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Residential Plumbing Licensing & Exam Prep

Utah

Residential Journeyman & Master Plumber Licensing & Exam Prep

This page outlines the requirements and abilities of Residential 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 Residential Plumber License.

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Scope of work

What type of work can be done with this license?

Licensed Residential Plumber in Utah
  • Residential Journeyman Plumber

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

  • Residential Master Plumber

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

Requirements & steps

What are the requirements to getting a license?

Residential Plumber License RequirementsResidential Journeyman 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 6,000 hours of training with 432 clock hours of classroom instruction in 3 years as an apprentice
      OR
    • Provide evidence of apprenticeship with 12,000 hours’ on-the-job training in 6 years
 Residential Plumber License RequirementsResidential Master 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
      OR
    • 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 but 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 price, we will beat it by 20%.


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RocketCert customer studying to pass their State exam through the RocketCert website or on the mobile app.
PURCHASE EXAM PREP, BOOKS, & STUDY!

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.

PASS THE STATE EXAM

After studying with RocketCert, you will be on your way to passing the required State exam(s) (see below). Contact PSI at 800-733-9267 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

APPLY FOR YOUR LICENSE

After completing all the steps above, it will be time to apply through DOPL to obtain your Utah Plumbing License. Have questions or concerns with this process (or just a lack of time)? Our licensing specialists can help you with the process.

Exam

Which exam do I need to take?

To schedule your exam, visit psiexams.com or call 800-733-9267.

It’s the exam! Residential Journeyman/Master exam

Plumber Theory Exam

  • Questions: 120
  • Passing Score: 84 correct
  • Time: 4 hours
  • OPEN BOOK

Topics Include: Drainage, Waste and Vents; Indirect Waste; Water Supply Systems; Backflow Prevention; Roof Drains and Storm Drainage Systems; Plumbing Fixtures (including water heaters and accessibility); General Knowledge and General; Specialty Plumbing, Interceptors, and Isometric Analysis; Fuel Gas; Septic and Sewer; Hydronics; Fire Sprinkler Systems


Plumber Practical Exam

  • Number of Projects: 3
  • Passing Scores
    • Copper Brazing: 34 points
    • Plastic Assembly: 33 points
    • Copper Assembly: 33 points
  • Time allowed: 3.5 hours
It’s the exam! Practical Exam Materials

The following items must be brought to the practical examination:

  • Non-programmable calculator (silent, battery-operated, does not have paper tape printing capabilities, and does not have a keyboard containing an alphabet)
  • Torch(es) capable of brazing up to one-inch copper pipe and soldering 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
  • Bricks to support work
  • Safety glasses for soldering*
    • *Safety glasses Due to OSHA Title 29, Subpart E, Section 1926.102 requirements and candidate safety, all candidates will be required to wear safety glasses while soldering during the practical examination.
    • *Important If you do not bring safety glasses to the practical examination, you will NOT be allowed to complete the solder and/or brazing projects and will receive a failing grade on those parts

The following items will be provided at the examination site:

  • Solder/flux
  • Primer/solvent cement (for the plastic pipe project)
  • Brazing alloy rods
  • Scratch paper
Exam Prep, & Books

How do I pass the exam?

The Utah exams are open book. The permitted references below may 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".


The following references may be used during the Theory Exams:


Journeyman AND Master Exams:

2015 International Fuel Gas Code

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$89

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2015 International Mechanical Code

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$89

ADD TO CART

2015 International Plumbing Code

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$89

ADD TO CART
Utah Amendments to the International Fuel Gas Code
Free / Online
Utah Amendments to the International Mechanical Code
Free / Online
Utah Amendments to the International Plumbing Code
Free / Online

These references are also approved to be used during the Journeyman exam:


NFPA 13D, 2013

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$59

ADD TO CART

These references are also approved to be used during the Master exam:


OSHA 1926

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$39

ADD TO CART
Utah Water Quality, Title R317 - 4
Free / Online

The following references are NOT allowed during the Theory Exams, but may be referenced in the exam:


Journeyman and Master:

Mathematics for Plumbers and Pipefitters

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$159

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IPT Pipe Trades Handbook

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$29

ADD TO CART

Also not permitted, but referenced in the Journeyman Theory exam:


Low Pressure Boilers

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$109

ADD TO CART

Also not permitted, but referenced in the Master Theory exam:


Management of Construction Projects: A Constructor's Perspective

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$74

ADD TO CART

Construction Jobsite Management

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$149

ADD TO CART

Utah NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management

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$69

ADD TO CART
Utah Excavator's Guide
Free / Online
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