Construction Trade Exam Research Area

New Mexico
(MM-1) Plumbing

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Construction Industries
Regulation and Licensing Department

2550 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 476-4700
NM Regulation and Licensing Department

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2301 Yale Blvd. SE
Building C, Suite 4
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Phone: (877) 663-9267
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Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Drainage Waste and Vents 25
Water Supply Systems 8
Backflow Prevention 7
Storm Drainage Systems 4
Plumbing Fixtures, Including Water Heaters 10
General Knowledge and General Regulations 12
Interceptors and Traps 9
Isometric Analysis 10
Hydronics 5
Septic and Sewer 6
Fuel Dispensing Stations 4

Total number of test questions: 100
Time allowed (minutes): 250
In addition to the trade-specific examination(s) you may be required to pass the Business and Law Exam offered by PSI or take an "approved" Business and Law Course.

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Reference Books Permitted in the Exam

1. Uniform Mechanical Code, 2012, IAPMO. Buy from Publisher
2. New Mexico Plumbing Code (NMAC 14.8.2), 2012, New Mexico Commission of Public Records. Doc Link
3. Uniform Plumbing Code, 2012, IAPMO.
Buy from Publisher
4. IPT's Pipe Trades Handbook, 1991, Robert A. Lee, IPT Publishing and Training. Buy at Amazon
5. New Mexico Mechanical Code (NMAC 14.9.2), 2012, New Mexico Commission of Public Records. Doc Link
6. New Mexico Liquid Waste Disposal Regulations (NMAC 20.7.3), 2005, New Mexico Commission of Public Records. Doc Link
7. NFPA 30A: Code for Motor Fuel Dispensing Facilities and Repair Garages, 2015, NFPA NFPA Link

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), GPO - OR - (OSHA) Selections by PSI, (latest amendments). Buy from PSI
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