Sprinkler Fitter

Sprinkler Fitters layout, install, repair, modify, inspect, test and maintain fire protection systems in a variety of buildings and settings. They work on fire protection systems such as wet, dry, water mist, pre-action, foam, deluge, standpipe, clean agent, carbon dioxide, hybrid, antifreeze, and wet and dry chemical fire suppression system. Their duties include reading and interpreting engineered drawings, installing hangers and clamps to support the piping system, preparing the pipe, joining pipe using a variety of methods and installing associated equipment.

HARMONIZED PROGRAM INFORMATION - EFFECTIVE April 2019

Program Profile Describes the requirements for apprentices and challengers to earn certification.  Download (168 PDF KB)​
Program Outline Guidelines for delivery of technical training at ITA Recognized Training Providers Download (752 PDF KB)
Exam Weighting Charts The Exam Weighting Charts for the Harmonized level exams will be made available as the Harmonized level exams are launched. Will be made available by Fall 2019

Program Updates:

As we transition to the Sprinkler Fitter program, it is important that you are accessing the correct information. For details of changes to the program, please refer to OPSN 2018 004

The Exam Weighting Charts are available for current Levels 1, 2, 3, and show the approximate percentage of weighting per General Area of Competency (GAC).

Program Information

The documents below offer detailed information specific to this program.

  • Program Profile
  • Describes the requirements for apprentices and challengers to earn certification
  • Download(PDF 146.82 KB)
  • Program Outline
  • Guidelines for delivery of technical training at ITA Recognized Training Providers
  • Download(PDF 406.92 KB)
  • Guidelines on Interprovincial (IP) Red Seal Examination
  • Information guide about how to study for the IP Exam including sample questions
  • Download(PDF 1.32 MB)
  • Interprovincial (IP) Exam Table
  • List of tasks that will be tested and number of questions on each task
  • Download(PDF 27.72 KB)

Challenge Certification/Recognize Prior Experience

If you have significant work experience in a trade but have never been certified in Canada, you may apply to challenge the certification.

OR

If you sponsor apprentices but have never been certified in Canada, you may request to supervise and sign-off apprentices when they are ready to be certified.

  • Instructions
  • How to Apply
  • Download(PDF 66.01 KB)
  • Application Form
  • Personal information and exams scheduling information (for challenge option)
  • Download(PDF 72.32 KB)
  • Employer Declaration
  • Document of relevant work experience
  • Download(PDF 84.59 KB)
  • Statutory Declaration
  • Attestation for self-employment/work experience when employer cannot be contacted
  • Download(PDF 106.78 KB)