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South Carolina
Commercial Pressure and
Process Piping Contractor

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South Carolina Contractor's Licensing Board
P.O. Box 11329
Columbia, SC  29211-1329
Phone: (803) 896-4686
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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 13.1: Scheme for the Identification of Piping Systems, 2007, ASME. Buy from Publisher
2. ASME 31.1 Power Piping, ASME Code for Presure Piping, 2001 (Revised 2004), ASME. Buy from Publisher
3. ASME 31.3-2002: Process Piping, 2002 (Revised 2004), ASME. Buy from Publisher
4. Facility Piping Systems Handbook, 2002 (Revised 3rd Edition, 2009), Michael Frankel. Buy at Amazon
5. Modern Welding, 11th Edition, 2013, A.D. Althouse, C.H. Turnquist, W.A. Bowditch, K.E. Bowditch. Buy at Amazon
6. Pipefitter’s Handbook, 3rd Edition, 1967, 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 PSI

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