2016 NFPA 13 - 3-Day Hands-on Training

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  • Description

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

    Understand water-based fire protection strategies through this comprehensive training program based on the 2016 edition of NFPA 13: Installation of Sprinkler Systems. Hands-on exercises and classroom 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 occupancy and commodity hazard classification updates, an area of the Standard that was extensively revised for the 2016 edition. Shift from the classroom to the lab to experience:

    • Demonstrations on different sprinkler types and key factors
    • Wet pipe and dry pipe demonstrations/explanations
    • Hydraulic calculations in action -- from paper to piping
    • Demonstrations on the impact of obstructions on sprinklers

    Upon completion of this course you should be able to:

    • Identify and select appropriate occupancy and commodity 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 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


    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.

    Please verify applicability with your professional board before registering.

    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

    Cranston, RI

    Training Location

    Johnson Controls
    Frederick Grinnell Education Center
    1467 Elmood Ave.
    Cranston, RI 02910
    The closest airport is T.F. Greene Airport in Providence, RI but other airports close by include Logan Airport in Boston and Bradley Airport outside Hartford, CT.

    Hotel Information

    Hilton Garden Inn
    1 Thurber St.
    Warwick, RI 02886
    Reservations: Call 1-401-734-9600 and ask for the Tyco room rate of $112 per night which includes free breakfast and complimentary transportation to and from the training facility by a courtesy shuttle.

  • 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


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