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Virginia Class C License $89

8 Hour Business Class

Our 8 hour course is approved by the state.

Category: Contractor Pre-license

How do I get it?

  1. Enroll in the At Your Pace Online Virginia Contractor business class and get instant access to your online classroom for only $89.00. Your registration will include:
    • The Online 8 Hour Business Class
    • Excellent Instructor Support
  2. Complete the course in less than 8 hours. Your Certificate unlocks upon completion.
  3. Complete the Virginia contractor application and pay the associated fee to Virginia of $235.00.

Is the Class C right for me?
The class C license is for those individuals that work on single projects that total less than $9,999 and do not have more than $150,000 in contracts annually.

Exam Details
All prospective contractors are required to take the 8 hour business class. There is no exam specific for the Class C license.

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Virginia Class A/B License $189

8 Hour Exam Prep Class

Our 8 hour course is approved by the state.

Category: Contractor Pre-license

How do I get it?

  1. Enroll in the @1st Attempt online Class A/B program for $189.00 which includes:
    • The Online 8 Hour Business Class
    • The Contractor's Business Manual
    • The Virginia Business and Law Practice Exam
    • Virginia Law
  2. Take the class A/B open book test though PSI exams.
  3. Take the Contractor Specialty Examination through PSI.
  4. Complete the Virginia contractor application and pay the associated fee of $370.00 for the class B or $385.00 for the class A.

Is the Class A or B right for me?
A Class B contractor works on single contracts for $9,999 or more but less than $120,000 and may perform up to $750,000 of work over a one-year period. The class A contractor will work on contracts over the limits of the class B.

Exam Details
The Class B licensee must pass two test sections, the Virginia portion and the general portion. The class A must pass both the Virginia and general portions as well as a portion on advanced business principles. Our class A/B course will adequately prepare you to pass this exam.

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The Building Technical $200

Specialty Exam Prep Class

Our course is approved by the state.

Category: Contractor Pre-license

How do I get it?
Enroll in the @1st Attempt online Building Technical (BLD) course for $200.00 which includes:

  • 2009 International Residential Code Textbook (A $75 value!)
  • Carpentry and Building Construction Textbook (A $85 value!)
  • Online Residential Contractor's Practice Exam (A $60 value!)
  • Online Practice Exam

Is the BLD Specialty right for me?

The BLD exam is required for anyone who wants to perform framing work or building additions. It also supercedes the Home Improvement Contractor (HIC) specialty.

Contractors with the BLD specialty can provide remodeling, repair, improvement and others. The BLD lets contractors work on both residential and commercial properties.

The BLD really allows for a wide range of opportunity for the construction contractor! Our course will help prepare you for the PSI BLD exam.

Exam Details
The BLD exam consists of 80 questions with a time allotment of 160 minutes. It is an open book test. Our BLD course will adequately prepare you to pass this exam.

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