Continuing Education Requirements for Renewal of Mechanical and Plumbing Journeyman Certificates
The State of New Mexico Construction Industries Division (CID) requires continuing education for renewals of journeyman plumbing and mechanical certificates of competence in every three (3) year period for renewal. This includes a minimum of sixteen (16) hours of approved continuing education course work. Eight (8) hours are specific to code change/update and eight (8) hours may be of other industry-related approved course work. This requirement applies to the following plumbing and mechanical classifications: journeyman plumber (JP), journeyman pipefitter (JPF), journeyman gas (JG), journeyman plumber-gas (JPG), journeyman sheetmetal (JSM), journeyman sprinkler (JS), journeyman refrigeration (JR), journeyman fire protection (MS-12J, or MS 14J).