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  • North Carolina Fuel Piping License – Books Only Package


    As of this time we do not offer any courses for this exam. We do offer all the required books for this exam here in one complete package. Individual books can be found in our bookstore. Please be sure to check back in the future for possible course material, as we are always adding to our course catalog.

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About This License

fuel piping license is used by persons who do not possess a Class I or Class II plumbing or heating license, but desire to engage in the contracting or installing of fuel piping extending from an approved fuel source at or near the premises. The fuel piping is used or may be used partly or entirely to supply fuel to plumbing or heating systems or equipment or which, by its installation, may alter or affect the fuel supply to plumbing or heating or equipment with the meaning of G.S. 87-21(a).

Requirements to Obtaining Your License

  • Anyone who engages in or offers to engage in the business of fuel piping must be licensed by the State of North Carolina.
  • Applicants must submit a completed application to get pre-approval from the State Licensing Board to take the exam.
  • You are required to have a total of 2000 hours to sit for the fuel piping examination. 1000 hours may include service or maintenance work but you must have a minimum of 1000 hours hands-on work in installation, layout and design of fuel piping systems.

Applying For Your License

An application can be obtained from the North Carolina State Board of Examiners of Plumbing, Heating and Fire Sprinkler Contractors by calling (919) 875-3612.

Exam Details

  • The North Carolina Fuel Piping exam is open book and has a fee of $79.
  • 70% is required to pass.
  • The examination is open book.
  • To schedule your exam, contact PSI at 1-800-733-9267.

Books and References for the Exam

These references are allowed to be taken into the examination. They are available for purchase from our online bookstore or by calling 1-800-952-0910.

  • North Carolina Administration Code
  • North Carolina Fuel Gas Code
  • North Carolina Mechanical Code

The following reference can be purchased directly from the North Carolina State Board of Examiners of Plumbing, Heating and Fire Sprinkler Contractors by calling (919) 875-3612.

  • Business and Project Management for Contractors, North Carolina

The following reference may be viewed and printed online free of charge.

Exam Review Education

We do not offer a review for the North Carolina Fuel Piping exam at this time. Courses are always under development so please continue to check back with us. We do stock all of the approved reference materials in our bookstore. Please call us at 1-800-952-0910 or you can purchase online.

Continuing Education

Requires 6-hours a year.

Reciprocity Agreement

None at this time.

How It Works


Obtain pre-approval from the state (if applicable).


Purchase Exam Prep materials.


Schedule and pass your state exams.


Submit to the state your application, licensing fee, and proof of insurance.