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West Virginia

Residential HVAC Licensing, Education & Exam Prep

This page outlines the requirements set forth by the state board for the Residential HVAC Technician license. We offer a course with exam prep, the books for the exam, and additional services to help you obtain your license. 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 West Virginia / Residential HVAC Contractor License.

  • $289
    Exam Prep
  • $1014 $929
    Prep, Books, Tabs
Individual taking the course and exam prep for West Virginia online with RocketCert
Scope of work

What type of work can be done with this license?

Licensed  / HVAC Technician and HVAC Contractor in West Virginia
  • HVAC Technician

    An HVAC Technician in West Virginia is licensed to install, test, maintain, and repair both residential and non-residential heating, ventilating, and cooling systems.

  • HVAC Residential Technician

    An HVAC Residential Technician can install, test, maintain, and repair residential heating, ventilating, and cooling systems.

Requirements & steps

What are the requirements to getting a license?

West Virginia  HVAC Technician Requirements HVAC Technician
  • A minimum of 2,000 hours of experience and/or training working on HVAC systems
  • A minimum of 6,000 hours of experience and/or training in HVAC systems and relating work which includes other sheet metal industry tasks
  • Schedule and pass the HVAC Technician exam through ProV
  • Submit completed, signed, and notarized application with appropriate licensing fee
West Virginia HVAC Contractor RequirementsHVAC Residential Technician
  • At least 18 years old
  • Submit a properly completed application
  • Submit a copy of the exam score that reflects a score of at least 70%
  • Documentation of at least 2,000 hours of HVAC related work, training and experience

How do I obtain a license?

To apply for your license, contact the West Virginia Contractor Licensing Board Division of Labor at 304-558-7890 or visit their website.

West Virginia does not require each licensee to complete Continuing Education prior to each renewal. West Virginia has reciprocity arrangements on an individual basis.

With RocketCert, our education is written by 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 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.
Submit Application

In order to sit for the exam, you must submit the application for licensure to the state. It must include verified education and work experience as required by the state. Once approved, the state will contact you with an exam date and time.


After studying with RocketCert, you will be on your way to passing the required State exam(s) (see below). Pre-approval is required. Testing centers are setup throughout the State in larger cities.


After completing all the steps above, it will be time to apply through the Contractor Licensing Board to obtain your West Virginia General Contractor License.


Which exam do I need to take?

To schedule the HVAC exam, applicants may contact PSI at 800-211-2754 or their website .

Exam details Residential HVAC Exam

  • Total Questions: 60
  • Passing Score: 70%
  • Time: 3 hours

Topics include: General Knowledge; Refrigerants and Oils; Controls; Air Distribution and Venting; Piping; Equipment; Installation and Maintenance Practices; Safety- OSHA

Exam details Business Law Exam

  • Number of questions: 50
  • Passing Score: 35 correct
  • Time allowed: 3 hours

Topics include: Business Organization; Contracts; Estimating and Bidding; Financial Management; Labor Law, Licensing; Lien Law; Project Management; Risk Management; Safety-OSHA; Tax Law

Pre-Licensing, Exam Prep, & Books

How do I pass the exam?

The West Virginia Residential HVAC Technician and the Business & Law exam is open book. These references are permitted to be tabbed and highlighted! Unfortunately, our online course is NOT permitted to be accessed during the State exam.

The exam prep includes math, load calculations, 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:

  • 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.

West Virginia Residential Technician HVAC Online Exam Prep

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