South Carolina Plumbing Contractor

Pursuing a career in the construction field? Study at home for your South Carolina Plumbing Contractor License with our fully online, easy to take, and self-paced course.

South Carolina Plumbing Contractor
Steps to Success

1. Take the online course at your convenience.
2. At the end of the course, print your certificate of completion.

Exam Review Option Includes
Study Tips
Instructor Support
Highlighting Guides
Practice Exams
Math and Calculations
Licensing Information
iOS/Android Tablet and Smartphone Compatible
1 Year of Access

Course Fee: $199.99

About This License

This license allows the installation, replacement, alteration, and repair of all plumbing including solar water heating when performed solely within property lines and not on public easements or rights-of-way except to make connections to water meters or sewer taps as allowed by the utility owner; and the installation, alteration, and repair of all piping, fixtures, and appliances related to water supply, including pressure vessels and tanks, and excluding municipal or related water supply systems; venting and sanitary drainage systems for all fluid and semi-fluid and organic wastes; roof leaders; water-conditioning equipment; piping and equipment for swimming pools; and installation of a system of pipes, fittings, fixtures, drains, and all necessary component parts upon the premises or in a building to supply water to buildings and to convey sewage or other waste products from buildings.


Our training is written by Subject Matter Experts and built by Instructional Designers.

No Pass, No Pay

If you are not able to pass your exam on the SECOND attempt, we will refund your course fee. Conditions do apply.

Flexible & Self Paced

Simply login and out as needed. We track your progress.

Mobile Compatible

Our training is built on HTML5 - so you can take it with on your tablet or smartphone.

Lowest Price

We will beat ANY price by 10% for a similar program.

Requirements to Obtaining your License

  • Please note that the Commercial Business and Law Exam must be passed in addition to the trade exam.
  • A minimum of two years of residential and/or commercial experience within the last 5 years is required to qualify
  • Required for candidates who need to pull permits for projects limited to Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Cooling.

Exam Review, Training, Education

We offer review for the South Carolina Plumbing Contractor Exam in an online training format. The fee for the course is $199.99. The course includes sample figures, questions, math and calculations, isometrics, as well as a highlighting guide for the approved references. For more information, or to order, contact our office at 1-800-952-0910.

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. They are available for purchase from our online contractor’s bookstore or by calling our office at 1-800-952-0910.

  • International Fuel Gas Code 2015
  • International Plumbing Code 2015
  • Mathematics for Plumbers & Pipefitters, 6th Edition

Exam Details

  • 80 questions and a time limit of 4 hours
  • A score of 70% (56 questions correct) is needed to pass.
  • Exam fee is $75
  • Topics include: ADA Assembly, General Plumbing Knowledge, General Plumbing Regulations, Hangers and Supports, Materials, Joints and Connections, Fixtures and Equipment, Water Heaters, Water Supply and Distribution, Backflow Prevention, Sanitary Drainage Systems, Cleanouts, Indirect and Special Waste, Sanitary Venting, Traps and Interceptors, Storm Piping Systems, Plumbing- Developed Length, DWV Isometric Analysis, Water Supply Isometric Analysis, Roof Drain Isometric Analysis, Pipe Assembly, Valves, General Fuel Knowledge, Natural Gas, LP Gas
  • To schedule an examination, contact PSI Examination services at 1-800-733-9267.

Continuing Education

There are no requirements for continuing education as of this time.

Applying to Get Your License

$350 for a 2-year license and $175 for one year.

Licensing Board for Contractors
Post Office Box 11329
Columbia, SC 29211
(803) 896-4686

Reciprocity Agreement

No agreements at this time.

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