Training & Examination

Entities or individuals interested in becoming licensed in the Manufactured Housing industry, with the exception of Manufactured Home Manufacturers and Manufactured Home Apprentice Salespeople, must complete the required training course and pass the required examination prior to submitting an application.

Applicants must obtain a minimum passing score of 75% on the exam.

Pre-licensure Training

Applicants are responsible for scheduling and completing the required training course and must submit a copy of the certificate of completion with the application. Links to the appropriate providers are listed below, as well as in the instruction portion of each application.

Training course for dealers and salespeople: Manufactured Housing Institute of South Carolina Pre-Licensure Training

Training course for contractors/repairers/installers: Manufactured Housing Institute Online Training


All applicants must have a Certificate of Completion from the required training course prior to registering for the exam.

For additional information on how to register for your exam visit PSI's website or call PSI at (855) 746-8173. Exams must be taken on-site at a PSI exam location. Applicants must bring a government-issued ID (Driver's License, State ID, Passport) with your signature and preprinted legal name. If you cannot provide the required identification, please notify PSI, (855) 746-8173, three weeks prior to your scheduled appointment.

It is recommended that each applicant carefully review the Candidate Information Bulletin prior to scheduling the exam. The Bulletin includes helpful information such as the registration and scheduling procedures, exam center locations, exam accommodations, study materials, exam content outlines, and more.

Exam Reference Materials

Dealer and Salesperson Examinations

These examinations are CLOSED book. No notes, books, or materials may be used during the examination. The examination is based on the following reference material:

NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, South Carolina, Manufactured Housing 3rd Edition.,2019

Contractor (Manufactured Housing Contractor, Installer and Repairer)

This examination is OPEN book. The below reference material may be highlighted, underlined, and/or indexed. It must be otherwise unmarked (not written in) and may not contain additional papers (loose or attached).

Manufactured Home Installation Guide - 2nd Edition - by George Porter, Manufactured Housing Institute

NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, South Carolina, Manufactured Housing 3rd Edition.,2019