Washington Plumber Continuing Education

Our plumbing continuing education courses are approved by the Washington State Department of Labor and Industry (DLI).

They are exactly what you need to meet your Plumbing CE requirements, At Your Pace Online. Once you complete your course we will report the completion of your continuing education to the state for you!


Washington 16 Hour Complete Plumber CE Package

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This 16 hour complete CE package is approved by the Washington Department of Labor & Industries. It will meet the 8 required hours of plumbing code, 4 required hours of industry related electrical, and the additional 4 hours of either code or industry related.

This course will cover the following topics:

  • Amendments to the 2015 UPC, with Washington Amendments
  • Electrical Concepts for Plumbers
  • Rainwater Harvesting
  • Safety
  • And much more!

Package ID Numbers: WA2019-432, WA2018-103, WA2019-042 & WA2019-043

3.4 166 Reviews

Washington 8 Hour Changes to the 2015 UPC

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This 8 hour class covers significant changes to the 2015 Uniform Plumbing Code (with Washington Amendments). It reviews every significant change to the 17 chapters of the 2015 UPC.

Every major change covered by the published companion to the UPC, "Guide to Significant Changes" is included along with expanded explanations where needed.

Course ID number: WA2019-432

3.6 80 Reviews

Washington 4 Hour Plumber Elective - 2014 NEC

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This 4 hour course reviews two chapters of the 2014 NEC with special consideration for Plumbers. The course covers the critical changes to Chapters 2 & 3 of the National Electrical Code. This course is approved to meet the 4 hours of Industry Related Electrical continuing education.

Course ID number: WA2018-568

4.0 43 Reviews

Washington 4 Hr Plumber Elective - 2014 NEC Articles 680 - 695

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This continuing education course provides 4 hours of instruction on National Electrical Code related content for plumber/electricians licensed in the state of Washington. The course combines information from several Articles within the National Electrical Code that deal with either installations in wet areas (like pools or ponds), or in dealing with machinery that can convey water, such as fire pumps and irrigation machinery.

3.7 21 Reviews

Washington 2 Hour Rainwater Harvesting Course

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This 2 hour course is approved by the WA Department of Labor and Industries. This course is approved as Industry Related credits. This course will overview the subject of rainwater harvesting.

You will learn why rainwater harvesting is needed, specific water needs in Washington, and the components of a rainwater harvesting system.

Course ID number: WA2019-042

4.0 27 Reviews

Washington 2 Hour Plumber Safety

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This 2 hour course is approved by the WA Department of Labor and Industries. This course is an overview on the subject of Plumber safety.

Learn about:

  • Hazardous Substances
  • Environmental Risks
  • Physical Hazards
  • Flammable or Combustible Material

Course ID number: WA2019-043

4.4 35 Reviews

CE Requirements to Renew a WA Plumber License

  • All Journey Level and Residential Specialty licensees must obtain 16 hours of plumbing continuing education within a two-year renewal cycle. These must include:
    • At least 8 hours of Plumbing Code
    • At least 4 hours of industry-related Electrical (IRE)
    • 4 hours of Code, IRE, or industry-related Plumbing
  • Plumber Trainees must complete 8 of the required 16 hours every year.
Agency Requirements for licensure

Washington State Approval Letters

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State of Washington 

Department of Labor and Industries

PO BOX 44460 Olympia, WA 98504-4460




Tim Bell

@ Your Pace Online

1383 2nd Avenue 

Gold Hill, OR 97525


Dear Tim Bell,


The new courses have been approved: Please use this information when offering them:


Course ID number: WA2019-043

Course Title: OSHA Safety Training 

Course Type: Plumber 

Credit Type: Ind Related Plumbing

Hours credited: 2.00

Effective Date: 1/2/2019

Expiration Date: 1/2/2022

Internet Course: Yes

Correspondence course: No


Course ID number: WA2019-042

Course Title: Rainwater Harvesting

Course Type: Plumber

Credit Type: Ind Related Plumbing

Hourse Credited: 2.00

Effective Date: 01/2/2019

Expiration Date: 01/2/2022

Internet course: Yes

Correspondence Course: No 


If your qualifying credentials are invalidated (e.g., suspension or revocation by the issuing entity) for any reason, approval will be revoked.


When your approval expires, you must submit a new application to renew your instructor status. It is your responsibility to be aware of the expiration date; the department does not send reminder notices. 




Electrical Program

(360) 902-5259



PO Box 44470, Olympia WA 98504-4470




1383 2ND AVENUE 



Dear Tim Bell:

The new course has been approved: Please use this information when offering the course. 

Course ID number: WA2018-103

Course Title: Washington 4 hour Plumber Elective - 2014 NEC

Course Type: Plumber

Credit type: Ind Related Electrical

Hours credited: 4.0

Effective Date: 2/12/2018

Expiration Date: 2/12/2021

Internet course: Yes

Correspondance course: No 


If you wish to renew this course you will be responsible for submitting the renewal prior to the expiration date. If this course is classified as Industry Related Electrical or Plumbing Code Update, you must submit a new application to begin using a new edition of the currently adopted Washington State Electrical Code or Washington State Plumbing Code. 


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