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Journeyman & Master Plumber Licensing & Exam Prep

This page outlines the requirements and abilities of Journeyman and Master Plumbers. Plumber license applicants are required to pass two exams unless certain requirements are met. Once the license is obtained, licensees must complete 12 hours of continuing education prior to each license renewal.

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 Utah Plumber License.

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Scope of work

What type of work can be done with this license?

Licensed Plumber in Utah
  • Journeyman Plumber

    A Journeyman Plumber is licensed to engage in the plumbing trade as limited to the plumbing of buildings.

  • Master Plumber

    A Master Plumber is licensed to engage in the plumbing trade as limited to the plumbing of buildings.

Requirements & steps

What are the requirements to getting a license?

Plumber License RequirementsJourneyman Plumber
  • Pass the Plumbing Theory and Plumber Practical exams
  • Obtain General Liability Insurance ($100,000 per incident, $300,000 total) and Workers Compensation Insurance
  • Applicants must also:
    • Complete 8,000 hours of training with 576 clock hours of classroom instruction in 4 years
    • Provide evidence of apprenticeship with 16,000 hours’ on-the-job training in 8 years
 Plumber License RequirementsMaster Plumber
  • Pass the Plumbing Theory and Plumber Practical exams
  • Obtain General Liability Insurance ($100,000 per incident, $300,000 total) and Workers Compensation Insurance
  • Applicants must also:
    • Complete the “Verification of Supervisory Plumbing Experience for Master Applicants” form
    • 4,000 hours of supervisory experience verified by:
      • Tax Forms: W2 or K1
      • 2,000 hours from an associate of applied science degree or equivalent accredited program transcripts
  • Journeyman Plumber license holders do not need to retake the practical exam

How do I obtain a license?

To apply for your license, contact the Utah The Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing at 801-530-6628 or visit their website.

12 hours of continuing education is required each licensing period prior to renewal. Utah has no reciprocity agreements.

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.

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 ProV at 877-228-3926 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 DOPL to obtain your Utah Plumbing License.


Which exam do I need to take?

To schedule your exam, visit To schedule your exam, visit ProV.com or call 877-228-3926.

It’s the exam! Journeyman/Master Plumbing Exams

Plumber Written Exam:

  • Questions: 100
  • Passing Score: 70% correct
  • Time: 4 hours

Topics Include:

  • Basic Valves
  • Drain, Waste, and Vent DWV
  • Fire Sprinkler
  • Fuel Gas
  • Hydronics
  • Indirect & Special Waste
  • Pipe Fittings
  • Plumbing Drawing
  • Plumbing Fixtures
  • Plumbing Math
  • Plumbing Safety
  • Structural Penetration, Insulation
  • Water Heaters
  • Water Supply

Plumber Practical Exam:

  • Number of Projects: 2
  • Time allowed: 2.5 hours
  • Possible Points:
    • Plastic Assembly: 37 points
    • Copper Assembly: 37 points

  • Note: One of the two projects will include a rolling offset.
It’s the exam! Practical Exam Materials

The following items must be brought to the practical examination:

  • Non-programmable calculator (silent, battery-operated, no alphabetical keyboard, no paper tape)
  • Torch capable of soldering 1" copper assembly project.
  • 1 tape measure
  • 1 tubing cutter (copper)
  • 1 tubing cutter (PVC Schedule 40)
  • 1 reamer
  • 1 level with 45 degree reading
  • 1 framing or carpenter’s square
  • Tools to perform copper and plastic pipe assemblies
  • All consumables, including:
    • Solder / flux
    • Primer / solvent cement (for plastic pipe project)
  • Safety glasses for soldering*
  • Project materials (specified below)

Candidates are responsible for bringing all material to complete the projects. Below is the minimum material needed to complete the projects.

    Copper Project:

  • 16" length of 1" Pipe
  • 30" length of 3/4" Pipe
  • One - 1" x 3/4" cu Tee
  • Two - 1" copper caps
  • Three - 3/4" copper 45° elbows
  • Two - 3/4" copper 90° elbows
  • One - 3/4" copper MIP adapter

  • PVC Project:

  • 15-3/4" length of 1" Pipe
  • 36" length of 3/4" Pipe
  • One - 1" x 3/4" PVC Tee
  • Two - 1" PVC caps
  • Two - 3 - 3/4" PVC 45° elbows
  • Two - 3/4" PVC 90° elbows
  • One - 3/4" PVC MIP adapter
Exam Prep, & Books

How do I pass the exam?

The Utah 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.

The following references may be used during the Written Exams:

2021 International Fuel Gas Code

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2021 International Mechanical Code

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2021 International Plumbing Code

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OSHA 1926

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NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2016

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Pre-printed or blank tabs are also available.

3-4 Book Tab Bundle

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Permanent Blank Tabs - 375 Pack

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