Plumbing Apprenticeship

Certificate Description

The Plumbing Apprenticeship program satisfies the educational requirements to take the State Journeyman Plumber Exam. To complete the entire Apprentice Plumbing Program, an individual must be licensed through the State and work under the supervision of a licensed Journeyman Plumber. A basic assessment is required prior to enrolling. This program provides a solid understanding of the International Plumbing Code (IPC), its layout, and the requirements for different plumbing systems and parts of those systems. This program discusses the processes, parts, and risks involved with the various plumbing systems as well as the safety equipment and measures that are in place to protect plumbers and the public alike.

Plumbing Apprenticeships must register for licensure through the Utah State Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing,


  • Determine the application of the International Plumbing Code (IPC)
  • Demonstrate how to navigate the International Plumbing Code (IPC)
  • Calculate sizing of various piping, including natural gas, supply, and waste lines
  • Demonstrate the application of the International Fuel Gas Code
  • Demonstrate the application of the International Mechanical Code
  • Demonstrate practical application of plumbing mathematics
  • Apply critical and practical thinking skills necessary to pass the State Journeyman’s


The following are the requirements for obtaining a Plumber License:

  • Requirements for Plumbing Apprenticeship
    • Be at least 18 years of age (16 years if registered through the United States Department of Labor Office of Apprenticeship ) at the time of application.
    • Obtain a sponsoring journeyman (employer) for your apprenticeship.
    • Complete and submit a Licensing Application for Plumbing Apprenticeship and pay the licensing fee.
  • Residential Journeyman Plumber Requirements:
    • Complete three years (6000 hours) of On-the-Job Training and 540 hours (6 semesters) of apprentice education as a licensed apprentice.
    • Apply for and pass the Utah Residential Journeyman Plumber Exam with a minimum score of 70%.
  • Journeyman Plumber Requirements:
    • Complete four years (8000 hours) of On-the-Job Training and 720 hours (8 semesters) of education as a licensed apprentice.
    • Apply for and pass the Utah Journeyman Plumber Exam with a minimum score of 70%

Downloads: Information for Plumbing Apprenticeship

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Additional Requirements

To increase the opportunity for success in Bridgerland Technical College Apprentice Plumber program, students must take Bridgerland Technical College’s assessment test prior to enrolling in the program. This a Career Ready Assessment: Career Ready Math (4), Locating Info (4), Reading (4). Call (435) 750-3188 to schedule an appointment. Need a review? Get a sneak peek at the Assessment Center or enroll directly into the Academic Learning Center by calling (435) 753-6780.

Please Note: A composite ACT score of 17 or a composite SAT score of 930 can waive assessment requirements if taken no more than four years prior to enrollment.

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Logan Campus Application

Registration Begins July 5, 2023

Class Name Class Date Day Time Code Cost
Plumbing IA Aug 28 - Dec 11 M  W 6 - 9 pm TEPL 1110 01 LC $376
Plumbing IIA Aug 29 - Dec 12 Tu  Th 6 - 9 pm TEPL 1210 01 LC $376
Plumbing IIIA Aug 28 - Dec 11 M W 6 - 9 pm TEPL 1310 01 LC $376
Plumbing IVA Aug 29 - Dec 12 Tu Th 6 - 9 pm TEPL 1410 01 LC $376

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Estimated Tuition & Fees

$3,005 - this is an estimate.
Course fees may vary.

Pell Eligible: No

Must Pay:

$376 - paid per quarter

Campus Locations

Logan Campus

Quick Facts

Certificate Duration

24 credits - 4 Years

Hours per Week


Certificate Availability

New Apprentice Plumber students start in August.

Outcome Data

License required for Journeyman level - State of Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing

Apprentice Plumber is an independent apprenticeship program and is not accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE).

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Hours of Operation

Logan Campus - Main
Telephone: 435-753-6780

Student Services
Monday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Wednesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Thursday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: 8 am - 4 pm
Sat/Sun: Closed


Brigham City Campus
Telephone: 435-734-0614

Student Services
Monday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Tuesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Thursday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Friday: 7:30 am - 3 pm
Sat/Sun: Closed


Logan Campus - Main . 435-753-6780
1301 North 600 West, Logan, UT 84321

Brigham City Campus . 435-734-0614
325 West 1100 South Brigham City, UT 84302