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(C-20A) Dry Chemical Fire Repressant Systems Contractor

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Hawaii Professional and Vocational Licensing (PVL)
King Kalakaua Building
335 Merchant St, Room 301
Honolulu, HI  96813
Phone: (808) 586-3000
Exam Provider
Prometric of Hawaii
354 Uluniu Street, Suite 308
Kailua, HI  96734
Phone: (808) 261-8182
Exam Type
Exam Content
Subject Areas% of
Halon Systems25
Foam Systems25
Dry Chemical Systems20
Fire Extinguishers10
Carbon Dioxide Systems10
Restaurant Equipment10
Total number of test questions:
Time allowed (hours):

The state of Hawaii requires that you take and pass a written Business and Law Exam exam for this trade.

The Prometric bulletin lists several NFPA tites for this exam, but, it does not list versions. We are going to assume that they will be using the generally accepted version used as an industry standard (PSI exams).

Books NOT Allowed in the Exam
Uniform Fire Code, 1988, ICC
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NFPA 10: Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers, 2007, NFPA
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NFPA 11: Standard for Low-, Medium-, and High-Expansion Foam, 2005, NFPA
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NFPA 11A: Standard for Medium- and High-Expansion Foam Systems, 1999, NFPA
NFPA 12: Standard on Carbon Dioxide Extinguishing Systems, 2008, NFPA
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NFPA 12A: Standard on Halon 1301 Fire Extinguishing Systems, 2009, NFPA
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NFPA 12B: Standard on Halogenated Fire Extinguishing Agent Systems - Halon 1211, NFPA (code withdrawn 1995 - no longer used)
NFPA 17: Standard for Dry Chemical Extinguishing Systems, 2013, NFPA
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