Construction Trade Exam Research Area

(C-41) Fire Protection Contractor

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Nevada State Contractor's Board
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Henderson, NV  89074
Phone: (702) 486-1100
NV State Contractors Board

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PSI Licensure: Certification
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Phone: (800) 733-9267
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Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Fire Sprinkler Systems 20
Fire Sprinkler - Wet and Dry Chemical Systems 17
Fire Sprinkler - Standpipe 10
Fire Prevention 7
Code Compliance 3
Fire Alarms 23
General Regulations 10

Total number of test questions: 90
Time allowed (hours): 3.0

This exam may also include questions on the following subjects:

  • Reading and interpreting construction codes and regulations
  • Nevada Health department regulations
  • Appropriate building codes
  • Trade materials, tools, equipment and methods
  • Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Rules
The Nevada licensing process requires that you pass a Contractor Management Survey Exam
unless you are already a licensed contractor who is adding a classification to his/her license.

Business and Law Offering

Books Allowed in the Exam

1. NFPA 13: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2007, NFPA Buy at Amazon
2. NFPA 14: Standard for the Installation of Standpipes and Hose Systems, 2007, NFPA Buy at Amazon
3. NFPA 17: Standard for Dry Chemical Extinguishing Systems, 2009, NFPA Buy at Amazon
4. NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm Code, 2013, NFPA Buy at Amazon
5. NFPA 11: Standard for Low-, Medium-, and High-Expansion Foam, 2016, NFPA Buy at Amazon
6. NFPA 12: Standard on Carbon Dioxide Extinguishing Systems, 2015, NFPA Buy at Amazon
7. NFPA 25: Standard for the Inspection, Testing and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems, 2008, NFPA Buy at Amazon
8. National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2011, - OR - National Electrical Code Handbook, 2011, NFPA Buy at Amazon
These references will not be available in the examination center.  Please see the PSI candidate bulletin regarding restrictions on personal copies.

Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1. Nevada Fire Marshall Code, Nevada Administrative Code, Chapter 477. Doc Link
Study materials are currently NOT available for this exam

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