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Utah Plumber License General FAQ

Individuals must be licensed to perform any type of plumbing work without a licensed supervisor.

  • Journeyman Plumber - means a person licensed under this chapter as a journeyman plumber having the qualifications, training, experience, and technical knowledge to engage in the plumbing trade.
  • Residential Journeyman Plumber - means a person licensed under this chapter as a residential journeyman plumber having the qualifications, training, experience, and knowledge to engage in the plumbing trade as limited to the plumbing of residential buildings.
  • Master Plumber - means a person licensed under this chapter as a master plumber having the qualifications, training, experience, and knowledge to properly plan and layout projects and supervise persons in the plumbing trade.
  • Residential Master Plumber - means a person licensed under this chapter as a residential master plumber having the qualifications, training, experience, and knowledge to properly plan and layout projects and supervise persons in the plumbing trade as limited to the plumbing of residential buildings.
  1. Meet state requirements
    • Complete 8,000 hours of training in four years including 576 clock hours of classroom instruction as an apprentice
      OR
    • 16,000 hours of on the job training and instruction in 8 years as an apprentice
      See the Plumber Licensing Act Rule for more details https://dopl.utah.gov/laws/R156-55c.pdf
  2. Complete a Journeyman Plumber Application Online or in Hard Copy
  3. Pay the $110 non-refundable application processing fee
  4. Pass the Utah plumber's written and practical exams - study for your test!
  1. Meet state requirements
    • Complete 6,000 hours of training in three years including 432 clock hours of classroom instruction as an apprentice
      OR
    • 12,000 hours of on the job training and instruction in six years as an apprentice
      See the Plumber Licensing Act Rule for more details https://dopl.utah.gov/laws/R156-55c.pdf
  2. Complete a Journeyman Plumber Application Online or in Hard Copy
  3. Pay the $110 non-refundable application processing fee
  4. Pass the Utah plumber's written and practical exams - study for your test!
  1. Meet state requirements
    • "Verification of Supervisory Plumbing Experience for Master Level Applicants” form
    • Verification of meeting the required 4,000 hours of supervisory experience.
      Verification may be in the form of W2 or K1 tax forms. 2,000 hours may be verified on transcripts documenting an associate of applied science or equivalent from an accredited program.
  2. Complete a Master Plumber Application Online or in Hard Copy
  3. Pay the $110 non-refundable application processing fee
  4. Pass the Utah plumber's written and practical exams - study for your test!
    NOTE: If you have your Journeyman plumber license you do not have to retake the practical exam.
  1. Meet state requirements
    • “Verification of Supervisory Plumbing Experience for Master Level Applicants” form
    • Verification of meeting the required 4,000 hours of supervisory experience.
      Verification may be in the form of W2 or Schedule K1 tax forms. 2,000 hours may be verified on transcripts documenting an associate of applied science or equivalent from an accredited program.
  2. Complete a Master Plumber Application Online or in Hard Copy
  3. Pay the $110 non-refundable application processing fee
  4. Pass the Utah plumber's written and practical exams - study for your test!
Journeyman & Master Plumber Exams

International Plumbing Code

  • IPC Chapter 1 - Administration, Scope and Intent/Purpose
  • IPC Chapter 2 - Definitions and Symbols
  • Plumbing Math
  • IPC Chapter 3 - General Regulations
  • IPC Chapter 4 - Fixtures, Faucets, and Fixture Fittings
  • IPC Chapter 5 - Water Heaters
  • IPC Chapter 6 - Water Supply and Distribution
  • IPC Chapter 7 - Sanitary Drainage
  • IPC Chapter 8 - Indirect and Special Waste
  • IPC Chapter 9 - Vents
  • IPC Chapter 10 - Traps, Interceptors and Separators
  • IPC Chapter 11 - Storm Drainage
  • IPC Chapter 13 - Nonpotable Water Systems
  • IPC Chapter 14 - Subsurface Landscape Irrigation Systems
  • Appendix E
  • Isometrics
  • Private Sewage Systems
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • Hands-On Practical Application
  • Practice Test

Bonus Materials

  • Reading and Understanding the PSI Bulletin
  • Books That You Should Have During the Exam
  • Effective Study Techniques
Master Plumber Only

Business and Law

  • Accounting and Financial Management
  • Project Management
  • Estimating and Bidding
  • Contracts
  • Labor Law
  • Safety - OSHA
  • Risk Management
  • Tax Law
  • Blue Stakes
  • Master Plumber Isometrics

State of Utah Department of Commerce
Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing

160 East 300 South, P.O. Box 146741
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6741
www.dopl.utah.gov

telephone (801) 530-6628
toll-free in Utah (866) 275-3675
fax (801) 530-6511

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