NFPA 13 (2016) Classroom Training

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  • Description

    Gain the knowledge required for design, installation, and analysis sprinkler system installations using 2016 NFPA 13: Installation of Sprinkler Systems.

    Afterwards, review concepts and earn your Certificate of Educational Achievement* at your convenience online!

    Understand water-based fire protection strategies through this comprehensive classroom training program based on the 2016 edition of NFPA 13: Installation of Sprinkler Systems. Collaborative exercises and discussion led by industry experts share new concerns, vital fundamentals, and the knowledge required for comprehensive understanding of top-quality installations. You'll be more confident and efficient in your designs, installations, and analysis through interactive instruction that engages participants in the full range of NFPA 13 application -- including important on occupancy and commodity hazard classification updates, an area of the Standard that was extensively revised for the 2016 edition. A Certificate of Educational Achievement is available after the course through an online review and exam.

    Upon completion you should be able to:

    • Identify and select appropriate occupancy and commmodity hazard classifications in both single and multi-occupancy/use buildings
    • Identify and select the appropriate sprinkler system types for a given scenario
    • Identify specific criteria used to select an NFPA 13 compliant system
    • Select the appropriate design approach for a given scenario
    • Identify and select specific criteria that comprises  an NFPA 13 compliant design approach
    • Determine minimum water supply requirements
    • Identify the minimum working plan requirements
    • Identify basic hydraulic principles and how those principles impact a given system

     

    *Go online to earn your Certificate of Educational Achievement!

    After attending classroom training, review key concepts online and take the online exam at your convenience using the web link provided. You can prepare for the test in your own time frame, using online tools for review. Passing the exam will earn your Certificate of Educational Achievement, confirming your course knowledge.

    See the Certificate FAQs Tab for more information on purpose, limitations of NFPA Certificates, and Course Objectives.

     

    Who Will Benefit:
    Engineers, plan reviewers, designers, installers, inspectors, manufacturers, insurers, consultants, and project managers

    Free with Training!
    NFPA 13: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2016 Edition

    Continuing Education Credit:
    Earn 21 hours or 2.1 Continuing Education Units.
    Attendance is required to earn CEUs. Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization before attending.

    Apply the code TO your facility AT your facility!
    The premier training experience from NFPA: customized, hands-on instruction on-site at your workplace, administered by recognized experts who developed the codes and standards. For more information, contact us at 1-877-336-3280 or e-mail onsitetraining@nfpa.org, or visit nfpatraining.org/onsite.

  • Location Information

    Quincy (9/25/17-9/27/17)

    Hampton Inn
    215 Wood Road
    Classroom Location:
    NFPA Headquarters
    1 Batterymarch Park
    Quincy, MA 02169

    Denver (10/2/17-10/4/17)

    Crowne Plaza Denver Downtown
    1450 Glenarm Place
    Denver, CO 80202
    Reservations: 1-303-573-1450

    Ask for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) rate.

    Bridgeton (10/16/17-10/18/17)

    Embassy Suites St. Louis Airport
    11237 Lone Eagle Drive
    Bridgeton, MO 63044
    Reservations: 1-314-739-8929

    Ask for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) rate.

    Dallas (10/23/17-10/25/17)

    Doubletree by Hilton Dallas - Market Center
    2015 Market Center Blvd.
    Dallas, TX 75207
    Reservations: 1-214-741-7481

    Ask for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) rate.

    Seattle (11/6/17-11/8/17)

    Doubletree Suites Seattle Airport - Southcenter
    16500 Southcenter Parkway
    Seattle, WA 98188
    Reservations: 1-206-575-8220

    Ask for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) rate.

    Charlotte (11/27/17-11/29/17)

    Renaissance Charlotte
    2800 Coliseum Centre Drive
    Charlotte, NC 28217
    Reservations: 1-704-357-1414

    Ask for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) rate.

    Orlando (12/4/17-12/6/17)*

    Sheraton Lake Buena Vista Resort
    12205 S Apopka Vineland Road
    Orlando, FL 32836
    Reservations: 1-800-325-3535

    Ask for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) rate.

    *Get Discount Disney World Theme Park Tickets as an NFPA Classroom Training attendee!

    Anaheim (12/11/17-12/13/17)*

    Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort
    1855 South Harbor Boulevard
    Anaheim, CA 92802
    Reservations: 1-800-837-4197

    Ask for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) rate.

    *Get Discount Disneyland Theme Park Tickets as an NFPA Classroom Training attendee!

