- The initial cost for this certification is $125.00.
- Candidates must score a minimum of 70% to pass.
- Candidates can re-take the exam if they fail for an additional $125.00 fee.
National Inspection Testing Certification (NITC) is a third-party provider of certification services to the Piping Industry. We test and certify personnel in the Plumbing, Piping, HVACR and Related Piping Industries. NITC also specializes in Test Development and Test Administration and is ISO 9001:2008 certified and offer a large number of personnel certifications that include but are not limited to Journey and Mastery Levels, Medical Gas, IAPMO Voluntary Plumbing and Mechanical Inspector, and assorted City, County and State Government requirements.
NITC is non-discriminatory in accepting applications and issuing certifications to candidates in regards to membership in any trade, association, union, etc., and is in compliance with Federal and State ADA regulations. The State of West Virginia Journeyman Fire Sprinklerfitter Certification Examination is based on the 2002 edition NFPA 13, 13D,13R, 25 and the NFPA 2003 20 published National Fire Protection Association.
- Candidates must have a minimum of 10,000 hours of experience in installation of fire sprinkler systems
Proof of 10,000 hours of experience from employers is necessary.