Sprinkler Fitter - Red Seal Self-Assessment and Exam Breakdown


This tool can be used to reflect on your own experience and knowledge in the trade compared with what is on the exam.

Exam Breakdown

Each Red Seal exam's questions are developed to assess the activities laid out in in the Red Seal Occupational Standard. This trade's Red Seal exam has 120 questions Footnote *, which are distributed as follows:

Major Work Activity A - Performs common occupational skills - 25 questions
Task A-1 Performs safety-related functions
5 questions
Task A-2 Uses and maintains tools and equipment
6 questions
Task A-3 Organizes work
8 questions
Task A-4 Commission systems
4 questions
Task A-5 Uses communication and mentoring techniques
2 questions
Major Work Activity B - Installs water supply - 18 questions
Task B-6 Installs underground water supplies
3 questions
Task B-7 Installs fire pump units
7 questions
Task B-8 Installs fire department connections
5 questions
Task B-9 Installs private water supply systems
3 questions
Major Work Activity C - Installs piping - 32 questions
Task C-10 Prepares pipe, tube and fittings for installation
9 questions
Task C-11 Installs pipe, tube and fittings
11 questions
Task C-12 Installs piping components
12 questions
Major Work Activity D - Installs and lays out fire protection systems and devices - 26 questions
Task D-13 Installs water-based systems
15 questions
Task D-14 Installs specialty fire suppression systems
4 questions
Task D-15 Installs detection devices
3 questions
Task D -16 Installs signal-initiating devices
4 questions
Major Work Activity E - Inspects, tests and maintains (itm) fire protection systems - 19 questions
Task E-17 Maintains and repairs fire protection systems
10 questions
Task E -18 Inspects and tests fire protection systems
9 questions

For more information about exam preparation materials contact your provincial/territorial apprenticeship office.