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Sprinkler Fitter

Trade Description:

A sprinkler fitter installs and maintains water, foam, carbon dioxide and dry chemical fire protection systems in buildings. Duties include reading drawings and specifications; planning system layouts; preparing written cost estimates; and communicating with customers.

Mechanical construction firms, plumbing contractors, heating and air-conditioning companies, and building developers all employ sprinkler fitters.

Trade Regulation PDF Document Prepping for the Exam - Booklist
Red Seal Occupational Standard

Apprenticeship - Annual Requirements:

Levels Total Hours/Year
(On-the-Job & Technical Training)
Total Weeks/Year
(Technical Training)
Delivered By
4 1,800 9-9-9 RRC

Training Standards:

PDF Document Level One PDF Document Level Chart
PDF Document Level Two PDF Document RSOS Subtask to Unit Comparison
PDF Document Level Three

Red Seal Exam Information

Red Seal Exam Breakdown Red Seal Exam Self-Assessment Guide
Sample Exams Red Seal Exam Self-Assessment Guide (PDF)
Types of Exam Questions Red Seal Exam Preparation Guide

Challenging the Exam - Trades Qualification:

Years of Experience
Hours Required
Additional Practical
Exam Required
6 10,200 No
PDF Document Employer Declaration | PDF Document Employer Declaration (FR)
PDF Document Statutory Declaration | PDF Document Statutory Declaration (FR)

Accredited Programs:

Apprenticeship Trade Training Institution -
Secondary Schools 
Training Institution -
Post-Secondary Schools
Training Institution
Program Name 
Sprinkler Fitter __ Piping Industry Technical College Sprinkler System Installer Program 1