SPS 305.46(1)(b) (b) An application fee and a registration fee in accordance with s. SPS 305.02, Table 305.02.
SPS 305.46(2) (2)Qualifications. A person applying for an electrical apprentice, an industrial electrical apprentice, or a residential electrical apprentice registration shall be entered into an electrical apprentice contract recognized under ch. 106, Stats.
SPS 305.46(3) (3)Responsibilities. A person who installs, repairs, or maintains electrical wiring as a registered electrical apprentice, registered industrial electrical apprentice, or registered residential electrical apprentice may do so as long as he or she is entered into an electrical apprentice contract recognized under ch. 106, Stats.
SPS 305.46(4) (4)Renewal.
SPS 305.46(4)(a)(a) A person may renew his or her registration as an electrical-apprentice, industrial electrical apprentice, or residential electrical apprentice.
SPS 305.46(4)(b)1.1. An electrical-apprentice, industrial electrical apprentice, or residential electrical apprentice registration shall be renewed in accordance with s. SPS 305.07.
SPS 305.46(4)(b)2. 2. The renewal of registration as an electrical apprentice, industrial electrical apprentice, or residential electrical apprentice shall be contingent upon the person submitting evidence that the person is entered into an electrical apprentice contract recognized under ch. 106, Stats.
SPS 305.46 History History: CR 09-028: cr. Register August 2010 No. 656, eff. 9-1-10; CR 11-020: am. (2), (3), (4) (b) 2., Register December 2011 No. 672, eff. 1-1-12; correction in (1) (a), (b), (4) (b) 1. made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672.
subch. V of ch. SPS 305 Subchapter V — Fire Sprinkler
SPS 305.50 SPS 305.50 Fire sprinkler installers.
SPS 305.50(1)(a) (a) Except as provided in par. (b), pursuant to ss. 145.15 (4), 145.165 and 145.175, Stats., no person may install, maintain or repair automatic fire sprinkler systems unless the person holds a license or registration issued by the department as a licensed automatic fire sprinkler contractor, a licensed journeyman sprinkler fitter, a registered automatic fire sprinkler system apprentice, a registered automatic fire sprinkler contractor-maintenance, or a registered automatic fire sprinkler fitter-maintenance.
SPS 305.50(1)(b) (b) Paragraph (a) does not apply to a person repairing, replacing or maintaining electrical supervisory devices for existing automatic fire sprinkler systems.
SPS 305.50(2) (2) No person may conduct the annual activities relative to inspection and testing of an existing automatic fire sprinkler system and components as required by ch. SPS 314 unless the person holds a license or registration issued by the department as a licensed automatic fire sprinkler contractor, a licensed journeyman sprinkler fitter, a registered automatic fire sprinkler system apprentice, a registered automatic fire sprinkler contractor-maintenance, a registered automatic fire sprinkler fitter-maintenance, a registered automatic fire sprinkler system tester or a registered sprinkler tester learner.
SPS 305.50 Note Note: The rules of this subchapter further restrict or limit the type of automatic fire sprinkler installations and activities that certain license or registration categories may perform or undertake.
SPS 305.50 History History: Cr. Register, October, 1996, No. 490, eff. 11-1-96; am. (1) (a), Register, March, 1998, No. 507, eff. 4-1-98; am. Register, April, 2000, No. 532, eff. 5-1-00; CR 01-139: am. (2) Register June 2002 No. 558, eff. 7-1-02; CR 11-020: am. (2), Register December 2011 No. 672, eff. 1-1-12; correction in (2) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672.
SPS 305.51 SPS 305.51 Sprinkler contractors.
SPS 305.51(1) (1) General. Except as provided in s. SPS 305.54, a person licensed as an automatic fire sprinkler contractor shall be responsible for each installation of an automatic fire sprinkler system.
SPS 305.51(2) (2)Application for examination. A person applying to take an automatic fire sprinkler contractor license examination shall submit all of the following:
SPS 305.51(2)(a) (a) An application in accordance with s. SPS 305.01.
SPS 305.51(2)(b) (b) An application fee and examination fee in accordance with s. SPS 305.02, Table 305.02.
