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Nevada

(C-1) Plumbing and Heating Contractor

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Nevada State Contractor‘s Board
2310 Corporate Circle, Suite 200
Henderson, NV  89074
Phone: (702) 486-1100
Exam Provider
PSI Licensure: Certification
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV  89121
Phone:  (855) 340-3701
Exam Type
OPEN  BOOK
Exam Content
Subject Areas# of
Questions
Boilers4
Gas Systems8
Cleanouts4
Fixtures and Equipment4
Hydronics3
Water Heaters / Venting6
Piping, Valves and Controls3
Sheet Metal3
Water Supply8
Hangers and Supports5
Drain, Waste and Vents10
Backflow4
Traps and Interceptors8
Isometric Analysis / Plumbing Mathematics8
Safety5
Joints and Connections4
Solar4
General Plumbing Requirements7
Fire Sprinklers5
Storm Drainage5
Industrial Piping3
Breathing Systems for Firefighters3
Chilled Water Piping6
Total number of test questions:
120
Time allowed (hours):
5.0

This exam may also include questions on the following subjects:

  • Reading and interpreting construction codes and regulations
  • Nevada Health Department regulations
  • Appropriate building codes
  • Trade materials, tools, equipment and methods
  • Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Rules

In addition to the trade-specific examination, you may be required to pass the Business and Law Exam offered by PSI or take an "approved" Business and Law course

Books Allowed in the Exam
1.
Uniform Plumbing Code, 2012, IAPMO
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2.
Uniform Mechanical Code, 2012, IAPMO
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3.
NFPA 54: National Fuel Gas Code, 2012, NFPA
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4.
NFPA 58: Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code, 2014, NFPA
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5.
NFPA 13: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2007, NFPA
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Books NOT Allowed in the Exam
1.
Code of Federal Regulations, 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO [or] (OSHA) Selections by PSI
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2.
Modern Hydronic Heating for Residential and Light Commercial Buildings, 2nd Edition, John Siegenthaler
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3.
Solar Water and Pool Heating Manual: Design and Installation & Repair and Maintenance, Florida Solar Energy Center
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4.
Mathematics for Plumbers and Pipefitters, 8th Edition, Lee Smith
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5.
Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, 19th or 20th Edition, Althous, Turnquist, Bowditch, Bracciano
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6.
Modern Welding, 11th Edition, 2013, Althouse, Turnquist, Bowditch
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7.
Facility Piping Systems Handbook, 3rd Edition, Michael Frankel
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Available Study Materials
PSI OSHA Selections
Practice Exam
$74.95

Sample questions are based on the PSI publication titled "29 CFR PART 1926 Selections, as of June 2013" (hightlighted in green above).

This file contains approx. 800 sample questions.

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