Comprehensive course covering the Michigan Mechanical Code and all other referenced items required to test for the Michigan Mechanical Contractor's License Exam.
This course will prepare you and give you the confidence you need to pass the exam.
Provide qualified instructors and materials to prepare you for the Michigan Mechanical Exam based on the State of Michigan requirements in a one day intense 8 hour schedule. Offer a minimum of one class prior to each exam in Grand Rapids, Michigan or we can come to your provided classroom. Cost is $199 per person.
Each student will receive a complete hand out with sample test questions along with a master answer sheet to verify a complete understanding of the testing process. Students are required to provide their own copies of all code books. The class will cover how to use and understand the charts, tables, and formulas in the code books and ACCA Manual D.
Note: The sample tests are questions created by the instructors and are not from the State of Michigan Mechanical Exam.
Looking for specific topics?
Only want to cover gas piping, venting, or combustion air? Looking for a class for your employees to better understand the codes? We can do that. Classes can be requested and scheduled for certain area's of the Michigan Mechanical Code or International Fuel Gas Codes. Contact us for specialty classes and pricing.
State of Michigan Application Exam Experience Record
This section of the permit application needs to be thorough. If there is not enough room under each category attach a typed out description of the work you have done and reference this sheet within that space, the attachments will need to be notarized.
Write in space "See attached".
"Installed forced air furnaces ranging from 45,000-120,000 btu input into both new and existing homes. Installed new black gas pipe and CSST systems sized in accordance with the 2012International Fuel Gas Code into both new homes and commercial buildings" etc.
Be as complete as you possibly can and be sure to have it notarized.
YOU MUST be very detailed in your work experience or your application will be rejected by the State of Michigan.
Note: If you are a U.S. Veteran with an honorable discharge you are exempt from the state exam fee and licensing fee. You must provide a copy of your DD-214 or DD-215 with you exam application.
March 23, 2015 email testimonial from the March 2015 exam:
To schedule a class or if you have any questions please call:
231-631-3688 after 5:00 pm or send an e-mail to
The MECHANICAL CONTRACTOR LICENSE EXAMINATION INFORMATION sheet was updated on March 2015. Item 3 states."Use of the current State of Michigan Codes as well as their reference material is permitted."
I spoke with the State of Michigan Mechanical Divison on April 23, 2015 and the June 2015 and subsequent exams will be open book until further notice.
The Application for Mechanical Contractor License Examination or Re-examination was revised on March 2015 and is used for the initial application or re-examination and also includes the detail of work experience in this new form. It can be filled out on line and printed off.
You are no longer required to have any of the documentation notarized or signed by your employer. You also can no longer count any of your trade school as part of the 3 year requirement.
The next State of Michigan Exam is Tuesday June 9, 2015 in Lansing. You must have your application in to the state of Michigan by Friday May 15, 2015.
There will be two classes prior to the June exam, all are the exact same format, material, and instructor and begin at 8:00 a.m.
The first class will be done through Johnstone Supply Roseville location at 28141 Groesbeck Highway Roseville MI, 48066 on Friday May 15, 2015.
Contact Shawn Cadiuex at 248-391-4543 ext 1664 to reserve a spot. The cost will be $199.00 and includes lunch. Code books are available through Johnstone Supply.
The second class will be held on Saturday May 30, 2015 in Grand Rapids at the Comfort Inn Airport at 4155 E. 28th Street S/E 49512.
There will be a special room rate available on Friday May 29th of $80 plus tax for only two rooms due to the busy season for the hotel. To reserve a room call the hotel at 616-957-2080. The cost of this class is $199.00 and includes lunch. The class is limited to 20 people and a minimum of 6 people are required to hold the class.
To reserve a seat for this class send a $50 deposit by Friday May 22nd to:
Ken Corwin 436 E. Main Street Fremont, MI 49412
The balance of $149.00 will be due the day of the class. Code books will not be available at this location. You can purchase books directly from the ICC Book Store at this link:
This is an intense 8 hour course designed to prepare you for the mechanical exam in law, HVAC equipment, Limited Heating Service, and Limited Cooling Service.
You must have all of your books the day of the class.
For the complete testing schedule, Mechanical Examination, Licensing Information, and Applications vist the State of Michigan website at:
Students are required to bring the following to a class:
Note: Code commentaries are not allowed in exam site
Handouts will be provided for the following: