Kentucky HVAC Technician License Requirements

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We found the following HVAC Technician requirements for Kentucky.

Please click on each license link for additional details.

Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Contractor - Master

Authorized to contract for and engage in the business of installation, maintenance, altering, remodeling and repair of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems.    EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS    Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age and been regularly and principally employed or engaged in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning trades as a Journeyman mechanic for not less than two (2) years under the direction and supervision of a Master Contractor before sitting for the Kentucky-specific examination.     GENERAL INFORMATION for LICENSURE or CERTIFICATION    A Master Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Contractor license application fee is one hundred dollars ($100.00). Applicant must meet the insurance requirements of $500,000 general liability and $300,000 property damage ($800,000 aggregate).    CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (after licensure or certification)    Each licensee shall complete ten (10) hours of continuing education approved by the Board prior to the annual renewal of license.    SPECIAL COMMENTS or CONDITIONS    A licensed Master HVAC Contractor who plans to do mechanic "hands on" work must also obtain a Journeyman HVAC Mechanic license.

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: Continuing education required

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirement

State Licensing Agency:

Public Protection Cabinet
500 Mero Street
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 573-2002

Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Duct Mechanic - Limited

Authorized to fabricate, install, repair or extend ductwork under the supervision of a Master Contractor.    EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS    Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age and been regularly and principally employed or engaged in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning trades under the direction and supervision of a HVAC Master Contractor for two (2) years and three thousand (3,000) hours as a registered Apprentice. Must pass the "Limited Kentucky Journeyman Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Duct Mechanic" examination.    CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (after licensure or certification)    Each licensee shall complete ten (10) hours of continuing education approved by the Board prior to the annual renewal of license.    SPECIAL COMMENTS or CONDITIONS    Certain classroom or other education may be substituted for up to one (1) year and fifteen hundred (1,500) hours of experience subject to Board approval.

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: Continuing education required

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirement

State Licensing Agency:

Public Protection Cabinet
500 Mero Street
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 573-2002

Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Installer Mechanic

Authorized to install system of air conditioning, warm air Heating and Ventilation, including startup of equipment and duct system necessary to make a complete system.    EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS    Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age and been regularly and principally employed or engaged in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning trades under the direction and supervision of a HVAC Master Contractor for two (2) years and three thousand (3,000) hours as a registered Apprentice. Must pass the "Limited Kentucky Journeyman Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Installer Mechanic" examination.    CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (after licensure or certification)    Each licensee shall complete ten (10) hours of continuing education approved by the Board prior to the annual renewal of license.    SPECIAL COMMENTS or CONDITIONS    Certain classroom or other education may be substituted for up to one (1) year and fifteen hundred (1,500) hours of experience subject to Board approval.

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: Continuing education required

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirement

State Licensing Agency:

Public Protection Cabinet
500 Mero Street
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 573-2002

Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Mechanic – Journeyman

Authorized to install, maintain, alter, remodel or repair of heating systems, ventilation systems, hydropic systems, burner service or cooling systems under the supervision of a Master HVAC Contractor.    EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS    Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age and been regularly and principally employed or engaged in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning trades under the direction and supervision of a Master HVAC Master Contractor for two (2) years and three thousand (3,000) hours as a registered Apprentice. Must pass the "Kentucky Journeyman Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Mechanic" examination.    CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (after licensure or certification)    Each licensee shall complete ten (10) hours of continuing education approved by the Board prior to the annual renewal of license.    SPECIAL COMMENTS or CONDITIONS    Certain classroom or other education may be substituted for up to one (1) year and fifteen hundred (1,500) hours of experience subject to Board approval.

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: Continuing education required

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirement

State Licensing Agency:

Public Protection Cabinet
500 Mero Street
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 573-2002

Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Apprentice

Contact the regulatory agency for specific information.

Requirements:

Exam: State exam required

Education: No education required

Continuing Education: Continuing education required

Criminal Record: No criminal record requirement

State Licensing Agency:

Public Protection Cabinet
500 Mero Street
Frankfort, KY 40601
​​​​​​​(502) 573-2002

 

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