FM and UL/ULC Firestop Examinations
The first step to becoming FM 4991 Approved, UL/ULC Qualified or IAS AC 291 Accredited is to take - and PASS - the Firestop Exam.
For those Specialty Firestop Contractors and Special Inspection Agencies conducting specialty firestop inspections that are looking to set themselves apart from the competition, the FM 4991 Approved, UL/ULC Qualified Contractor and IAS AC 291* Programs were developed to offer companies a credible 3rd party Quality Management System Program. For all three programs, the first step towards becoming an Accredited firm is taking - and PASSING - the Firestop Exams.
* The IAS AC 291 for Special Inspection Agencies requirement of taking the Firestop Exam can be fulfilled with either the FM Firestop Exam OR the UL/ULC Firestop Exam.
What You Need to Know About the Firestop Exams:
How Do I Register for the Firestop Exam?
Both the FM and UL/ULC Firestop Exams are offered at ALL FCIA Conferences and Symposiums. When possible, the exams are also available in the Middle East and Canada
The available dates for testing in 2017 are:
- April 20, 2017 - Doha, Qatar
- April 25, 2017 - Dubai, UAE
- May 3, 2017 - St. Louis, MO
- September 20, 2017 - Toronto, ON (Tentative)
- November 7, 2017 - Palm Springs, CA
FCIA Education Program and Management System Manual Seminar
Preparing for the FM and UL/ULC Firestop Exams is a long process. FCIA offers a 4-hour Education and Management System Seminar on the day of the Firestop Exams. This seminar covers the key points likely to be tested on in the Firestop Exams, as well as an overview of the Quality Management System requirements for each of the three programs. The seminar is offered FREE for FCIA Members or $495US for Non--Members*.
*The pricing quoted above is for FCIA Education Program and Management System Manual Seminars offered in North America. For the FCIA Education Program and Management System Manual Seminars offered in the Middle East that are NOT held in conjunction with a Symposium, please refer to the pricing on the registration form.
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Note: Firestop Contractors and Special Inspection Agencies NOT located in North American can contact FCIA to inquire about hosting a(n) FM or UL Firestop Examination at your location. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with inquiries.