Construction Trade Exam Research Area

(SM-5) Limited Sheet Metal Contractor
Hood Systems

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Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Ducts 15
Hoods and Ventilation
Equipment and Devices
General Knowledge 5
Safety 4
Welding 11
Blueprint Reading 3

Total number of test questions: 50
Time allowed (hours): 2.0
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. ACCA Ductulator (Duct Slide Rule), ACCA Buy at Amazon
3. NFPA 96: Standard for Ventilation Control and Fire Protection of Commercial Cooking Operations, 2014, NFPA Buy at Amazon
4. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO - OR - (OSHA) Selections by PSI, (latest amendments). Buy from Publisher
5. HVAC Duct Construction Standards - Metal and Flexible, 3rd Edition, 2005, SMACNA Buy at Amazon
6. Modern Welding, 11th Edition, 2013, A.D. Althouse, C.H. Turnquist, W.A. Bowditch, K.E. Bowditch. Buy at Amazon


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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