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Tennessee Limited Licensed Plumber (TN LLP)

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License Requirements

Requirements to Obtaining your License.

A Limited Licensed Plumbers license is required in Tennessee for plumbing projects that do not exceed $25,000.

  • For plumbing projects that exceed $25,000, a Mechanical Plumbing Contractors license is required. Plumbing Contractors are exempt from having to obtain this license.
  • Anyone seeking to become a Limited Licensed Plumber in Tennessee is required to sit for only one exam.
  • Please note that the Tennessee Business and Law exam is NOT required to be passed to obtain your LLP as this license does NOT make you a contractor.
  • 1 year of experience is required to obtain this license.

Work Under this License

Work that can be Done Under this License

A licensed plumber in Tennessee can perform all aspects of plumbing, utility connections, irrigation systems, as well as gas piping to water heaters, laundry equipment, kitchen equipment, gas grills, and swimming pool heaters.

Please note that this licensed is not recognized in all municipalities in TN.

Applications for a License

Applying to get your License

An application for licensure can be obtained from the Tennessee Board for Licensing Contractors by calling 1-800-544-7693. The licensing and application fee is $75.00. Please note that you will have to check with the city/county you are intending to work in to see if they will recognize this license.

Reciprocity

Reciprocity Agreements

Tennessee has limited reciprocity agreement with the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina and South Carolina.

Continuing Education

Continuing Education

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

Examination

Exam Details

  • The testing company is PSI (1-800-733-9267)
  • 40 questions and an 2 hour time limit
  • 73% is required to pass the exam
  • The exam fee is $44.
  • Topics on the exam include general knowledge and math; general requirements pertaining to administration, structural, backflow, materials and supports, joints and connections, storm drains, testing; water supply and distribution; fixtures including water heaters; drain, waste, and vent systems including indirect and special waste; traps, cleanouts, and interceptors; isometric analysis; gas appliances and piping; and OSHA safety.

References

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.

  • 2006 International Plumbing Code
  • 2006 International Fuel Gas Code
  • OSHA Code of Federal Regulations Part 1926
  • Mathematics for Plumbers and Pipefitters

Exam Review and Education

Exam Review, Training, Education

Online Training: The program takes you through each one of the reference books that the exam is based on showing you exactly what to highlight. After your highlighting is completed with each book, you have the option take an online practice test to reinforce concepts presented. Also, there is an extensive math analysis portion. The program narrated and animated.
Online Course: $150

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TN Exam Review

Tennessee Exam Review

Online Exam Review

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  • Isometrics
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