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Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Certification Description
This certification is designed to test the knowledge that a journey level plumber has of the Uniform Plumbing Code published by the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO). The NITC journey level plumber certification is covered under the scope of NITC's ANSI accredidation. The NITC journey level plumber certification is based on a 100 question written examination consisting of questions on general knowledge of plumbing, drainage, waste and vent, water distribution and fuel gas piping from the 2006 edition of the Uniform Plumbing Code.

Certifying Organization
National Inspection, Testing and Certification Corporation

Certification Details
● Education and Training Required? No
● Work Experience Required? Yes
● Either training or work experience required, but not both? No
● Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes
● Renewal Required? Every 5 Years
● Renew through Continuing Educational Units (CEU)? No
● Renew through Re-Examination? Yes
● Renew through Continuing Professional Development (CPD)? No
● Does applicant have a choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? No

UPC Journeyman Plumber Website

Source: CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL).