Are you interested in becoming a plumber? If so, you'll need to receive the appropriate training and obtain a license. Depending on the state you live in, the requirements for becoming a licensed plumber may vary. In this article, we'll discuss the requirements for obtaining a plumber's license in various states, as well as the necessary qualifications for providing Plumbing Repair Service.In Indiana, you must obtain a license from the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency. To do so, you must have four years of experience in an approved apprenticeship program. Alternatively, you may be able to transfer your certification from another state.
To become a master plumber, you'll need two years of experience as an official licensed plumber and pass the licensing exam. In Utah, you must obtain your plumbing license from the Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing. To become a master plumber in Texas, you'll need four years of experience as a licensed officer and at least three of those years working with a master plumber or as a plumbing supervisor. In North Carolina, while there are no state licenses for plumbers at the officer or teacher level, to work in the plumbing industry, you must be a licensed contractor or work for someone who is a licensed contractor. To qualify for your plumbing contractor license, you'll need a total of six years of experience (and at least 1900 hours a year) as a plumber or apprentice plumber.
You'll also need to show that you're working under the supervision of a licensed plumber (either an officer or a teacher).In New York, there is no universal test that is performed statewide. However, if you live in Missouri, Kansas, Pennsylvania, Nebraska or Wyoming, you don't need a statewide plumber's license. To obtain your traveling plumber license, you must first complete an internship program and have received at least 8,000 hours (a minimum of four years) of training from a licensed plumber. To qualify for your plumber teacher license, you must have a minimum of six months of experience as an officer and pass the state plumber teacher license exam. Finally, to get your traveling plumber license, you need a minimum of four years of experience and 576 hours of classroom instruction.