FM & UL-ULC Firestop Exam FAQs
|# of Questions||100+||
Those writing the ULC Firestop Exam are required to complete the UL Core Exam, plus an additional 25 questions for the Canadian supplement. This supplement is added to the core UL Firestop Exam and graded as a whole.
|Length of time allowed||2 hrs 45 mins (Full)
90 mins (Re-Exam)
|3 hrs – UL Core Exam
1 hr – ULC Supplement
|Score required to Pass||80%||80%|
|MOP Version Required||7th Edition or Newer||7th Edition|
|Online Exam Option||No||Yes – Register to take the Online Exam at UL.com|
|How long for results||2-4 weeks||3 hours|
|If I don’t pass, can I retake exam?||Yes||Yes|
|After passing the exam, how long before I need to retake the exam?||
Earn less than 6 CEUs every 3 years and write the standard FM Firestop Exam
Earn 6 CEUs every 3 years
|What constitues a CEU?||A CEU is definied as a Continuing Education Unit (CEU). CEUs are comprised of Learning Units (LUs), which equate to actual hours of industry-specific contact education.
1 CEU = 8 LUs
|A CEU is definied as a Continuing Education Unit (CEU). CEUs are comprised of Learning Units (LUs), which equate to actual hours of industry-specific contact education.
1 CEU = 10 LUs
|I live and work in Canada. Is there a different requirement?||No||Yes
The ULC Canadian Supplement is required. The Canadian Supplement consists of an additional 25 questions, to be completed within 1 hour. This supplement is added to the core UL Firestop Exam and is graded as a whole.
|Study Guides||– FCIA Manual of Practice
– Standard for Approval of Firestop Contractors, Class 4991
– The FM Approval Guide
|– FCIA Manual of Practice
– UL’s Online Certification Directory
– UL Qualified Firestop Contractor Program Requirements and Checklist
ULC Canadian Supplement