Iowa Plumbing Continuing Education


We are approved by the Iowa Plumbing & Mechanical Systems Board to offer continuing education.

Take the continuing education to renew your IA plumbers license today. All of our courses can be completed At Your Pace Online to help you meet the state's requirements to maintain your license. Once you finish your class you will have an official certificate of completion to save for your records. Once you finish your class you will have an official certificate of completion to save for your records, and we will report your course completion to the state for you.

CE Requirements to Renew an IA Plumbers License


  • All Master and Journeyman plumbers are required to obtain continuing education as a condition of license renewal.
  • Licensees with a single license must take 8 hours of CE, and 4 hours of this can be taken online, prior to license renewal.
  • Anyone who holds any combination of Mechanical & Plumbing licenses must obtain 16 hours, 8 of which can be done online.
  • All license renewals must be completed by June 30th every 3 years.

IA 8 Hour Plumbing and Mechanical Combination Course

8 Hour Course $ 99.00

This course is approved with the Iowa Plumbing and Mechanical Systems Board for 4 Hour of Plumbing Code and 4 Hours of Mechanical Code. It will satisfy 8 hours of continuing education credits for any combination Mechanical & Plumbing licensee.


Iowa 4 Hr 2016 Plumbing Code Updates

4 Hour Course $ 40.00

This course is approved with the Iowa Plumbing and Mechanical Systems Board for four hours of continuing education devoted to the Iowa Plumbing Code, highlighting the changes made to the 2015 Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC), the reasons the IAPMO Technical Committee made the changes, and the amendments to the UPC for Iowa.

This course covers:

  • Iowa Amendments

  • Significant Changes to the 2015 Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC)


Iowa 2 Hour 2016 Plumbing Code Class Part 1

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

This 2-hour class fulfills the continuing education requirement for Iowa plumbers that requires at least two hours of content on the Iowa Plumbing Code. The class provides an introduction to the Code, comprehensive coverage of all the newly added Iowa amendments for the 2016 edition, and a review of significant changes to Chapters 1 through 5 of the 2015 UPC on which the Iowa Plumbing Code is based.

  • An introduction to the 2016 Iowa Plumbing Code

  • Full coverage of every Iowa amendment when adopting the 2015 Uniform Plumbing Code, with a focus on new amendments for this edition;

  • An introduction to the 2015 UPC and discussion of the reorganization of Chapter 1; and

  • A clear, concise review of every significant change to Chapter 2 (Definitions), Chapter 3 (General Regulations), Chapter 4 (Fixtures and Fittings), and Chapter 5 (Water Heaters) of the 2015 UPC.


Iowa 2 Hour 2016 Plumbing Code Class Part 2

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

This 2-hour class fulfills the continuing education requirement for Iowa plumbers that requires at least two hours of content on the Iowa Plumbing Code. The class provides a brief introduction to the Code followed by a thorough going review of significant changes to Chapters 6 through 17 of the 2015 UPC, the model code that forms the basis of the 2016 Iowa Plumbing Code.

  • An introduction to the 2016 Iowa Plumbing Code;

  • A clear, concise review of every significant change to Chapter 6 (Water Supply), Chapter 7 (Sanitary Drainage), Chapter 8 (Indirect Wastes), Chapter 9 (Vents), Chapter 10 (Traps and Interceptors), Chapter 12 (Fuel Gas Piping), Chapter 13 (Health Care Facilities), and Chapter 17 (Referenced Standards) of the 2015 UPC;

  • A valuable discussion of every significant change in the 2015 UPC to the two Chapters on non potable water supply, Chapter 15 (Alternate Water Sources) and Chapter 16 (Rainwater Catchment Systems); and

  • A brief summary and end to the class.