Marcia Hultman

Cabinet Secretary

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South Dakota Plumbing Commission

Notice: SDAPHCC and IAPMO postponing remaining Continuing Education Classes for March

Message from the SD Association of Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors:
Out of great care and concern for our community safety, and in light of everything transpiring with regards to the COVID-19 virus around the nation, the SDAPHCC and IAPMO have decided to postpone all remaining Continuing Education Classes for the month of March.

Your registration fee will be held on file and applied to the rescheduled class date.

Classes will be rescheduled for a later date, yet to be determined, but those dates may likely be in the fall. 

Please continue to check back with for future developments.

The following classes have been postponed:
March 16 - Watertown
March 16 - Rapid City
March 18 - Sioux Falls
March 19 - Mitchell
March 23 - Spearfish
March 23 - Sioux Falls
March 24 - Rapid City



Continuing Education

Each applicant for renewal of a plumbing contractor, restricted plumbing contractor, plumber or restricted plumber license must successfully complete a minimum of four hours of continuing education relating to the plumbing trade during the previous calendar year.

License holders will be able to find approved continuing education courses as well as be able to setup an account to track their transcript on

All Continuing Education providers, please go through the application process with so licensees can link to the Approved Continuing Education Providers and meet their annual continuing education requirements.

In addition to the digitized course application process, providers will now be able to report student completions to the South Dakota Plumbing Commission and have all their approved courses listed.

Any courses listed by the education providers on have received the requisite prior approval from the South Dakota State Plumbing Commission.

The commission may make exceptions and grant extensions for continuing education for reasons of health, military service or other reasonable cause if adequate proof is provided to the commission.