IA Electrical Safety – 2 Safety or Trade Hrs.


Number of Hours: 2 out of 8 required

Course Offered Until: 10/20/2023


  • Up to half of the CEU’s can be completed online
  • Individuals cannot repeat the same course for credit in the same renewal cycle
  • Licensees must also print the course completion certificate upon completion and send it to the Iowa Board as well.
  • Licensees should hold onto their certificates of completion after completing a continuing education course. The PMSB office does not store or track CEUs for individual licensees; all licensee must maintain their own CEU records and submit those with their renewal applications.

The Plumbing and Mechanical Systems Board is experiencing a high number of renewal applications. Therefore, licenses and associated contractor registrations with an expiration date of June 30, 2023, will be considered active and valid for practice through Sept. 30, 2023.
What if a permitting authority says that I cannot pull a permit due to an expired license or registration?

Provide this communication to permitting authority. Permitting authorities and other interested parties should honor this extension. This information will also be posted to our website.

Does this extension apply to individual licenses, too?

Yes, it applies to all licenses with an expiration date of June 30, 2023.

Do late fees still apply?

Yes, late fees will still apply for renewal applications initiated after August 1. The only changes are the dates when a license is considered active and valid for practice.

How long will it take for my renewal application to be processed?

The current processing time is 5-6 weeks from the date the completed application is received.

This course is approved for two hours of HVAC or Safety continuing education by the Iowa Department of Public Health.


Provider Type:
Approved Provider
CE Required:

Single license-Plumbing, HVAC/R, Hydronics, Sheet Metal, or Mechanical: 8 hours.
Multiple mechanical licenses: 14 hours.

Single license-Plumbing, HVAC/R, Hydronics, Sheet Metal, or Mechanical: 8 total hrs.

  • 2 hours safety (Iowa Occupational Health & Safety)
  • 2 hours code (applicable plumbing or mechanical code)
  • 4 hours discipline (must be in current license discipline only)

Multiple mechanical licenses: 14 total hours

  • 4 hours safety (Iowa Occupational Health & Safety)
  • 2 hours mechanical code
  • 8 hours discipline (from one or any combination of discipline licenses held)
Next Business Day
Renewal Month/Day:
Jun 30th
Renewal Type:
Renewal Date
Renewal Period:
Every 3 years All licenses issued or renewed after May 1, 2020, will expire on June 30, 2023. There is a one-month grace period for licensees to renew.
State Contact Info:

Website: https://hhs.iowa.gov/pmsb

Phone: (866) 280-1521

Fax: (515) 281-6114

Email: PMSB@idph.iowa.gov

License Lookup: https://amanda-portal.idph.state.ia.us/adpereh/portal/#/public/public-search