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South Carolina
Commercial Plumber Contractor

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South Carolina Contractor’s Licensing Board ™
Synergy Business Park - Kingstree Building
110 Centerview Dr.
Columbia, SC  29210
Phone: (803) 896-4686
Licensing Board Web Site

Exam Administrator

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

Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
Questions
ADA Accessibility1
General Plumbing Knowledge6
General Plumbing Regulations3
Hangers and Supports (General)2
Materials2
Joints and Connections3
Fixtures and Equipment3
Water Heaters4
Water Supply and Distribution3
Backflow Prevention1
Sanitary Drainage Systems4
Cleanouts2
Indirect and Special Waste2
Sanitary Venting6
Traps and Interceptors3
Storm Piping Systems2
Plumbing - Developed Length5
DWV Isometric Analysis (Isometric Based)10
Water Supply Isometric Analysis4
Roof Drain Isometric Analysis3
Pipe Assembly1
Valves1
General Fuel Knowledge3
Natural Gas3
LP - Gas3
Total number of test questions:
80
Time allowed (hours):
4.0

In addition to the trade-specific examination, you may be required to pass the Business and Law Exam offered by PSI or take an "approved" Business and Law course

Books Allowed in the Exam

1.
South Carolina International Plumbing Code [or] International Plumbing Code, 2015, ICC
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2.
South Carolina International Fuel Gas Code [or] International Fuel Gas Code, 2015, ICC
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3.
Mathematics for Plumbers and Pipefitters, 8th Edition, Lee Smith
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