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A-12 / CR-80 Sewers, Drains and Pipe Laying
(Commercial / Dual Licensing)

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Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
Water Piping 10
Gas Piping 10
Sewers and Storm Drain Systems 20
General Piping 5
Septic Systems 5
Excavation and Backfilling 20
Safety 5
Welding 5

Total number of test questions: 80
Time allowed (minutes): 210
The state of Arizona also requires that you take and pass a written Business Management exam for this trade

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Books Permitted in the Exam

1. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO - OR - (OSHA) Selections by PSI, (latest amendments). Buy from Publisher
2. International Plumbing Code, 2009, ICC. Doc Link
3. NFPA 30: Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code, 2003, NFPA NFPA Link
4. AWWA Standard for Installation of Ductile Iron Water Mains and their Appurtenances, C-600-99, 1999, AWWA. Buy from Publisher
5. ASME B31.8 - Gas Transmission and Distribution Piping Systems, 2007 (Revised 2010), ASME. Buy from Publisher
6. On-site Wastewater Treatment Facility Provisions in Unified Water Quality Permit Rule, Arizona Administrative Code Title 18, Chapter 9, 2006. Doc Link


Books NOT Permitted in the Exam

1. Excavation and Grading Handbook, Revised 2nd Edition, 1987, Nick Capachi (This edition is out-of-print. Closest match (1996) is available from Amazon). Buy at Amazon
2. Installation Guide for Ductile Iron Pipe, 2016, DIPRA. Doc Link
3. Modern Welding, 2004 Edition, Carl H. Turnquist, William A. Bowditch, Kevin E. Bowditch, Andrew D. Althouse. Buy at Amazon
4. Pipefitter’s Handbook, 3rd Edition, 1967, Forrest R. Lindsey. Buy at Amazon
5. Concrete Pipe and Box Culvert Installation, 2007, American Concrete Pipe Association. doc link
6. Pipe Welding Procedures, 1973 (Revised 2003), Hoobasar Rampaul. Buy at Amazon
7. IPT's Pipe Trades Handbook, 1991, Robert A. Lee, IPT Publishing and Training. Buy at Amazon
8. Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 1987, Dave Roberts. Buy at Amazon
9. Arizona 811: Arizona Blue Stake, Inc., July 2010 (Revised 2015), Arizona Blue Stake. Doc Link

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