Construction Trade Exam Research Area

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) 896-4300
Licensing Board Web Site

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Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
ADA Accessibility 1
General Plumbing Knowledge 6
General Plumbing Regulations 3
Hangers and Supports (General) 2
Materials 2
Joints and Connections 3
Fixtures and Equipment 3
Water Heaters 4
Water Supply and Distribution 3
Backflow Prevention 1
Sanitary Drainage Systems 4
Cleanouts 2
Indirect and Special Waste 2
Sanitary Venting 6
Traps and Interceptors 3
Storm Piping Systems 2
Plumbing - Developed Length 5
DWV Isometric Analysis (Isometric Based) 10
Water Supply Isometric Analysis 4
Roof Drain Isometric Analysis 3
Pipe Assembly 1
Valves 1
General Fuel Knowledge 3
Natural Gas 3
LP - Gas 3

Total number of test questions: 80
Time allowed (hours): 4.0
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 Plumbing Code - OR - International Plumbing Code, 2015, ICC Buy at Amazon
2. South Carolina International Fuel Gas Code - OR - International Fuel Gas Code, 2015, ICC Buy at Amazon
3. Mathematics for Plumbers and Pipefitters, 8th Edition, Lee Smith Buy at Amazon
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