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 Code CE requirement, At Your Pace Online. Once you complete your course we will report the completion of your continuing education to the state for you!

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.

Washington 16 Hour Complete Plumber CE Package

16 Hour Course $ 130.00

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: WA2016-483, WA2015-567, WA2016-020 & WA2016-021


Washington 8 Hour Changes to the 2015 UPC

8 Hour Course $ 80.00

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: WA2016-483


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

4 Hour Course $ 39.00

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.


Washington 4 Hour Plumber Elective - 2014 NEC

4 Hour Course $ 39.00

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: WA2015-567


Washington 2 Hour Plumber Safety

2 Hour Course $ 25.00

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: WA2016-021


Washington 2 Hour Rainwater Harvesting Course

2 Hour Course $ 25.00

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: WA2016-020

Washington State Approval Letters

STATE OF WASHINGTON

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIES

PO Box 44470, Olympia WA 98504-4470

2/12/2018

TIM BELL

@YOUR PACE ONLINE

1383 2ND AVENUE 

GOLD HILL, OR 97525

 

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 

Per WAC 296-400A-028, you are required to provide the department with an accurate typed course completion roster for each course given within 30 days of completion. The roster must include each participant's name, their Washington plumber or plumber trainee certification number, the last 4 digits of thier social security number, the current course number, location, date of completion, the instructor's name and signature. The department uses the completion roster and final evidence that the participant completed the training. If you fail to provide accurate and timely course rosters the department may revoke or suspend the course approval. This roster may be faxed to us at 360.902.5812 (attention plumber certification). If you choose to mail it, please use the address listed above. 

You must also award each participant that completes the course with a certificate. It must include the name of course sponsor, course title, the date the course was completed, current course course approval number, number and type of continuing education hours, participant's name, and their Washington plumber or plumber trainee certificate number. 

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. 

Sincerely,

Plumber Certification Program

360.902.5207

STATE OF WASHINGTON

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIES

PO Box 44470, Olympia WA 98504-4470

2/12/2018

TIM BELL

@YOUR PACE ONLINE

1383 2ND AVENUE 

GOLD HILL, OR 97525

 

Dear Tim Bell:

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

Course ID number: WA2016-021, WA2016-020, WA2015-567, WA2016-483 

Course Title: OSHA Safety Training (expires 1/27/2019), Rainwater Harvesting (expires 1/27/2019), 2014 NEC for WA Plumbers (expires 11/4/2018), WA 8 Hour Changes to the 2015 UPC (expires 7/13/2019)

Course Type: Plumber

Credit type: Ind Related Electrical

Hours credited: 2.0

Internet course: Yes

Correspondance course: No 

Per WAC 296-400A-028, you are required to provide the department with an accurate typed course completion roster for each course given within 30 days of completion. The roster must include each participant's name, their Washington plumber or plumber trainee certification number, the last 4 digits of thier social security number, the current course number, location, date of completion, the instructor's name and signature. The department uses the completion roster and final evidence that the participant completed the training. If you fail to provide accurate and timely course rosters the department may revoke or suspend the course approval. This roster may be faxed to us at 360.902.5812 (attention plumber certification). If you choose to mail it, please use the address listed above. 

You must also award each participant that completes the course with a certificate. It must include the name of course sponsor, course title, the date the course was completed, current course course approval number, number and type of continuing education hours, participant's name, and their Washington plumber or plumber trainee certificate number. 

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. 

Sincerely,

Plumber Certification Program

360.902.5207