    Houston (2/19/18-2/21/18)

    Sheraton Houston Brookhollow Hotel
    3000 North Loop West Freeway
    Houston, TX 77092
    Reservations: 1-713-613-0642

    Ask for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) rate (expires January 28, 2018.)

    Baltimore (3/5/18-3/7/18)

    Sheraton Inner Harbor Baltimore
    300 S. Charles Street
    Baltimore, MD 21201
    Reservations: 1-410-347-1858

    Ask for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) rate.

    Las Vegas (3/19/18-3/21/18)

    The Linq Hotel & Casino
    3535 Las Vegas Boulevard South
    Las Vegas, NV 89109
    Reservations: 1-888-373-9855

    Ask for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) rate.

    Atlanta (4/9/18-4/11/18)

    Location information coming soon.

    Skokie (Chicago's North Shore) (4/30/18-5/2/18)

    DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago North Shore Conference Center
    9599 Skokie Boulevard
    Chicago, IL 60077
    Reservations: 1-312-922-4400

    Ask for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) rate.

    Nashville (5/14/18-5/16/18)

    Embassy Suites Hotel Nashville Airport
    10 Century Boulevard
    Nashville, TN 37214
    Reservations: 1-615-871-0033

    Ask for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) rate.

    Classroom Location:
    One Century Place Conference Center
    26 Century Boulevard
    Nashville, TN 37214

    Atlantic City (5/21/18-5/23/18)

    Harrah's Resort Atlantic City
    777 Harrah's Blvd.
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    Reservations: 1-609-340-4668

    Ask for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) rate.

    Fort Lauderdale (6/25/18-6/27/18)

    Embassy Suites Hotel Fort Lauderdale
    1100 SE 17th Street
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
    Reservations: 1-954-527-2700

    Ask for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) rate.

  • Course Agenda
    Module 1: Introduction and Overview
    Module 2: Hazard Classification/Identifying the Hazard
    Module 3: Water Supplies
    Module 4: Type of System/System Requirements
    Module 5: Design Approaches
    Module 6: Design Deliverables
    Module 7: System Components and Usage
    Module 8: Storage
    Module 9: System Acceptance
    Module 10: Wrap-Up

     

  • Certificate FAQs

    NFPA® Certificate Program FAQs

    What is an NFPA certificate?
    An NFPA "certificate of educational achievement" recognizes that an individual has successfully met the requisites of an NFPA certificate program, including attainment of the training program's learning objectives. It is issued after an individual has successfully completed the required training program and has obtained a passing score on an examination. The examination is based solely on the educational content of the classroom training and will take the form of an open book examination.

    What does my certificate of educational achievement mean? (Certificate Inference)
    Your certificate of educational achievement demonstrates that you have met the educational objectives of the NFPA training program you attended. It makes no claims as to your proficiency in conducting any specific task or job.

    Why should I participate in an NFPA certificate program? (Certificate Purpose)
    NFPA certificate programs are based on established best practices in adult education. NFPA certificate programs go beyond NFPA's traditional classroom trainings by measuring your knowledge on the subject matter taught, and awarding certificates of educational achievement, which demonstrate that you have achieved the educational objectives of the training program you attended.

    Who should get an NFPA certificate of educational achievement?
    Professionals who are looking to document that they understand the core concepts found within the training program in which they have participated.

    What is the difference between a certificate of educational achievement and a professional certification?
    A "certificate of educational achievement" is awarded after the completion of an NFPA certificate program. It recognizes that an individual has successfully completed the requisites of a one-time educational course or training program. NFPA certificate programs are not what are generally known as professional certifications. Professional certifications are typically programs that certify professional or occupational competence and require certain prerequisites such as education, years of experience, successfully passing an examination, and ongoing eligibility requirements (such as retesting or participating in a minimum number of educational activities). While an NFPA certificate of educational achievement is a valuable recognition of educational achievement that can enhance your professional development, there is no professional or other credential associated with a certificate and certificate holders may not claim to be certified, licensed, accredited, or registered to engage in a specific occupation or profession.

    How do I know NFPA certificate programs are of a high quality?
    NFPA training follows established best practices in adult education, and conforms to the ANSI/IACET Standard for Continuing Education and Training.

    What type of examination is used?
    NFPA certificate programs use an online, open book examination as an assessment tool. The exam consists of multiple choice questions based on the content found within the program.

