Construction Trade Exam Research Area

(SM-1) Limited Sheet Metal Contractor

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Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Ducts 40
Blueprint Reading 5
General Knowledge 5
Kitchen Hoods, Ventilation,
and Exhaust Equipment
Exhaust Systems and Venting 5
Safety 5
Welding 5

Total number of test questions: 70
Time allowed (hours): 2.5
The state of Connecticut also requires that you take and pass a written Business Management exam for this trade.

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Books Allowed in the Exam

1. International Mechanical Code - OR - International Mechanical Code Commentary, 2009, 2012 or 2015 Editions, ICC Buy at Amazon
2. NFPA 96: Standard for Ventilation Control and Fire Protection of Commercial Cooking Operations, 2014, NFPA Buy at Amazon
3. NFPA 90A: Standard for the Installation of Air Conditioning and Ventilation Systems, 2012, NFPA Buy at Amazon
4. ACCA Ductulator (Duct Slide Rule), ACCA Buy at Amazon
5. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO - OR - (OSHA) Selections by PSI, (latest amendments). Buy from Publisher
6. Fibrous Glass Duct Construction Standards, 5th Edition, 2002, North American Insulation Manufacturers Association Buy from Publisher
7. HVAC Duct Construction Standards - Metal and Flexible, 3rd Edition, 2005, SMACNA Buy at Amazon
8. Modern Welding, 11th Edition, 2013, A.D. Althouse, C.H. Turnquist, W.A. Bowditch, K.E. Bowditch. Buy at Amazon
9. NFPA 80: Standard for Fire Doors and Fire Windows, 2013, NFPA Buy at Amazon

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Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1. Sheet Metal, 2nd Edition, 2006, Leo A. Meyer. Buy at Amazon
Study materials are currently NOT available for this exam

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