WA State CEU Requirements

Select a license type below to view the WA State requirements for your trade:

Electrical Trainees

Effective July 1, 2013, all Washington State Electrical Trainees are required to complete 48 hours of basic classroom training prior to renewing their trainee card every two years.

All Electrical training CEU's must be conducted in a classroom setting and include an exam. Internet and correspondence courses are not allowed.

Electrical Journey-level, Administrators and Masters

All Washington State Journey-level, Administrator, or Master Electricians must complete 24 hours of continuing education prior to license renewal every three years. Continuing education hours must include:

  • 8 hours NEC Update
  • 4 hours RCW/WAC Update
  • 12 hours Industry Related

Journey-level Plumbers

All Washington State Journey-level or Residential Plumbers must complete 16 hours of continuing education prior to license renewal every 2 years. Continuing education hours must include:

  • 8 hours Plumbing Code
  • 4 hours Industry Related Electrical
  • 4 additional hours Plumbing Code, Industry Related Electrical or Industry Related Plumbing

Plumber Trainees

All Washington State Plumber Trainees must complete 8 hours of continuing education prior to annual license renewal. Each year continuing education hours must include (required categories will alternate from one year to the next):

    • 8 hours Plumbing Code
OR
  • 4 hours Industry-Related Electrical and
  • 4 additional hours Plumbing Code, Industry Related Electrical or Industry Related Plumbing

CITC provides Continuing Education to meet the requirements of the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries. Please contact L&I directly for licensing information.

Washington State Department of Labor & Industries

Electrical Division Plumbing Division
P.O. Box 44810 Olympia, WA 98504-4420 PO Box 44470 Olympia, WA 98504-4420
P: 360-902-5269 F: 360-902-5296 P: 360-902-5207 F: 360-902-5812 
Email: ElectricalProgram@lni.wa.gov Email: Plumbers@lni.wa.gov