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Virginia Plumber Exam Prep Course

  • $ 197.00


  • Course Duration: Complete at Your Own Pace
  • Course Type: Online Pre-Recorded
  • Books Required: 2

Virginia Plumber Exam Prep Course

Virginia Plumber License:

Per DPOR, “Plumbing work” includes the installation, maintenance, extension, or alteration or removal of piping, fixtures, appliances, and appurtenances in connection with any of the following:
Backflow prevention devices; Boilers; Domestic sprinklers; Hot water baseboard heating systems; Hydronic heating systems; Process piping; Public/private water supply systems within or adjacent to any building, structure or conveyance; Sanitary or storm drainage facilities; Steam heating systems; Storage tanks incidental to the installation of related systems; Venting systems; or Water heaters.

Plumbing tradesmen may also install, maintain, extend or alter the following:
 1. Liquid waste systems; 2. Sewerage systems;
 3. Stormwater systems; 4. Water supply systems.

Master” means a person who possesses the necessary ability, proficiency, and qualifications to plan and lay out the details for installation and supervise the work of installing, repairing and maintaining specific types of materials and equipment utilizing a working knowledge sufficient to comply with the pertinent provisions of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code.

Journeyman” means a person who possesses the necessary ability, proficiency, and qualifications to install, repair and maintain specific types of materials and equipment, utilizing a working knowledge sufficient to comply with the pertinent provisions of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code and according to plans and specifications.


Exam Prep Class:

This class will prepare you to take the Virginia Master Plumber or Journeyman Plumber exams at PSI. This online course includes instructor-led videos discussing exam prep strategies, learning modules, book highlighting guides, practice quizzes, and a practice exam simulator mirroring the features of the real exam at PSI.

For more information about scheduling the exam and test-taking policies, refer to the PSI Candidate Information Bulletin linked here

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Online Content is available for 180 days after purchase. To extend content access an additional 180 days, a $50 course extension fee is required. If you have any questions, please contact our support team.

Additional Materials

The exam at PSI is open-book. You may bring the approved references into the exam, and reference manuals may be tabbed and highlighted. Tabs must be permanent adhesive tabs - removable tabs such as post-its are not allowed in the examination center. You can purchase tabs for the Virginia Plumber Exam at the link here.


Books for the Virginia Plumber Exam

You may take the approved references listed here into the exam with you. Tabbing and highlighting these references for use in the exam is part of our exam prep curriculum.

In a hurry to take your exam? Save time with our exam-ready pre-tabbed and highlighted book bundle, available here.


Additional Courses for Virginia Plumber Applicants

To become a Plumbing Contractor and pull permits, A Master Plumber must meet the business law requirements for contractors in addition to passing the Master Plumber exam.

All Virginia Contractor Applicants are still required to meet other state licensing regulations in order to obtain a license. All applicants must complete the Mandatory 8-Hour Pre-License Course and submit a license application to DPOR. Class A and Class B Applicants must also take and pass an additional business law exam before submitting a license application to DPOR.

We offer exam prep services and materials for the Virginia Contractors Class A/B Exam as well as Contractor License Application Fulfillment Services.

Haven't taken the mandatory 8-Hour Pre-License Course? Get started today on our partner site, Virginia Exam Training!

Exams are administered by PSI and can be scheduled by registering at

Virginia Plumber Exam Overview

The exam has 80 questions, with a minimum of 75% (60 questions) correct to pass. Examinees are allowed 210 minutes to complete the exam.

Subject Area# of items
Standards of Practice3
Standards of Conduct2
Renewal and Reinstatement2
Qualification for Licensure1
Revocation of Licensure1
Drainage Waste and Vents24
Water Supply Systems10
Backflow Prevention10
Storm Drainage Systems10
Plumbing Fixtures7
General Regulations5
Interceptors and Traps4

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