SPS 305.51(3) (3)Qualifications for examination. A person applying for an automatic fire sprinkler contractor license examination shall have one of the following qualifications relating to the engineering principles and skills associated with the design, installation and maintenance of automatic fire sprinkler systems:
SPS 305.51(3)(a) (a) At least 1000 hours of experience per year for at least 3 consecutive years as a licensed journeyman automatic fire sprinkler fitter.
SPS 305.51(3)(b) (b) Graduated from an accredited 4-year university or college with a degree in civil engineering, mechanical engineering or other approved engineering curriculum related to automatic fire sprinklers.
SPS 305.51(3)(c) (c) At least 1000 hours of experience per year for at least 7 years in automatic fire sprinkler design or installation. Each semester spent full-time in a school of civil or mechanical engineering or other accredited college, university, technical or vocational school in an automatic fire sprinkler-related program shall be considered equivalent to 500 hours of experience, with no more than 3,000 hours and 3 years of experience through education being credited toward the 7 years of experience.
SPS 305.51(3)(d) (d) A level III certification in fire protection/automatic fire sprinkler system layout from the national institute for certification in engineering technologies.
SPS 305.51(4) (4)Examination. A person seeking to obtain an automatic fire sprinkler contractor license shall take and pass an examination in accordance with s. SPS 305.09.
SPS 305.51(5) (5)Application for license. Upon notification of the successful passage of the examination for an automatic fire sprinkler system contractor license, a person may obtain the license by submitting an application and the license fee in accordance with ss. SPS 305.01 and 305.09 (7) (c).
SPS 305.51(6) (6)Responsibilities.
SPS 305.51(6)(a)(a) A person who installs, inspects, tests or maintains an automatic fire sprinkler system as a licensed automatic fire sprinkler contractor shall utilize the appropriately licensed or registered persons to install, inspect, test or maintain automatic fire sprinkler systems.
SPS 305.51(6)(b) (b) For any construction project that requires a uniform building permit under s. SPS 320.08, a person who holds a sprinkler contractor certification may not commence installation of fire sprinklers until a general construction permit is issued for the installation.
SPS 305.51 Note Note: Chs. SPS 320 to 325 apply to one- and 2-family dwellings and manufactured dwellings. The department's uniform building permit is issued either by the municipality in which the dwelling is located or by a UDC inspection agency where the municipality does not administer the Uniform Dwelling Code.
SPS 305.51(7) (7)Renewal.
SPS 305.51(7)(a)(a) A person may renew his or her license as an automatic fire sprinkler contractor.
SPS 305.51(7)(b) (b) An automatic fire sprinkler contractor license shall be renewed in accordance with s. SPS 305.07.
SPS 305.51(7)(c)1.a.a. The renewal of a license as an automatic fire sprinkler contractor which has an expiration date on or before June 30, 2010 shall be contingent upon the automatic fire sprinkler contractor obtaining at least 12 hours of acceptable continuing education prior to the expiration date of the license as specified in s. SPS 305.08 and Table 305.06, except as provided in subd. 2.
SPS 305.51(7)(c)1.b. b. The renewal of a license as an automatic fire sprinkler contractor which has an expiration date after June 30, 2010 shall be contingent upon the automatic fire sprinkler contractor obtaining at least 24 hours of acceptable continuing education prior to the expiration date of the license as specified in s. SPS 305.08 and Table 305.06, except as provided in subd. 2.
SPS 305.51(7)(c)2. 2. A person who holds a license as an automatic fire sprinkler contractor may apply to the department for waiver of the continuing education requirements under subd. 1. on the grounds of prolonged illness or disability or similar circumstances. Each application for waiver shall be considered individually on its merits by the department.
SPS 305.51 History History: Cr. Register, October, 1996, No. 490, eff. 11-1-96; cr. (2m) and (6) (c), am. (4) and (5), Register, April, 2000, No. 532, eff. 5-1-00; CR 03-075: renum. (5) to be (5) (a), cr. (5) (b) Register June 2004 No. 582, eff. 8-1-04; CR 06-031: renum. (6) (c) 1. to be 1. a. and am., cr. (6) (c) 1. b. Register October 2006 No. 610, eff. 11-1-06; CR 11-020: renum. (2m) to (6) to be (3) to (7), Register December 2011 No. 672, eff. 1-1-12; correction in (1), (2) (a), (b), and in (4), (5), (6) (b), (7) (b), (c) 1. a., b., as renumbered, made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672; CR 14-010: am. (7) (c) 1. Register August 2014 No. 704, eff. 9-1-14.
