IF YOU WISH TO HAVE AN EXAM APPLICATION PROCESSED PRIOR TO OCTOBER 1, 2023, THE APPLICATION MUST BE RECEIVED BY NO LATER THAN CLOSE OF BUSINESS ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2023. ANY APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THIS DATE WILL NOT BE PROCESSED UNTIL AFTER OCTOBER 1, 2023, DUE TO FISCAL YEAR END.
Effective January 1, 2023, applicants for examination will be tested on the 2021 International Plumbing Code or the 2021 International Fuel Gas Code.
Effective September 1, 2015, you must have 2 years of CURRENT work experience to qualify for a journeyman examination. You must have 1 year of CURRENT work experience to qualify for a master examination.
Also effective September 1, 2015, when you pass an examination, you have ninety (90) calendar days to obtain your certification from the date you pass your examination. If you do not obtain your certification within ninety (90) calendar days from the date you pass your examination, you will have to re-test.
Please note, if you submitted an exam application prior to January 1, 2023, you will need to review the updated exam bulletin attached to this Application for Examination.
If you pass a Journeyman or Master Plumber exam, and wish to continue performing gas fitting, as of September 1, 2015, you will be required to hold at least an Apprentice certification. If you currently hold a 2023 Apprentice certification, it will be valid through December 31, 2023.
If you pass a Journeyman or Master Gas Fitter exam, and wish to continue performing plumbing, as of September 1, 2015, you will be required to hold at least an Apprentice certification. If you currently hold a 2023 Apprentice certification, it will be valid through December 31, 2023.
Examination Application & Packets
Forms can be submitted via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or via fax to (205)945-9915. If you wish to submit your forms via e-mail or fax, please also send either a Credit Card Authorization Form or E-Check Authorization Form for payment of fees.
Please complete the appropriate packet below upon passing an exam. This packet should be submitted to our office along with payment of your certification fee.
Reference Materials for all exams
Code of Alabama - Section 34, Title 37
Administrative Rules Section 720 - Alabama Plumbers & Gas Fitters Examining Board
- Unit 8 - Allowance for Threaded Fittings
- Reading Isometric Sketches
- Plumbing Practice Test
- Plumbing Practice Test Answer Key
Journeyman Gas Fitter
- International Plumbing Code, 2015, International Code Council, 4051 W Flossmoor Rd, Country Club Hills, IL 60478, (800) 786-4452
- International Fuel Gas Code, 2015, International Code Council, 4051 W Flossmoor Rd, Country Club Hills, IL 60478, (800) 786-4452
- Mathematics for Plumbers and Pipefitters, 8th Edition, 2013, Delmar/Thomson Learning, (800) 347-7707
- Alabama Code: Plumbers and Gas Fitters, Chapter 37
- Rules of the Alabama Plumbers and Gas Fitters Examining Board, 720-x