Construction Trade Exam Research Area

Nevada
(C-1) Plumbing and Heating Contractor

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Nevada State Contractor's Board
2310 Corporate Circle, Suite 200
Henderson, NV  89074
Phone: (702) 486-1100
NV State Contractors Board

Exam Administrator

PSI Licensure: Certification
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Phone: (800) 733-9267
Candidate Information Web Page

Exam Type

OPEN  AND CLOSED BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Questions
Boilers 4
Gas Systems 8
Cleanouts 4
Fixtures and Equipment 4
Hydronics 3
Water Heaters / Venting 6
Piping, Valves and Controls 3
Sheet Metal 3
Water Supply 8
Hangers and Supports 5
Drain, Waste and Vents 10
Backflow 4
Traps and Interceptors 8
Isometric Analysis / Plumbing Mathematics 8
Safety 5
Joints and Connections 4
Solar 4
General Plumbing Requirements 7
Fire Sprinklers 5
Storm Drainage 5
Industrial Piping 3
Breathing Systems for Firefighters 3
Chilled Water Piping 6

Total number of test questions: 120
Time allowed (hours): 5.0

This exam may also include questions on the following subjects:

  • Reading and interpreting construction codes and regulations
  • Nevada Health department regulations
  • Appropriate building codes
  • Trade materials, tools, equipment and methods
  • Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Rules
The Nevada licensing process requires that you pass a Contractor Management Survey Exam
unless you are already a licensed contractor who is adding a classification to his/her license.

Business and Law Offering

Books Allowed in the Exam

1. Uniform Plumbing Code, 2012, IAPMO.
Buy from Publisher
2. Uniform Mechanical Code, 2012, IAPMO. Buy from Publisher
3. NFPA 54: National Fuel Gas Code, 2012, NFPA Buy at Amazon
4. NFPA 58: Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code, 2014, NFPA NFPA Link
5. NFPA 13: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2007, NFPA NFPA Link
These references will not be available in the examination center.  Please see the PSI candidate bulletin regarding restrictions on personal copies.

Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO - OR - (OSHA) Selections by PSI, (latest amendments). Buy from Publisher
2. Modern Hydronic Heating for Residential and Light Commercial Buildings, 2nd Edition, 2004, John Siegenthaler. Buy at Amazon
3. Solar Water and Pool Heating Manual: Design and Installation & Repair and Maintenance, Florida Solar Energy Center. Doc Link
4. Mathematics for Plumbers and Pipefitters, 8th Edition, 2012, Lee Smith. Buy at Amazon
5. Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, 19th or 20th Edition, 2013, Althous, Turnquist, Bowditch, Bracciano. Buy at Amazon
6. Modern Welding, 11th Edition, 2013, A.D. Althouse, C.H. Turnquist, W.A. Bowditch, K.E. Bowditch. Buy at Amazon
7. Facility Piping Systems Handbook, 3rd Edition, 2009, Michael Frankel. Buy at Amazon
Study materials are currently NOT available for this exam

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