Sprinkler fitters lay out, install, repair, maintain, modify and test fire protection systems in a variety of buildings and settings. They work on all types of fire protection systems, including wet, dry, pre-action, stand pipe, clean agent, carbon dioxide and dry chemical.
Designation Year: 1976
Designated Red Seal in: AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, NT, NU, ON, PE, QC, SK, YT
Trade title: Sprinkler System Installer, in BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, NT, NU, PE, SK, YT
Other titles used in provinces/territories: Fire Protection Mechanic (QC), Sprinkler and Fire Protection Installer (ON), Sprinkler Systems Installer (AB)
View the most recent standard. This is the complete description of the activities of the Sprinkler Fitter trade. New exams are currently under development.
View the National Standard that is being used as the basis for the current Red Seal exams. New exams that are based on the new standard are currently under development.
Discover the essential skills sprinkler fitters need to succeed in their trade.
Find regional information about jobs, average wages, and other news at Explore Careers for the Sprinkler Fitter trade.
Learn what you need to do to Get Ready for your Red Seal Exam.
Try the sample Sprinkler Fitter examination questions to prepare for your Red Seal examination.
Consult the Sprinkler Fitter Exam Counselling Sheet for a breakdown of the Red Seal examination.
Consult the Ellis Chart for a full breakdown of apprenticeship data from across Canada for the trade of Sprinkler Fitter.
View information that guides the technical training for this trade in the Sprinkler Fitter Interprovincial Program Guide.
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