Qualified Contractor Program Examinations
UL's Qualified Contractor Programs provide architects, Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ), general contractors, manufacturers, building owners and others with a way to identify Contractors that comply with UL's Qualified Contractor Program Requirements.
To become recognized as a UL Qualified Contractor, the contracting firm must meet all program requirements which includes two critical elements:
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- Employs at least one Designated Responsible Individual (DRI) with the appropriate level of industry knowledge as demonstrated by successful completion of the applicable UL Qualified Contractor Examination and meets additional program requirements.
- Established and effectively implemented and maintained an industry focused Management System as demonstrated by UL audit at the contractor's facility and job site.
Firestop Industry Examination
The UL Qualified Firestop Contractor examination is designed to assess knowledge of the FCIA Manual of Practice, the UL Fire Resistance Directories, and the UL Qualified Firestop Contractor program requirements. The examination is a 3 hour, open book, proctored written examination. For successful completion of the examination, individuals must obtain a correct score of 80% or better.
To be eligible to sit for the examination, the examinee must be an active employee of a specialty building construction contractor conducting business in the firestop industry. A contractor is considered active in the firestop business when past, current, or pending contracts include firestop work or specifications. Additionally, the person must be an active employee of a special inspection agency conducting business in the firestop industry, seeking AC 291 certification.
Eligible examinees may register to sit for the examination by completing the on-line registration form linked to the examination event or by downloading, completing and mailing or faxing the Examination Application form.
PLEASE NOTE: You must provide positive, picture identification the day of the examination in order to test. examination as a prepartory course.
Would you like information on the FCIA Education Program?
The FCIA education program, held on the same day as the exam, is a three-hour program that provides a throrough understanding of firestop systems installation protocol and is an excellent preparatory for this exam. Click here for more information.