Construction Trade Exam Research Area

South Carolina
Commercial Pressure and
Process Piping Contractor

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South Carolina Contractor's Licensing Board
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110 Centerview Dr.
Columbia, SC  29210
Phone: (803) 896-4300
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Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Joining Methods 10
Pipe Fitting 7
Safety 7
Reading Drawings 2
Codes 5
Materials and Components 8
Process Equipment 4
Insulation 2
Pipe Supports 3
Line Labeling 2

Total number of test questions: 50
Time allowed (hours): 2.0
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. ASME A13.1-07: Scheme for the Identification of Piping Systems, 2007, ASME Buy at Amazon
2. ASME B31.1: Power Piping, 2016 (Revises 2001) ASME Buy from Publisher
3. ASME B31.3-2002: Process Piping, 2004 (Revises 2002), ASME Buy from Publisher
4. Facility Piping Systems Handbook, 3rd Edition, Michael Frankel Buy at Amazon
5. Modern Welding, 11th Edition, A.D. Althouse, C.H. Turnquist, W.A. Bowditch, K.E. Bowditch Buy at Amazon
6. Pipefitter’s Handbook, 3rd Edition, Forrest R. Lindsey Buy at Amazon
7. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO - OR - (OSHA) Selections by PSI, (latest amendments) Buy from Publisher
8. South Carolina 811 Excavator Manual, 2018 Web Page Link
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