Illinois Plumbing Continuing Education

Complete your continuing education online! We are proud to offer one of the first online plumbing continuing education courses that’s approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health.

Skip the classroom and meet the state’s education requirements the convenient way: At Your Pace Online! Our courses are available anytime and on any device. Once you finish your course, we provide an official certificate of completion for your records. Learn more about our state reporting service here.


2018 IPC Update Course

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This course covers important updates to the Plumbing Code including changes to definitions, fixtures, faucets, and fittings requirements, changes to water supply and distribution requirements, changes to sanitary drainage requirements, and important changes to vents, traps, interceptors, and separators. The course also covers common plumbing-related problems and an overview of important safety requirements.

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CE Requirements to Renew an IL Plumbers License

Licensed plumbers in the state of Illinois are required to complete four hours of continuing education every year. If you were just licensed this year, you do not need to complete any continuing education until next year.

Courses must be offered by an approved course sponsor and can cover a range of plumbing topics including:

  • Public health
  • State of Illinois Plumbing License Law
  • Basic principles of plumbing
  • Planning and designing a plumbing system
  • Plumbing materials, fixtures, and equipment
  • Joints and connections
  • Traps and cleanouts
  • Interceptors and separators
  • Hangers and supports
  • Indirect waste piping and special wastes
  • Water supply and distribution system
  • Public and private water supply systems
  • Drainage systems
  • Private sewage disposal systems
  • Vents and venting systems
  • Inspection and testing
  • Job safety
  • Use and care of tools and equipment

State Of Illinois Plumbing License Renewal Deadlines

  • Licenses must be renewed by April 30th, every year.