South Carolina Plumber Contractor License

"Plumber Contractor" covers installation, replacement, alteration, and repair of all plumbing including solar water heating when performed solely within property lines and not on public easements or rights of way except to make connections to water meters or sewer taps as allowed by the utility owner; and the installation, alteration, and repair of all piping, fixtures, and appliances related to water supply, including pressure vessels and tanks, and excluding municipal or related water supply systems; venting and sanitary drainage systems for all fluid and semi fluid and organic wastes; roof leaders; water conditioning equipment; piping and equipment for swimming pools; and installation of a system of pipes, fittings, fixtures, drains, and all necessary component parts upon the premises or in a building to supply water to buildings and to convey sewage or other waste products from buildings. If this equipment is gas fired, the necessary gas lines may be installed under this subclassification used in connection with this subclassification. Plumbing contractors in license groups three, four, and five are not required to be licensed under Chapter 45, Title 23 to install standpipe systems, including water hose connections, water hose cabinets, and related branch lines if the water hoses do not supply water to automatic fire protection sprinklers.

Plumber Contractor Courses

Plumber Contractor Exams

Plumber Contractor Trade Exam

  • Testing Method: Computer-based; Semi-Open Book
  • Testing Company: PSI
  • Hours Allotted: 4h
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Number of questions: 80
  • Subjects Involved:
    • ADA Accessibility
    • General Plumbing Knowledge
    • General Plumbing Regulations
    • Hangers and Supports
    • Materials
    • Joints and Connections
    • Fixtures and Equipment
    • Water Heaters
    • Water Supply and Distribution
    • Backflow Prevention
    • Sanitary Drainage Systems
    • Cleanouts
    • Indirect and Special Waste
    • Sanitary Venting
    • Traps and Interceptors
    • Storm Piping Systems
    • Plumbing - Developed Length
    • DWV Isometric Analysis (Isometric Based)
    • Water Supply Isometric Analysis
    • Roof Drain Isometric Analysis
    • Pipe Assembly
    • Valves
    • General Fuel Knowledge
    • Natural Gas
    • LP - Gas

Plumber Contractor Business Exam

  • Testing Method: Computer-based; Open Book
  • Testing Company: PSI
  • Hours Allotted: 2h
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Number of questions: 50
  • Subjects Involved:
    • Business Management
    • Estimating and Bidding
    • Contracts and Agreements
    • Project Management
    • Insurance and Bonding
    • Safety Recordkeeping and Reporting
    • Labor Laws and Employment Regulations
    • Financial Management
    • Tax Laws
    • Liens
    • Environmental Laws and Regulations

Plumber Contractor Book Set

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

  • SOUTH CAROLINA PLUMBER - BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $366.62
  • SOUTH CAROLINA PLUMBER - BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $416.62

Plumber Contractor Trade Books

Plumber Contractor Business Book