Disconnect/Reconnect Plumbing Technician Specialty License
“Disconnect/reconnect plumbing technician specialty license” means a sublicense under a plumbing license to perform work from the appliance shutoff valve or fixture shutoff valve to the appliance or fixture and any part or component of the appliance or fixture, including the disconnection and reconnection of the existing appliance or fixture to the water or sewer piping and the installation of a shutoff valve no more than 3 feet from the appliance or fixture.
The Plumbing and Mechanical Systems Board issues disconnect/reconnect plumbing technician specialty licenses to applicants with industry training or a Service Technician Associate degree or other board-approved training. Approved organizations are listed below. Other organizations may be considered with approval of the board.
Applications for this specialty license may be submitted either online or via a paper application. License requirements are listed below:
- Must be at least 18 years old;
- Must have no record of felony conviction relating to the profession as determined by the board. Applicants with a felony conviction will be subject to review by the board to determine eligibility for licensure.
- Pay the specialty license fees (see our Fees link on the left for more details);
- Submit proof that the applicant is receiving or has previously received industry training to perform work covered under this specialty license, or the applicant completed a Service Technician Associate degree, or Board approved equivalent educational or training. If you submit an application online, please fax, email, or mail proof of your training or credentials separately.
Kirkwood Community College
- Plumbing Technology Diploma Program
- Online Application - please review instructions PRIOR to applying. You must also attach, mail, or fax proof of your education and training. A license will not be issued without the required documentation.
- Specialty License Application (updated 6/2017) Please include proof of your education and training when submitting an application. A license will not be issued without the required documentation.