PREREQUISITE FOR THIS CERTIFICATION: There are no prerequisite certifications for this certification.
WRITTEN TEST: There is a 100-question written test.
PROJECT: There is a take-home project book that covers all the required skills. Depending upon the version assigned, the candidate may be required to inspect a commercial remodel or addition project; inspect a school or government building; or inspect a commercial enterprise. The project book must be completed and submitted within six (6) months.
STANDARD: The certification test is based upon the NFPA 1031, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Examiner, 2014 edition, Chapter 4, Fire Inspector I.
READING REFERENCE TEXT: The written tests are referenced to IFSTA, Fire Inspector and Code Enforcement, 8th edition. The specific referenced pages are listed in the Fire Inspector 1 Certification Guide, available on the KFRTI website.
FEES: The fee for this certification test is $60.00 for Kansas fire fighters and $120.00 for non-Kansas fire fighters.
There is an additional $17.50 fee, made payable to the ProBoard, for the ProBoard certificate.