Virginia Journeyman Conventional Onsite Sewage System Installer License

The Journeyman Conventional Onsite Sewage System Installer License allows you to work under supervision of a master licensee:

  • Conventional onsite sewage systems:
    • Install
    • Construct
    • Repair

How to Get the Journeyman Conventional Onsite Sewage System Installer License in Virginia?

To apply, the candidate must Fulfill one of the following qualifications:

  1. Qualification 1:
    • Prerequisites: Employee, owner, director, or officer of a properly licensed contractor with a Sewage Disposal System (SDS) Specialty issued by the Virginia Board for Contractors
    • Document Qualifying Experience: Six months of full-time experience assisting with the installation of conventional or alternative onsite sewage systems verified by one or more of the following: an Onsite Soil Evaluator, an Onsite Sewage System Installer, a Professional Engineer, or an Authorized Onsite Soil Evaluator
    • No education or exam requirements
  2. Qualification 2:
    • Document Qualifying Experience: One year of full-time experience assisting with the installation of conventional or alternative onsite sewage systems verified by one or more of the following: an Onsite Soil Evaluator, an Onsite Sewage System Installer, a Professional Engineer, or an Authorized Onsite Soil Evaluator
    • No education or exam requirements

Once completed, follow these steps:

  1. Fill out the license application, and an experience verification form
  2. Submit the documents and the corresponding fee to the DPOR
  3. Expect The Department's response in regards to the license

For further information regarding the licensing process, please reach out to the Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation at 804-367-8595