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Alabama Contractor's Licenses (AL)
  • Pre-approval from the Board is required for testing. Every classification in Alabama requires pre-approval EXCEPT Homebuilder. This is done by submitting a completed application.
  • A General Contractors license is required at the state level for any commercial, industrial or institutional projects exceeding $50,000.00. A Homebuilder License is required for any residential project exceeding $10,000.00.
  • Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC and Gasfitter classifications are required to be licensed at the state level.
  • Applications for licensure can be obtained from the appropriate contractor's board, by viewing the link below
  • For additional licensing requirements including experience, financial and bonding requirements, exam information and reciprocity, please select the License link below.

  • Design and Control of Concrete Practice Test

  • Ductile

  • Ductile

  • Erector's Manual Practice Test

  • Misc Questions

  • Modern Welding Practice Test

  • Painting & Decorating Craftsmans Manual - Practice Test 2

  • Painting and Decorating Craftsmans Manual - Practice Test 1

  • Pipe and Excavation Practice Test

  • Simplified Irrigation Design book-Practice Test



  • Alabama Business and Law for General Contractors



  • Alabama Carpentry and Framing Contractor

  • The Alabama Carpentry and Framing Contractor license covers framing, finish carpentry, millwork and other carpentry.

  • Alabama Homebuilder

  • This license includes the construction of any residence or structure which is not over 3 stories in height and which does not have more than 4 units in an apartment complex.



  • AL Building Construction (Commercial) with Business Law - NASCLA Accredited

  • The Building Construction (Commercial) - NASCLA ACCREDITED license allows Commercial projects ONLY.

    Building Construction (Commercial) shall include the construction of building structures, including modifications of or additions to, intended for use for shelter, protection, comfort, or convenience.

    Building construction shall include the excavation and foundations for buildings and work incidental thereto.

  • Alabama Building Contractor under Four Stories

  • The Alabama Building Contractor under 4 Stories allows Commercial projects ONLY. This license shall include the construction of building structures, including modifications that do not exceed 3 stories in height, and any roof structure or component of such structure that does not exceed 50 feet in height, which are intended for use for shelter, protection, comfort, or convenience.

    BCU4 classification shall include excavation and foundations for buildings and work incidental to for buildings less than 3 stories in height. BCU4 shall include interior nonstructural alterations and repairs to existing buildings 3 stories in height. In addition to the above BCU4 shall include the construction of building structures, including modifications of buildings exceeding 3 stories in height and projects only under the direction and supervision of a General Contractor or Construction Manager licensed under Building Construction. If projects will be 4 stories or more, this license will NOT apply.

  • Alabama Remodeling, Alteration, and Maintenance Contractor

  • This license is a specialty license under the major classification of Building Construction.

  • Alabama Roofing and Sheet Metal Contractor

  • This license is a specialty license under the major classification of Building Construction.




  • Alabama Electrical Journeyman

  • A person who possess necessary qualifications, training, and technical knowledge to install electrical wiring, apparatus, or equipment, light, heat, or power, as covered by the terms and provisions of this chapter, must work under master or state certified electrical contractor, also he shall be capable of doing said work according to plans and specifications furnished to him and in accordance with standard rules and regulations governing such work.

  • Alabama Electrical with Business Law

  • The Alabama Electrical includes design, plan, layout, and directly supervising electrical construction activities. This license is unlimited in voltage and bid requirements.



  • Alabama HVAC 1 Day Class

  • A certified HVAC contractor is authorized to install or service and repair or replace heating and air conditioning systems including natural gas heating and air conditioning appliances. Also includes specifically the servicing, repair, or replacement of those appliances in manufactured housing set up as stationary housing, but excluding the piping to such appliances.

  • Alabama Journeyman Gas Fitter

  • A Journeyman Gas Fitter is any person who engages in or works at the actual installation, repair, or replacement of gas works and works under the supervision of a Master.

  • Alabama Master Gas Fitter

  • A Master Gas Fitter is any person who engages in or proposes to engage in the business of contracting to do, or of superintending the installation, maintenance, or repair of gas systems or gas work, either or both.



