Florida Fire Protection III Contractor license

Florida contractors certified as Fire Protection III have a scope of work which covers contracts requiring the layout, installation, inspection and service of the following types of fire protection systems:

  • Foam extinguishing
  • Carbon dioxide
  • Dry chemical
  • Halon
  • Other Chemical

Pre-engineered systems are excluded from the scope of this license.

How to Obtain the Fire Protection III Contractor License in Florida

  1. Be at least 18 years old
  2. Be of good moral character
  3. Submit the Fire III Contractor application to the Bureau of Fire Prevention
  4. Obtain General Liability Insurance
  5. Have the necessary experience in the Fire Protection III trade:
    • Four years (documented) working for a Fire I or Contractor II, or
    • Equivalent education and experience with chemical fire suppression systems
  6. Pass the exam within one year of submitting the application

Florida Fire Protection III Contractor License Exam

Florida Fire Protection III Contractors must pass an exam prior to obtaining their license. Below is all the information related to the trade exam, including the official reference lists.

  • Testing Method: Computer-Based
  • Testing Company: Pearson Vue©
  • Time Allowed: 150 Minutes
  • Passing Score: 70%
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Number of Questions: 100
  • Subjects Involved:
    • Expansion Foams
    • Extinguishing Systems
      • Carbon Dioxide
      • Halon 1301 Fire
    • Deluge Foam-Water Sprinkler and Foam-Water Spray Systems
      • Water Sprinkler
      • Water Spray
    • Dry Chemical Extinguishing Systems
    • Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection
    • Water Tanks for Private Fire Protection
    • Private Fire Service Mains and Their Appurtenances
    • Water Based Fire Protection Systems
      • Inspection
      • Testing
      • Maintenance
    • Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems
    • Florida Statutes
      • Definitions
      • Fire Suppression System Contractors
        • Disciplinary Action
      • Administrative Fine in lieu of suspension, revocation, or refusal to issue a permit or certificate
      • Probation
      • Certificate Application and Issuance
        • Application and Issuance
        • Examination
        • Investigation of Applicant
      • Certificate Effective Statewide; not transferable
      • Issuance of Certificate to Individuals and Business Organizations
        • Individuals
        • Business Organizations
      • Certificate
        • Expiration
        • Renewal
        • Inactive certificate
        • Continuing Education
      • Fire Protection Systems
        • Installation
        • Inspection
        • Maintenance
      • Contracting without certificate prohibited
        • Violations
        • Penalty
      • Disciplinary action
        • Fire protection system contractors
        • Grounds for denial
          • Non-renewal
          • Suspension
          • Revocation
      • Violations Subject to Injunction
      • Application of Law Regulating Contracting and Contractors
    • Florida Administrative Code
      • Application Procedures
        • Scope
        • Submission of Application
        • Testing
        • Insurance Requirements
        • Required Continuing Education
      • General Provisions
        • Scope
          • Fabrication
          • Installation
          • Inspection
          • Alteration
          • Repair
          • Servicing on the Fire
          • Lay out
        • Definitions
        • National Fire Protection Association to be Compiled with
        • Requirements for Automatic Sprinkler Systems Employing Water as the Extinguishing Agent
          • Water as extinguishing agent
        • Fire Protection Systems
          • Inspection
          • Testing
          • Maintenance

Fire Protection III Course

  • Login credentials emailed upon enrollment

    Unlimited access (no time limits)

    Lecture videos

    Practice questions

    Key concepts

    Step-by-step solutions to math problems

    In-person review

    classes
    $699.00
    $699.00

Fire Protection Contractor License Book Set III

The book set includes all the references required for the Fire Protection I exam. Orders placed before 2 pm ship the same day via UPS and a tracking number is emailed prior to 2 pm. 3 p.m.

  • FLORIDA FIRE PROTECTION III - BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $752.71
  • FLORIDA FIRE PROTECTION III - BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $852.71

Fire Protection III Books