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How long is the NICET test?

  • The time permitted to complete the new computer-based Fire Alarm Systems’ tests are as follows:
  • Level I   120 minutes
  • Level II  160 minutes
  • Level III 160 minutes
  • Level IV  180 minutes

What can I bring to the test center?

  • Depending upon which test you are taking, you are allowed to bring a limited number of references:
    • Level I
      • NFPA 70-2008 and NFPA 72-2007
    • Level II
      • NFPA 70-2008, NFPA 72-2007, and IBC-2006
    • Level III
      • NFPA 70-2008, NFPA 72-2007, NFPA 101-2006, and IBC-2006
    • Level IV
      • NFPA 72-2007, NFPA 101-2006, and IBC-2006

Are practice tests available?

  • Yes. You can purchase a 50-question Fire Alarm System practice test from NICET for Levels I – IV:
    • Level I   $45.00
    • Level II  $50.00
    • Level III $55.00
    • Level IV  $60.00

Can I take the computer-based test online?

  • No. The exam is administered on a computer at a proctored test center managed by Pearson VUE.

How much does it cost to get NICET certified?

  • Recently NICET split the pricing for testing and certification.  The Fire Alarm System testing and certification fees are as follows:
    • Level I 
      • Test           $120.00
      • Certification  $100.00  
    • Level II
      • Test           $150.00
      • Certification  $150.00  
    • Level III
      • Test           $180.00
      • Certification  $150.00  
    • Level IV
      • Test           $210.00
      • Certification  $150.00  

How do I apply for NICET certification?

How much experience is required for NICET certification?

  • Depending upon the level that you are seeking, 3 months to 10 years of relevant fire alarm experience is required for certification in Fire Alarm Systems:
    • Level I     3 months
    • Level II    2 years
    • Level III   5 years
    • Level IV  10 years  
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