Kansas Plumbing, Heating, Cooling Contractors Association
 Kansas Plumbing, Heating, Cooling Contractors Association

Sedgwick County Licensing

Once you have passed a State of Kansas Plumbing or Mechanical Test Visit Sedgwick County Metropolitan Area Building and Construction Dept.at https://www.sedgwickcounty.org/mabcd/building-contractor-license

Contact Kim Mudd in Regard to Licensing Questions @ 316-660-1809

Journeyman / Master - Certificates - Trade Testing

MABCD requires that journeyman and master trades people (electrical, mechanical, and plumbing) get trade certificates to work in Sedgwick County and the City of Wichita. Please see the sections below that describe requirements for all trades.

New Certificates

Journeyman - Requirements

Mechanical

One year of field experience AND one year of mechanical trade school
OR
Two years of field experience
AND
75 percent or better score on the International Code Council Exam or IAPMO Exam

Plumbing

One year of field experience AND one year of plumbing trade school
OR
Two years of field experience
AND
75 percent or better score on the International Code Council Exam or IAPMO Exam

Master - Requirements

Electrical

Electrical Journeyman
AND
Two years of field experience as a Journeyman

Mechanical

Mechanical Journeyman
AND
Two years of field experience as a Journeyman
OR
Four years of field experience

Plumbing

Plumbing Journeyman
AND
Two years of field experience as a Journeyman
OR
Four years of field experience

  1. Bring a copy of your test results.
  2. Bring a copy of your trade school transcripts (if applicable).
  3. Bring proof of field experience.
  4. Fill out the Trade Certificate application.
  5. Pay the $35 fee.

UPC & UMC TESTING 
IAPMO is proud to offer license testing for Plumbing and Mechanical professionals in Kansas.
 

Online UPC & UMC Testing

To Register for online Kansas UPC & UMC Licensing exam, please go to: 

https://www.iapmo.org/certification-testing/license-testing/kansas

 

Iapmo is partnered with Local 441 in Wichita, Kansas for Journeyman and Master Plumbing and Journeyman and Master Mechanical License testing for UA members and non-members. If you would like information on testing in State of Kansas please contact:certifications@iapmo.org for information or call Janice McNellis at 708.995.3013.

Below Are Continuing Education Requirements to Renew a MABCD License

Renewals

Journeyman and Master

  1. Fill out the Trade Certificate application.
  2. Include your CEUs*
  3. Pay the $35 fee.

*You must have the CEUs COMPLETED by the expiration of your certificate. There are no exceptions.

Twelve CEUs must be completed by the certificate expiration.

Each year every Journeyman and Master are required to complete three (3) trade specific CEUs AND three(3) general CEUs. Certificates are good for two years. This means that six(6) hours of CEUs relating to your specific trade PLUS six(6) hours of CEUs of general trade education must be completed to renew your certificate.

Expired Certificates

Additional CEU hours will be required if the trades person allows their certificate to expire. The table below shows the additional hours and actions if the certificate expires.

Certificate Expire Period Same Year Additional Hours Above Required Hours
April 1 through June 30 1.5 hours
July 1 through    August 31 3 hours
September 1 through December 31 4.5 hours
After expiration year See Section Chief

Kansas Plumbing, Heating, Cooling Contractors Association

1632 S West St

Suite 3  
Wichita, KS 67213 

Phone: 316 943-7100

Email: office@phccks.org

Leave a message if I don't answer & I will return your call.

As always call or email me with questions.

Joleen

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