Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS) Online Training

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CFPS Premium Online Training:
  • CFPS Online Learning Path - Premium - ($1,045.00)
  • Description

    Place yourself on the path to certification and professional advancement with new NFPA® Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS) Online Training.

    Fire protection professionals are responsible for the safety of the public, their peers, and themselves, as well as the ongoing continuity of facilities in their community. Whether your field is the fire service, engineering, building management, or insurance, CFPS® is a globally recognized designation. CFPS is the standard for fire protection credibility and competence to an ever-changing, crowded, and highly competitive global field.

    Introducing the most comprehensive and powerful online CFPS training tool from the experts at NFPA.

    Get the training you need to expand your knowledge and take the first step towards new opportunities to grow your career. The CFPS Online Learning Path - Premium is your gateway to preparing for the rigorous CFPS exam.

    This program provides unlimited online access to content for an entire year for a convenient way to study when it works for your busy schedule. Modules are created with material from the NFPA Fire Protection Handbook® (FPH) and feature expert videos, interactive 3D fire scene investigation tools, official research reports and news reports of fire incidents, knowledge checks, and quizzes at the end of every module.

    The complete learning path includes:

    • An introduction providing information about the certification program and eligibility requirements, scope and structure of the NFPA Fire Protection Handbook, and a review of the tasks and responsibilities of a typical CFPS certified professional
    • A learning bundle of 41 one-hour interactive, online courses based on the new 2020 CFPS Examination Content Outline with content designed to train students to meet the latest knowledge requirements of the CFPS certification
    • A capstone summary module to help candidates apply the knowledge they have gained along the learning path
    • A robust practice exam offering the flexibility to experience test questions in a variety of ways to prepare for the exam, including short practice tests, topic-based practice tests, and a full-length timed exam to simulate sitting for the actual CFPS exam

    Prepare for the CFPS Exam YOUR way

    The CFPS Learning Path is designed to be used in conjunction with the Fire Protection Handbook. Candidates may only bring an original print copy of the NFPA Fire Protection Handbook, 20th edition, to the exam. If you do not already own the Fire Protection Handbook, it is available to purchase through the online catalog or at a local book distributor.

    Give yourself and your institution a competitive edge by earning your Certified Fire Protection Specialist designation.

    CFPS is among the oldest and most recognized certifications for documenting competency and offering professional recognition for personnel with responsibilities dealing with the application of fire safety, protection, prevention, and suppression technologies. Be prepared to take your business and career to the next level with NFPA Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS) Online Learning Path based on the new 2020 CFPS Examination Content Outline. Get started today!

     

    Who Will Benefit:
    Anyone involved in reducing fire loss, either physical or financial:
    risk managers, loss control specialists, fire officers, fire marshals, fire inspectors, safety managers, fire protection consultants, designers, engineers, code enforcers, facility managers, and others who have responsibilities dealing with the application of fire safety, protection, prevention, and suppression technologies

    Continuing Education Credit:
    Complete this course and qualify for 4.4 CEUs. Completion of each individual course qualifies you for between 0.1 and 0.15 CEUs. Upon successful completion of all courses, participants will be prompted to download the CEU certificate directly from the course site (Note: CEUs and Certificate are only awarded upon completion of all courses.)

    Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization before registering.

     

    Group Training:
    For more information or to receive a price quote for NFPA group training,
    please call 877-336-3280 or e-mail: grouptraining@nfpa.org.

  • CFPS Introduction

    CFPS Introduction

    An introduction providing information about the certification program and eligibility requirements, scope and structure of the NFPA Fire Protection Handbook, and a review of the tasks and responsibilities of a typical CFPS certified professional.

  • CFPS Capstone

    CFPS Capstone

    The exercise of applying learned knowledge and skills provides context for helping to achieve rote memorization. The Certified Fire Protection Specialist® (CFPS®) capstone offers three interactive, scenario-based activities from the perspectives of an engineer designer, a risk expert, and fire services professional. In each activity, participants must correctly answer challenging questions to complete goals ranging from approving a proposal and conducting a thorough risk assessment to determining special equipment purchases and reviewing fire protection plans for a construction project.

    Scenario 1 Objectives:

    • Classify occupancy based on occupant characteristics according to NFPA 101®, Life Safety Code.®
    • Classify ratings for openings, doors, and windows.
    • Identify means of egress requirements for a given occupancy.
    • Identify best practices of detection and alarm systems.
    • Classify occupancy hazards.
    • Determine suppression systems best suited for IT fire protection and safety.

    Scenario 2 Objectives:

    • Describe the components involved in a fire hazard analysis (FHA).
    • Classify flammable and combustible liquids.
    • Recall fire hazard aerosol classification characteristics.
    • Assess good housekeeping practices for building care and maintenance.
    • Use refrigerant safety group classifications to determine level of flammability and toxicity.
    • Select the correct designation of materials-handling equipment given location and occupancy.
    • Identify characteristics associated with the three categories of penetration sealing (through-penetration firestop systems, perimeter fire containment systems, and joint systems).

