North Carolina Plumbing Class I Contractor License

A North Carolina Plumbing Class I Contractor can work on potable water and drain/waste/vent piping systems in any building (residential, commercial, industrial).

How to Get the NC Plumbing Class I Contractor’s License?

  • Submit the Plumbing Class I NC Contractor Application to the board.
  • To be eligible to take the Plumbing Contractor examination(s), an applicant must have 2 years (4,000 hours) on-site full-time experience in the installation, maintenance, service, or repair of plumbing systems, whether or not license was required for the work performed. However, up to one-half (2,000 hours) (45 quarter hours or 30 semester hours) of the experience requirement may be in academic or technical training directly related to the field of endeavor for which the examination is requested.
  • Obtain a background check from an authorized provider.
  • If your application is denied or you are required to provide additional information, you will be notified. If application is approved, you will receive notification of exam eligibility by mail or e-mail.
  • Contact the exam provider to schedule the exam within 30 days.
  • Once you pass, submit a Licensing Activation form and fee to obtain the license.

Plumbing, Class I Contractor Course

Plumbing, Class I Contractor Exam

Plumbing, Class I Contractor Trade and Business Exam

  • Testing Method: Computer-based; Open Book
  • Testing Company: State Board of Examiners of Plumbing, Heating & Fire Sprinkler Contractors
  • Hours Allotted: 5.5h
  • Trade and Business together (4h Trade, 1.5 Business)
  • The board does not disclose subject matters for the exam but If the examinee fails, he/she can get a strength/weakness report which lists the categories and the number correct / incorrect responses.
  • Keep in mind that for any plumbing exam the usual subjects pertain around these: Drainage, water distribution, piping, and isometrics are core plumbing subjects, along with an understanding of swimming pools, wells, irrigation systems, medical gas, natural gas, fire protection, and heating.

Plumbing, Class I Contractor Book Set

The book set includes all required references for the Plumbing, Class I Contractor exam. Orders placed before 2 PM are shipped the same day via UPS and a tracking number is emailed before 3 PM.

  • NORTH CAROLINA PLUMBING CLASS I - BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $531.92
  • NORTH CAROLINA PLUMBING CLASS I - BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $591.92

Plumbing, Class I Contractor Trade Books