Alabama Journeyman Gas Fitter

Training Overview

American Contractors does not offer a preparation class for the Alabama Journeyman Gas Fitter license at this time. New seminars are being developed everyday so please check back with us. For additional information please call 1-800-992-1910.


  • Pre-approval from the state is required to sit for the examination.
  • There is no Business and Law exam required to obtain this license. Only a trade exam must be taken.
  • Applicants must have been registered as an Apprentice with the Board for 2 years or have completed a Board approved Apprentice Training Program.
  • There are no state mandated financial requirements for this license at this time.
  • The Journeyman is not required by the state to carry a bond or insurance.

Scope of Work

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.


To apply, contact the state of Alabama at 1-205-945-4855. The licensing fee is $30. All licenses expire on December 31st of the year issued. Regardless of when applications are submitted, approval notices will be mailed approximately 2 weeks before the next scheduled exam.

Board of Heating and Air Conditioning Contractorsbr />100 N. Union Street, Suite 630br />Montgomery, AL 36130br /> 


Alabama has no reciprocity agreements for this license. Applicants with an active license in another state may use that license to qualify to take the exam; otherwise all applicants must start at the Apprentice level.


As of this time Alabama doesn’t require continuing education for the Journeyman Gas Fitter license.


  • The fee for the exam is $110./
  • The Alabama Gas Fitter Journeyman Exam has 50 questions and a time limit of 2 hours./
  • Topics on the exam are based on the information contained in the 2009 edition of the International Fuel Gas Code./
  • To schedule your exam must first gain pre-approval./
  • PTI gives the exam. A letter containing additional exam information will be sent to you upon approval. Exams are scheduled approximately once every quarter.

Reference Materials

The following books are recomended for this exam:

Book Name Online Price
2009 International Fuel Gas Code, Soft-Cover $74.00
Permanent Tabs for the 2009 International Fuel Gas Code $18.95

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The references listed in the Right-Hand column are permitted to be taken into the examination. These references may be tabbed (with permanent index tabs) and highlighted.