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 course, we provide an official certificate of completion for your records. Learn more about our state reporting service here.


IA 2021 UPC Update Part 1

clock hour icon 4h course

This online course for Iowa covers important changes to he 2021 Uniform Plumbing Code. Topics include: how changes are shown in he 2021 UPC, high-level changes to each chapter and appendix, significant changes to Chapter 2, Definitions, changes to Chapter 3, General Regulations, changes to Chapter 4, Plumbing Fixtures, changes to Chapter 5, Water Heaters, and changes to Chapter 6, Water Supply and Distribution.

Plumbing Code: 4 hours

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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 prior to license renewal.
    • 2 hours safety (Iowa Occupational Health & Safety)
    • 2 hours code (applicable plumbing or mechanical code)
    • 4 hours discipline (must be in current license discipline only)
  • Anyone who holds any combination of Mechanical & Plumbing licenses must obtain 16 hours.
    • 4 hours safety (Iowa Occupational Health & Safety)
    • 2 hours mechanical code
    • 2 hours plumbing code
    • 8 hours discipline (must be in one or combination of disciplines)
  • Only half of the total hours required can be completed online.

State Of Iowa Plumbing License Renewal Deadlines

  • All license renewals must be completed by June 30, every 3 years (2026, 2029, 2032).
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