Pass the ICC F24 National Standard Master Plumber Exam

Learn how to become an ICC F24 Master Plumber (Online and self-paced)

If your state, county, or city licensing agency requires you to pass the ICC F24 Master Plumber Exam, complete our online exam preparation course, then schedule your F24 exam through Pearson|VUE.



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Pass the ICC F24 Master Plumber Exam

Refresh your 2015 IPC Code knowledge, successfully pass your ICC F24 Master Plumber Exam. Preparing for your ICC F24 exam has never been easier! You will pass the ICC F24 exam. We guarantee it!

Your Blueprint for Success. Pass the ICC F24 Exam, Guaranteed!

Refresh your 2015 IPC code knowledge. Successfully prepare for your ICC F24 certification exam without leaving the comfort of your home or office. Our ICC F24 National Standard Master Plumber exam preparation course is your best, most affordable path to success!

Pass your ICC F24 Master Plumber exam. Our 100% money-back guarantee backs this course. We provide the study materials (excluding codebooks) required to PASS THE ICC F24 EXAM. 

How To Use Our Online Study Center

STUDY our “Navigating the 2015 IPCA Code Primer – This eManual will familiarize you with the code’s structure within the 15 chapters of the 2015 IPC. International Plumbing Code.

PRACTICE answering realistic exam questions using the methods explained in our “Navigating the 2015 IPC”. Over 900 code-specific practice questions and answers and unlimited full-length, timed final exams. 

The course includes:

  • eManual (Navigating the 2015 IPC. A Code Primer)
  • Printable Worksheets (Companion to 2015 IPC eManual)
  • Online Practice Questions (Practice looking up answers in your codebook, take full length simulated exams)

eManual – NAVIGATING THE 2015 IPC: A Code Primer:

Our “NAVIGATING THE 2015 IPC” eManual helps students review the (IPC) International Plumbing Code.
When you master the code, you master your Exam!

This eManual is the starting point for the TLC Certification Training Program. It will familiarize you with the use, layout, and content of chapters 1 through 15 of the 2015 IPC.

eManual includes:

  • The purpose and layout of the code
  • How to navigate the IPC
  • Codebook navigation exercises, speed drills
  • Using the Table of Contents
  • Breaking down questions by subject (Chapters 1-15)
    • Keyword Identification, how to Identify the subject of a question for easy reference.
    • How to search for a code article by referencing the INDEX
    • Code reference example questions with in-depth solutions.

You are allowed by ICC to use the 2015 IPC codebook when taking your ICC F24 Exam!


Access eManuals, Study Questions, and Simulated Exams From Any Device With Internet Access!

Our online practice questions provide you with a framework to practice utilizing your 2015 IPC Codebook. The process of constantly utilizing your codebook to answer test questions builds up your speed and code knowledge. Our course provides you with the required skill set to pass your ICC F24 Master Plumber exam.

Four modes of study!

  • Chapter Study Mode: Covers over 900 ICC F24 exam practice questions & answers. (Organized as Question – Answer – Code Location)
  • Flashcard Mode: Online Virtual Flashcards provide randomized access to our entire question set and are an ideal setting to practice answering exam questions. (Organized as Question – Answer – Code Location)
  • Chapter Tests: Provides real-time feedback on each chapter of our study materials, enabling you to concentrate on chapters that need improvement.
  • Simulated Final Exams: Simulates the taking of your ICC F24 Master Plumber exam.
    • Full length (Exact  number of questions as on F24 Exam)
    • Timed (Exact amount of time as actual ICC F24 exam)
    • Randomized (Questions are randomized, all exams are unique)
    • Properly Balanced (Balanced according to the ICC Exam schedule guaranteeing a realistic ICC F24 exam simulation)

Take as many simulated final exams as you want! (These exams help you to gain the knowledge, speed, and confidence needed to pass your ICC F24 exam effortlessly)

One-year online access: Full access membership to our online study center. Experience the convenience of learning at home or in the office, saving valuable travel time to an in-person course.


