Fire Protection Licenses

License types and scope of work:

License types include:

  • F1 Unlimited Fire Protection Sprinkler Contractor
  • F2 Unlimited Fire Protection Sprinkler Journeyperson
  • F3 Limited Fire Protection Sprinkler Contractor
  • F4 Limited Fire Protection Sprinkler Journeyperson
  • F5 Limited Multipurpose Residential Sprinkler Contractor License
  • F6 Limited Multipurpose Residential Sprinkler Journeyperson License
  • Fire Sprinkler System Layout Technician

*Click on the link for “Scope of Work Definitions” at the bottom of the page for more information on the type of license you wish to apply for.

For License Types F-1, F-2, F-3, F-4

Requirements:

Journeyperson:

The requirements to qualify for the journeyperson license examination shall be completion of a registered apprenticeship program or equivalent experience and training.

Contractor:

The requirements to qualify for the contractor license examination shall be two (2) years as a properly licensed journeyperson.  

Applications:

Application Fee:

 

Contractor: $150.00

  • The $150.00 initial license fee will be due after the successful completion of the examination.

Journeyperson: $90.00  

  • The $120.00 initial license fee will be due after  the successful completion of the examination.

 

For License Type: Fire Sprinkler System Layout Tech.

 

 

Renewal:

All fire protection licenses expire annually. 
License Types F-1, F-2, F-3, F-4 expire on October 31st.  Renewal Fee: Contractor: $150.00; Journeyperson: $120.00. 
Fire Sprinkler System Layout Tech. Licenses expire January 31st.  Renewal Fee: $150.
Reinstatement:
Retiree Status:
Licensing Board:

Scope of Work:

 

Multipurpose Residential Fire Sprinkler Systems Work: No person shall perform Multipurpose Residential Fire Sprinkler systems work unless such person has obtained a license pursuant to Section 20-332 of the CT General Statutes, Regulations of CT State Agencies. Such license shall be renewed consistent with the renewal process for the prerequisite plumbing-piping licenses.

Application and Examination:

Multipurpose Residential Fire Sprinkler Systems License Application

Candidate must review the Bulletin of Examination information which can be located at: www.psiexams.com  or call (800) 733-9267 (toll free)

Limited Multipurpose Residential Sprinkler Contractor License (F-5).
The holder of this license may do such work limited to the handling of materials, installation,
alteration, extension, removal, repair, maintenance or renovation of a multipurpose residential fire sprinkler system involved with water based fire sprinkler systems, for protection against fire hazards in one- and two-family residential dwellings and mobile manufactured homes. In order to obtain such license, a person must (1) have served at least two years as an F6 journeyperson or, (2) have been issued a P-1 license and have been certified as completing a multipurpose residential fire sprinkler
systems course approved by the department which includes the codes and standards adopted by the state of Connecticut for a multipurpose residential sprinkler system.

Limited Multipurpose Residential Sprinkler Journeyperson License (F6).
The holder of this license may perform work limited to the handling of materials, installation,
alteration, extension, removal, repair, maintenance or renovation of a multipurpose residential fire sprinkler system involved with water based fire sprinkler systems, for protection against fire hazards in one- and two-family residential dwellings and mobile manufactured homes; however, such holder may only do such work while in the employ of a contractor licensed for such work. A limited multipurpose residential sprinkler journeyperson license may be issued by the department, to any person who (1) has been issued a P-1 or P-2 license and (2) has been certified as completing a Multipurpose Residential Fire Sprinkler systems course approved by the department which includes the codes and standards adopted by the state of Connecticut for a multipurpose residential sprinkler
system.

Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies
Sec. 20-332-6a. Licenses issued by the state board of fire protection sprinkler systems work

Web Link:

https://eregulations.ct.gov/eRegsPortal/Browse/RCSA/Title_20Subtitle_20-332Section_20-332-6a/

 

Email Address:

dcp.occupationalprofessional@ct.gov