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 8 Hour 2018 UPC Update Course
This course satisfies the continuing education requirement for Journey Level, Residential Specialty Plumbers, and Plumber Trainees to take a minimum of eight hours of Plumbing Code Update content, and is also accepted as CE credit for domestic pump and pump and irrigation plumbers.
Washington 24 Hour Complete Plumbing Package
This 24-hour course will cover a number of important topics including:
- 2 hours of Idustry Related Plumbing credit on Plumber Safety.
- 2 hours of Idustry Related Plumbing credit on the topic of Rainwater Harvesting.
- 4 hours of Industry Related Plumbing credit.
- 4 hours of Industry Related Electrical topics.
- 4 hours of plumbing code credit on 2018 UPC changes.
- 8 hours of Washington Amendments and 2018 UPC Code.
Course ID numbers: WA2019-043, WA2019-042, WA2020-448, WA2020-447, WA2021-259, WA2021-511
Washington 4 Hour 2020 NEC Changes to Chapters 1 & 3
This course satisfies the continuing education requirement for Journey Level, Residential Specialty Plumbers, and Plumber Trainees to take a minimum of four hours of Industry-Related Electrical content, and is also accepted as CE credit for domestic pump and pump and irrigation plumbers.
Washington 4 Hour 2018 UPC Update Course
This class offers the additional four hours of continuing education (CE) based on the currently adopted UPC now needed to renew Washington plumbing licenses, as part of the overall increase from 16 to 24 hours of CE required as of July 1, 2021. It focuses on how to navigate and use the UPC, best practices for applying 2018 UPC provisions on sanitary drainage, and how the UPC and related materials are addressing the reopening of buildings left vacant during the pandemic and the related hazard of legionella.
Course ID number: WA2021-259
Washington 4 Hour Industry-Related Plumbing (IRP) Course
This class for journey level and residential specialty plumbers contains 4 hours of industry-related content that are designed to help with renewal of a license. This class examines three related topics: sanitary drainage systems, gray water systems, and onsite sewage systems.
Course ID number: WA2021-511
Washington 2 Hour Rainwater Harvesting Course
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
Washington 2 Hour Plumber Safety
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.
- Hazardous Substances
- Environmental Risks
- Physical Hazards
- Flammable or Combustible Material
Course ID number: WA2019-043
CE Requirements to Renew a WA Plumber License
Washington Journey Level Plumbers are required to complete 24 hours of continuing education, every three years.
The 24 hours must include:
- 12 hours of Plumbing Code (Code)
- 4 hours of Industry-Related Electrical content (IRE)
- 8 hours of either Plumbing Code, Industry-Related Electrical, or Industry-Related Plumbing content (Code, IRE, or IRP)
All continuing education hours must be completed within a three-year renewal cycle.
State Of Washington Plumbing License Renewal Deadlines
- Your plumbing license expires on your birthday, every three years.