2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 145. Plumbing and fire protection systems and swimming pool plan review.
145.07 Licenses and registration; examinations.

145.07

145.07 Licenses and registration; examinations.

145.07(2)

(2) Application for a master or journeyman plumber's examination, temporary permit or license shall be made to the department with fees. Unless the applicant is entitled to a renewal of license, a license shall be issued only after the applicant passes a satisfactory examination showing fitness. No such license or permit shall be transferable.

145.07(3)

(3) An applicant for examination for licensure as a master plumber shall submit evidence satisfactory to the department as follows:

145.07(3)(a)

(a) A specific record of not less than 1,000 hours per year experience for 3 or more consecutive years as a licensed journeyman plumber in this state; or

145.07(3)(b)

(b) Graduation in engineering from a school or college approved by the department.

145.07(4)

(4) An applicant for examination for licensure as a journeyman plumber shall submit evidence satisfactory to the department that he or she has completed a plumbing apprenticeship under s. 106.025.

145.07(5)

(5) Any resident who has been actively engaged in this state in a limited type of plumbing installation work for a period of not less than 1,000 hours per year for 2 or more consecutive years as a licensed journeyman plumber (restricted) may be examined for licensure as a master plumber (restricted).

145.07(6)

(6) Applicants for examination for licensure as a journeyman plumber (restricted) shall have completed one continuous year of work experience consisting of not less than 1,000 hours per year and give evidence of completion of shop training and related instruction as the department by rule requires.

145.07(7)

(7)

145.07(7)(a)

(a) A person shall be registered as a registered learner with the department without examination or training prequalifications and shall not be required to be employed under an apprentice contract under s. 106.01.

145.07(9)

(9) Master plumbers, journeyman plumbers and apprentices are not subject to the restrictions under s. 145.14.

145.07(10)

(10) An application for a utility contractor's license shall be made to the department with fees required by the department under s. 145.08 (1) (o). The department shall issue a utility contractor's license to any person who is skilled in the planning, superintending and practical installation, within public or private premises, of piping which conveys sewage, rain water or other liquid wastes to a legal point of disposal and who is skilled in the design, planning, superintending and practical installation of water service piping from the street main to the immediate inside building perimeter.

145.07(11)

(11) An application for registration as a pipelayer shall be made to the department with the fees required by the department under s. 145.08 (1) (q). The department shall approve the registration of any person as a pipelayer if the person is employed by a utility contractor and if the person is engaged in the practical installation, within public or private premises, of piping which conveys sewage, rain water or other liquid wastes to a legal point of disposal or engages in the practical installation of water service piping from the street main to the immediate inside building perimeter.

145.07(12)

(12) An applicant for registration as a cross-connection control tester shall submit an application and registration fee to the department as prescribed by the rules promulgated under s. 145.02 (4) (b).

145.07 - ANNOT.

History: 1975 c. 39; 1977 c. 314; 1981 c. 60, 314; 1993 a. 213, 322; 1995 a. 286; 2009 a. 291.

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