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8 Hour Pre-Licensing & Exam Prep

Virginia

Class A, B, or C Licensing, Education & Exam Prep

To complete a project over $1,000 in Virginia, you will have to obtain a contractor's license. We offer the required 8 hour pre-licensing course, exam prep, books for the exam, and additional services to help you obtain your license. All of our training is offered in a online self-paced format. The required 8 hour pre-licensing course is expertly written & fully narrated. 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 Virginia Contractor's License.

  • $89 $79
    8 Hour
    Pre-Licensing
  • $119 $89
    Class A/B
    Exam Prep
  • $267 $199
    Class A/B
    Licensing Bundle
Individual taking the required 8 hour pre-licensing course and exam prep for Virginia online with RocketCert
Scope of work

What type of work can be done with this license?

Licensed Contractor in Virginia
  • Class A, B, or C License

    A Class A contractor performs on projects $120,000 or more, or more than $750,000 over 12 months. Class B is for projects over $10,000 (but less than $120,000) or more than $150,000 over 12 months. Class C is for projects over $1,000 (less than $10,000).

  • Contractor Specialty & Trades

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

Requirements & steps

What are the requirements to getting a license?

CONTRACTOR CLASS A RequirementsCONTRACTOR CLASS A

  • 5 years experience
  • Complete 8-hour pre-licensing course
  • Pass all three required exams (Virginia, General, & Advanced)
  • Pass specialty trade exam
  • Submit application and required documentation of experience and financial net worth ($45,000)
CONTRACTOR CLASS B requirementsCONTRACTOR CLASS B

  • 3 years experience
  • Complete 8-hour pre-licensing course
  • Pass the two required exams (Virginia, General)
  • Pass specialty trade exam
  • Submit application and required documentation of experience and financial net worth ($15,000)
CONTRACTOR CLASS C RequirementsCONTRACTOR CLASS C

  • 2 years’ experience
  • Complete 8-hour pre-licensing course
  • Pass specialty trade exam
  • Submit application and required documentation of experience

How do I obtain a license?

To apply for your license, contact the Virginia DPOR at 804-367-8511 or visit Contractor's Board Website. As of this time, there is no continuing education for contractor's licenses (though there is for the trades). Also, Virginia does not have any reciprocity agreements.

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.
8 HOUR PRE-LICENSING COURSE

This course is required to be completed by anyone obtaining a contractor's license in Virginia. We offer this online for $89 $79.

PURCHASE EXAM PREP, BOOKS, & STUDY!

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.

PASS THE STATE EXAM

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.

APPLY FOR YOUR LICENSE

After completing all the steps above, it will be time to apply through DBOR to obtain your Virginia Contractors License. Have questions or concerns with this process (or just a lack of time)? Our licensing specialists can help you with the process.

Exam

Which exam do I need to take?

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

Exam details Virginia Portion

Class A & B

  • Total Questions: 24
  • Passing Score: 18 correct
  • Time: 48 minutes
  • OPEN BOOK

Topics include: Regulation of Contractors; Board Rules and Regulations; Building Codes; Transaction Recovery Fund; Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control Regulations

More details General Portion

Class A & B

  • Total Questions: 50
  • Passing Score: 35 correct
  • Time: 100 minutes
  • OPEN BOOK

Topics include: Business Organization; Estimating & Bidding; Contracts; Project Management; Risk; Safety; Labor Laws; Financial Management; Federal and State Taxes; Lien Laws

More info Advanced Portion

Class A Only

  • Total Questions: 24
  • Passing Score: 17 correct
  • Time: 60 minutes
  • OPEN BOOK

Topics include: Estimating and Bidding; Contract Management; Project Management; Risk Management; Safety; Labor Laws; Financial Management; Federal and State Taxes; Lien Laws

More info Trade Licenses

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

Pre-Licensing, Exam Prep, & Books

How do I pass the exam?

The Virginia 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 pre-licensing course is state approved and will provide a foundation of success for your business. The exam prep includes math and accounting, highlighting guides covering the topics your exam is based on, practice questions for each references, and unlimited attempts on our "test simulation".


Virginia 8 Hour Pre-Licensing Course

Required to obtain your Virginia Class A, B, or C contractors license. Course covers key business, safety, and project topics for you to be successful in your career.

Additional Features:

  • State Approved
  • Fully narrated
  • Instant certificate of completion
  • Daily reporting to the state
  • Lifetime Access from nearly any device




$89 $79

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Virginia Class A/B Licensing Bundle

Includes the following courses:

  • Class A/B Exam Prep
  • 8 Hour Pre-Licensing Course

Plus the following:

  • Virginia NASCLA Contractors Guide
  • Permanent/Pre-Printed Tabs
  • Free Shipping!
  • Instructor Support
  • No Pass No Pay Policy
  • Lifetime Access from nearly any device

$267 $199

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Virginia Class A/B 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:

$119 $89

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Virginia NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business Law and Project Management, 9th edition

See Details

$64

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VA statewide buidling code
Chapter 1 Only
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 24/7. Have a question or comment? Give us a call or contact us to send us a message. Ready to begin? Select from the training below and start immediately. Of course, you can resume later!


LIFETIME ACCESS

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.

EXPERT EDUCATION

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

CUSTOMER SUPPORT

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.

EASY TO TAKE

Our training is available 24/7 and you can start and stop as needed. With our mobile ready courses, you can take from nearly any device at any location.

Approval Info

  • Provider Name: RocketCert, LLC
  • Provider Number: 2730000449
  • Course Number(s): 2731003593 | 2731003594
  • Approval Letter(s)