ICC F24 Exam Breakdown

When performing plumbing work in a city, county, or state that requires ICC F24 Master Plumber certification, that jurisdiction requires you to take and pass the ICC F24 examination based on the International Plumbing Code.

You are allowed to use a copy of the 2015 IPC  when taking your F24 exam.


  • Administration General Regulations 46%

    • General Installation Requirements
    • Code Definitions and Terms
    • Plan Reading
    • Testing
    • Materials
  • Plumbing Fixtures 14%

    • Water Heaters
    • Water Closets and Urinals
    • Specialty Fixtures
    • Bathtubs, Showers, Sinks, and Lavatories
  • Water Supply and Distribution 11%

    • Service Distribution and Piping
    • Water Supply and Pressure
    • Protection of Potable Water Supply
  • Sanitary Drainage 11%

    • Building Sanitary Drainage
    • Sumps and Ejectors
    • Indirect and Special Waste Systems
  • Plumbing Vent Requirements 8%

    • Vent Connections and Grades
    • Vent Terminals
  • Traps, Interceptors, and Separators 8%

    • Installation of Traps
    • Interceptors and Separators
  • Storm Drainage 2%

    • Storm Drainage

Please click the following link to read/download the ICC Candidate Information Bulletin.

This bulletin answers most questions raised by examination candidates. Please read it carefully. You will find it a useful reference throughout your registration and examination process.

Take Your ICC F24 Exam With Pearson|VUE

Schedule the exam at your closest Pearson|VUE testing center, then submit your results to the appropriate licensing agency immediately upon passing the exam.

Take your ICC F24 Exam at the Closest Pearson|VUE Test Center

ICC exams are available at Pearson|VUE testing centers across the country.
CLICK HERE – For more information or to set up an exam with Pearson|VUE. 

About the ICC F24 National Standard Master Plumber exam.

This information regarding the ICC F24 exam is provided to you as a courtesy. Check with ICC at and/or Pearson|VUE at to verify this information’s accuracy.

  • Contact the appropriate building department for specific licensing requirements.
  • Passing an ICC national standard exam is NOT a license to practice and does not guarantee a license in any jurisdiction.
  • To acquire a license to practice, you must apply to the specific state licensing agency or building department and meet all of their licensing requirements.

Pearson|VUE requirements/recommendations for scheduling the F24 exam.

IMPORTANT: ICC has been split into different testing programs on their website. You will need to know the three-digit exam code before registering for your Contractor/Trades exam. Each testing program will require a unique username and password.

The Contractor/Trades program is also split into exams that require pre-authorization and exams that do not require pre-authorization. View the current exams that require pre-authorization OR do not require pre-authorization.

To create an account, schedule an exam, view exams, or find a test center, please go to

2015 IPC Softcover
Required Codebook (Sold Separately) $103.45

The (IPC®) International Plumbing Code® provides minimum regulations for plumbing facilities in terms of both performance & prescriptive objectives & provides for the acceptance of new & innovative products, materials, & systems.




Codebook Navigation Aid (Sold Separately) $13.45

Tab your Codebook. Fast-Tabs help you navigate the 2015 IPC quickly and efficiently. Fast-tabs are a must-have item for IPC users and can dramatically lower the time spent searching through the codebook.

You are allowed by ICC to use our IPC Code Fast Tabs when taking your F24 Exam!

Take our Free ICC F24 Master Plumber Exam

Pass this 20 question free F24 Master Plumber test, learn where you stand! These free F24 Plumber practice questions, based on the 2015 IPC, are similar to those on the F24 Master Plumber exam.


  • If you answer sixteen or more of these free ICC F24 practice questions correctly, you are in pretty good shape.
  • However, if you miss four or more questions, get this course, you are in danger of failing your ICC F24 exam.

