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PSI Arizona C-16 (cr-16) Fire Protection Systems (commercial) Certification Package


To be certified The Arizona Business Management exam must be taken as well.

Installation, alteration and repair of fire protection systems using water, steam, gas or chemicals. Included is any required excavation, trenching, backfilling and grading, piping from structure and connections to off-premise water supply adjacent to property involving a fire protection system. Systems may include the following areas of work and related equipment: restaurant hood protection systems; fire pumps and drivers; pressure and storage tanks; all piping and valves; sprinkler heads and nozzles; and application of materials for the prevention of corrosion or freezing. Also included are air compressors, air receivers, bottled inert gases, pressurized chemicals, manifolds, pneumatic, hydraulic or electronic controls, low voltage signaling systems, control piping and the flushing and testing of systems.

The exam is 75 questions taken over 180 minutes. The minimum required score to pass is a 70%.

The reference material listed above was used to prepare the questions for  this examination. The examination may also contain questions based on trade knowledge or general industry practices. Except for Code books, you can base your answers on later editions of references as they become available.  For Code questions, the examinations will be based only on the edition of the Code book that is listed.

Candidates may use a silent, nonprinting, non-programmable calculator in the examination center. 

All the materials are allowed into the exam center.

The following reference material is allowed in the examination center

International Plumbing Code, 2009

International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings, 2009

NFPA 10 - Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers, 2007

NFPA 11: Standard for Low-, Medium-, and High-Expansion Foam. (2005)

NFPA 12: Standard on Carbon Dioxide Extinguishing Systems. (2008)

NFPA 12A: Standard on Halon 1301 Fire Extinguishing Systems. (2009)

NFPA 13 - Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2007 Edition

NFPA 14 - Installation of Standpipe, Private Hydrant, and Hose Systems, 2007,

NFPA 17: Standard for Dry Chemical Extinguishing Systems. (2009

NFPA 17A: Standard for Wet Chemical Extinguishing Systems. (2009)

NFPA 2001 - Standard for Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems, 2008

NFPA 24 – Installation of Private Fire Service Mains and Their Appurtenances, 2007

NFPA 25: Inspection, Testing and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems, 2008

NFPA 72 – National Fire Alarm Code, 2010

NFPA 96: Standard for Ventilation Control and Fire Protection of Commercial Cooking Operations, 2008

Uniform Plumbing Code, 2009, 25th Edition

Candidates are responsible for bringing their own references to the examination center. Reference materials may be highlighted, underlined, annotated and/or indexed prior to the examination session. However, references may not be written in during the examination session. Any candidate caught writing, highlighting, underlining and/or indexing in the references during the examination will be reported to the Arizona Registrar of Contractors. Furthermore, candidates are not permitted to bring in any additional papers (loose or attached) with their approved references. References may be tabbed/indexed with permanent tabs only. (permanent tabs are defined as tabs that would tear the page if removed). Temporary tabs, (defined as Post-It notes, or other tabs that may be removed without tearing the page) are not allowed and must be removed from the reference before the exam will begin. If you are downloading from the Internet, you may bring this reference into the testing center with you as long as it is bound. You can have it spiral bound or you may hole-punch it and put it in a binder. 

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