Sheetmetal Worker, Journeyman and Trainee

Licensing Authority

Municipality of Anchorage
Development Services Department
Building Safety Division
4700 Elmore Rd
Anchorage, AK, 99507
phone: 907.343.8211
fax: 907.249.7742



  • Journeyman $50 every time the exam is taken

Certificate of qualification

  • Journeyman $125 (issued after passing the exam)
  • Trainee $75 (no exam required and is valid for 2 years)
  • Biennial Renewal $125 (Journeyman) $75 (Trainee)


A certificate of qualification is required in order to perform HVAC sheetmetal work in the Municipality. Individuals must have 8,000 hours experience in order to take the journeyman certificate of qualification exam. There is no exam required for trainees. Prior to taking the exam, applicants must submit the application, fee, and a notarized letter stating proof of required number of hours of experience in HVAC.

Number of Licenses on December 31, 2014

Journeyman sheet metal: 174
Trainees: 141

Last updated April 2015.