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Introduction to the Fire Sprinkler Industry

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FREE

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FREE

This course is designed for those new to the industry. Participants will explore the critical role of sprinkler systems in fire protection and life safety while gaining insight into the basics of fire dynamics. We will identify the functions of fire sprinklers within various occupancies and include hands-on activities.

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In-Person Classroom
May 10
8 AM – 5 PM
Dallas, TX

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In-Person Classroom
July 25
8 AM – 5 PM
Dallas, TX

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In-Person Classroom
September 4
8 AM – 5 PM
Dallas, TX

Details

This introductory course is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive overview of the fundamental principles, types of sprinklers, components, and functionality of sprinkler systems. This course serves as a valuable resource for all individuals new to the protection industry (administrative, sales, estimation; inspection, testing & maintenance; design; facilities managers), as well as professionals seeking to enhance their knowledge and skills in this specialized field.

During this course, participants will explore the critical role that sprinkler systems play in fire protection and life safety. Participants will gain insight into the underlying principles of fire dynamics, examine roles that make up the fire sprinkler industry, identify specific functions and applications within various occupancies, and explore resources that enhance this knowledge and experience. The course will include an introduction to the basic codes and standards, as well as demonstrations and hands-on activities.

Audience:

 Any experience level, new technicians, new inspectors, AHJs, facilities maintenance personnel.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the roles of various stakeholders in the fire sprinkler industry.
  2. Identify the primary codes and standards that govern fire sprinkler system installations.
  3. Describe the basic function and operation of fire sprinklers.

Credits & Approvals:

  • CPDs: 8
  • CEUs: .8
  • Contact Hours: 8

 

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

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