Plumbing Contractor Trade Knowledge Exam Materials


This package contains all approved reference materials and guides needed for the Plumbing Contractor Trade Knowledge Exam. What this package contains is outlined in the product details below.

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Package Overview

The answers to the examination questions will be based on the editions listed below. Some of the questions will also be based on field experience and knowledge of trade practices. Editions earlier or later than those listed below can be brought to the examination site but AT YOUR OWN RISK. However, only one copy of each reference will be allowed into the examination site.

Only original edition reference materials will be allowed for use at the site, except for the references specifically indicated on the reference list as available as PDF.

All reference materials and PDF copies MUST be bound and remain bound during the exam. Bound refers to materials permanently bound, as by stitching or glue, and materials securely fastened in their covers by fasteners that penetrate all papers. PDF copies of references MUST be bound with ring binders, brads, plastic snap binders, spiralbound notebooks, and screw posts, but not with staples. Writing or electronic tablets are not allowed.

References containing underlining with pen or highlighter may be used. Handwritten and typewritten notes are NOT allowed. Existing handwritten notes must be blackened out or removed completely, by the candidate, prohibiting legibility. Moveable tabs (e.g., Post-it® Flags) are NOTallowed. Candidates will not be permitted to make any marks in the references during the examination administration.


Ref # / Document # Titles
R44 Chapter 64E-6, Florida Administrative Code, Standards for Onsite Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems, July 16, 2013. Department of Health, Tallahassee, FL 32399.
A BOUND pdf version of this reference may be brought into the test centers for use on the exam.
R46 Code of Federal Regulations, (OSHA) 29 Part 1926, July 1, 2022. Government Printing Office Bookstore, 100 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202., (Ph 866.512.1800).
R63 Mathematics for Plumbers and Pipefitters, 8th Edition, 2013. Cengage Learning, 10650 Toebben Drive, Independence, KY 41051, (Ph 800.354.9706).
NFPA documents are listed below.
National Fire Protection Association, Inc., 1 Batterymarch Park, Quincy, MA
R66 Document #14 Standard for the Installation of Standpipe and Hose Systems, 2016.
R75 Document #99 Health Care Facilities, (Chapter 3 & 5, Annex A & C), 2018.
R139 Plumber’s Handbook Revised, 2018, 5th Ed. Craftsman Book Company, 6058 Corte del Cedro, Carlsbad, CA 92011.
R145 Solar Thermal Manual: Solar Water & Pool Heating Manual, 2006.
Florida Solar Energy Center, 300 State Road 401, Cape Canaveral, FL 32920.
A BOUND pdf version of this reference may be brought into the test centers for use on the exam.
Florida Building Code Books are listed below.
International Code Council, Inc., 5203 Leesburg Pike, Suite 600, Falls Church, VA 22041, (Ph 800.786.4452).
R202 Florida Building Code – Mechanical, 2020.
R203 Florida Building Code – Accessibility, 2020.
R214 Florida Building Code – Plumbing, 2020.
R250 Florida Building Code – Residential, 2020.
R269 Florida Building Code – Fuel Gas, 2020.

Bring a small 30/60-degree triangle for isometric drawings on Day 1 of the Examination.

Plumbing Contractor Reference List 2023