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Residential Multipurpose Inspector Certification Procedures
The Colorado Division of Fire Safety's Residential Multipurpose Inspector Certifcation Program begins July 1, 2011. The certification period shall be valid for a period of three (3) years beginning from 1st day of the month of issuance of the current calendar year.
- Applicants are required to pass the examination requirement no later than 90-days after their initial application date.
- All registrations will expire three years from the date of issuance listed on the certication card.
- Registrants shall be required to renew on or before their expiration date.
- All fees submitted for application/registration under this program are non-refundable.
In order to become certified as a residential multipurpose inspector, the applicant must provide the Administrator (the Colorado Division of Fire Safety) with the following documentation:
- The applicant must meet all program requiremements and agree to comply with the rules governing the Residential Multipurpose Sprinkler Inspectors Program defined in 8 CCR 1507-54.
- The applicant shall comply with all applicable codes and standards (C.R.S. 24-33.5-1203.5) adopted by the administrator and all codes, ordinances and resolutions adopted by municipalities, counties, fire protection districts, and plumbing boards.
- The applicant shall be employed, under contract to, or formally volunteer their services to the State of Colorado or other recognized Colorado governing body as a multipurpose residential fire inspector as specified in CRS 24-33.5-1211 or plumbing inspector performing work on systems and components as specified in CRS 12-58-102(5)(a).
- The applicant must complete all parts of the Residential Multipurpose Inspector Certification Application and sign it. The application is an official document legally binding the fitter to the provisions of Colorado Revised Statutes and all rules adopted by the administrator.
- Applicants must submit a copy of their current Driver's License, Colorado ID card, or other valid picture identification showing proof of age.
Applicants shall provide proof of passing of the following examination approved by the Administrator:
- Applicants shall be 18 years of age or older to apply. for this program.
7. Payment of all nonrefundable fees required for certification.
Residential Multipurpose Inspector Certification Application
Failure to complete the application form in its entirety and sending all applicable required documentation and fees may result in a delay or rejection of your certification.
To expedite processing, applicants are urged to scan the application and all verification documents and then email the information packet and payment information to the Division (subject line: Residential Inspector Certification).
Certification and training opportunities are available at the following websites:
Visit the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) website
www.nfsa.org, Click on "Seminars"
www.iccsafe.org, Click on "Training"
www.nfpa.org, Click on "Learning" and then "Professional Development"
www.firesprinkler.org, Click on "Training" and then "Events"
www.sprinkleracademy.com, Check out the degree programs at Parkland College.
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