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Voluntary Fire Protection Equipment Technician Certification

The voluntary certification of Fire Protection Equipment Technicians was signed into law on May 24, 2004 and went into effect on January 1, 2005. Certification applies to persons or firms engaged in performing inspections, installion and service of the following:

  • Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • Fixed Fire Extinguishing Systems
  • Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems
  • Fire Alarm Systems

Rules have been developed for the implementation of the program. These rules identify the training and testing curriculum used to determine the minimum qualifications for certification. These Administrative Rules are known as Saf-C 1220 and have been adopted by the Commissioner of Safety.

Rules

Voluntary Certification of Fire Protection Equipment Technicians - Rules (SAF-C 1200)This link takes you to the general court's administrative rule SAF-C 1200, which governs the Voluntary Certification of Fire Protection Equipment Technicians,

Application Forms and Information

The Division opened the application process on June 1, 2011. Please find relevant forms and additional information below.

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