These courses are APPROVED by the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries.

Washington Plumbing Continuing Education – Home Study


License Requirements

Effective July 1, 2021, all journey level and residential specialty renewals will require 24 hours of continuing education consisting of:

A minimum of 12 hours of Uniform Plumbing Code (Code), PLUS

A minimum of 4 hours of Industry-Related Electrical (IRE).

The remaining 8 hours can be in any Code, IRE, or Industry-Related Plumbing (IRP) area.

Plumber trainees

You will be required during a two-year period to complete at least 8 hours of plumbing code and at least 4 hours of electrical trade related classes from the currently adopted Washington state plumbing and electrical codes. The remaining 4 hours may be plumbing or electrical trade related classes.You must complete at least 8 hours of continuing education every year to renew your certificate.

For example:If you take 8 hours of Code one year, the following year you must take a minimum of 4 hours of IRE, and another 4 hours in Code, IRE, or IRP.

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Plumbing Continuing Education Courses

Course No.CourseExpiresHoursPrice 
WA2020-4522018 UPC Update2/1/248 hrs (Code)$70
WA2021-360RCW/WAC (Industry Related Electrical)6/7/244 hrs (IRE)$35
WA2020-4542018 UPC Definitions2/1/244 hrs (Code)$35
WA2021-207Safe Job site Electrical Safety3/23/244 hrs (IRE)$35
WA2021-2042020 NEC Definitions3/23/244 hrs (IRE)$35
WA2020-454 WA2021-360 WA2020-452 WA2021-204
WA2021-207
24-hour Package Deal
Includes: WA2020-454 WA2021-360 WA2020-452 WA2021-204 WA2021-207
3/23/2424 hrs$125
SAVE $85!

Once you purchase your course, you can:

  1. Scan and email the answer sheet to plumbingce@gmail.com or
  2. Fax it to 888-246-9280