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, 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.
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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 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.


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 State Approval Letters

Iowa Department of Public Health

 

June 22, 2016

 

David Modica

At Your Pace Online

531 NE F Street Grants Pass, OR 97526

 

Dear David Modica,

Congratulations! Your application for continuing education course approval has been approved for continuing education credit as follows:

 

PMSB Course Number: CEUL191852

Course Name: Iowa 4 Hour 2016 Plumbing Code Update

Issue Date: June 21,2016

Expiration Date: June 21,2019

Categories of Approval & # of Hours Plumbing Code - 4 Hours

 

PMSB Course Number: CEUL20207l

Course Name: Iowa 2 Hour 2016 Plumbing Code Class I

Issue Date: August 1,1,2017

Expiration Date: August 14,2020

Categories of Approval & # of Hours Awarded: 2 Hours Plumbing code

 

PMSB Course Number: CEUL2O2O72

Course Name: Iowa 2 Hour 2016 Plumbing Code Class Part 2

Issue Date: August 14, 2017

Expiration Date: August 14, 2020

Categories of Approval & # of Hours Awarded: 2 Hours Plumbing code

 

 

 

 

Please do not give out the above Course ID number until the end of class. The ID number should be listed on both the roster and certificate of completion. In addition, the board has asked that you advise participants that a brief online CEU course survey is available on our website at: http://idph.iowa.gov/pmsb/ under the "Continuing Education" link.

As a reminder, board rules require you to provide a Certificate of Completion to each course attendee at the end of the class. In addition, you are also required to submit a classroom roster to our office with all the required information on our sample roster sheet, along with the instructor's signature.

 

Course approval is valid for three years. Prior to course expiration, please download and submit an application for continuing education course renewal. If the instructor qualifications or course content has changed, you must submit a new application for continuing education course approval. As you know, courses can only be taught by board-approved instructors. Please ensure the instructor approval is valid and current prior to the course date.

All application and renewal forms are available on our website under the Continuing Education tab. If you have not already done so, and you want this course listed on the Training Calendar available on our website, please submit a "Schedule of Course Notification Form" as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact the board office at (866) 280-1521.

 

Sincerely.

Kelly Barge Clerk Specialist

 

Plumbing & Mechanical Systems Board website http://idph.iowa.gov/PMSB Lucas State Office Building, 321 E. 12th Street, Des Moines, IA 50319-0075 H 866/280-1521 • Fax: 515/281-6114 Relay iowa 711 or 1 800-735-2942 (TTY)