Sprinkler & Fire Protection Installer
Certificate of Qualification 427A
❝ I take a lot of pride knowing that the systems I put together can help save lives.❞
Sprinkler and Fire Protection Installers fabricate, inspect, test, and maintain a multitude of sprinkler, standpipe, and suppression systems for life safety and fire protection. This includes water supplies, hydrants, and fire pumps. These systems can be found in the industrial, commercial, institutional, and residential buildings and structures throughout Ontario.
Key Skills & Attributes
Strong communication skills, reading & numeracy
Ability to read and understand complex instructions
Manual dexterity & mechanical aptitude
Physical strength & stamina
Ability to lift heavy materials and stand for long periods
Ability to do careful & exacting work
High School Diploma (Or Equivalent)
Grade 12 Math and English (Or Equivalent)
Mechanical Aptitude Test
Earn while you learn in a 4 year program that includes technical training and on-the-job training. After 7,200 hours of training for this compulsory trade, you can earn a Red Seal Certificate of Qualification after successfully completing the exam.
Read and interpret prints & specifications to determine location, size & material required
Install, examine, inspect, and test fire protection systems
Identify and use tools & special equipment
Apply codes to installation, inspection & maintenance of equipment
Install and maintain appurtenances, controls, equipment, piping & hangers
Journeyperson Wage Rate:
$31.09 – $62.18
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Did you know?
Sprinkler System Installers can install equipment during all phases of construction and renovation or upgrading of existing structures.
United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada
The International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail, and Transportation Workers