provide proof of registration with the Internal Revenue Service, provide proof of registration with Utah Division of Corporations, provide proof of DBA registration with Utah Division of Corporations, submit CPA complied, reviewed, or audited financial statement, submit three credit reports for all key company personnel. Some licenses also require you to pay $195 to the Residence Lien Recovery Fund. More info here: http://www.dopl.utah.gov/licensing/contracting.html
- To become a licensed contractor in Utah, candidates will have to pass two exams, business and law and the trade. Even if you are obtaining your license through reciprocity, you must also pass a business and law exam and a trade exam. It will cost you $210 nonrefundable to file an application for a primary classification license. The supplemental classification application fee is $100. The business and law exam will cost you $72. Each trade exam costs $72.
- To qualify for the exams for most trades, you must have at least two years of full-time related work experience in any trade you want to get a license for. But for these six trades, you need four years of full-time related work experience: General roofing General masonry, Steel erection, Refrigeration, Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning, Fire suppression systems. If you want to take the exam for any of these trades, you need four years of full-time related work experience with two years as a supervisor or manager: General Engineering, General Building, Residential, and Small Commercial Building. Each electrical exam has three written parts. Part I is open book with questions on electrical theory and calculations. Part II is closed book with questions on basic electrical theory, calculations, and general knowledge. Part III is a practical exam with multiple choice questions on using conduits, switching, motors and controls, transformers, troubleshooting, and general knowledge. Each plumbing exam has two parts, a written exam and a practical exam. The written exam has 120 questions and is open-book. You’ll have four hours to complete the exam. More info here.