Hands-On Course for Inspection, Testing & Maintenance of Water-based Fire Protection Systems

Member: 

$950

Nonmember:

$1,650

 

This 3-day, hands-on course is a review of the ITM requirements for various systems and components designed for technicians with at least 1 year of relevant work experience.

Schedule / Enroll

Course Offering 1:  Enroll Individual Enroll Group

In-Person ClassroomIn-Person ClassroomIn-Person Classroom
JUN 1JUN 2JUN 3
8 AM – 5 PM
Cranson, RI
8 AM – 5 PM
Cranson, RI
8 AM – 3:30 PM
Cranson, RI

Course Offering 2:  Enroll Individual Enroll Group

In-Person ClassroomIn-Person ClassroomIn-Person Classroom
DEC 5DEC 6DEC 7
8 AM – 5 PM
Cranson, RI
8 AM – 5 PM
Cranson, RI
8 AM – 3:30 PM
Cranson, RI

Details

Sprinkler Inspector Training ProgramThis class will provide a 3-day hands-on review of the inspection, testing, and maintenance (ITM) requirements for sprinkler systems, standpipe systems, fire pumps, and common components for water-based fire protection systems through classroom-based review and hands-on demonstrations and practice. Half of the course includes a classroom-based review and the other half consists of hands-on demonstrations and practice. Specific hands-on tests will vary and may include main drain test; valve status test; dry system trip test; preaction/deluge trip test; resetting dry and preaction/deluge valves; weekly, monthly, and annual fire pump tests; and air supplies (air compressors and nitrogen generators).

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  1.  Identify the required periodic inspection, testing, and maintenance requirements for water-based fire protection systems and system components.
  2. Perform the required periodic inspection, testing, and maintenance requirements for water-based fire protection systems and system components.
  3. Interpret the results from periodic inspection, testing, and maintenance activities.

AFSA Provides:

  • Handout slides
  • Three copies of the hydraulic graph
  • One NFPA Inspection form per student
  • One notebook per student
  • AFSA Pens
  • AFSA scales
  • Physical copy of NFPA 25, 2020 edition

Credits & Approvals:

  • CPDs: 22.5
  • CEUs: 2.25
  • Contact Hours: 22.5
  • FL Approval: FP17079-22.5 (expires July 2022)
    1. Contractor I, II, III & WB Inspector
    2. This course is approved for credit by the Florida Fire Safety Board.

 

Prerequisites

At least 1 year of relevant ITM experience, equivalent to NICET Level I, and an understanding of water-based system components and other basic concepts. However, inspection trainees may also benefit from this course.

ITM technicians, AHJs, facility management, building engineers, insurance representatives, etc.