Arkansas HVAC Technician License Requirements

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We found the following HVAC Technician requirements for Arkansas.

Please click on each license link for additional details.

HVAC/R Contractor

A Class A license entitles the licensee to perform all phases of Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning or Refrigeration (HVAC/R) work without limitation to BTUH or horsepower capacities.  A Class B license entitles the licensee to perform all phases of HVAC/R work on air conditioning systems that develop a total of not more than fifteen (15) tons of cooling capacity per unit or one (1) million BTUH of heating input per unit and refrigeration systems of fifteen (15) H.P. or less, per unit.  A Class C license entitles the licensee to perform servicing and repairing of heating, ventilation, air conditioning or refrigeration equipment and to service, repair, or replace components of HVAC/R equipment.  The licensee is also entitled to perform HVAC/R work on air conditioning systems that develop a total of not more than 15 tons cooling capacity per unit on one (1) million BTUH heating input per unit and refrigeration systems of fifteen (15) horsepower or less per unit.  A class C license holder shall not install any original HVAC/R equipment or replace any existing HVAC/R equipment.  A Class D license entitles the licensee to perform all phases of sheet metal ductwork HVAC/R work without limitation to BTUH or horsepower capacities.  A Class E license entitles the licensee to perform all phases of HVAC/R refrigeration work without limitation to BTUH or horsepower capacities.  A Class L license entitles a licensee to obtain a restricted lifetime license without having to pay a license fee.  Requirements:  Applicant must submit notarized documentation with proof of minimum age of eighteen (18) years and a minimum of two (2) years work experience in order to qualify for the exam.  Lifetime license holders must be at least sixty-five years of age and hold a current license in good standing with the Board.  Examination Required.  Class A License fee and Renewal fee (per year):  $200.00, Class B License fee and Renewal fee (per year):  $150.00, Class C License fee and Renewal fee (per year):  $100.00, Class D License fee and Renewal fee (per year):  $150.00, Class E License fee and Renewal fee (per year):  $150.00, Class L License fee:  No Charge

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Arkansas Department of Health
4815 West Markham Street, Slot #24
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 661-2642

Air Conditioning Electrician

An Air Conditioning Electrician is an individual who is limited by license classification to the installation, maintenance, and extension of electrical conductors and equipment solely for the purpose of supplying heating and air conditioning and refrigeration units. This license is mandatory.  It is needed to go past the 10 feet restriction placed on HVACR license holders.  Requirements:  1) Must have two years experience in wiring HVACR equipment. or 2) Any combination of experience and training, as approved by the Board, equivalent to that specified in number 1 above. 3) The experience required in number 1 above may be demonstrated by having held for two years:  a HVACR electrician's license issued by an Arkansas municipality or a HVACR Class A or Class B license issued by the state HVACR Licensing Board.  Examination fee:  $50.00 (written exam), $80.00 computerized exam, License fee:  $25.00, Renewal fee:  $25.00 per year

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: Specific course required

Continuing Education: Continuing education required

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Arkansas Department of Health
4815 West Markham Street, Slot #24
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 661-2642

HVAC/R Registrant

An HVAC/R (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning or Refrigeration) Registrant is an individual who performs work for a class A, B or C license holder, within the limitations of that license, and is duly registered with the Department.  Requirements:  Must be legally employed by a licensed class A, B, C, D, E, or L contractor and be duly registered with the Department.  Examination Required. License fee:  $25.00 per year

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Arkansas Department of Health
4815 West Markham Street, Slot #24
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 661-2642

Solar Mechanic Plumber

A Solar Mechanic Plumber is qualified to perform the installation and maintenance for the particular phase of solar and hydronic heating, and for the purpose of solar heating of domestic hot water.  A Supervising Solar Mechanic Plumber is skilled in the planning, superintending and practical installation and maintenance for the particular phase of solar and hydronic heating and for the purpose of solar heating of domestic hot water.  A Solar Mechanic Trainee is a person who is engaged in learning, acquiring experience and assisting the Solar Mechanics in order to become a Solar Mechanic.  Requirements:  Solar Mechanic Plumber's must have four years experience as a registered Solar Mechanic Apprentice. Supervising Solar Mechanic Plumbers must have a minimum of five years solar mechanic plumbing experience or its equivalent, with at least one year as a licensed Solar Mechanic Plumber.  Solar Mechanic Plumber Examination Fee:  $75.00,  License fee:  $75.00 (annually).  Supervising Solar Mechanic Plumber Examination fee:  $125.00, License fee:  $200.00 (annually)

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Arkansas Department of Health
4815 West Markham Street, Slot #24
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 661-2642

 

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