Construction Trade Exam Research Area

Massachusetts
Master Plumber

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Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Division of Professional Licensure
Board of Plumbers and Gas Fitters

1000 Washington Street, Suite 710
Boston, MA  02118
Phone: (617) 727-9952
MA State Board of Plumbers and Gas Fitters

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Exam Type

CLOSED  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas - Part 1
Written Portion
# of
Questions
General Plumbing Regulations, Inspections, and Permits 9
Gas Piping, Equipment, and Appliances 21
Venting 12
Traps and Cleanouts 2
Fixtures, Equipment, and Clearances 2
Water Heaters 3
Piping, Valves, Controls 3
Water Supply 6
Hangers and Supports 2
Drain, Waste, and Vent 13
Separators, Interceptors, and Grease Traps 5
Joints and Connections 2

Total number of test questions: 80
Time allowed (minutes): 160

 

Subject Areas - Part 2
Practical Portion
# of
Questions
Isometric Analysis 20
General Trade Calculations 5
Gas Piping 7
Gas Venting 8

Total number of test questions: 40
Time allowed (minutes): 160

 

Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1. Massachusetts 248 CMR 3.00, General Provisons Governing the Conduct of Plumbing and Gas Work Performed in the Commonwealth Doc Link
2. Massachusetts 248 CMR 4.00, Massachusetts Fuel Gas Code Doc Link
3. Massachusetts 248 CMR 5.00, Amendments to the 2012 NFPA 54 Doc Link
4. Massachusetts 248 CMR 6.00, Amendments to the 2014 NFPA 58  
5. Massachusetts 248 CMR 7.00, 2014 Large Gas Utilization Equipment Doc Link
6. Massachusetts 248 CMR 8.00, Amendments to the 2014 NFPA 58 Doc Link
7. Massachusetts 248 CMR 11.00, Education and Experience Standards and Requirements for Licensure Doc Link
8. Massachusetts 248 CMR 10.00-10.23, Uniform State Plumbing Code Doc Link
9. NFPA 54: National Fuel Gas Code, 2012, NFPA Buy at Amazon
10. NFPA 58: Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code, 2011, NFPA NFPA Link
11. Massachusetts MGL Chapter 142: Supervisor of Plumbing. Doc Link
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