Virginia Plumbing Exam Review

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The Virginia Exam Review includes the following:

  • Highlighting Guides
  • Practice Exams
  • Math and Calculations
  • Study Tips
  • Licensing Information
  • Instructor Support
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Course Overview

Description, benefits & features

This course is made up of a detailed presentation that takes you through all the information you will need to pass the exam on your first try.

Plumbing is licensed in Virginia is at 3 levels: Journeyman, Master, and Contractor. To become either a Journeyman Plumber or a Master Plumber, there are two examination portions that must be passed: statutory and regulatory portion and the trade portion. To become a Plumbing Contractor, a Virginia Class A, B, or C license must also be obtained along with a Master Plumber license. This license allows for individuals to work on boilers, backflow prevention devices, hot water heaters, venting systems related to plumbing, and more. @HomePrep is a National Leader in online education. With over 100,000 satisfied students and a course catalog of over 1,000 classes, we are here to help you – Invest in Yourself.

How Do I Get My License?

  1. Purchase the Exam Prep Course — and then study!
  2. Pass the exam.
  3. Submit your application, licensing fee and proof of insurance.

Requirements To Get A License

Plumbing is licensed in Virginia is at 3 levels: journeymanmaster, and contractor. To become either a journeyman plumber or a master plumber, there are two examination portions that must be passed: statutory and regulatory portion and the trade portion. To become an plumbing contractor, a Virginia Class A, B, or C license must also be obtained along with a master plumber license.

  • Pre-approval from the state is required to sit for the examination.
  • To sit for the trade examinations, a candidate must document that they have met one of the following experience requirements. Individuals who hold a currently valid license or certification from another state as a journeyman or master tradesman may sit for the same level examination by providing a copy of that license or certification card.

Journeyman license:

  • Two years of practical experience in the trade and a degree or certification showing the completion of a two year program from either a trade or technical school, or a community college; or
  • Four years of practical experience in the trade and 240 hours of formal vocational training in the trade; or
  • Five years of practical experience in the trade and 160 hours of formal vocational training in the trade; or
  • Six years of practical experience in the trade and 80 hours of formal vocational training in the trade; or
  • A bachelor’s degree received from an accredited college or university in an engineering curriculum related to the trade and 1 year of practical experience in the trade; or
  • Ten years of practical experience in the trade, verified by an affidavit from those who observed the candidate’s work in the trade

Master license:

  • One year of practical experience as a licensed Virginia journeyman; or
  • Ten years of practical experience in the trade, verified by an affidavit from those who observed the candidate’s work in the trade.
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Books and References for the Exam

The following references are permitted to be taken into the examination. These references may be tabbed (with a permanent index tab) and highlighted. You can purchase the references from our online bookstore or by calling 1-800-952-0910.

Applying for Licensure

Applications for licensure can be obtained from the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation State Board for Contractors by calling 1-804-367-8511.

You are required to submit your application to the Board prior to taking the examination. Applications can be downloaded by Clicking Here

Exam Details

  • Pre-approval is required to sit for the exam.
  • The journeyman and master plumbing portions have 80 questions and a time limit of 210 minutes.
  • The fee for the journeyman portion is $100 while the master portion has a fee of $125.
  • Both examinations have a passing score of 60%.
  • Topics on the exam include drainage waste and vents; water supply systems; backflow prevention; storm drainage systems; plumbing fixtures; general regulations; interceptors and traps; standards of practice; standards of conduct; renewal and reinstatement; definitions; qualification for licensure; and revocation of licensure.
  • To schedule your exam, contact PSI at 1-800-733-9267.

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