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Why the Skilled Trades Shortage Means More Opportunities for You

Posted on: November 10, 2014

According to a recent study by Manpower, a workforce services firm, finding qualified candidates to fill skilled trades jobs tops the list of the hardest jobs to fill in the…

What to Know About Getting (and Keeping) an Illinois Plumbing License

Posted on: September 3, 2014

Illinois law requires licensing for apprentices and those who meet professional plumbing qualifications to practice plumbing in the state. There are several requirements for licensing in Illinois. How to Get…

5 Life Skills You Acquire as an Apprentice Plumber

Posted on: August 12, 2014

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the plumbing profession is expected to grow by approximately 21 percent by 2022, making this an attractive option for those seeking a sound…

What to Expect in Plumbing Continuing Ed Classes

Posted on: January 6, 2014

In order to continue to operate as a licensed plumber, plumbers in the Chicagoland area are required to receive a certain number of continuing education hours every year. This training…

Why Do Plumbers Need Continuing Education Hours?

Posted on: October 18, 2013

Under Illinois state law, you must complete post-secondary education, pass a licensing exam and complete an apprenticeship before you can work independently as a plumber. However, the requirements don’t stop…

Features to Look for in a Plumbing School

Posted on: September 13, 2013

Learning the art and science of any trade requires a good education, and a good education is the key to success. When selecting a plumbing school, the curriculum should provide…

Jobs You Can Get with a Plumbing License

Posted on: August 9, 2013

With a plumbing license, there is a diverse amount of job opportunities among a wide range of industries. You also can decide to set up your own plumbing business. From…

Passing the Plumbers Test: What You Need to Know

Posted on: July 12, 2013

Preparing for a formal licensing exam can be intimidating, but the Illinois Mock Test makes it possible to evaluate your readiness before you apply for your actual journeyman plumber certification.…

What is Involved in a Plumbing Apprenticeship?

Posted on: May 10, 2013

Illinois Plumbing Consultants provides information for plumbing professionals as well as those who are wondering how to become a plumber. We maintain an apprenticeship program for residents of Crystal Lake,…

Tips from the Pros – Insight into the Plumbing Industry

Posted on: April 12, 2013

Most people do not give the plumbing system of their home or business a second thought until a problem strikes. Once a problem occurs, priority number one becomes finding an…

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