DPOR-Approved 8 Hour Pre-License Course & Class AB Exam Prep Combo

Complete your required 8 Hour Pre-License Course and Prepare for you Class A/B Exam in one day!

In the state of Virginia, the first requirement for all aspiring contractors is to complete the 8 Hour Pre-License course. This essential course serves as an introductory step towards obtaining a Virginia Contractor’s License and equips you with a comprehensive understanding of the regulations and practices governing the contracting industry.

Upon completing the 8 Hour Pre-License course, you’ll also need to be prepared to take your Class A/B Contractor’s Exam.

At AVAC, you can complete both of the steps in ONE DAY, and get TWO STEPS closer to obtaining your Virginia Contractor’s License.

What Is Covered In The 8 Hour Pre-License Course?

Within AVAC’s DPOR-Approved 8 Hour Pre-license Class the following topics are covered:

  • Ten Steps to starting a contractor business in Virginia
  • Virginia Codes regulating contractors
  • Board for Contractor Regulations
  • Application Process – line by line instruction on completing your Virginia Contractor License Application and Experience Verification Form
  • Federal and VA Tax Requirements
  • Federal and VA Labor Laws
  • OSHA and VOSH Health and Safety Requirements
  • Miss Utility
  • Soil and Erosion Control
  • Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code


What Is Covered In The Class A & Class B Exam Prep?

Within AVAC’s DPOR-Approved 8 Hour Pre-license Class the following topics are covered:

  • AVAC’s proven method for taking the A/B Business Exam. We have over 10 years of experience helping contractors pass their exams on the first try!

  • Detailed instruction on how to study the Pre-Highlighted & Tabbed Textbooks and how to use them to quickly find answers during the open-book and timed exam.

  • Step by step MATH INSTRUCTION. We practice examples of all the different types of math problems that may be on the exam, and students are given additional practice math problems to practice at home.

You also get your instructor's personal contact information to call anytime with questions.

The Benefits of AVAC's Mentorship-Style Classes vs.
Online Self-Navigated Classes

We Answer YOUR Specific Questions

You will have questions! We will have answers!

With AVAC, you have an instructor by your side who is knowledgeable about the entire process of obtaining your Contractor’s License.

We Ensure Your Application & Experience Forms Are Filled In Properly

During our 8 Hour Pre-license Class, we take you through your contractor license application line by line, making sure you get it right the first time.  

We SAVE You Time

Our Class A/B Exam Prep Course includes Pre-Highlighted and Tabbed Textbooks. Online Self-Navigated Courses charge extra for your books, and then you are left having to highlight them on your own.

NO Quizzes or TESTS to Pass

Online Self-navigated classes force you to pass quizzes and tests in order to complete your 8 Hour Class requirement, but not with AVAC!

Upcoming Class Dates

December 7, 2023
Courtyard Marriott Roanoke Airport
3301 Ordway Drive NW, Roanoke, VA 24017
8:15 AM to
 9:30 PM
December 12, 2023
Virginia Beach/Chesapekae
Courtyard Marriott Chesapeake Greenbrier
1562 Crossways Blvd, Chesapeake, VA 23320
8:15 AM to
 9:30 PM