The Arizona Plumbing License Exam covers many topics including: Vents & Venting; Administrative Procedures; Fixtures; Drainage Systems and more. Whether you live in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tucson or another city or county, the resources below will help you get started:
Need of a License: A plumber needs a contractor's license to work in Arizona.
Who Grants a License: The plumbing trade is regulated by the Arizona Registrar of Contractors.
Procedures for Getting a License: A candidate for a plumbing contractor license must take and pass an exam covering business and trade knowledge unless a waiver is available. Detailed information about the test is provided in a Candidate Information Bulletin.
Qualifications to take the Exam and receive a License: A candidate must have at least 4 years of verifiable work experience to take the exam.
Who Administers the Test: PSI Exams
How to Apply for the Test: You can register to take the exam online at PSI Exams or by calling 1-800-733-9267.
Test Content: The Business Management part of the exam consists of 80 questions and the candidate is given 180 minutes to complete the test. A score of 70% is needed to pass. The exam will have the following content and number of questions:
Business Management - 6
Licensing Laws and Rules - 6
Estimating and Bidding - 10
Contracts and Agreements - 10
Project Management - 10
Insurance and Bonding - 6
Safety, Record Keeping and Reporting - 5
Labor Laws and Employment Regulations - 6
Financial Management - 8
Tax Laws - 5
Liens - 4
Environmental Laws and Regulations - 4
Fees: There are fees to take the test.
License Renewal: Licenses must be renewed every two years. There is no continuing education requirement.
Applicable Code: Arizona has adopted the International Plumbing Code developed by the International Code Council.
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