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Contractor Licensing, Education & Exam Prep

The Business and Law exam is required for nearly all contractors in the state, and must be passed in addition to the contractor exams. We have the books, courses, and professionals ready to help you pass. All our training is offered in an online self-paced format. Our exam prep is not only designed to help you pass your test the first time, but is also designed to teach you valuable knowledge for your career. The courses are available from almost any device, any time. We hope that you will make RocketCert your home to help you obtain your Tennessee Contractor's License.

  • $129
    Business Management & Law
    Exam Prep
  • $232 $209
    Prep, Book, Tabs
Individual taking the business and law contractor exam prep for Tennessee online with RocketCert
Scope of work

What type of work can be done with this license?

Licensed Contractor in Tennessee
  • Contracting

    This exam is required by the state to obtain any type of Contractor license. Some contracting under $25,000 can be done without a contracting license in certain areas.

  • Specialty Certifications

    The state recognizes 34 building Categories that an individual can be specialized in. Any combination of up to 5 categories may be obtained by passing the Business and Law exam alone. Some categories have financial limitations as well.

Requirements & steps

What are the requirements to getting a license?

Tennessee Contractor RequirementsTesting

Pass 2 exams with 73% on each

  • Schedule testing for exams through PSI 1-855-746-8173
  • Tennessee Business and Law
  • Trade Exam
Tennessee Contractor RequirementsInsurance
  • General Liability (based on monetary license limits)
    • $100,000 coverage is required for monetary limits up to $500,000
    • $500,000 coverage is required for monetary limits up to $500,001- $1,500,000
    • $1,000,00 coverage is required for monetary limits greater than $1,500,000
  • Worker’s Compensation
Tennessee Contractor RequirementsDocumentation

Submit the following:

  • CPA/PA prepared financial statements
  • Letter of Reference as proof of work and trade experience
  • Completed, signed, and notarized application package

How do I obtain a license?

To apply for your license, contact the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance at 615-741-2241 or visit the Tennessee board of licensing contractors website to submit online.

Residential contractors are required to have continuing education. Reciprocity agreements exist for a variety of license classifications / States.

With RocketCert, our education is written by a combination of professional educators and industry professionals. 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 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 855-746-8173 to begin this process. Testing centers are setup throughout the State in larger cities.

Legal items

Next you will need to obtain all required insurance and contact a CPA or PA to prepare financial statements.


After completing all the steps above, it will be time to apply through CORE to obtain your Tennessee Contractors License. If a corporation or limited liability company, visit the Tennessee Secretary of State website for information on business filings.


Which exam do I need to take?

To schedule your Business and Law exam, visit psiexams.com or call 855-746-8173.

Tennessee Contractors must pass two examinations: Business Law and Trade exam.

Exam details Business & Law Management Exam

  • Number of questions: 50
  • Passing Score: 73%
  • Time allowed: 140 minutes
  • Topics Include: Licensing Requirements; Estimating and Bidding; Business Organization and Financial Management; Tax Laws; Labor Laws; Project Management and Lien Law; Contracts; Risk Management; Environmental and Safety
More info Trade Exams

Tennessee offers multiple types of contractor licenses, each with an additional exam. We offer courses for all types of Tennessee contractors. For example:

Exam Prep, & Books

How do I pass the exam?

The Tennessee 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.

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

Online Exam Prep Includes:

  • Math & Accounting Lessons - Here, we teach you math concepts and how to solve accounting questions on test day.
  • 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.

Tennessee Business and Law Online Exam Prep

Included in the bundle

Lifetime Online Access to:

  • Tennessee Business and Law Online Exam Prep


  • Instant Online Access
  • Start & Stop as needed
  • Education Support Team
  • 30-day Return Policy
Ideal For:

Students who already own all references



Tennessee Business and Law Exam Bundle

Lifetime Online Access to:

  • Tennessee Business and Law Online Exam Prep
  • All books and references you can use during the exam
  • Custom Permanent/Pre-Printed Tabs
  • Free Shipping!

Backed by:

  • Education Support Team

$232 $209

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Tennessee NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management

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Permanent Blank Tabs - 375 Pack

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