trades_banner.jpg Compulsory Trade HSAP Red Seal Trade

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
National Occupational Analysis Sample Exams
 

Apprenticeship - Annual Requirements:

Levels Total Hours/Year
(On-the-Job & Technical Training)
Total Weeks/Year
(Technical Training)
Delivered By
4 1,800*
1,700**
9-9-9*
7-7-7**
RRC

* 2018 Technical Training Standard – effective School Year 2019-2020 (for incoming Level 1 apprentices)
** 2014 Technical Training Standard – effective until School Year 2020-2021 (for active apprentices only)

 

Training Standards:

2018 Technical Training Standard (See Implementation Schedule below)
PDF Document Level One PDF Document Level Chart
PDF Document Level Two PDF Document RSOS Subtask to Unit Comparison
PDF Document Level Three
 
2014 Technical Training Standard
PDF Document Level One PDF Document Level Chart
PDF Document Level Two PDF Document Profile Chart
PDF Document Level Three PDF Document NOA Subtask to Unit Comparison
 

Implementation Schedule

2019/2020 2020/2021 2021/2022
Level 1 – 2018 Standard Level 1 – 2018 Standard Level 1 – 2018 Standard
Level 2 – 2014 Standard Level 2 - 2018 Standard Level 2 – 2018 Standard
Level 3 – 2014 Standard Level 3 - 2014 Standard Level 3 - 2018 Standard
 

Challenging the Exam - Trades Qualification:

Years of Experience
Hours Required
Additional Practical
Exam Required
6  10,200  No
PDF Document Work Experience Form
 

Accredited Programs:

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