SPS 305.52 SPS 305.52 Journeyman sprinkler fitters.
SPS 305.52(1) (1) General. The activities under s. SPS 305.50 that may be undertaken by a person who holds a license as a licensed journeyman automatic fire sprinkler fitter shall be performed under the general supervision of a person who holds a license as a licensed automatic fire sprinkler contractor.
SPS 305.52(2) (2)Application for examination. A person applying to take a journeyman automatic fire sprinkler fitter license examination shall submit all of the following:
SPS 305.52(2)(a) (a) An application in accordance with s. SPS 305.01.
SPS 305.52(2)(b) (b) An application fee and examination fee in accordance with s. SPS 305.02, Table 305.02.
SPS 305.52(3) (3)Qualifications for examination. A person applying for journeyman automatic fire sprinkler fitter license examination shall have completed an automatic fire sprinkler system apprenticeship recognized under ch. 106, Stats.
SPS 305.52(4) (4)Examination. A person seeking to obtain a journeyman automatic fire sprinkler fitter license shall take and pass an examination in accordance with s. SPS 305.09.
SPS 305.52(5) (5)Application for license. Upon notification of the successful passage of the examination for a journeyman automatic fire sprinkler system fitter license, a person may obtain the license by submitting an application and the license fee in accordance with ss. SPS 305.01 and 305.09 (7) (c).
SPS 305.52(6) (6)Renewal.
SPS 305.52(6)(a)(a) A person may renew his or her license as a journeyman automatic fire sprinkler fitter.
SPS 305.52(6)(b) (b) A journeyman automatic fire sprinkler fitter license shall be renewed in accordance with s. SPS 305.07.
SPS 305.52(6)(c)1.a.a. The renewal of a license as a journeyman automatic fire sprinkler fitter which has an expiration date on or before June 30, 2010 shall be contingent upon the journeyman automatic fire sprinkler fitter obtaining at least 12 hours of acceptable continuing education prior to the expiration date of the license as specified in s. SPS 305.08 and Table 305.06, except as provided in subd. 2.
SPS 305.52(6)(c)1.b. b. The renewal of a license as a journeyman automatic fire sprinkler fitter which has an expiration date after June 30, 2010 shall be contingent upon the journeyman automatic fire sprinkler fitter obtaining at least 24 hours of acceptable continuing education prior to the expiration date of the license as specified in s. SPS 305.08 and Table 305.06, except as provided in subd. 2.
SPS 305.52(6)(c)2. 2. A person who holds a license as a journeyman automatic fire sprinkler fitter may apply to the department for waiver of the continuing education requirements under subd. 1. on the grounds of prolonged illness or disability or similar circumstances. Each application for waiver shall be considered individually on its merits by the department.
SPS 305.52 History History: Cr. Register, October, 1996, No. 490, eff. 11-1-96; am. (1) and (5), cr. (6) (c), Register, April, 2000, No. 532, eff. 5-1-00; CR 06-031: renum. (6) (c) 1. to be 1. a. and am., cr. (6) (c) 1. b. Register October 2006 No. 610, eff. 11-1-06; correction in (1), (2) (a), (b), (4), (5), (6) (b), (c) 1. a., b. made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672; CR 14-010: am. (6) (c) 1. a., b. Register August 2014 No. 704, eff. 9-1-14.
SPS 305.53 SPS 305.53 Sprinkler system apprentices.
SPS 305.53(1) (1) General. The activities under s. SPS 305.50 that may be undertaken by a person who holds a registration as a registered automatic fire sprinkler system apprentice shall be performed under the general supervision of a person who is a licensed automatic fire sprinkler contractor.
SPS 305.53 Note Note: The Department of Workforce Development, Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards has additional supervision standards for apprentices for the purpose of training and education.
