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New continuing education requirements for Washington State
All journeyman and residential specialty plumbers must obtain 16 hours of continuing education within a two-year renewal cycle. Plumber trainees must complete 8 of the required 16 hours every year. All of these required courses must be taken within the renewal cycle. Classes must be from the approved course list. Within each two-year cycle, you must complete: § A minimum of 8 hours of Plumbing Code (Code), plus § A minimum of 4 hours of Industry-Related Electrical (IRE), plus § 4 additional hours from Code, IRE or Industry-related Plumbing (IRP) All Pump and Irrigation and Domestic Pump Plumbers must obtain 24 hours of continuing education within a three-year renewal cycle. These 24 hours of continuing education can be from any category of our approved course list.