Idaho HVAC Technician License Requirements

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We found the following HVAC Technician requirements for Idaho.

Please click on each license link for additional details.

HVAC Apprentice

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) workers must be licensed in the State of Idaho. There are three certificates of competency available to HVAC workers: apprentice registration, journeyman license, and contractor's license. HVAC Apprentice applicants must: 1.) Be at least 18 years of age, or provide proof of registration with the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Apprenticeship Training certified HVAC program; 2.) Be employed by a licensed HVAC Contractor; 3.) Work under the supervision of an HVAC Journeyman; 4.) Be enrolled in or have completed a related training program. Specialty licenses are available in the areas of:  Hearth, Fuel Gas Piping, Waste Oil Heating, and LP Limited Heating. Term: Registration is valid for 5 years or for 3 years for specialty apprentices.

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: Specific course required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Idaho Division of Building Safety
1090 E. Watertower St., Suite 150
Meridian, ID 83642
(208) 334-3950

HVAC Journeyman

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) workers must be licensed in the State of Idaho. There are three certificates of competency available to HVAC workers: apprentice registration, journeyman license, and contractor's license.  HVAC Journeyman applicants must: 1.) Document a minimum of four (4) years of work experience as a registered HVAC apprentice; 2.) Complete four (4) years of approved HVAC apprenticeship school; 3.) Pass an exam. Specialty licenses are available in the areas of:  Hearth, Fuel Gas Piping, Waste Oil Heating, and LP Limited Heating. HVAC specialty journeyman must: 1.) Document required work experience as a registered HVAC Specialty Apprentice; 2.) Complete specific education required for that specialty type; 3.) Pass an exam. Term: Licenses are valid for three years before renewal.

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: Degree required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Idaho Division of Building Safety
1090 E. Watertower St., Suite 150
Meridian, ID 83642
(208) 334-3950

HVAC Contractor

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) workers must be licensed in the State of Idaho. There are three certificates of competency available to HVAC workers: apprentice registration, journeyman license, and contractor's license. HVAC Contractor applicants must: 1.) Submit proof of a minimum of two (2) years of experience as an HVAC Journeyman; 2.) Pass an exam. Specialty licenses are available in the areas of:  Hearth, Fuel Gas Piping, Waste Oil Heating, and LP Limited Heating.  Term: Licenses are valid for three years before renewal.

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Idaho Division of Building Safety
1090 E. Watertower St., Suite 150
Meridian, ID 83642
(208) 334-3950

HVAC Specialty Apprentice

Specialty Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) workers must be licensed in Idaho and are only allowed to work in their area of specialization. Specialty licenses are available in the areas of: Hearth, Fuel Gas Piping, Waste Oil. Heating, and LP Limited Heating. HVAC Specialty Apprentices must:  1.) Be at least 18 years of age, or provide proof of registration with the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Apprenticeship Training certified HVAC program; 2.) Submit an application with required documents and fees; 3.) Be employed by a licensed HVAC Specialty Contractor; 4.) Work under the supervision of an HVAC Specialty Journeyman. Term: Licenses are valid for two (2) years for specialty apprentices.

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: No continuing education requirement

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirements

State Licensing Agency:

Idaho Division of Building Safety
1090 E. Watertower St., Suite 150
Meridian, ID 83642
(208) 334-3950

 

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