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This program satisfies the training standard set by the BC Industry Training Authority for:
Sprinkler System Installer
Source: 'Sprinkler System Installer' profile on BC ITA.
Sprinkler System Installers install, alter or repair automatic, deluge, or pre-action sprinklers, foam, fog, and carbon dioxide systems, wet or dry standpipes, inside first aid and hose pipe systems, private fire hydrant systems, fire pumps and all related equipment and cross connection controls.
The program combines technical and work-based training. It generally takes four years to complete.
The technical training is made up of four levels totaling 24 weeks. Each level is 6 weeks. This block of training is normally delivered through an ITA approved training institution. Sometimes it may also be met through approved training models (distance education, part-time) and/or a level challenge exam.
The work-based training totals 5680 hours. Based on a 30-hour work week this involves just over 189 weeks of training.
Training modules are:
Apprenticeship training in this program can lead to a career in:
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