Pass ICC F32 National Standard Residential Mechanical Class C Exam

Learn how to get ICC ICC F32 National Standard Residential Mechanical Certification (Online & self-paced)

Complete our online ICC exam preparation course if your state, county, or city licensing agency requires you to pass the ICC F32 National Standards Residential Mechanical Exam Class C exam. Enhance your career with F32 Residential Mechanical certification.


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Pass the ICC F32 National Standard Residential Mechanical Class C Exam

Refresh your 2015 IRC knowledge, pass your ICC F32 National Standard Residential Mechanical Class C Exam. Preparing for your ICC F32 exam has never been easier! You will pass the ICC F32 exam. We guarantee it!

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Refresh your 2015 IRC code knowledge. Successfully prepare for your ICC F32 certification exam without leaving the comfort of your home or office. Our ICC F32 National Standard Residential Mechanical exam preparation course is your best, most affordable path to success!

Pass your ICC F32 ICC National Standard Residential Mechanical Class C exam. Our money-back guarantee backs this course. We provide the study materials (excluding codebooks) required to PASS THE ICC F32 EXAM. 

How To Use Our Online Study Center

STUDY our “Navigating the 2015 IRC: A Code Primer – This eManual familiarizes you with the code’s structure and function within chapters 1-2 and 12-24 of the 2015 IRC, “ICC International Residential Code for One and Two-Family Dwellings.”

PRACTICE answering realistic exam questions using the methods explained in our “Navigating the 2015 IRC” Manual.” Over 750 code-specific practice questions and answers and unlimited full-length, timed final exams. 

The course includes:

  • eManual (Navigating the 2015 IRC Ch 1-2 & 12-24: A Code Primer)
  • Printable Worksheets (Companion to 2015 IRC eManual)
  • Online Practice Questions (Practice looking up answers in your codebook, take full-length simulated exams)

eManual – Navigating the 2015 IRC: A Code Primer

Our “NAVIGATING THE 2015 IRC” eManual helps students review the (IRC) International Residential 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 1-2 and 12-24 of the 2015 IRC.

eManual includes:

  • The purpose and layout of the code
  • How to navigate the IRC
  • Codebook navigation exercises, speed drills
  • Using the Table of Contents
  • Breaking down questions by subject (Chapters 1-2 and 12-24)
    • 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 IRC codebook when taking your ICC F32 Exam!


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

Our online practice questions provide a framework to practice utilizing your 2015 IRC, Codebook. Constantly utilizing your codebook to answer test questions builds up your speed and code knowledge. Our course provides the required skills to pass your ICC F32 National Standard Residential Mechanical Class C exam.

Four modes of study!

  • Chapter Study Mode: Covers over 750 ICC F32 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 F32 National Standard Residential Mechanical exam.
    • Full length (Exact  number of questions as on F32 Exam)
    • Timed (Exact amount of time as actual ICC F32 exam)
    • Randomized (Questions are randomized, all exams are unique)
    • Properly Balanced (Balanced according to the ICC Exam schedule guaranteeing a realistic ICC F32 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 F32 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 F32 Exam Breakdown

When performing mechanical work in a city, county, or state that requires ICC F32 Residential Mechanical Class C certification, that jurisdiction requires you to pass the ICC F32 examination based on the International Residential Code.

You are allowed to use a copy of the 2015 IRC when taking your F32 exam.

70 Questions – 3 Hr Time Limit – Open Book Exam – 70%+ To Pass

  • General Requirements: 32%
  • Appliances and Equipment: 6%
  • Duct Systems: 15%
  • Combustion Air: 23%
  • Chimneys and Vents: 10%
  • Fuel Supply Systems: 14%

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.

Schedule your ICC F32 exam with Pearson|VUE

Take 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 F32 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 F32 National Standard Residential Mechanical Class C exam.

This information regarding the ICC F32 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 F32 Exam.

IMPORTANT: ICC has been split into different testing programs on the Pearson|VUE 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 IRC for One and Two-Family Dwellings.
Required Codebook (Sold Separately) $202.95

The scope of the (IRC®) International Residential Code® comprises all building, plumbing, mechanical, fuel gas, and electrical requirements for one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses up to three stories.


Codebook Navigation Aid (Sold Separately) $14.95

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

You are allowed to use our IRC Code Fast Tabs when taking your F32 Exam!

F32 National Standard Residential Mechanical C Exam

Pass this 20 question free ICC F32 Residential Mechanical test, learn where you stand! These free F32 general contractor practice questions, based on the 2015 IRC, are similar to those on the F32 General Contractor exam.


  • PASS – If you correctly answer seventeen + of these free ICC F32 practice questions, you have code skills.
  • FAIL – If you miss four or more questions, order this course. We teach you to pass your ICC F32 Exam.
    • Use the 2015 IRC Codebook to solve ICC F32 practice exam questions.

Welcome to your F32 National Standard Residential Mechanical Class C Exam

The work for which a permit is issued must be begun and finished within __________ of the permit being issued.

Under which category are urban and suburban areas, with numerous closely spaced obstructions having the size of single-family dwellings or larger sited?

In Seismic Design Categories D0, D1 and D2, slabs on ground cast monolithically with turned-down footings must have a min. of one No. 4 bar at the __________ of the footing.

Exterior footings must be placed a min. of __________ below the undisturbed ground surface.

The height of backfill against a wood foundation wall must not exceed __________ if they are not designed and installed in accordance with AWC PW.

What is the maximum allowable span where 2 x 10 floor joists of No. 2 Douglas fir-larch spaced at 16 inches on center, supporting a dead load of 20 psf are used?

Exterior walls parallel to a braced wall line must be offset a max. of __________ from the designated braced wall line location.

A single top plate is permitted in a wood stud bearing wall where the rafters or joists are centered over the studs with a max. tolerance of __________.

Screws used to attach gypsum board and gypsum panel products to wood framing must penetrate the wood a min. of __________ .

A fire-resistance rating of __________ is required for fire-resistance rating projections of dwellings with fire sprinklers that have a min. fire separation distance of 2 feet.

A temporary certificate of occupancy is valid for ___________ .

Where a safe room is constructed as a storm shelter in order to provide safe refuge from storms and high winds, the room must be constructed in accordance with __________ in addition to other applicable requirements in this code.

To determine the max. allowable span of floor joists that support sleeping areas and attics that are accessed by means of a fixed stairway, the design live load must not exceed __________ per square foot.

Unless approved anchor straps are used, plate washers, a min. of __________ in size, must be provided between the foundation sill plate and the nut.

Structural members that support rafters and ceiling joists, such as ridge beams, hips and valleys, must be designed as beams, where the roof pitch is less than __________.

Anchored stone and masonry veneer installed over a backing of wood or cold-formed steel must be limited to the first story above grade plane and must not exceed __________ in thickness.

Asphalt shingles must be installed as required by the manufacturer, where the roof slope exceeds ___________ .

Masonry fireplaces must have a combustion air passageway of __________ .

Windows, skylights and sliding glass doors shall have an air infiltration rate of not greater than __________ , when tested in accordance with NFRC 400 or AAMA/WDMA/CSA 101/I.S.2/A440 by an accredited, independent laboratory and listed and labeled by the manufacturer.

A hearth extension a min. of 3/8-inch-thick brick, is permitted where the bottom of the firebox opening in a masonry fireplace is raised a min. of __________ above the top of the hearth extension.

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