• Louisiana Journeyman/Master Gas Fitter

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    JOURNEYMAN: To qualify for examination, you must be registered as an apprentice through the State Plumbing Board and must have performed manual labor of gas fitting in a two (2) year training period under the direct on-the-job supervision of a licensed gas fitter OR hold a current plumbing license. If you are applying through an apprenticeship program you will only need to complete the first page and have the second page notarized. (You will not complete the vouchers) If you are applying with a current plumbing license you will need to complete both pages and h…

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About This License

A Journeyman Natural Gas Fitter is a person who possesses the necessary qualifications and knowledge to install, alter and/or repair natural gas systems; is licensed as such by the board; is supervised by a master gas fitter; and is in the employ of an employing entity.

A Master Natural Gas Fitter is a person who possesses the necessary qualifications and knowledge to plan and lay out natural gas systems, supervises gas fitters in the installation, alteration, and/or repair of natural gas systems and is licensed as such by the State Plumbing Board of Louisiana.

Requirements to Obtaining Your License

Pre-approval from the state is required to sit for the examination.

Journeyman

  • To qualify for examination, you must be registered as an apprentice through the State Plumbing Board and must have performed manual labor of gas fitting in a two (2) year training period under the direct on-the-job supervision of a licensed gas fitter OR hold a current plumbing license. If you are applying through an apprenticeship program you will only need to complete the first page and have the second page notarized. (You will not complete the vouchers) If you are applying with a current plumbing license you will need to complete both pages and have the application notarized.

Master

  • To qualify for examination, you must hold a current Natural Gas Fitter License (journeyman) and submit an application OR hold a current Licensing Board for Contractors Mechanical Work (statewide) license OR hold a current license issued by the Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board certifying or registering he/she as a professional engineer. Both Mechanical Work and Engineer license holders must produce a copy of a current license when applying.

Applying For Your License

Please call the board to request an application.

State Licensing Board For Contractors

2575 Quail Drive, Baton Rouge LA 70808

Phone: (225) 765-2301 · Fax: (225) 765-2431

Exam Details

Journeyman

      • 3 Hours
      • 80 questions
      • 70%

Master

    • 4 Hours
    • Part 1: 80 questions, 3 hours, 70% required to pass
    • Part 2: 40 questions, 1 hour, 70% required to pass

Books and References for the Exam

The following references are permitted to be taken into the examination. These references may be tabbed (with a permanent index tab) and highlighted. You can purchases the references from our online bookstore or by calling 1-800-952-0910.

  • 2012 International Fuel Gas Code
  • NASCLA Master Plumber Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, SPBLA, 1st Edition (Master Exam only)

Exam Review Education

We currently offer the Louisiana Gas Fitter Exam review in an online practice test format. Each time you take the practice test, the questions are randomly generated from our database. Therefore, you will never see the same test twice, guaranteeing you the best review possible for your examination. This course includes Business and Law.

Continuing Education

Each license holder is responsible for taking continuing education each year through an (approved program) and renewing their license before December 31 of each year.

Reciprocity Agreement

Reciprocity is considered on an individual basis.

How It Works

1

Obtain pre-approval from the state (if applicable).

2

Purchase Exam Prep materials.

3

Schedule and pass your state exams.

4

Submit to the state your application, licensing fee, and proof of insurance.