An existing plumbing system that is __________ must be brought into compliance with the International Plumbing Code (IPC).

Correct! Wrong!

What is the term for a valve made to permit air to enter a plumbing drainage system one-way, when the pressure in the piping system becomes negative? The valve must seal the vent terminal at zero pressure by gravity and when the internal pressure is positive. The purpose of such a valve is to let air go into a system so that there is no need for a vent to extend to open air, and to keep sewer gases out of a building.

Correct! Wrong!

If the waste line is __________ a domestic dishwashing machine waste line is allowed to discharge into a wye-branch fitting on the tailpiece of a kitchen sink.

Correct! Wrong!

Inspection for underground piping must be made before any ____________ is put in place, but after ditches or trenches are excavated and bedded, and piping is installed.

Correct! Wrong!

If a hot water storage tank or storage tank-type water heater is installed where leakage from the tank will cause damage, it must be installed in a galvanized steel pan made of metal at least ___________ gauge (0.0236 inch or 0.6010 mm) thickness, or other such pans that are approved for this purpose.

Correct! Wrong!

If the manufacturer’s instructions allow the usage, what is the maximum distance in developed length allowed from fixture outlet to the inlet of a grease interceptor serving as a trap?

Correct! Wrong!

Where gravity flow cannot be used to discharge building subdrains to the sewer, then a tightly covered and vented ____________ with automatic pumping equipment or other approved methods to lift liquid and discharge it into the building gravity drainage system will be used. Unless it is in an existing structure, this system may not receive any drainage that is able to be discharged into the building sewer by gravity.

Correct! Wrong!

What is the minimum number of roof drains required for a controlled roof drain system for a building with 11,500 square feet of projected roof area?

Correct! Wrong!

If a combination drain and vent system connected to a building drain only receives the discharge from a stack or stacks, it must have a dry vent provided. The connection of the vent to the combination drain and vent pipe must extend vertically to at least __________ above the flood level rim of the highest vented fixture before a horizontal offset.

Correct! Wrong!

If a storage water heater operates ___________, it must have an approved self-closing (levered) pressure relief valve and temperature relief valve or combination valve that conforms to ANSI Z21.22-2006. The relief valve may not be used to control thermal expansion.

Correct! Wrong!

How much projected roof area is a 4-inch horizontal pipe with a 2-percent slope able to drain in a 3-inch rainfall area?

Correct! Wrong!

The Chapter 13 provisions cover the design, materials, construction and installation of __________ systems for collection, storage, treatment and distribution, in accordance with the local jurisdiction’s laws, rules and ordinances.

Correct! Wrong!

What kind of fittings must be recessed drainage type?

Correct! Wrong!

Subsoil drains must be at least __________ in diameter. If a building is subject to backwater, then the subsoil drain must be protected by a backwater valve that is accessibly located. Subsoil drains may discharge to a drain, dry well, sump, trapped area, or above-ground approved location.

Correct! Wrong!

A drain in the floor made to protect against damage from accidental spills, fixture overflows and leakage that does not receive any normal discharge from any drain or indirect waste pipe.

Correct! Wrong!

If a referenced standard conflicts with code provisions, which provisions apply?

Correct! Wrong!

A temperature relief valve must be located so that the __________ inches of the water in the tank activate the valve.

Correct! Wrong!

How many fixtures connected to a horizontal branch drain may be circuit vented? Each fixture drain must be connected horizontally to the horizontal branch drain that is circuit vented, and the horizontal branch drain must be classified as a vent between the most upstream fixture drain connection to the horizontal branch to the most downstream fixture drain connection.

Correct! Wrong!

What is the proper name for a distance of 8 feet (2438 mm) or more in vertical developed length between connections of a drainage stack to horizontal branches? The measurement begins at the highest horizontal branch connection, and then down the stack.

Correct! Wrong!

Where is a secondary drainage system allowed to discharge to?

Correct! Wrong!