Did you know you can upgrade some contractor’s licenses? Certain licenses are eligible for upgrades, which can lead you to better jobs, more pay, higher pay, and more work. Contractor licenses that are able to upgrade include: HVAC – Class C, HVAC –Class B, Residential, Building, Swimming Pool Servicing, Residential Pool Contractor.
It’s a good idea to work for a higher-level license, so you can expand your horizons with what you do and how much money to bring home. It can be fulfilling to see your career take off and not remain stagnant. With a higher-level license, you will have more opportunities for work and never have to turn down a job and you have less of a chance of being rejected for job bids.
In order to upgrade to the higher license, there are stipulations, including:
However, there are some stipulations that occur for eligibility; these include:
- Trade tests for the higher-level license must have been passed within four years of submission.
- The Business and Finance Exam needs to be taken for the original licensure process.
- The license has to be in active status for a certain amount of time. You can’t upgrade on an inactive or expired license.
With the contractor market booming right now, now is the time to upgrade your license, or get an additional contractor’s license so widen the scope of work you are able to do.