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Plumbing Code

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*Please note that Plumbing Code is not a Chapter 74 certified program.*

About the Program

Anyone planning to take the Massachusetts examination for the Journeyman Plumbing License must first complete five required courses: Plumbing Code Tiers 1-5.

State regulations permit students to take both Tier I and Tier II during the same calendar year, allowing students to finish the five plumbing tiers in four years. 

Apprentice plumbers must complete the five-tier curriculum in order to be eligible to test for the journeyman plumber's license.

A valid Massachusetts apprenticeship card must be obtained before registering for Tiers II-V.  If you have an application pending, please contact our office for more information at 781-861-7150.

Minuteman recommends students submit apprentice paperwork to the Board of State Examiners of Plumbers and Gas Fitters by November 1 of each year to allow for ample processing time.
 

Plumbing Code Tier I

  • Will be offered in the fall of 2022. Details will be shared soon.

Plumbing Code Tier II

  • Will be offered in the fall of 2022. Details will be shared soon.
  • Students must have completed the Tier I course and be a registered apprentice working in the plumbing trade.

Plumbing Code Tier III

  • September 26-November 30, 2022
  • Mondays & Wednesdays, 5:00-8:00 PM
  • Registration and course details here
  • Students must have completed the Tier II course and be a registered apprentice working in the plumbing trade.

Plumbing Code Tier IV

  • September 27, 2022-April 11, 2023
  • Tuesdays, 5:00-9:00 PM
  • Registration and course details here
  • Students must have completed the Tier III course and be a registered apprentice working in the plumbing trade.

Plumbing Code Tier V

  • September 29, 2022-April 13, 2023
  • Thursdays, 5:00-9:00 PM
  • Registration and course details here 
  • Students must have completed the Tier IV course and be a registered apprentice working in the plumbing trade.

Tuition

  • Cost:  $950.00 (includes latest Massachusetts code book)
     

  • Payment options:  Full payment upon registration or a minimum payment of $300 with two additional payments to follow at $325 each.