The Value of the Indiana Plumbing License Law
Why It is Important to the Consumer
The Indiana Plumbing License Law establishes the rules for training, testing and licensing of plumbers and apprentice plumbers. Licensing helps ensure these individuals are knowledgeable and skilled and will build, install and maintain plumbing in a manner that complies with code. The law was created to protect the public health.
The Indiana Plumbing License Law:
- Requires applicants taking the Indiana State Plumbing Exam to have successfully completed 4 years of classroom instruction and a minimum of 7600 hours of on the job training
- Requires apprentices to pass a practical exam before applying to take the written exam Gives authority to local inspectors to ask to see the plumbing license (IC 25-28.5-1-35)
- Requires plumbers and apprentices to carry a copy of their license
- Requires anyone who holds themselves out to be a plumber to be licensed
- Relieves a purchaser from paying for plumbing performed by unlicensed or unregistered persons
Call a licensed plumber; it’s the law.
Rick Doyle, Owner
Precision Plumbing Services, Inc
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