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Basic Contractor's Pre-Licensing Class

This is a pre-licensing class for a Class A, B, or C Contractor's license in Virginia. This 8-hour course is designed to provide a basic look at the statutes and regulations that govern contractor licensing in Virginia, including a review of the different types of licenses available and the qualifications for each, including Standards of Practice, Prohibited Acts and How to Avoid Violations of the Regulations.

After successfully passing this course, students are qualified to take the PSI test for licensure. Students must schedule the PSI test directly with PSI Examination Services; information on this organization is provided in the course. After successfully passing the PSI test, students must submit the appropriate paperwork and fees to the state to receive license.

This course has been approved by the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR), Board for Contractors.

As of August 21, 2006, the Contractors’ Board requires all contractors applying for a new license to successfully complete an 8-hour approved basic business course as a prerequisite to licensure.

Program Details

Tuition is $195.00 per person.

Textbooks are included in tuition and will be available to all registered students on the day of the course.


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Questions About Pre-licensing?

Questions about pre-licensing should be addressed to the Contractor Board at 804-367-8511. Exam information is available in the Candidate Information Bulletin from PSI Examination Services at

For Class Questions

Please contact Cassandra Dove at or 540-857-6811.

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Programs Offered:

Career Path & Funding Assistance:

Amanda Decker: 540-857-6279
Melissa Marcus: 540-857-6820

Main Office
Location: Thomas Center - Ground Floor
Phone: 540-857-6076
Fax: 540-857-7386

Mailing Address:
3074 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015