Tennessee Business Law and Project Management

Tennessee General Contractor

Tennessee Business Law and Project Management

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State Requirements & Application


Test Information




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Tennessee Business Law Complete Course Combo

This course covers the required Tennessee Contractor Business and Law exam. It has everything you need to pass your exam: prep course,reference book,printed book tabs,audio cd,and a printed study guide. This course is required for many Tennessee Licenses.

Tennessee Business/Law for General Contractors Prep Course

This contractor's review prep course is for the Tennessee Business and Law exam. is for the Tennessee Business and Law exam. The program consists of online presentations reviewing the reference book and includes practice exams and a home study guide.

Tennessee Business Law & Project Management

NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law, and Project Management, Tennessee Edition. This book is for the Tennessee Business and Law Exam for State Builder Contractor Licenses. The exam based on this book is also required for various other State Licenses

Step 1

Purchase your exam prep course - Tennessee Business Law Complete Study Pack.

Step 2

Study for and take your Tennessee Business Law and Project Management exam.


* A license is required when the total cost or contract amount is $25,000 or more.

Monetary limits for each license as follows:

* 10 times working capital OR 10 times net worth – whichever is LESS

* If the requested monetary limit is $1,500,000 or less, a reviewed financial statement is required.

* If the requested monetary limit is greater than $1,500,000, an audited financial statement is required.

* A license is not granted solely on meeting one requirement. All requirements must be met (exams, financials, experience, etc) and all information submitted is considered

Board for Licensing Contractors
4th Floor, Davy Crockett Tower
500 James Robertson Pkwy.
Nashville, TN 37243-1150

Phone: 800.544.7693
Website: Tennessee State Contractors License Board

Fees: The application fee for a new TN contractor's license is $250. To obtain a license application and other forms for Tennessee go to Tennessee Contractors Application

Exam Information
Exam Fee $55
Number of Questions 50
Passing Score 73% or 37 Questions
Time Limit 140 Minutes

Subject Area Number of Questions
Licensing Requirements 5
Estimating and Bidding 7
Business Organization and Financial Management 7
Tax Laws 5
Labor Laws 5
Project Management and Lien Law 6
Contracts 6
Risk Management 4
Environmental and Safety 5

Tennessee has established reciprocity with
Alabama (General, Electrical, Residential, and HVAC)
Arkansas (Arkansas Contractors Licensing Board)
Georgia (Commercial Building and Electrical)
Louisiana (Residential, Commercial, Electrical and Mechanical)
Mississippi (Residential, Commercial, Electrical, Mechanical (Unlimited)
North Carolina (Residential/Commercial)
Ohio (Electrical; Plumbing; and HVAC)
South Carolina (Commercial Contractors Licensing Board)
NASCLA (National Commercial Exam)
Click Here to View Tennessee Reciprocity Agreement

The NASCLA exam serves as your trades exam in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, West Virginia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

All contractors who wish to be licensed in the state of Tennessee must take and pass the TN Business Law and Project Management Exam. The Following License Classifications Require the exam-

    Tennessee BC-A (Residential)
    Tennessee CE Electrical Contractor
    Tennessee BC-Ab (Residential and Small Commercial
    Tennessee CE-A,H High Voltage Electrical Contractor
    Tennessee BC-AB (Residential and Commercial)
    Tennessee CMC Full Mechanical
    Tennessee BC-B (Commercial)
    Tennessee CMC-A Mechanical Contractor
    Tennessee BC-b (Small Commercial)
    Tennessee CMC-C Mech Hvac/Refrigeration Contractor
    Tennessee BC-C (Industrial)
    Tennessee CMC-D Mech Fire Sprink and Protect Contractor
    Tennessee BC-BC (Commercial and Industrial)
    Tennessee Licensed Masonry Contractor
    Tennessee BC-Combined (Residential, Commercial, and Industrial)
    Tennessee LLE Limited Licensed Electrician
    Tennessee Limited License Plumber (LLP)