NICET Water-Based Layout Training

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Pass your NICET Water-Based Layout exam with confidence using a proven and dependable system.



NICET UPDATE:   Starting October 1, 2018, the exam content for Levels I, II and III will be updated to the following references: NFPA 13 2016, NFPA 13D 2016, NFPA 13R 2016, NFPA 14 2016, NFPA 20 2016, NFPA 25 2014, and NFPA 291 2016. The Level IV exams will be updated before the end of the year.  See the NICET Water-Based Systems Layout page for detailed information.

The Fire Tech development team is finalizing new study material following updated NICET content outlines. Level I & II exam prep will be available for student enrollment on or before October 15. Level III exam prep will follow shortly. Please subscribe here to receive future updates:

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Fire Tech’s Training System is available in several convenient formats

  • Online Courses: 90 – 120 day self-guided online access and 100s of sample questions
  • Webinars: experienced instructors to guide you through the presentations and includes online, self-paced study
  • Packages add NICET approved standards and Fire Tabs
  • Reference Texts provide excellent documentation, explanations and details

I'm writing to let you know that I already passed the two NICET Level I exams of IT&M. The online training and the workshop helped me to accomplish this and I know I'll do well with Level II also. Thank you very much and have a great week.

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Study for NICET Water-Based Systems Layout Exams



Fire Tech Productions’ NICET prep of Water-Based Systems Layout guides you, step by step, through the material you need to study for your NICET exam.

  • NICET exam prep for Water-Based Systems Layout is available in online self-paced and instructor led web classes.
  • Tables, graphs and many references to NFPA 13, 13D, 13R, 14 and 20 will help you learn quick navigation of the codes.
  • Studying these NFPA standards combined with our Fire Tech training program is the BEST way to prepare for your exam.
  • Our popular Water-Based Systems Layout reference texts, available for Levels I, II & III, provide efficient and dependable study.

Online Sprinkler Courses, Webinars and Packages

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Water-Based Systems Layout Level I

Water-Based Systems Layout Level II


Water-Based Systems Layout Levels I & II

Water-Based Systems Layout Level III – General Plans

Water-Based Systems Layout Level III – Hydraulics

Water-Based Systems Layout Level III – Bundle (General Plans Prep & Advanced Hydraulics)

Water-Based Layout Reference Texts

Water-Based Systems Layout Basic Text

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Water-Based Systems Layout Intermediate Text

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Water-Based Systems Layout General Plans Text

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Water-Based Systems Layout Hydraulics Text

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NFPA Fire Protection StandardsNFPA Standards approved for NICET Water-Based Systems Layout Exams (included in our packages)

Level I – NFPA 13 2013
Level II – NFPA 13 2013, NFPA 13R 2013, NFPA 14 2013, and NFPA 20 2013 (NFPA 13D is on-screen only, not allowed into the exam and not included in Fire Tech Packages)
Level III – NFPA 13 2013, NFPA 13D and NFPA 13R Automatic Sprinkler 2013 Systems for Residential Occupancies Handbook**, NFPA 14 2013, and NFPA 20 2013
(**Residential Occupancies Handbook Not included in the online package)

NICET Training for Fire ProtectionWebinars

NICET Prep Webinars add 3-4 hours of live instructor-led training to your online course.




Level I:  Sep 12 & 19, 10:00 am – 11:30 am EST

Times don’t work for you? No problem, “Webinars on Demand” is a favorite option – view the recording on your time schedule.

Call or email for group rates, scheduled webinars or customized training. 937-434-3473
These courses provide an excellent introduction into fire protection. Need a different version of the standard?                 Please let us know!

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