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Mechanical Licensing & Exam Prep

Michigan requires those seeking to perform HVAC and Refrigeration installations to obtain a Michigan Mechanical Contractor license with a HVACR Equipment classification. We will outline those requirements in the information below. If you still have questions, feel free to reach out to one of our licensing specialists. All of our training is offered in an online self-paced format.

Our exam prep is designed to help you pass your test the first time, and is backed with our no pass, no pay policy. All of our courses are available from almost any device, any time. We hope that you will make RocketCert your home to help you obtain your Michigan Mechanical Contractor license with HVACR Equipment classification.

  • $249 $219
    HVAC / Mechanical
    Exam Prep
  • $1,266 $1,129
    HVAC / Mechanical
    Exam Bundle
Individual studying for the Michigan Mechanical Exam online with RocketCert
Scope of work

What type of work can be done with this license?

HVACR Equipment license Michigan
  • HVACR Equipment classification

    In Michigan, HVACR Equipment licensees are able to perform the installation of forced air heating and cooling systems in residential and commercial applications including heat-pumps-(air to air and water-air), mini splits, roof top units from 2-25 tons, geo thermal systems, commercial kitchen exhaust systems for type 1 and type 2, complete duct systems in both commercial and residential applications, type B vents, gas piping systems utilizing natural, propane and fuel oil, lay out and installation of CSST piping systems, exhaust and special venting systems.

Requirements & steps

What are the requirements to getting a license?

HVACR Equipment license RequirementsMechanical Contractor with HVACR Equipment classification
  • Have at least 3 years of work experience in the HVACR industry
  • Obtain a passing score on the HVACR examination
  • Submit completed application

How do I obtain a license?

To apply for your license, contact the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs at 517-241-0199 or visit their website.

No continuing education is required for renewal. Michigan has limited reciprocity arrangements, check with the board for the most up-to-date information.

With RocketCert, our education is written but a combination of professional educators and industry professionals. Our exam prep is guaranteed to help you pass the exam, and is backed with our no pass, no pay policy. We pride ourselves on providing industry leading customer service. Also, if you find a better price, we will beat it by 20%.

RocketCert customer studying to pass their State exam through the RocketCert website or on the mobile app.

Preparing to pass the State exam is a critical part of the licensing process. Failing the exam can result in substantial delays before you are able to work under your license. We offer industry leading exam prep and all of the required books, at an unbeatable price.


After studying with RocketCert, you will be on your way to passing the required State exam(s) (see below). Contact PSI at 800-733-9267 to begin this process. Testing centers are setup throughout the State in larger cities. Pre-approval is required from the testing agency prior to scheduling the exam


After completing all the steps above, it will be time to apply through the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs to obtain your Michigan Mechanical Contractor license with HVACR classification. Have questions or concerns with this process (or just a lack of time)? Our licensing specialists can help you with the process.


Which exam do I need to take?

To schedule your exam, visit or call 800-733-9267.

It’s the exam! HVAC Equipment exam

  • Total Questions: 150
  • Passing Score: 70% correct
  • Time: 3 hours

Topics include: Heating and cooling principles and theories; Installation of HVAC equipment and systems to provide air conditioning for occupants of buildings and structures; Installation of ductwork; Gas piping; Venting; Knowledge of codes and standards

Exam Prep, & Books

How do I pass the exam?

The Michigan exams are open book. The references below are recommended by the state to be studied in preparation for the exam.

The exam prep includes math, geometry, highlighting guides covering the topics your exam is based on, practice questions for each references, and unlimited attempts on our "test simulation".

Michigan Mechanical Exam Prep

Exam prep includes:

  • Highlighting Guides - We show you exactly what to study
  • Practice Exams - You'll know exactly what to expect when you sit for the real thing
  • Professional test-taking tips to help keep you calm and focused on exam day

Plus the following:



Michigan Mechanical Bundle

Lifetime Online Access to:

  • Michigan Mechanical Exam Prep
  • All books and references you can use during the exam
  • Custom Permanent/Pre-Printed Tabs
  • Free Shipping!

Backed by:



2015 International Fuel Gas Code

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2015 International Residential Code

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2015 International Mechanical Code

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SMACNA-Fibrous Glass Duct Construction Standards

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SMACNA Duct Construction Standards Metal and Flexible

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Manual J - Residential Load Calcs (Full Edition)

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Manual D - Residential Duct Systems, 3rd Edition

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The Following References are NOT Allowed to be Used During the Exam:

Public Act 407 of 2016, Skilled Trades Regulation Act
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Public Act 230 of 1972, as amended, State Construction Code Act
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