Master HVACR Licensing

Step one is getting a degree in HVAC by contacting a local community college to see what they offer and if they have a DOL approved apprenticeship program as well. NJ ACCA will be working on a partnership with community colleges for education and apprenticeship programs, but we do not currently have that offering due to low demand since most people were licensed through grandfathering.

Starting Your Own HVACR Business in New Jersey? Here’s How to Get Your License!

 

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13:32A-2.1 Eligibility for examinations

(a) An applicant for the Master HVACR licensing examination shall submit the following to the Board including proof that the applicant has met the education requirements of N.J.A.C. 13:32A-2.2:

  • Copy of a birth certificate or passport proving the applicant is at least 21 years of age.
  • A passport size photograph of the applicant taken within the last six (6) months;
  • Official transcript(s) for each degree diploma or certificate from recognized colleges, universities, vocational schools, trade schools or community colleges, accredited by a regional accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education which includes education in the proper management of chlorofluorocarbons and other refrigerants, including high global warming potential gases;
  • A copy of a certificate proving completion of an HVACR apprenticeship or other training program approved by the United States Department of Labor, which includes education in the proper management of chlorofluorocarbons and other refrigerants, including high global warming potential gases;
  • A copy of a Form W-2 that has been submitted to the Internal Revenue Service indicating that the applicant engaged in the practice of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration contracting, as follows:
  • W-2s for your journeyman year(s) in the HVACR trade and all W-2s while enrolled in HVACR apprenticeship training;
  • Work certification(s) signed by an HVACR contractor;
  • Any other documentation that demonstrates to the Board that the applicant has met and completed the education requirements in heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration contracting.