There are many steps that an aspiring Master plumber has to go through in order to get a Master plumber license/certification.
It takes about five years in the field in order to be eligible to even take the exam.
Each of those years has to be under the supervision of a licensed plumber in order for them to count towards applying to take the Master plumber exam.
The first step in the process to get a Master plumber license is to become a plumber’s apprentice. During this part of the process to getting a master plumber license, the apprentices go through a plumber training program either before or during the time that they are working each day under the supervision of a Journeyman or Master plumber.
They learn the basic skills that they need in order to work in the field, including math, science, mechanical drawing, flooring and woodworking, as well as handling electricity.
Apprentices have to spend four thousand hours under supervision of a Journeyman or Master plumber before being able to take a Tradesman licensing exam.
This is only the first step towards the Master plumber license and is the first license that a plumber is able to get. It is limited in scope since the plumber still has a lot to learn.
After the Tradesman license, the plumber must still train for another four thousand hours under Journeyman or Master plumbers in order to be eligible to take the Journeyman’s exam. During the four thousand hours, the Tradesman plumber has to learn more about the different types of pipes that are used in the trade, along with the tubing, fittings and valves that go with them.
They learn how to make calculations and work with handle power tools. In addition, they learn to trouble shoot and problem solve in more efficient ways. Once the four thousand hours are finished the plumber can take the Journeyman’s exam.Let’s say that you learned how to become a plumber a number of years ago.
You have been working in that field and now you want to advance to master plumber. How do you go about that? Here are some general tips to help you become a plumber, master class.
First, remember that each state has its own requirements for those who want to become a plumber and for those who want to advance in class. For advancement to master class, you must have worked as a journeyman for a set number of years and you must have academic instructions as well.
Classroom courses vary from state to state but generally include subjects such as advanced geometry, algebra, blueprint reading and drafting, cost estimating, chemistry, safety, and local building codes.
Like others who want to become a plumber, a master plumber must be able to use and read blueprints as well as a variety of tools in order to install, service, maintain, and repair water, drainage, and sewage systems.
A master plumber is also required to plan and supervise work that may involve dangerous conditions such as working on gas, drainage, or waste systems. For this reason, they must be well-versed in all areas of the job as well as safety regulations.
And, like others who become a plumber, master plumbers may work for their own company or they may work for someone else, including municipal facilities such as gas and water companies
Master Plumber Salary
The average Master Plumber in the US makes around $75K per year. Master plumbers may work for a company, or themselves and their supervisory roles may vary quite a bit.
Most individuals in this job have more than five years’ experience in related jobs.The salary for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
The final step in the process to get a Master plumber’s license is to work for one more year under a Master plumber’s supervision as a Journeyman plumber.
During this time the plumber learns even more about supervising other plumbers, customer service, building codes, and planning plumbing systems in more and more complex situations. That way, when the year is up and the plumber is able to take the exam, he will be able to complete the part of the exam that deals with the planning of a plumbing system in a multi-level building.
If you are interested in learning how to become a plumber, or wish to learn more about advancing to master class, check out the internet.
There is a wealth of information available on online plumbing coursework that can be used for state exam purposes as well as for getting the foundational education you will need to have in order to work in this field.
Additional resources: UA