  • Alabama Journeyman Plumber

  • A Journeyman Plumber is any person who engages in or works at the actual installation, repair, or replacement of plumbing systems and works under the supervision of a Master.

  • Alabama Master Plumber

  • A Master Plumber is any person who engages in or proposes to engage in the business of contracting to do, or of superintending the installation, maintenance, or repair of plumbing, or both.



  • Alabama Commercial Swmming Pool Contractor

  • The Alabama Commercial Swimming Pool Contractor license covers the construction, repair, renovation and incidental thereto of commercial swimming pools.

  • Alabama Concrete Contractor

  • This license covers foundations, structural concrete erection, reinforcing steel, pre-cast and pre-stressed concrete installation, and other concrete common to the construction industry.

  • Alabama Concrete Pavement Contractor

  • The Concrete Pavement license is a specialty under the Heavy Construction category. This license covers all aspects of concrete paving including, but not limited to, excavation, compaction and grading, concrete, concrete pavement, reinforcement, creating chambers for municipal water, sewer and gas systems, and traffic control.

  • Alabama Conveying Contractor

  • The Conveying license is a specialty under the Special Construction category. This license covers all aspects of work common to conveying.

  • Alabama Doors, Windows and Glass with Specialty Hardware

  • The Doors, Windows, and Glass with Specialty Hardware license is a specialty under the Building category.

  • Alabama Drainage and Culvert

  • The Drainage and Culvert license is a specialty under both the Municipal and Utility and Highway categories.

  • Alabama Drainage, Irrigation and Flood Control

  • The Drainage, Irrigation, and Flood Control license is a specialty under the Heavy/Railroad category.

  • Alabama Elevator and Escalator Contractor

  • The Elevator and Escalator license is a specialty under the Special Construction category. This license covers all aspects of both installation and repair of elevators and escalators.

  • Alabama Erosion Control and Mowing Contractor

  • The Erosion Control and Mowing license is a specialty under the Streets and Highways category. This license covers all aspects of erosion control and mowing along streets and highways including landscaping, hardscaping, soil management, installation and maintenance of drainage systems, and grading and mowing.

  • Alabama Foundations, Pilings and Cofferdams with Retaining Walls

  • The Foundations, Pilings, and Cofferdams with Retaining Walls license is a specialty under the Heavy/Railroad category.

  • Alabama Gas and Oil Project Contractor

  • The Alabama Gas and Oil Projects Contractor is a specialty license under the major classification of Municipal and Utilities.

  • Alabama Hard Tile and Stone Contractor

  • The Hard Tile and Stone license is a specialty under the Finishes category. This license includes cutting, drilling and shaping of exterior and indoor tile, stone and marble including showers and tile and marble restoration.

  • Alabama Heavy Railroad Construction Contractor

  • The Heavy Railroad Construction license covers the installation and maintenance of railroads, railroad bridges, foundations, cofferdams, tunnels, pile driving, site-work, laying track, erosion and sedimentation control, and other aspects of railroad construction.

  • Alabama Highways and Streets Contractor w/ Business Law

  • This is a specialty license under the major classification of Municipal and Utilities. Highways and Streets contractors shall include the construction of roads, streets, guardrails, fences, parkways, parking areas, bridges, grading, drainage, and all other types incidental thereto.

  • Alabama Hot and Cold Asphalt Plant Mix Paving

  • The Hot and Cold Asphalt Plant Mix Paving license is a specialty under the Highway category.

  • Alabama Insulation Contractor

  • The Insulation license is a specialty under the Moisture Protection category. This license covers all types of insulation materials commonly used including spray-on, roll/batt, blown or loose-fill, rigid-board or reflective, ventilation, and vapor barriers and retarders as well as others.

  • Alabama Lath and Plaster Contractor

  • The Lath and Plaster license is a specialty under the Finishes category. This license covers all aspects of drywall, stucco and lathe and plaster installation and repair.

  • Alabama Marine Construction Contractor

  • The Marine Construction license is a specialty under the Heavy Construction category. This license covers all aspects of marine construction including, but not limited to pile driving, cofferdams, and foundations.

