NFPA 13 (2019) Online Training

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  • Description

    2019 NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems Online Training Series

     

    This six-part online training series provides an essential foundation for understanding the design, installation, and analysis of fire sprinkler systems through the use of the 2019 edition of NFPA® 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems.

    Up to date with the 2019 edition of NFPA 13, interactive online training introduces students to the basic principles of the components, application, design, installation, and use of automatic sprinkler systems. This series covers the components of wet, dry, preaction, and deluge sprinkler systems as well as the related NFPA 13 requirements for a system that will successfully achieve a facility's life safety, property protection, mission continuity, heritage preservation, and/or environmental fire safety objectives.

    Upon completion, you should be able to:

    • Identify the scope and purpose of NFPA 13.
    • Navigate NFPA 13.
    • Apply the sprinkler decision-making process.
    • Explain the requirements for water supplies and underground piping.
    • Determine the appropriate system type.
    • Locate and apply system component requirements.
    • Apply installation requirements for sprinkler systems.
    • Select and apply design approaches and calculations.

     

    Who Will Benefit:
    Anyone whose job involves designing, reviewing, evaluating, or installing water-based fire protection systems, including:
    designers, installers, engineers, electrical contractors, technicians, project managers, fire marshals, insurers, and architects.

    Continuing Education Credit:
    Complete this course series and qualify for 0.6 CEUs.
    Completion of each individual module qualifies you for 0.1 CEU. Upon successful completion of a module or the full course series, participants will be prompted to download the CEU certificate directly from the course site.

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

  • Introduction to 2019 NFPA 13 Occupancy and Commodity Hazard Classifications

    Introduction to 2019 NFPA 13 and Occupancy Hazard Classifications

    Get an online introduction to the scope and purpose of the 2019 edition of NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems.

    This module begins with an overview of the lessons and instructions on how to navigate NFPA 13 Online Training. After that, you will be given a general understanding of the scope and purpose of NFPA 13, as well as how the standard is organized. This online module also introduces you to the different occupancy hazard classification analysis. Then, it's time for some hands-on practice in identifying the hazards present in “real world” structures and occupancies.

    Upon completion, you should be able to:

    • Differentiate between the different types of hazards.
    • Apply the sprinkler decision-making process.

     

    Who Will Benefit:
    Anyone whose job involves designing, reviewing, evaluating, or installing water-based fire protection systems, including:
    designers, installers, engineers, electrical contractors, technicians, project managers, fire marshals, and architects.

    Continuing Education Credit:
    Complete this 1-hour module and qualify for 0.1 CEU.
    Upon successful completion of a module, participants will be prompted to download the CEU certificate directly from the course site.

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

  • Water Supplies and Underground Piping

    2019 NFPA 13: Water Supplies and Underground Piping

    The lessons in this self-guided online training, Water Supplies and Undergound Piping -- based on the 2019 edition off NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems -- provide you with a greater understanding of the importance of water supplies in successful sprinkler system operation as well as water supply analysis.

    Upon completion, you should be able to:

    • Differentiate between types of water supplies.
    • Explain the requirements for water supplies and underground piping.

     

    Who Will Benefit:
    Anyone whose job involves designing, reviewing, evaluating, or installing water-based fire protection systems, including:
    designers, installers, engineers, electrical contractors, technicians, project managers, fire marshals, and architects.

    Continuing Education Credit:
    Complete this 1-hour module and qualify for 0.1 CEU.
    Upon successful completion of a module, participants will be prompted to download the CEU certificate directly from the course site.

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

  • System Basics and Design

    2019 NFPA 13: System Basics and Design

    The lessons in this self-guided online training, System Basics and Design -- based on the 2019 edition of NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems -- provide you with an understanding of the different types of sprinkler systems. This module presents an overview of the operation and application for wet, dry, preaction, and deluge sprinkler systems. Finally, you'll learn about the four major considerations that are used to decide what type of system is best.

    Upon completion, you should be able to:

    • Identify the four most commonly used system types.
    • Determine the appropriate system types.

