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New Jersey Master HVAC Licensing & Exam Prep

New Jersey requires Master HVAC Contractor applicants to pass two examinations - Business and Law and Master HVACR examination. Prior to renewals, 5 hours of continuing education is required. All of our training is offered in an online self-paced format. Our New Jersey HVAC License 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 Master HVACR Contractor License in New Jersey.

  • $289
    Exam Prep
  • $705 $639
    Prep, Books, Tabs
Individual studying for the New Jersey HVACR Exam  online with RocketCert
Scope of work

What type of work can be done with the New Jersey HVAC license?

Licensed HVACR in New Jersey
  • New Jersey Master HVAC Contractor License

    A Master HVAC Contractor in New Jersey advertises, undertakes, or offers to undertake for another the planning, laying out, supervising, installing, servicing, or repairing of HVACR systems, apparatus, or equipment.

Requirements & steps

What are the requirements to getting a New Jersey HVAC license?

New Jersey Journeyman HVACR RequirementsMaster HVACR Contractor License

  • Approval from the State Board of Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVACR) Contractors
  • A $3,000 Bond
  • $500,000 General Liability Insurance
  • Be 21 years of age or older
  • 5 years’ work experience in HVAC contracting
    • With 1-5 years’ employment or engagement as an HVACR Journeyperson or licensed plumber OR
    • Completion of a 4-year board approved HVACR apprenticeship or other training program including but not limited to steamfitter, pipefitter, or sheet metal
    • A completed, accredited, board approved HVACR program from a technical school, trade school, community college, or county college may substitute for 2 of the 4 years OR
    • A bachelor’s degree in HVACR technology awarded by an accredited college or university AND employed or engaged in practical HVACR installation work may be accepted by the board

How do I obtain a New Jersey HVAC license?

To apply for your HVAC license, contact the New Jersey State Board of Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVACR) Contractors at 973-504-6250 or visit the board website.

The state requires 5 hours of continuing education prior to each renewal. Also, New Jersey has no reciprocity agreements.

With RocketCert, our education is written by a combination of professional educators and industry professionals. Our New Jersey HVAC License 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 original price on any online course that we offer, we will beat it by 10%.

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 New Jersey HVAC License 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). Apply to sit for the exam on the state board website. 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 State Board of Examiners of Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR) Contractors to obtain your NJ HVAC Contractor license. Have questions or concerns with this process (or just a lack of time)? Our licensing specialists can help you with the process.


Which HVAC license exam do I need to take in New Jersey?

If found eligible, the applicant will receive an Examination Eligibility Notice that includes instructions for scheduling and paying for the exams through the testing company, PSI.

It’s the exam! Master HVACR exam

  • Total Questions: 50 questions
  • Passing Score: 70% correct
  • Time: 130 minutes

Topics Include:

Electrical Knowledge, Motors, and Controls; Piping- Refrigeration, Hydronic, Steam, Process; Heating and Cooling Principles, Theory, and Equipment; Refrigerants and Refrigeration; Fuel and LP Gas; Combustion Air, Chimneys, Flues, and Vents; Ducts, Ventilation, and Exhaust; Load Calculations

It’s the exam! Business and Law Exam

  • Total Questions: 50 questions
  • Passing Score: 70% correct
  • Time: 130 minutes

Topics Include:

Business Organization; Licensing; Estimating and Bidding; Contract Management; Project Management; Risk Management; Safety; Labor Law; Financial Management; Tax Law; Lien Law

Exam Prep, & Books

How do I pass the New Jersey HVAC license exam?

The New Jersey HVAC license exams are open book. The references below are permitted to be tabbed, highlighted, and used during your test! Unfortunately, our online course is NOT permitted to be accessed during the State exam.

Online New Jersey HVAC License Exam Prep Includes:

  • Calculation Lessons - Here, we teach you load calculations for sizing HVAC ducts, and heating & cooling systems.
  • Highlighting Guides - Introduce the critical information in your book(s). This will familiarize you with each book’s content and its layout.
  • Quizzes - These practice quizzes are based on each individual book/reference. They reinforce key concepts.
  • Test Simulation / Practice Exam - Comprehensive exams randomly generated from our database of questions. Test simulations are restricted by time, and hints are disabled. Test simulations are as close to the real exam as you can get.
  • Guide to Tabbing - This section includes tabbing books and other test taking strategies to keep calm and focused during the exam.

New Jersey HVACR Bundle

$705 $639

Includes the following courses:

  • New Jersey HVACR Online Exam Prep

Plus the following:

  • All the books to use during the exam
  • Permanent/Pre-Printed Tabs
  • Free Shipping!
  • Instructor Support
  • No Pass No Pay Policy
  • Lifetime Access from nearly any device
Customize Your Bundle

New Jersey HVACR Online Exam Prep

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Books/References that are allowed to be used during the exam (included in our Bundle).
As of 6/13/2024 the 2018 code will no longer be allowed. Starting 3/13/2024 the 2021 code will be allowed. Our bundles and exam prep cover the 2021 editions of the IMC and IFGC.

2021 International Fuel Gas Code

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2021 International Mechanical Code

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Manual J - Residential Load Calcs (Full Edition)

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Books/References that are NOT allowed to be Used during the exam (NOT included in our Bundle).

Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

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SMACNA Duct Construction Standards Metal and Flexible

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Ugly's Electrical References, 2020

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Pre-printed or blank tabs are also available.

3-4 Book Tab Bundle

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Permanent Blank Tabs - 375 Pack

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The Business & Law exam must also be passed.

New Jersey HVACR Business and Law Online Exam Prep

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NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, Basic Edition

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Print for Your Exam:
New Jersey Permanent Statutes, Title 2A
2A:44-1 through 2A:44-38
Free / Online
New Jersey Permanent Statutes, Title 45
45:1.1 through 45:1.53
Free / Online
About Us

Why should I choose RocketCert?

At RocketCert, we strive to be the best (while having fun in the process). This means having not only the best quality of education, but also industry leading technology. Best yet, we are here for you 7 days a week. Have a question or comment? Give us a call or contact us to send us a message. Ready to begin? Select your State above and start immediately. Of course, you can resume later!


Why pay for something knowing your time with it is limited? At RocketCert, we believe in offering lifetime access to your training, even though it will not be needed.


Our education is written industry experts. We believe in helping you with your career, and that help begins with offering best in class education.


We are here for you. Have a question? Need support? Our team is available 7 days a week for technical support. We pride ourselves in taking care of you.


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