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South Carolina
Commercial Boiler Installation Contractor

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South Carolina Contractor's Licensing Board
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Columbia, SC  29210
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Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Code Compliance 10
Boilers - Low Pressure 12
Boilers - High Pressure 8
Boilers - Steam Traps 5
Boilers - Safety 5
Piping 4
Welding 6

Total number of test questions: 50
Time allowed (hours): 3.0
The state of South Carolina 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. South Carolina International Mechanical Code - OR - International Mechanical Code, 2015, ICC Buy at Amazon
2. South Carolina International Fuel Gas Code - OR - International Fuel Gas Code, 2015, ICC Buy at Amazon
3. NFPA 85: Boiler and Combustion Systems Hazard Code, 2011, NFPA Buy at Amazon
4. Low Pressure Boilers, 4th Edition, Frederick M. Steingress Buy at Amazon
5. High Pressure Boilers, 5th Edition, Frederick Steingress, Harold Frost Buy at Amazon
6. Pipefitter’s Handbook, 3rd Edition, Forrest R. Lindsey Buy at Amazon
7. Pipe Welding Procedures, 1973, Hoobasar Rampaul Buy at Amazon
8. System Design Manual - Part III: Piping Design, 1973, Carrier Buy at Amazon
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