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Residential Journeyman Plumber

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State of Utah
Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing

160 East 300 South
Salt Lake City, UT  84114
Phone: (801) 530-6628
Utah DOPL Website

Exam Administrator

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

Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
Drainage Waste and Vents 20
Water Supply Systems 11
Backflow Prevention 4
Roof Drains and Storm Drainage Systems 6
Plumbing Fixtures (including Water Heaters and Accessibility) 6
General Knowledge and General Regulations 32
Specialty Plumbing, Interceptors and Traps 5
Isometric Analysis 10
Fuel Gas 11
Septic and Sewer 5
Hydronics 4
Fire Sprinkler Systems 6

Total number of test questions: 120
Time allowed (hours): 4.0
In addition to the number of questions per examination,
a small number of five to ten "pretest" questions may
be administered to candidates during the examinations.
These questions will not be scored and the time taken to
answer them will not count against examination time.
The theory and practical examinations both must be passed in order to become licensed.

Books Allowed in the Exam

1. International Fuel Gas Code, 2015, ICC Buy at Amazon
2. Utah Amendments to the International Fuel Gas Code  Web Page Link
3. International Mechanical Code, 2015, ICC Buy at Amazon
4. Utah Amendments to the International Mechnical Code  Web Page Link
5. International Plumbing Code, 2015, ICC Buy at Amazon
6. Utah Amendments to the International Plumbing Code  Web Page Link
7. Utah Water Quality, Onsite Wastewater Systems, Rule R317-4, Utah DEQ Web Page Link
8. NFPA 13D: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two-Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes, 2013, NFPA Buy at Amazon

Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1. Mathematics for Plumbers and Pipefitters, 8th Edition, Lee Smith. Buy at Amazon
2. IPT's Pipe Trades Handbook, 1991, Robert A. Lee, IPT Publishing and Training Buy at Amazon
3. Low Pressure Boilers, 4th Edition, Frederick M. Steingress. Buy at Amazon
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