The NFPA Certified Sprinkler ITM Specialist (CSITMS) for Facility Managers program was created after extensive market research was conducted with facility managers from a wide range of industries. The research indicated a strong desire to have a credential that highlights their knowledge of the many challenges associated with a proper inspection, testing, and maintenance program for water-based fire protection systems, and how to keep their facilities in compliance with the 2014 edition of NFPA 25, Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-based Fire Protection Systems.
To earn your CSITMS for Facility Managers, complete the application and pass the online exam. Earning this professional certification indicates your:
- Competence with inspection, testing and maintenance of water-based fire protection systems, and how to keep facilities in compliance
- Proficiency in the use of NFPA 25
- Dedication to personal professional development
The CSITMS exam is a computer-based three-hour open-book examination, containing 100 multiple-choice questions. The exam is based on the 2014 edition of NFPA 25, Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-based Fire Protection Systems and is designed to evaluate the candidate’s knowledge of ITM principles and code application skills. NFPA 25 is the only reference source that may be present during the examination.
For more information about CSITMS go to: nfpa.org/csitms or contact NFPA Certification Department, 1 Batterymarch Park, Quincy, MA 02169 Tel: +1 617 984-7509; Fax: +1 617 984-7127; email: email@example.com