Mechanical Examination, Licensing Information and Applications

Licensed Mechanical Contractors can perform installations, alterations, servicing, and secure permits.

  • Must have a minimum of 3 years experience in each of the work classifications applied for below. 
    • Hydronic heating and cooling and process piping
    • HVAC equipment
    • Ductwork
    • Refrigeration
    • Limited heating service
    • Unlimited heating service
    • Limited refrigeration and air conditioning service
    • Unlimited refrigeration and air conditioning service
    • Fire Suppression
    • Specialty License
      • Solar Heating and Cooling
      • Solid Fuel and Vented Decorative Gas Appliances
      • LP Distribution Piping
      • Fuel Gas Piping
      • Fuel Gas Piping and Venting 


Must take and pass an examination for each work classification desired.

Examination Package for Mechanical Contractor 


Examination Schedule 

Examination applications must be in receipt of the division by the application deadline date.

2015 Exam Dates 


Application Deadline Date 

 Tuesday, December 8, 2015


 November 6, 2015


Exam Date Location Deadline
2016 Schedule of Mechanical Contractor Examinations
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 Royal Scot, 4722 W. Grand River, Lansing, MI February 12, 2016
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 Royal Scot, 4722 W. Grand River, Lansing, MI May 13, 2016
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 Royal Scot, 4722 W. Grand River, Lansing, MI August 12, 2016
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 Royal Scot, 4722 W. Grand River, Lansing, MI November 10, 2016

The exam site and parking are accessible. Individuals attending the exam are requested to refrain from using heavily scented personal care products, in order to enhance accessibility for everyone. Please make sure all cell phones, pagers and other personal electronic devices are turned off or set to vibrate. People with disabilities requiring additional services (such as materials in alternative format) should contact the Mechanical Division at 517-241-9325 at least 10 work days before the event. LARA is an equal opportunity employer/program.

Dates, times and locations are subject to change. Questions regarding board meetings or examinations should be directed to the Mechanical Division at 517-241-9325.