What fire protection systems do technicians test and inspect?

Fire Protection Technicians (RFPTs) test and inspect the following fire and life safety systems:

  • Fire alarms systems (AL)
  • Portable fire extinguishers (EX)
  • Sprinkler systems (WA)
  • Generators systems (GS)
  • Smoke control systems (SM)
  • Unit emergency lighting (EM)
  • Special suppression systems (SP)
  • Fire pumps (FP)
  • Commercial kitchen exhaust systems (includes cleaning) (CO)

***DISCLAIMER: the Verification of Fire Alarm Systems (VI) endorsement is in abeyance until further notice. The SoP references VI but we ASTTBC is not certifying for that endorsement at this time***