     

    Who Will Benefit:
    Anyone whose job involves designing, reviewing, evaluating, or installing water-based fire protection systems, including:
    designers, installers, engineers, electrical contractors, technicians, project managers, fire marshals, and architects.

    Continuing Education Credit:
    Complete this 1-hour module and qualify for 0.1 CEU.
    Upon successful completion of a module, participants will be prompted to download the CEU certificate directly from the course site.

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

  • System Components

    2019 NFPA 13: System Components

    The lessons in this self-guided online training, System Components -- based on the 2019 edition of NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems -- provide you with a greater understanding of the considerations that must be made when selecting components for a sprinkler system. This module outlines the characteristics of sprinklers, valves, and devices, and explains the various types of components installed in different sprinkler systems.

    Upon completion, you should be able to:

    • Identify the different sprinkler types.
    • Locate and apply system component requirements.

     

    Who Will Benefit:
    Anyone whose job involves designing, reviewing, evaluating, or installing water-based fire protection systems, including:
    designers, installers, engineers, electrical contractors, technicians, project managers, fire marshals, and architects.

    Continuing Education Credit:
    Complete this 1-hour module and qualify for 0.1 CEU.
    Upon successful completion of a module, participants will be prompted to download the CEU certificate directly from the course site.

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

  • Fire Sprinkler Installation Requirements

    2019 NFPA 13: Fire Sprinkler Installation Requirements

    The lessons in this self-guided online training, Fire Sprinkler Installation Requirements -- based on the 2019 edition of NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems -- address requirements for sprinkler system installations, including system hanging and support as well as seismic protection for sprinkler systems. In this module you will determine the occupancy classification for non-storage areas and the commodity classification for storage occupancies while also locating and applying the sprinkler installation requirements for a given scenario.

    Upon completion, you should be able to:

    • Apply installation requirements for sprinkler systems.
    • Determine the non-storage occupancy area.

     

    Who Will Benefit:
    Anyone whose job involves designing, reviewing, evaluating, or installing water-based fire protection systems, including:
    designers, installers, engineers, electrical contractors, technicians, project managers, fire marshals, and architects.

    Continuing Education Credit:
    Complete this 1-hour module and qualify for 0.1 CEU.
    Upon successful completion of a module, participants will be prompted to download the CEU certificate directly from the course site.

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

  • Fire Sprinkler Locations, System Design Approaches and Calculations

    2019 NFPA 13: Fire Sprinkler Locations, System Design Approaches and Calculations

    The lessons in this self-guided online training Fire Sprinkler Locations, System Design Approaches and Calculations -- based on the 2019 edition of NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems -- provide you with a greater knowledge of selecting and applying design approaches and calculations.

    You'll learn about the basic requirements that apply to sprinkler systems, including how to locate sprinklers and the protection area limitations for different ceiling and construction configurations, such as exterior projections, cloud ceilings, and concealed spaces. These lessons also cover basic hydraulic principles such as remote areas, elevation pressures, equivalent lengths, and friction loss concerns.

    Upon completion, you should be able to:

    • Select and apply design approaches and calculations.
    • Describe factors affecting friction loss related to the Hazen–Williams formula.

     

    Who Will Benefit:
    Anyone whose job involves designing, reviewing, evaluating, or installing water-based fire protection systems, including:
    designers, installers, engineers, electrical contractors, technicians, project managers, fire marshals, and architects.

    Continuing Education Credit:
    Complete this 1-hour module and qualify for 0.1 CEU.
    Upon successful completion of a module, participants will be prompted to download the CEU certificate directly from the course site.

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

  • Online Training Demos

    View FREE interactive demonstrations of online training here.

  • Terms & Specifications for Online Training

    Terms:

    • Course Tuition: The course tuition is due and payable before starting each module.
    • Expiration: Participants will need to take the online courses or series within 180 days.
    • CEUs: You earn 0.1 CEU for each learning hour. To verify total numbers of CEUs for a course or a series, please check the Description tab. Upon successful completion of a course or a series, 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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