Virginia Contractor Basic Business Course
This course is approved by the Virginia DPOR for all contractor licenses.
|Virginia Contractor Basic Business Online Course
FULLY NARRATED. All Contractors must complete an 8-Hour Basic Business Course before the Commonwealth of Virginia will grant a license. This course also prepares you for the State exams.
|Package #1 Basic Business 8-Hour Course and Book
If you are a building contractor, electrical contractor, plumbing contractor, HVAC contractor, highway or heavy equipment contractor or any specialty that does not fall into one of these categories, you must complete a State-approved 8-hour basic business course to get licensed.
Class A – Projects that cost over $125,000 (Must pass all 4 parts of exam, including Part 4 Technical)
Class B – Projects that cost $7500 to $125,000 ( Must pass Parts 1, 2 and 3 of Exams)
Class C – Projects $7500 or less
This 8-Hour Basic Business Course is an online course that accomplishes two objectives:
- Fulfills the 8-hour Contractor Basic Business requirement by the Commonwealth
- Prepares you for the Virginia Part 1, 2 3 (for Class A or B) portions of exam. Class C must also take an exam.
Here are the topics covered in the Basic Business course:
- Regulations of Contractors
- Transaction Recovery Act
- Qualifications and Requirements
- Standards of Practice and Conduct
- Erosion and Sediment Control Laws
- Financial Management
- Business Organization and Management
- Labor Law & Employment Regulations
- Estimating and Bidding
- Lien Law
- State and Federal Taxes
Once you complete the 8-hour Contractor Basic Business requirement, we will forward your test scores to the Commonwealth of Virginia and email a copy to you. It’s that easy.
NOTE: You are allowed to take the Uniform Statewide Building Code (USBC) 2009 and NASCLA Business and Project Management for Contractors into Part 1, 2 or 3 portions of the exam through PSI. We have the USBC is available in our BOOKSTORE at no charge.