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Plumbing Licensing & Exam Prep

Montana issues Journeyman and Master Plumbing Licenses once certain experience and exam requirements have been met. You can find all of those compiled into the information below. All of our training is offered in an online self-paced format. Our exam prep is designed to help you pass your test the first time, and is backed with our no pass, no pay policy. All of our courses are available from almost any device, any time. We hope that you will make RocketCert your home to help you obtain your Montana Plumbing License.

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Scope of work

What type of work can be done with this license?

Licensed Plumber in Montana
  • Journeyman Plumber License

    A Journeyman Plumber has the ability to engage in the actual installation, repair, or replacement of plumbing systems.

  • Master Plumbing License

    A Master Plumber has the abilities of a Journeyman with the added abilities of contracting to do, or of superintending the installation, maintenance, or repair of plumbing, or both.

Requirements & steps

What are the requirements to getting a license?

Journeyman Plumbing RequirementsJourneyman Plumber
  • Submit a completed, signed, and notarized application form
  • Pass the Montana Journeyman Plumbing written and practical examinations
  • AND

  • 5 years’ and 7500 aggregate hours of experience in the field of plumbing,
  • Completion of an apprenticeship program meeting the standards set by the Montana Apprenticeship and Training Bureau, or the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship
Master Plumbing RequirementsMaster Plumber
  • Provide evidence of 4 years’ experience as a licensed Journeyman Plumber in the field of plumbing, with 3 years’ experience working with a licensed Master Plumber or in a supervisory capacity in the field of plumbing, which may run concurrently with the 4 years’ experience as a licensed Journeyman Plumber.
  • Submit a completed, signed, and notarized application form
  • Pass the Master Plumbing exam (pre-approval is required)

How do I obtain a license?

To apply for your license, contact the Montana Board of Plumbers at 406-444-6880 or visit Board Website.

4 hours of continuing education is requried for license renewal. Also, Montana has reciprocity agreements with Oregon, Idaho, North Dakota and South Dakota.

With RocketCert, our education is written by a combination of professional educators and industry professionals. Our exam prep is guaranteed to help you pass the exam, and is backed with our no pass, no pay policy. We pride ourselves on providing industry leading customer service. Also, if you find a better original price on any online course that we offer, we will beat it by 10%.

RocketCert customer studying to pass their State exam through the RocketCert website or on the mobile app.
Obtain Pre-approval

Applicants must submit an application to obtain pre-approval from the Board of Plumbers. After being approved, the Board of Plumbers will send an admission letter. Applicants will have to call the testing service GITS (Gainesville Independent Testing Service) at 800-997-2129 to schedule the examination.


Preparing to pass the State exam is a critical part of the licensing process. Failing the exam can result in substantial delays before you are able to work under your license. We offer industry leading exam prep and all of the required books, at an unbeatable price.


After studying with RocketCert, you will be on your way to passing the required State exam(s) (see below). Contact GITS (Gainesville Independent Testing Service) at 800-997-2129 to begin this process. Testing centers are setup throughout the State in larger cities. Pre-approval is required from the testing agency prior to scheduling the exam


After completing all the steps above, it will be time to apply through Montana Board of Plumbers to obtain your Montana Plumbing License.


Which exam do I need to take?

To schedule your exam, call the testing service GITS (Gainesville Independent Testing Service) at 800-997-2129.

It’s the exam! Journeyman Plumber Exam

Written Portion

  • Passing Score: 70% correct
  • Time: 3 hours

Topics include: 2018 Uniform Plumbing Code

Practical Portion

  • Passing Score: 70% correct
  • Time: 3 hours
  • Topics include: The practical examination includes isometric drawings and virtual diagrams

Exam details Master Plumber Exam

  • Total Questions: 100
  • Passing Score: 70% correct
  • Time: 3 hours

Topics include: Plumbing Fixtures and Terminology; Plumbing Fundamentals; Traps, Cleanouts, and Interceptors; Drainage Requirements; Vent Requirements; Water Distribution; Plan and Analysis; Laws and Rules

Exam Prep, & Books

How do I pass the exam?

The Montana exams are open book. The references below are permitted to be tabbed, highlighted, and used during your test! Unfortunately, our online course is NOT permitted to be accessed during the State exam.

The exam prep includes math, isometrics, highlighting guides covering the topics your exam is based on, practice questions for each references, and unlimited attempts on our "test simulation".

Online Exam Prep Includes:

  • Isometrics Lessons - Here, we teach you math concepts for sizing water supply pipe, drain pipe, and vent pipe based on drawings.
  • Highlighting Guides - Introduce the critical information in your book(s). This will familiarize you with each book’s content and its layout.
  • Quizzes - These practice quizzes are based on each individual book/reference. They reinforce key concepts.
  • Test Simulation / Practice Exam - Comprehensive exams randomly generated from our database of questions. Test simulations are restricted by time, and hints are disabled. Test simulations are as close to the real exam as you can get.
  • Guide to Tabbing - This section includes tabbing books and other test taking strategies to keep calm and focused during the exam.

Statutes, Rules and Uniform Plumbing Code book amendments will be provided by the proctor at the examination. The candidates are responsible for bringing their own 2018 Uniform Plumbing Code book.

2021 Uniform Plumbing Code

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In Addition to the References Above, This May Also Be Used During the Master Plumbing Exam:

Mathematics for Plumbers and Pipefitters

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Pre-printed or blank tabs are also available.

2 Book Tab Bundle

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Permanent Blank Tabs - 375 Pack

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About Us

Why should I choose RocketCert?

At RocketCert, we strive to be the best (while having fun in the process). This means having not only the best quality of education, but also industry leading technology. Best yet, we are here for you 7 days a week. Have a question or comment? Give us a call or contact us to send us a message. Ready to begin? Select from the training below and start immediately. Of course, you can resume later!


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