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New Mexico
(MS-12) Fire Protection Systems

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Regulation and Licensing Department
Construction Industries Division (CID) ™

2550 Cerrillos Road - 3rd Floor
Santa Fe, NM  87505
Phone:  (505) 476-4700
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PSI Exams of New Mexico ™
2820 Broadbent Parkway, Suites E & F
Albuquerque, NM  87107
Phone:  (877) 663-9267
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Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
Questions
Backflow Prevention5
Hydraulic Calculations and Design6
Residential Systems5
Firepumps and Standpipes8
Sprinkler Systems15
Water Supply, Storage, and Distribution5
General and Code Knowledge18
Materials and Methods8
Testing and Inspections (NFPA 25)10
Total number of test questions:
80
Time allowed (minutes):
135

In addition to the trade-specific examination, you may be required to pass the Business and Law Exam offered by PSI or take an "approved" Business and Law course

Books Allowed in the Exam

1.
NFPA 13: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2007, NFPA
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2.
NFPA 101: Life Safety Code, 2009, NFPA
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3.
NFPA 25: Standard for the Inspection, Testing and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems, 2008, NFPA
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4.
NFPA 13R: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems for Residential Occupancies Up To and Including Four Stories in Height, 2002, NFPA
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5.
NFPA 15: Standard for Water Spray Fixed Systems for Fire Protection, 2007, NFPA. (The version shown in exam bulletin is incorrect. A 2009 version does not exist).
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6.
NFPA 14: Standard for the Installation of Standpipes and Hose Systems, 2007, NFPA
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7.
NFPA 20: Standard for the Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection, 2007, NFPA
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8.
NFPA 13D: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two-Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes, 2002, NFPA
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9.
Uniform Plumbing Code, 2015, IAPMO
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10.
NFPA 22: Standard for Water Tanks for Private Fire Protection, 2008, NFPA
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11.
NFPA 24: Standard for the Installation of Private Fire Service Mains and Their Appurtenances, 2007, NFPA
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