    Scenario 3 Objectives: 

    • Identify NFPA® documents associated with the procurement, inspection, and care of fire apparatus and equipment.
    • Recall fire department apparatus, equipment, and their characteristics.
    • Recall basic features associated with pre-incident planning process.
    • Identify best practices for handling fire hazards on construction sites.
    • Identify factors involved with water supply requirements for public water supply systems.
    • Interpret tabular data to calculate fire flow.
    • Identify occupant load factors when evaluating egress design.
    • Identify features and characteristics of special hazards as they relate to the use of gaseous fire-extinguishing agents
  • Fire Science and Analysis

    Fire Science and Analysis Online Courses

    • Safety in the Built Environment and Information and Analysis for Fire Protection
    • Basics of Fire and Fire Science
  • Human Behavior and Fire Rescue

    Human Behavior and Fire Rescue Online Courses

    • Human Behavior in Fire Emergencies
    • Organizing Fire and Rescue Services
  • Confining Fire and Special Hazards

    Confining Fire & Special Hazards Online Courses

    • Characteristics, Storage, and Handling of Materials and Products
    • Special Equipment, Processes, and Facilities
    • Confining Fires
    • Energy Storage and Solar Systems Safety
    • 2013 NFPA 654: Hazard Identification
    • 2013 NFPA 654: Hazard Evaluation
    • 2013 NFPA 654: Hazard Control
  • Fire Suppression

    Fire Suppression Online Courses

    • Special Suppression Systems
    • Introduction to 2019 NFPA 13 and Occupancy Hazard Classifications
    • 2019 NFPA 13: Water Supplies and Underground Piping
    • 2019 NFPA 13: System Basics and Design
    • 2019 NFPA 13: System Components
    • 2019 NFPA 13: Fire Sprinkler Installation Requirements
    • 2019 NFPA 13: Fire Sprinkler Locations, System Design Approaches and Calculations
    • 2019 NFPA 20: Stationary Fire Pumps - Evaluation and Planning
    • 2019 NFPA 20: Stationary Fire Pumps - Sizing and Performance
    • 2019 NFPA 20: Stationary Fire Pumps – Other Considerations Online Training
    • 2019 NFPA 20: Stationary Fire Pumps – System Layout
    • 2017 NFPA 25: Introduction to NFPA 25
  • Fire Alarm and Signaling

    Fire Alarm & Signaling Online Courses

    • 2019 NFPA 72®: Fire Alarm Basics
    • 2019 NFPA 72®: Initiating Devices
    • 2019 NFPA 72®: Notification Appliance
    • 2019 NFPA 72®: Fire Alarm Circuits and Pathways
    • 2019 NFPA 72®: Off-Premises Signaling
    • 2019 NFPA 72®: Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Fire Alarm Systems
  • Life Safety and Fire Prevention

    Life Safety & Fire Prevention Online Courses

    • 2018 NFPA 101®: Life Safety Code® Essentials General Requirements
    • 2018 NFPA 101®: Life Safety Code® Essentials Egress Basics
    • 2018 NFPA 101®: Life Safety Code® Essentials Egress Sizing and Arrangement
    • 2018 NFPA 101®: Life Safety Code® Essentials Egress Visibility and Awareness
    • 2018 NFPA 101®: Life Safety Code® Essentials Features of Fire Protection
    • 2018 NFPA 101®: Life Safety Code® Essentials Building Rehabilitation
    • 2018 NFPA 101®: Focus on Mercantile, Industrial, and Storage Occupancies
    • 2018 NFPA 101®: Focus on Educational and Day-Care Occupancies
    • 2018 NFPA 101®: Focus on Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care, and Board and Care Occupancies
    • 2018 NFPA 101®: Focus on Residential and Detention and Correctional Occupancies
    • 2018 NFPA 101®: Focus on Assembly Occupancies
    • Building Services and Fire Prevention Practices
  • Certification Learning Paths

    Whether for your personal growth or for the growth of your entire organization, NFPA® Learning Paths can help plot a successful journey to advanced certifications. This new series of web-based training is specifically designed to help you feel confident in the subject matter of the certification exam. The training process is delivered conveniently and remotely online so you can get it all done on your own terms, at your own pace.

    Current online training Learning Paths:

    • Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS®) Learning Path
      The CFPS Learning Path is designed to be used in conjunction with the Fire Protection Handbook®. Candidates may only bring an original print copy of the NFPA Fire Protection Handbook, 20th edition, to the exam. If you do not already own the Fire Protection Handbook, it is available to purchase through the online catalog or at a local book distributor.
    • Certified Fire Plan Examiner (CFPE) Learning Path
      The CFPE Learning Path is designed to be used in conjunction with NFPA 1, Fire Code, 2018 edition; NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2016 edition; NFPA 72®, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code®, 2016 edition; and NFPA 101®, Life Safety Code®, 2018 edition. Candidates may only bring an original print copy of the books to the exam. If you do not already own them, they are available to purchase through the online catalog or at a local book distributor.
    • Certified Fire Inspector I (CFI-I) Learning Path

      The CFI-I Learning Path is designed to be used in conjunction with the 2015 and 2018 NFPA code sets which include: NFPA 1, Fire Code, (2015 or 2018 edition); NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, (2013 or 2016 edition); NFPA 25, Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems, (2014 or 2017 edition); NFPA 72®, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code,® (2013 or 2016 edition); and NFPA 101,® Life Safety Code,® (2015 or 2018 edition). Candidates are encouraged to check with their jurisdiction to verify which code set is appropriate.The Certification Exam is applicable to either the 2015 or the 2018 code set. Candidates may only bring an original print copy of the books to the exam. If you do not already own them, they are available to purchase through the online catalog or at a local book distributor.

  • Terms & Specifications for Online Training

    Terms:

    • Course Tuition: The course tuition is due and payable before starting the training.
    • Expiration: Participants will need to take the online courses within 365 days.
    • CEUs: You earn 0.1 CEU for each learning hour. To verify total numbers of CEUs for a course, please check the Description tab. Upon successful completion of all courses, participants will be able to download the CEUs certificate directly from the website. Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization.
    • Online Training is non-refundable.

    Specifications:

    • For optimal online course performance, please use Google Chrome or Firefox® as your web browser. If you encounter any technical difficulty, check to make sure that cookies, javascript support and Adobe Flash are enabled.

     

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