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License Prep Courses

The Construction Education Center provides 1-day test prep courses for the Connecticut mechanical licenses of:

  • HVAC D-2
  • HVAC S-2
  • Plumbing P-2
  • Sheet Metal SM-2

Our instructors have in depth knowledge of codes and trade information to assist you in preparing for these important industry examinations.

License Test Prep Courses Offered

HVAC (D2) License Exam Prep Course

This 7-hour prep course to help apprentices prepare for the Connecticut License exam and will:

  • Review test taking procedures
  • Review all reference materials indicated in the PSI Information Bulletin 
  • Review key definitions outlined in the International Mechanical Code and other code books

The following materials are required for the course. Attendees without all of the materials the day of class will be rescheduled for another date.  Individuals registering for the course can purchase required materials through various book sellers.

  • International Mechanical Code, 2009, 2012 or 2015 Editions allowed
  • NFPA 54 Fuel Gas Code, 2012
  • OSHA Standards 29 CFR Part 1926
  • Modern Refrigeration & Air Conditioning, 19th, 20th or 21st Edition
  • ACCA Ductulator
  • HVAC Duct Construction Standards, 2005, 3rd Edition (optional)
    • This book is allowed in the exam room but is optional for this prep course.
  • NFPA 58: Liquified Petroleum Gas Code, 2014 (optional)

HVAC (S2) License Exam Prep Course

This course will: 

  • Review test taking procedures
  • Review all reference materials indicated in the PSI Information Bulletin 
  • Review key definitions outlined in the International Mechanical Code and other code books

The following materials are required for the course. Attendees without all of the materials the day of class will be rescheduled for another date.  Individuals registering for the course can purchase required materials through various book sellers.

  • International Mechanical Code, 2009, 2012 or 2015 Editions allowed
  • NFPA 54: National Fuel Gas Code, or National Fuel Gas Code Handbook, 2012
  • NFPA 31: Standard for the Installation of Oil-Burning Equipment.  2006 or 2011 Editions allowed.
  • OSHA Standards 29 CFR Part 1926
  • Modern Refrigeration & Air Conditioning, 19th, 20th or 21st Edition
  • ACCA Ductulator
  • NFPA 58: Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code, 2014
  • HVAC Duct Standards 2005 (optional)
    • This book is allowed in the exam  room but is optional for this prep course.
  • NFPA 56: Standard for Fire and Explosion Prevention During Cleaning and Purging of Flammable Gas Piping Systems, Current Edition (optional)

 

Plumbing (P2) License Exam Prep Course

This 8-Hour prep course to help apprentices prepare for the Connecticut License exam and will:

  • Review test taking procedures
  • Review all reference materials indicated in the PSI Information Bulletin 
  • Review key definitions outlined in the International Plumbing Code and other code books

The following materials are required for the course. Attendees without all of the materials the day of class will be rescheduled for another date.  Individuals registering for the course can purchase required materials through various book sellers.

  • 2012 or 2015 International Plumbing Code or International Plumbing Code and Commentary
  • OSHA Standards 29 CFR Part 1926 
  • 2012 NFPA 54 Fuel Gas Code
  • 2014 NFPA 58 Liquified Petroleum Gas Code
  • Water Processing: Residential, Commercial, Light Industrial 3rd Edition, 2000
  • NFPA 56: Standard for Fire and Explosion Prevention During Cleaning and Purging of Flammable Gas Piping Systems, Current Edition

The following reference material is recommended for study, but is not allowed in the examination center and are not required for the prep class:

  •  Mathematics for Plumbers and Pipefitters, Lee Smith, 8th Edition, 2013,
  • Plumbing Design and Installation, L.V. Ripka / ATP Publication.

Sheet Metal (SM2) License Exam Prep Course

This 8-hour prep course to help apprentices prepare for the Connecticut License exam and will:

  • Review test taking procedures
  • Review all reference materials indicated in the PSI Information Bulletin
  • Review key definitions outlined in the International Mechanical Code and other code books

 The following materials are required for the course. Attendees without all of the materials the day of class will be rescheduled for another date.  Individuals registering for the course can purchase required materials through various book sellers.

  • International Mechanical Code or International Mechanical Code with Commentary (2012-2015 editions allowed)
  • 2005 HVAC Duct Standards, 3rd Edition
  • ACCA Ductulator 
  • 2012 NFPA 90A: Standard for the Installation of Air Condition & Ventilation Systems
  • 2002 Fibrous Glass Duct Standards 
  • NFPA 96 Standard for Ventilation Control and Fire Protection of Commercial Cooking Operations, 2014 Edition
  • OSHA Standards 29 CFR Part 1926 
  • 2013 Modern Welding, 11th Edition

 

2024

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Saturday, February 24, 2024
8:00 am4:00 pm
CEC, 35A Robert Jackson Way,Plainville, CT 06062

The following materials are required for the course. Attendees without all of the materials the day of class will be rescheduled for another date. Individuals registering for the course can purchase required materials through various book sellers.

Silent, nonprinting, non-programmable calculator

The following reference materials are allowed in the
examination center:

▪ International Plumbing Code or International Plumbing
Code Commentary 2012 or 2015 edition.

▪ NFPA 54: National Fuel Gas Code or National Fuel Gas
Code Handbook, 2012

▪ NFPA 58: Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code, 2014

▪ Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA)

▪ Water Processing: Residential, Commercial, Light
Industrial 3rd Edition, 2000

▪ NFPA 56: Standard for Fire and Explosion Prevention
During Cleaning and Purging of Flammable Gas Piping
Systems Current Edition

The following reference material is recommended for
study, but is not allowed in the examination center and is not required:

▪ Mathematics for Plumbers and Pipefitters, Lee Smith,
8th Edition, 2013

▪ Plumbing Design and Installation, L.V. Ripka / ATP
Publication.

Saturday, March 23, 2024
8:00 am4:00 pm
CEC, 35A Robert Jackson Way,Plainville, CT 06062

The following materials are required for the D2 Prep course:
International Mechanical Code, 2009, 2012 or 2015 Editions allowed
2012 NFPA 54 Fuel Gas Code
OSHA Standards 29 CFR Part 1926
Modern Refrigeration & Air Conditioning, 19th or 20th Edition
ACCA Ductulator
2005 HVAC Duct Construction Standards (optional)
This book is allowed in the exam room but is optional for this prep course.
2014 NFPA 58: Liquified Petroleum Gas Code (optional)
Optional materials are:
- 2005 HVAC Duct Standards (This book is allowed in the exam room but is optional for this prep course.)

Attendees arriving without full set of materials will be rescheduled for the next date.

The following materials are required for the S2 Prep Course:
International Mechanical Code, 2009, 2012 or 2015 Editions allowed
2014 NFPA 58 Liquified Petroleum Gas Code
2006 or 2011 NFPA 31 Standard for the Installation of Oil Burning Equipment
2012 NFPA 54 Fuel Gas Code
OSHA Standards 29 CFR Part 1926
Modern Refrigeration & Air Conditioning, 19th or 20th Edition
ACCA Ductulator
2005 HVAC Duct Standards (optional)
This book is allowed in the exam  room but is optional for this prep course.
NFPA 56: Standard for Fire and Explosion Prevention During Cleaning and Purging of Flammable Gas Piping Systems, Current Edition (optional)

Attendees arriving without full set of materials will be rescheduled for the next date.

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