Fire Protection Contractor - Equivalent Experience and Training

Please review the Fire Protection Licenses Scopes of Work to determine which license type to apply for.


To meet this requirement, you must be
able to prove that you completed the number of classroom hours AND on the job training hours for the license type you are applying for. 

 

REFER TO THE CHART BELOW FOR HOURS REQUIRED:

 License Type On the Job Training Hours Classroom Hours
 F1 8,000 + 2 years (4,000) = 12,000 576
 F3 6,000 + 2 years (4,000) = 10,000 432


IMPORTANT NOTES
:

  • Classroom hours are required. On the job training and work experience will not be considered in lieu of the classroom requirement.
  • Continuing education certificates and manufacturer certificates will not be considered in lieu of classroom requirement.

If you meet the equivalent classroom hours, curriculum, and on the job training requirement, submit the following documents:

  1. Transcripts, degrees, and diplomas.

NOTE: Classroom hours must:

a. equal the same number of hours; AND

b. have an equivalent curriculum and course content as those listed in EXHIBIT A.

 

2. Notarized letters from current or previous employers. 

  NOTE: These letters must include:

a. dates of employment; AND

b. specific, detailed description of work experiences including all aspects of the scope of work.

  NOTE: Payroll records, W-2’s, or tax returns will not be accepted.

    NOTE: Letters MUST be notarized. Letters that are not notarized will not be accepted.

 

 

3. Out of state completion certificate, if applicable, must include:

a. completion certificate; AND

b. documentation including classroom and on the job training hours required to complete

apprenticeship.

 

 

IF YOU CANNOT PROVE THAT YOU COMPLETED THE REQUIRED NUMBER OF CLASSROOM HOURS, CURRICULUM, AND ON THE JOB TRAINING, YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE APPROVED BASED ON THIS REQUIREMENT. 

 

APPLICATION FEES ARE NONREFUNDABLE.

 

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