  • Alabama Masonry Contractor

  • This license covers masonry work common to the construction industry including restoration.

  • Alabama Metal Building Erection Contractor

  • The Metal Building Erection license is a specialty under the Special Construction category. This license covers all aspects of constructing metal buildings including site-work, concrete, masonry, foundations, metal structural framing, insulation, and metal siding and roofing.
  • Alabama Metal Stud and Drywall Contractor

  • This license covers the installation of metal studs and metal stud framing and the installation, repair, and finishing of drywall.

  • Alabama Millwork and Finish Carpentry Contractor

  • The Millwork and Finish Carpentry license is a specialty under the Carpentry category. This license covers the fabrication, installation and finishing of millwork and finish carpentry using wood and other materials common to the trade, using both hand tools and machines.

  • Alabama Municipal and Utilities Contractor

  • This license includes clearing, grubbing, grading, paving, curbs, gutters, walks, alleys, driveways, sewer projects, water projects, gas projects, electric projects, telephone projects, and work incidental thereto.

  • Alabama Oil and Gas Fields Contractor

  • The Oil and Gas Fields license is a specialty under the Heavy Construction category. This license covers all aspects of oil and gas field work and also covers paving and surfacing, storage tanks, pipelines, and the construction of miscellaneous structures.

  • Alabama Painting and Wall Covering Contractor

  • The Painting and Wall Covering license is a specialty under the Finishes category. This license covers all aspects of painting including site preparation and repair, application of primers, paints and sealants, specialty textures, and the application and removal of wall covering including wallpaper and other materials common to the trade.

  • Alabama Pipelines

  • The Pipelines license is a specialty under the Municipal and Utility category.

  • Alabama Power Projects and Plants

  • This license is a specialty license under the major classification of Municipal Utilities.

  • Alabama Precast and Prestressed Concrete

  • The Pre-cast and Pre-stressed Concrete license is a specialty under the Building category.

  • Alabama Runway Contractor

  • The Runway license is a specialty under the Heavy Construction category. This license covers all aspects of runway construction including but not limited to site-work, runway construction, maintenance, and runway lighting.

  • Alabama Sewer Projects Contractor

  • This license is a specialty license under the major classification of Municipal and Utilities.

  • Alabama Sitework Contractor

  • This license covers the excavation and earthwork required to prepare a site for construction and the finish earthwork after construction is complete. It also includes fencing and other basic site work.

  • Alabama Special Coatings and Waterproofing Contractor

  • The Special Coatings and Waterproofing license is a specialty under the Finishes category. This license covers the assessment of the site and structure, excavation and fill, installation of drainage systems, dam-proofing, and waterproofing.

  • Alabama Structural and Miscellaneous Steel Contractor

  • This license covers the erection of structural or miscellaneous steel including ornamental and metal stud construction.

  • Alabama Telecommunications Projects

  • The Telecommunications Projects license is a specialty under the Municipal and Utility category.

  • Alabama Tunneling

  • The Tunnel license is a specialty under the Heavy/Railroad category.

  • Alabama Water Projects Contractor

  • This license is a specialty license under the major classification of Municipal and Utilities.



    HVAC Only
  • Alabama International Mechanical Code Review ONLINE

  • This ONLINE course,2003 International Mechanical Code Review, is a review of the 2003 International Mechanical Code. This course satisfies 4 of the required 8 hours of continuing education for Alabama Air Conditioning / Refrigeration Contractors. This Continuing Education requires the student to pass a 25 question quiz at the end to receive their CE credits. This course, International Mechanical Code Review, for 4 hours, has been approved by the State of Alabama Board of Heating and Air Conditioning Contractors.

    HVAC Only
  • Alabama Understanding Load Calculations ONLINE

  • Understanding Load Calculations, covers commercial load calculations using the Manual N and residential load calculations using the Manual J. This course satisfies 4 of the required 8 hours of continuing education for Alabama Air Conditioning / Refrigeration Contractors. This Continuing Education requires the student to pass a 25 question quiz at the end to receive their CE credits. This course, Manual J and Manual N, for 4 hours, has been approved by the State of Alabama Board of Heating and Air Conditioning Contractors.



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