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Hawaii
(C-49) Swimming Pool Contractor

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Hawaii Professional and Vocational Licensing (PVL)
King Kalakaua Building
335 Merchant St, Room 301
Honolulu, HI  96813
Phone: (808) 586-3000
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Prometric of Hawaii
354 Uluniu Street, Suite 308
Kailua, HI  96734
Phone: (808) 261-8182
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Exam Type

CLOSED  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas% of
Questions
Calculations / Estimating / Sizing26
Filtration Systems15
Water Treatment Systems14
Installation of Pools and Spas12
Equipment Piping / Testing9
Fuel Gas Piping / Heaters9
Electrical6
Circulation Systems5
Fencing4
Total number of test questions:
50
Time allowed (hours):
2.0

The state of Hawaii requires that you take and pass a written Business and Law exam for this trade

Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1.
Uniform Swimming Pool, Spa and Hot Tub Code, 1997 (Revised 2006), IAPMO
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2.
Hawaii Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction, 2005, Hawaii Department of Transportation
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3.
Residential Inground Swimming Pools, 1995 (Revised 2013), ANSI / NSPI
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4.
Certified Pool/Spa Operators Handbook, 1990 (Revised 2014), National Swimming Pool Foundation
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5.
Portland Cement Plaster/Stucco Manual, 1980 (Revised 2003), Portland Cement Association
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6.
Guide to Shotcrete, 1985 (Revised 2005), American Concrete Institute
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7.
National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 1996, NFPA
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8.
Uniform Building Code, Volume 1, 1997, ICC
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9.
Uniform Plumbing Code, 1997, IAPMO
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