Construction Trade Exam Research Area

New Jersey
Master Plumber

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State of New Jersey
Department of Law and Public Safety
Division of Consumer Affairs
Board of Examiners of Master Plumbers

124 Halsey Street
Newark, NJ 07102

Phone: (973) 504-6420
State Board of Examiners of Master Plumbers

Exam Administrator

PSI Licensure: Certification ™
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV  89121
Phone:  (800) 733-9267
Candidate Bulletin Link

Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
General Knowledge 7
Materials, Uses, and Specifications 17
Traps, Interceptors, and Backflow Prevention 15
Plumbing Fixtures, Fixture Fittings, and Plumbing Appliances 13
Water Supply Systems 12
Drains and Waste 15
Specialty Plumbing 4
Safety 7
Vent Systems 10

Total number of test questions: 100
Time allowed (minutes): 195

Candidates must pass a separate business management principles exam to fulfill licensing requirements.  We offer those study materials on a separate Plumbing Business and Law web page.

Go to Business and Law Offering

Books NOT Permitted in the Exam

1. Mathematics for Plumbers and Pipefitters, 8th Edition, 2012, Lee Smith Buy at Amazon
2. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), latest amendments- OR - (OSHA) Excerpts latest amendments by PSI Buy from Publisher

National Standard Plumbing Code, 2015, PHCC

Buy from Publisher
4. Modern Plumbing, 7th Edition, 2010, E. Keith Blankenbaker Buy at Amazon
5. Plumbing: Design and Installation, 4th Edition, 2011, Les Ripka Buy at Amazon
Study materials are currently NOT available for this exam

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