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State of California Plumbing Inspector 
  Exam ID: CA-PI - Examination Reference: California Plumbing Code

 

ü  100 Multiple Choice questions

ü  Closed book questions 75 -  2 hours allowed

ü  Open book questions 25 -  2 hours allowed

ü  Passing grade 75% (minimum each portion)

ü  Total time allowed 4 hours

ü  Examination Fee: IAPMO Members $200.00 – Non-members $250.00

 

% OF EXAM

TOPIC

1%

Administration

9%

Definitions

9%

Workmanship, Prohibited Fittings and Practices, Protection of Piping, Materials and Structures, Trenching, Joints, Connections, Test Gauges

7%

Material-General Requirements, Installation, Floor Drains, Shower Stalls, Shower/Tub-Shower Combination Control Valves

3%

Water Heater Installation Requirements

13%

Cross-Connection Control, Materials, Water Pressure, Pressure Regulators, Installation, Testing, Unions, Water Supply Fixture Units

24%

Drainage Systems, Materials, Fixture Connections, Joints, Suds Relief, Testing, Cleanouts, Sewer Piping, Abandoned Sewers and Disposal Facilities, Drainage Fixture Unit Values Table

3%

Indirect Waste Piping, Sterile Equipment, Chemical Waste

7%

Vent Termination, Venting Systems, Stacks and Relief Vents, Combination Waste and Vent Systems

9%

Traps Required, Trap Seal Protection, Grease Interceptors Horizontal Distance of Trap Arm Table, Hydromechanical Grease Interceptors

1%

Storm Drainage

12%

Gas Piping Systems, Design, Components, Installation, Pressure Testing and Inspection, Required Gas Piping Size, Sizing Tables

1%

Medical Gas and Vacuum Systems

1%

Standards

  

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