Certifications

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Academy Exams offers two levels of certification for inspectors.

Inspector I

Prerequisites

To register for the Academy Exams Inspector I test, no work history in the inspection, testing, and maintenance field is required. However, we do require that registrants have at least 16 hours of CEUs by the time of the exam.

Registrants must also provide a Validator (and contact information for this Validator) who can verify CEUs and exam readiness.

The Exam

The Inspector I certification exam contains 45 questions and has a time limit of 90 minutes.

A score of 80% or better is required to pass.

Inspector II

Prerequisites

To register for the Academy Exams Inspector II test, at least 2000 hours of work experience in the inspection of water-based fire protection systems is required. In the state of Florida, these hours MUST be under the employ of a Class I or Class II State License Holder.

Additionally, Inspector II registrants are required to have at least 32 hours of CEUs by the time of the exam.

Inspector II registrants must provide a Validator (and contact information for this Validator) who can verify work history and experience level, CEUs, and exam readiness.

The Exam

The Inspector II certification exam contains 75 questions and has a time limit of 150 minutes.

A score of 80% or better is required to pass.