Certified Fire Inspector II Training (with Optional Certification Exam)

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  • Description

    *Notes: To participate in the CFI-II classroom training you must first attain the CFI-I Certification. If you would like to take the CFI-II certification exam on the last day, please select “With Review & Exam, Certificate.” This exam option must be selected a minimum of 30 days prior to the class. If you are not taking the certification exam, you may select the “Class Only, No Certificate” option any time prior to the class.

    The Certified Fire Inspector II, 3-Day Classroom Training (with Optional Certification Exam) course is designed to be an overview of the minimum skills and knowledge a Fire Inspector II needs, based on the job performance requirements found in Chapter 5 of NFPA 1031, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Examiner. This course will help the participants to perform their jobs, and along with additional study, assist them in preparing for certification examinations.

    At NFPA®, we understand how important your credibility is with your employers, your peers, and the public you serve. That's why, as the code and standard developer and publisher, we offer this training program along with certification that signifies you have the experience, education, and knowledge it takes to handle the responsibilities of your job.

    The course will familiarize participants with:

    • Fire protection -- systems approach
    • Life safety
    • Storage, use, and handling of flammable and hazardous materials
    • Fire protection systems

    Additional resources include: Certified Fire Inspector II (CFI-II) Core Learning Online Training Series.

    Important Details:

    Price: includes three days of training, student workbook, applicable codes and standards, and a proctored exam (if applicable) -- along with morning coffee each day and lunch Monday through Wednesday.

    Price with the exam included: includes three days of training and an exam on the fourth day. The exam cost is included. (NOTE: The registrant must complete an application and send it to the NFPA Certification Department 4 weeks prior to the exam date. Please see the certification page at www.nfpa.org/certification for an application.)

    Price without the exam: 3 days of training. The exam cost of $350 is not included and the registrant would have the option of signing up to take the exam at a later date at a computer-based testing location (see the certification page at a computer-based testing location (see the certification page at www.nfpa.org/certification for an application).

    Note: IIf you wish to register for this course and certification exam, you must register a minimum of 4 weeks before the class date in order for NFPA to have time to order the examinations. Four weeks before the class start, NFPA will remove the option to schedule the exam and you will only be able to register for the course after that time. If necessary, you may also contact the NFPA Certification team directly to schedule to take your certification exam at a later date.

    Who Will Benefit:
    Those people planning to take the CFI-II certification examination, as well as fire service professionals, code officials, AHJ's, insurance professionals and others expected to maintain this certification as part of their employment requirements.

    FREE with Training!
    2015 Fire Inspector II Reference Set* which includes:

    • NFPA 1, Fire Code, 2015 Edition
    • NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2013 Edition
    • NFPA 24, Standard for the Installation of Private Fire service Mains and Their Appurtenances, 2013 Edition
    • NFPA 25, Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems, 2014 Edition
    • NFPA 72®, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code®, 2013 Edition
    • NFPA 101®, Life Safety Code®, 2015 Edition
    • NFPA 220, Standard on Types of Building Construction, 2015 Edition

    *These books have an approximate value of $580 if purchased separately!

    Continuing Education Credit:
    Earn 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.

  • Course Agenda

    Module I – Introduction and Review

    Introduction to the program and review of the materials covered in the Fire Inspector I program. The participants will also be introduced to the reference materials that will be used during the program and at the examination.

    Module II – Fire Protection – Systems Approach

    An overview of fire protection using the Systems Approach. General discussion and activity related to the use of the Systems Approach in NFPA documents such as the NFPA 101® Life Safety Code®, and process and materials requirements from NFPA 1, Fire Code. Fire growth and behavior, construction site access and emergency planning is be discussed in the context of the Systems Approach. This module also includes a review of code research and inspectional skills that will be used throughout the program and extensively in the examination.

    Module III – Life Safety

    A review of Life Safety concepts discussed in Fire Inspector I with detailed discussion and activities related to the more complex issues the Fire Inspector II is expected to address. Specific discussion on the elements of the egress system and determining the classification and occupant load of multi-use buildings.

    Enabling Objectives -- At the end of this module, the Fire Inspector II candidate will be able to:


    1. Calculate the occupant load for a building or specific use within a building
    2. Identify code requirements, regulations, and operational features
    3. Determine fire hazards presented by various occupancies
    4. Identify occupancy factors related to various occupancy types
    5. Use measuring tools during site inspections
    6. Read building plans that provide information related to occupant load determination
    7. Compute accurate occupant loads by hand or using a calculator using information obtained during a site inspection
    8. Describe occupancy classification types
    9. Determine applicable codes and standards
    10. Identify fire hazards presented by various occupancies
    11. Interpret code requirements
    12. Recognize building uses that fall into each classification of occupancy types
    13. Describe devices that are acceptable for use in a buildings egress system
    14. Calculate egress requirements for a given building or facility
    15. Read plans related to a buildings egress system
    16. Determine the adequacy of a buildings egress system


    Module IV -- Storage, Use and Handling of Flammable and Hazardous Materials

    Discussion and activities related to inspecting facilities that store, use or handle combustible, flammable or hazardous materials. The Systems Approach will be used as a framework to introduce the requirements of the applicable documents for ignition and fuel control, operating features and fire containment and suppression.

    Enabling Objectives -- At the end of this module the Fire Inspector II candidate will be able to:

    1. Determine the applicable codes and standards for a given process or operation
    2. Identify accepted fire protection practices for a given process or operation
    3. Describe fire behavior of materials used in a given process or operation
    4. Identify potential ignition sources for a given process or operation
    5. Describe safe housekeeping practices for a given process or operation
    6. Identify reference materials related to code enforcement for a given process or operation
    7. Explain how the Systems Approach is used by applicable codes and standards to protect against fire loss
    8. Describe the properties and hazards of flammable and combustible liquids
    9. Describe the information found on a material safety data sheet for a flammable or combustible liquid
    10. Identify safe handling practices for a given flammable and combustible liquid


    Module V -- Fire Protection Systems

    Discussion and activities related to the inspection and review of water-based suppression and fire detection and alarm systems in buildings.

    The NFPA Fire Inspector II candidate will evaluate fire protection systems and equipment provided for life safety and property protection, given field observations of the facility and documentation, the hazards protected, and the system specifications, so that the fire protection systems provided are approved for the occupancy or hazard being protected.

    Enabling Objectives -- At the end of this lesson the Fire Inspector II candidate will be able to:

    1. Describe the applicable codes and standards for typical fire protection systems
    2. Relate basic fire behavior to the principals of fire detection and suppression
    3. Describe installation techniques and perform acceptance inspection
    4. Interpret fire protection system testing and maintenance reports
    5. Describe the use and function of typical fire protection systems
    6. Recognize problems with installed fire protection systems
    7. Interpret reports, plans, and specifications related to the installation of a fire protection system


  • 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.

  • Also in NFPA 1, Fire Code