Michigan Journeyman Plumber License

The Journeyman Plumber License allows you to do the following work:

  • Plumbing installation and maintenance
  • Potable water
  • Waste water
  • Heaters

A Journeyman Plumber cannot directly contract.

How to Apply for a Journeyman Plumber License in Michigan?

  1. Meet the licensing requirements for the Journeyman Plumber license:
    • Be at least 18 years old.
    • Have at least 6,000 hours of experience for three years minimum as a plumbing apprentice under the supervision of a licensed master plumber.
  2. Complete and submit the application:
    • Fill out the application form for the Journeyman Plumber license.
    • If applying by mail, submit the application and fee to P.O. Box 30255, Lansing, MI, 48909.
    • If applying online:
      1. Go to the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs website
      2. Login or Register for an account (make sure to read and accept the terms and to fill in the contact's information)
      3. Go to “BCC licenses” and then click on “Apply for a License”
      4. Read and accept the terms
      5. Select the Journeyman Plumber license and trade
      6. Complete each step (this includes fee payment online)
  3. Once the application is approved make sure to receive a letter with payment and schedule instructions for the PSI© examination, and schedule the test with the official provider:
    1. Go to the PSI© examination website
    2. Sign in or register with the same credentials as the LARA initial application
    3. Select the corresponding examination and add the information sent by the BCC
    4. Pay and schedule the examination
    5. Take the examination.
  4. After taking and approving the exam, PSI© will notify the board, and the license will be issued.

Michigan Journeyman Plumber License Exam Prep Course

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Michigan Journeyman Plumber License Exam

Below is all the information related to the trade exam, including the official reference list.

Michigan Journeyman Plumber Trade Exam

  • Testing Method: Computer-based testing
  • Testing Company: PSI©
  • Number of Questions: 125
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Time Allowed: 180 Minutes
  • Minimum Passing Score: 70%
  • Subjects Involved:
    • Journeyman Plumber (plumbing theory, the practice of plumbing, knowledge of the state plumbing code,rules and regulations, drainage systems, vent systems, fixtures, and water distribution along with backflow prevention, special waste systems, testing and inspections. Also included is the ability to gather information from an isometric drawing representing the practical side of plumbing).
  • PSI© Journeyman Plumber Official Content Outline

Michigan Journeyman Plumber Book Set

This set of books includes all required references for the Journeyman Plumber exam. Orders placed before 2 PM are shipped the same day via UPS and a tracking number is emailed before 3 PM.

  • MICHIGAN JOURNEYMAN PLUMBER - BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

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