SPS 305.53(2) (2)Application for registration. A person applying for an automatic fire sprinkler system apprentice registration to install, test or maintain automatic fire sprinkler systems shall submit all of the following:
SPS 305.53(2)(a) (a) An application in accordance with s. SPS 305.01.
SPS 305.53(2)(b) (b) An application fee and a registration fee in accordance with s. SPS 305.02, Table 305.02.
SPS 305.53(3) (3)Qualifications for registration. A person applying for automatic fire sprinkler apprentice registration to install, test or maintain automatic fire sprinkler systems shall be entered into a sprinkler fitter apprentice contract recognized under ch. 106, Stats.
SPS 305.53(4) (4)Renewal.
SPS 305.53(4)(a)1.1. A person may renew his or her registration as an automatic fire sprinkler system apprentice.
SPS 305.53(4)(a)2. 2. An automatic fire sprinkler system apprentice registration shall be renewed in accordance with s. SPS 305.07.
SPS 305.53(4)(b) (b) The renewal of a registration as an automatic fire sprinkler apprentice is contingent upon the person submitting evidence that the person is entered into a sprinkler fitter apprentice contract recognized under ch. 106, Stats.
SPS 305.53 History History: Cr. Register, October, 1996, No. 490, eff. 11-1-96; am. (1) and (2) (b), Register, April, 2000, No. 532, eff. 5-1-00; CR 11-020: am. (3), (4) (b), Register December 2011 No. 672, eff. 1-1-12; correction in (1), (2) (a), (b), (4) (a) 2. made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672.
SPS 305.54 SPS 305.54 Sprinkler maintenance contractors.
SPS 305.54(1)(1) General. Pursuant to s. 145.175, Stats., the activities under s. SPS 305.50 that may be undertaken by a person who holds a registration as a registered automatic fire sprinkler contractor-maintenance shall be:
SPS 305.54(1)(a) (a) Performed only within the facilities or properties of the business establishment where the person is employed; and
SPS 305.54(1)(b) (b) Limited to modifying or extending an existing automatic fire sprinkler system by no more than 15 sprinklers per project.
SPS 305.54(2) (2)Application for examination. A person applying to take an automatic fire sprinkler contractor-maintenance registration examination shall submit all of the following:
SPS 305.54(2)(a) (a) An application in accordance with s. SPS 305.01.
SPS 305.54(2)(b) (b) An application fee and examination fee in accordance with s. SPS 305.02, Table 305.02.
SPS 305.54(3) (3)Examination. A person seeking to obtain an automatic fire sprinkler contractor-maintenance registration shall take and pass an examination in accordance with s. SPS 305.09.
SPS 305.54(4) (4)Application for registration. Upon notification of the successful passage of the examination for an automatic fire sprinkler contractor-maintenance registration, a person may obtain the registration by submitting an application and the registration fee in accordance with ss. SPS 305.01 and 305.09 (7) (c).
SPS 305.54(5) (5)Renewal.
SPS 305.54(5)(a)(a) A person may renew his or her registration as an automatic fire sprinkler contractor-maintenance.
SPS 305.54(5)(b) (b) An automatic fire sprinkler contractor-maintenance registration shall be renewed in accordance with s. SPS 305.07.
SPS 305.54(5)(c)1.a.a. The renewal of a registration as an automatic fire sprinkler contractor-maintenance which has an expiration date on or before June 30, 2010 shall be contingent upon the automatic fire sprinkler contractor-maintenance obtaining at least 6 hours of acceptable continuing education prior to the expiration date of the registration as specified in s. SPS 305.08 and Table 305.06, except as provided in subd. 2.
SPS 305.54(5)(c)1.b. b. The renewal of a registration as an automatic fire sprinkler contractor-maintenance which has an expiration date after June 30, 2010 shall be contingent upon the automatic fire sprinkler contractor-maintenance obtaining at least 12 hours of acceptable continuing education prior to the expiration date of the registration as specified in s. SPS 305.08 and Table 305.06, except as provided in subd. 2.
SPS 305.54(5)(c)2. 2. A person who holds a registration as an automatic fire sprinkler contractor-maintenance may apply to the department for waiver of the continuing education requirements under subd. 1. on the grounds of prolonged illness or disability or similar circumstances. Each application for waiver shall be considered individually on its merits by the department.
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