PSI Maryland Master Restricted and Journeyman Restricted Hydronic Certification Package
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE JOURNEYMAN RESTRICTED EXAMINATION
1. Have a State of Maryland HVACR Apprentice license for a period of at least three (3) years; and a. During that period completed at least 1,875 hours of training in providing HVACR services under the direction and control of a licensed HVACR contractor or Master Restricted contractor in the same category; OR b. Successfully completed an Apprentice program related to HVACR which was approved by the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Council.
2. Was approved by the Board for an examination for a license in the Limited Contractor, Master Restricted Contractor, or Master Contractor categories prior to August 1, 1997.
3. Have a combination of time licensed as an apprentice and the successful completion of a course of study in HVACR work that totals (3) years. (The course of study in HVACR must be approved by the Board.) An applicant not meeting any of the above qualifications may apply to the Board to take the Journeyman Restricted examination. To be eligible, the applicant must document at least three (3) years of qualifying experience and justify, in writing, that the reason the applicant did not file for and obtain a Maryland HVACR license prior to December 31, 1994, was not attributable to fault or neglect on the part of the applicant.
The test consists of 50 questions and you have 120 minutes to complete it. The minimum passing score is a 70%
This examination is an OPEN BOOK examination. Candidates may bring in reference books. However, no study guides are allowed. Reference books may be indexed, and may contain highlighted or underlined text. They must, however, be unmarked (not written in) and may not contain additional papers (loose or attached).
THESE REFERENCES WILL NOT BE PROVIDED AT THE TEST CENTER. THESE ARE THE ONLY REFERENCES ALLOWED IN THE TESTING ROOM.
International Mechanical Code, 2012
Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, 19th or 20th Edition
Manual J -- Residential Load Calculation, 2006, Eighth Edition
NFPA 31: Standard for the Installation of Oil-Burning Equipment. (2006 or 2011)
NFPA 54 - National Fuel Gas Code, 2002
Modern Hydronic Heating for Residential and Light Commercial Buildings, Second Edition
Code of Federal Regulations – 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA)
You may tab your reference materials using the following acceptable tabs: Avery Swift Tabs Self-Adhesive Permanent Plastic Tabs; Redi-Tag Self-Stick Permanent Adhesive Index Tabs
The following tabs are unacceptable: Post-It Index Flags; Post-It Flags.
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