Steamfitter/Pipefitter - 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.
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 130 questions Footnote *, which are distributed as follows:
Major Work Activity A – Performs common occupational skills - 16 questions
Major Work Activity B – Performs layout, fabrication and piping installation - 29 questions
Major Work Activity C – Performs rigging, hoisting, lifting and positioning - 17 questions
Major Work Activity D – Installs, tests, maintains, troubleshoots and repairs low and high pressure steam and condensate systems - 24 questions
Major Work Activity E – Installs, tests, maintains, troubleshoots and repairs heating, cooling and process piping systems - 26 questions
Major Work Activity F – Installs, tests, maintains, troubleshoots and repairs renewable energy systems - 7 questions
Major Work Activity G – Performs commissioning, start-up and turnover - 11 questions
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