    What are the requirements for obtaining a certificate of educational achievement? (Certificate Requirements)
    Individuals must participate in 90% of the certificate program as required by ANSI/IACET 1-2007, and measured by attendance forms distributed during the program. Individuals must also receive a minimum passing grade on the examination at the conclusion of the training program. Individuals must also agree not to disclose the contents of the examination nor reproduce examination materials.

    What if I need an accommodation to take the examination?
    Participants with sensory, visual, orthopedic, or other disabilities that would prevent them from taking the examination under standard conditions may request special accommodations and considerations. You must submit a written request, at the time you register, that explains the disability (i.e., the diagnosis), the type of accommodation you feel is appropriate, and attach supporting documentation of the diagnosis from a qualified healthcare professional. For information on submitting a request for accommodation please call 508-895-8367. After receiving the request and appropriate documentation, NFPA will contact you to confirm the special accommodation arrangements.

    What if I don't pass the examination?
    The certificate program is designed to effectively convey the core knowledge needed to pass the examination, and most individuals with a reasonable amount of study and review will pass the examination. Individuals who do not pass the examination may elect to retake the examination. Re-taking of the examination must be completed before NFPA discontinues the certificate program on the edition of the code or standard that the participant received training on.

    Do I have to renew my certificate of educational achievement?
    The certificate of educational achievement acknowledges an individual's attainment of the intended learning objectives from a specific certificate program. The information presented in the training is based on current knowledge and practice and/or on a specific code edition. Therefore, NFPA recommends remaining current with the latest codes and standards by periodically participating in appropriate NFPA certificate programs as your field and as code and standards evolve and update.

    What if I have a complaint regarding the outcome of my certificate program?
    NFPA endeavors to deal with any individual's complaint in a constructive and timely manner. Informal complaints, such as complaints made on evaluation forms, will be reviewed by the appropriate NFPA staff and any necessary action for improvement will be taken. Formal complaints may be submitted to the division manager of NFPA's professional development department in writing via email at custserv@nfpa.org, or by mail at NFPA, Fulfillment Center, 11 Tracy Drive, Avon, MA 02322. Formal complaints will be reviewed and responded to within 30 days.

    Does NFPA keep a record of the classroom trainings and certificate programs I've attended?
    Yes. NFPA maintains confidential and secured records of all participants' training as required by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training. These records are kept for seven years. If you ever need to document your past training, you may log in to your "My Training Page" on the NFPA website and view the educational products you have purchased. To have an official transcript sent to you, contact NFPA professional development in writing via e-mail, or by mail at NFPA, Fulfillment Center, 11 Tracy Drive, Avon, MA 02322.

  • On-site Training

    We Develop the Code. We Know the Code. We Teach the Code.

    Bring NFPA® experts to your facility -- it's simply the best option when you need to enhance safety and improve the skills of 10 or more employees.

    Classes are tailored to your activities and work environment, scheduled when you need them, and convenient to your location -- reducing down time and boosting the productivity of your team.

    7 Reasons why you should choose NFPA for On-site Training instruction...

    • Expert Instruction -- Learn direct from the people who interpret, apply and help develop the codes every day. Every on-site Training is led by an NFPA fire and life safety specialist who is a nationally recognized expert.
    • The Most Convenient Location...Your Facility! -- Time is valuable, that's why when you need to train upwards of 10 employees it makes sense to do it right at your facility where they work. We travel to you so you can keep your most valuable assets close to home.
    • Relevancy -- The best training provides your team with knowledge they can apply as soon as they complete the on-site training. That's why we will work with you to put together a program tailored to your facility's installation, maintenance, or equipment needs.
    • More Than Just Code Knowledge -- Step-by-step exercises and collaborative problem solving takes instruction beyond just knowing what the code says. Your team will develop skills to help them effectively respond to problems and enhance safety.
    • Top-Flight Training Materials -- Packed with easy-to-follow diagrams, illustrations and examples, our workbooks are filled with exercises your team will consult and reference long after the seminar is over. Plus, we supply everyone with the latest edition of the applicable NFPA code or standard.
    • Fully Accredited Programs -- Each attendee will earn valuable CEU's that will keep them up-to-date on their training. NFPA On-Site Training are accredited by the International Association of Continuing Education and Training, (IACET), the industry standard for quality and excellence in professional development programs.
    • Hassle-Free Implementation -- Our Professional Development staff will take care of all the details for you. From the initial consultation and scheduling, to delivery of materials, and post seminar evaluations, we'll work to make your program worry free so you can concentrate on your business.

    Call today -- 1.877.336.3280 or e-mail onsitetraining@nfpa.org.

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