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Practice Exam | ICC Fire Inspector I Certification

Fire Inspector I

$34.99

Includes 2 Practice Exams, 60 Questions Each

Want to become a Certified Fire Inspector?

The ICC Fire Inspector I Certification Exam administered by the International Code Council (ICC) tests an individuals knowledge of the International Building Code (IBC) and International Fire Code (IFC).

Your first step is to know a little bit about the exam itself and what areas you should be studying for.

As a Certified Fire Inspector you are responsible for conducting assigned inspections for compliance with Codes and Standards adopted by a jurisdiction.

The Fire Inspector is able to identify life safety and fire issues including but not limited to interior finishes, occupancy types, height and area limitations, construction type, general fire safety, means of egress, fire protection requirements, and operational readiness.

Fire Inspector I Exam

The exam consists of 60 multiple-choice questions. You have a time limit of 2 hours to complete the exam and it is open book meaning you can only use the code books referenced by ICC. For this exam it is the International Building Code® (IBC®) and International Fire Code® (IFC®).

The code edition of the reference used should reflect the code edition of the exam you are taking. For example if you plan to take the 2015 version of the exam, you should use the 2015 International Building Code. No work experience is required to take the exam and you must be at least 18 years of age.

The International Code Council (ICC) allows you to take the exam via CBT (Computer-Based Training) or through PRONTO (depending on what exam edition you take). If you take the 2015 version of the exam, you have both options available to you. If you take the 2018 version of the exam, you are only allowed to use the PRONTO system.

PRONTO is a new way of taking your testing exam from the comfort of your home or office. PRONTO stands for Proctored Remote Online Testing Option. For more information about the PRONTO online testing option, click here.

What does the ICC Fire Inspector I exam cover?

The following exam content outline can act as a study guide to help you study for the exam and to gain an understanding of what the exam will cover. This exam covers 4 main areas:

General Inspection Administration

18%

Communication
Communicate fire protection and prevention practices.

1%

Inquiry Response
Respond to inquiries regarding fire and life safety practices.

1%

Inspection Reports
Prepare inspection reports based on observations conducted in the field.

1%

Research
Conduct research to identify applicable codes or standards given a fire and/or life safety issue.

1%

Identification of Permitting
Identify instances where permits are required; issue permits.

2%

Issuance of Permits
Enforce regulations and issue permits.

2%

Plan Review
Identify when plan reviews are required.

2%

Recordkeeping
Maintain records concerning inspections, complaints, and investigative information.

2%

Complaints
Conduct inspections related to the investigation of complaints.

2%

Appeals Correspondence
Generate written correspondence related to the appeals process.

2%

Legal Proceedings
Provide testimony at legal proceedings.

2%

General Provisions for Fire Safety

48%

Means of Egress
Evaluate means of egress elements of a structure.

5%

Types of Construction
Identify types of construction.

4%

Equipment and System Readiness
Determine operational readiness of existing fire protection equipment and fire alarm systems.

8%

Emergency Access
Verify adequate emergency access for a site.

5%

Fire Flow Test and Data
Evaluate fire flow test and data.

2%

Emergency Planning - Applicability
Determine the applicability of the emergency planning and preparedness measures.

3%

Emergency Planning - Evaluation
Evaluate emergency planning and preparedness procedures.

7%

Fire Protection Plan
Verify an approved plan to an installed fire protection system.

8%

Inspection for Construction Type
Perform fire safety inspections for various construction types.

3%

Hazardous Conditions
Identify, document, and report hazardous conditions involving equipment, processes, and operations.

3%

Occupancies

17%

Occupancy Classification
Identify occupancy classification based on description and use of building.

5%

Number of Occupants
Calculate the allowable number of occupants in a building or area.

5%

Inspection for Occupancy Group
Perform fire safety inspections for various occupancy groups.

7%

Regulated Materials and Processes

17%

Industrial/Commercial
Verify code compliance of industrial/commercial processes and operations.

5%

Storage and Handling
Verify code compliance for storage, handling, and use of regulated materials.

7%

Interior Finishes
Evaluate the interior finish, furnishing, and decorative materials for code compliance.

3%

Fire Growth
Perform fire safety inspections with regards to fire growth potential.

2%

What do you get when you pass the Fire Inspector I exam?

Bragging rights! Well actually you will receive a pass letter the same day right after your exam. You will have a certification number assigned to you so that if someone were to search for a certified professional within the ICC website, your name will come up!

In addition to being a Certified Fire Inspector (Yayyy!) you will receive a wall certification that looks like this…

Fire-Inspector-Certificate

Need Practice? Why not try our Fire Inspector I Practice Exam?

Want to test your knowledge of how well you know the code? Or maybe just get a feel for the exam?

Try out our Practice Exam for the ICC Fire Inspector I Certification Exam!

This practice exam is designed for those who are looking to take the 2015 or 2018 version of the ICC Fire Inspector Certification Exam through the International Code Council (ICC). These practice exams are intended to help you prepare for the actual exam by helping you navigate through the code book to familiarize yourself with the specific code sections. They will test your knowledge on the exam content areas covered to improve your chances of passing the certification exam.

This is a great way to prepare yourself for the actual exam administered by ICC. Every building code professional knows that the key to passing the ICC exams is to do practice problems. Don’t just take the exam purely on experience alone. Let this resource get you focused on realistic problems built around the exam content being covered.

Fire Inspector I

$34.99

Includes 2 Practice Exams, 60 Questions Each

Happy Test Taking!

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