3 - Journeyman Plumbing Course

Price: $450.00

A Journeyman Plumber may only work in the employ of a Plumbing Contractor holding a certificate of competency to install, maintain, repair, alter or extend plumbing, septic tanks, drainage and supply wells, swimming pool and piping or solar heating systems and all appurtenances, apparatus or equipment used in connection therewith, including boilers and pressure and process piping and including the installation of water, gas, storm and sanitary sewer lines, and for the mechanical installation of gas, water and sewage plants and substations. The scope shall also include the installation, maintenance, repair, alteration or extension of air piping, vacuum line piping, oxygen line piping, nitrous oxide piping, fire line standpipes and fire sprinklers to the extent allowed by law, up to five (5) sprinkler heads out of potable water lines, ink and chemical lines, gasoline piping and tank and pump installation (excepting bulk storage plants) and pneumatic control piping systems. The scope of work does not include the installation of chilled water lines or related work incidental thereto.

Examination Content Outline

The examination is based on trade-specific information pertaining to materials, tools, equipment, practices, terminology, and relevant laws. It is a three (3) hour, open book examination that consists of 75 questions.

Subjects No. of Items
Administration 3
Definitions 4
General Regulations 5
Traps 3
Cleanouts 4
Interceptors 3
Fixtures 5
Hangers and Supports 3
Indirect Waste 2
Water Supply 7
Water Heater 3
Drainage 5
Vents 6
Storm Drains 2
Trade Knowledge 7
Developed Length 3
Isometric Analysis 5
Safety-OSHA 5
Total 75

Approved References

  1. Florida Building Code (Plumbing), 2007
  2. Plumbing Technology; Design and Installation, 1994 2nd Ed, Lee Smith
  3. Plumbing, 1994, L.V. Ripka
  4. Code of Federal Regulations – Title 29, Part 1926 (OSHA), 2003
  5. Florida Building Code (Building), 2007
  6. Florida Building Code (Fuel Gas), 2007