Maryland Licensing Overview for a Plumber
Licensing for a plumber in Maryland is controlled by the Maryland Department of Labor.
General Guidelines for a Plumber in Maryland
Specific requirements to perform plumber services should be used as a guideline, but make sure to check with your local governing rules and regulations as well.
Who’s allowed to perform these services?
General requirements for a plumber license?
• Apprentice Plumber – You must be at least 16 years of age.
• Journeyman Plumber – You must have held an apprentice license for at least four years and must show proof of 7,500 hours of training under the supervision of a licensed master plumber. You must also have completed 32 hours of training in backflow prevention device testing. You must pass an exam.
• Master Plumber – You must have held a journey license for at least two years. You must show proof of 3,750 hours of training under the supervision of a licensed master plumber. You must pass an exam.
What’s the state licensing site for a plumber?
What are some training programs available for a plumber?
How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?
Renews every two years from date of issue
What are fees associated with licensing?