NFPA 13 Storage Protection Requirements and Assessment (2016) Online Training Series

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Item #: OL1316SPRA
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  • Description

    This 3-part online training series provides an essential foundation for understanding the design, installation, and analysis of storage fire sprinkler protection based on the 2016 edition of NFPA 13: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems.

    Up-to-date with the 2016 edition of NFPA 13, this 3-part interactive online training introduces students to the basic principles for the application, design, and assessment of automatic sprinkler systems protecting miscellaneous and warehouse storage occupancies. The series also covers sprinkler system components and building features as well as specific storage arrangement details critical for consideration that affect design and analysis.

    Related NFPA 13 system requirements are also discussed to successfully achieve a facility's life safety, property protection, mission continuity, heritage preservation, and/or environmental fire safety objectives in occupancies with storage.

    Upon completion you should be able to identify and understand:

    • Various storage arrangements and associated terminology
    • Proper commodity classification including those with mixed plastic components
    • Major changes in NFPA 13 involving commodity classification and options for exposed, expanded plastics
    • Qualification requirements for miscellaneous and low-piled storage
    • Design requirements for standard rack storage
    • Design requirements for shelf, non-standard rack, and floor storage
    • Design requirements for rubber tire and roll paper special storage highlighted in Chapters 18-19
    • Design requirements for special storage such as records with catwalks, high-bay records, baled cotton, retail store display racks, and plastic motor vehicle parts highlighted in Chapter 20
    • The effects on design of CMDA, CMSA, and ESFR sprinkler protection
    • Allowable configurations and protection requirements for idle pallets storage
    • New alternative requirements for ceiling plus in-rack designs


    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 three-hour course series and qualify for 0.3 CEUs.
    Upon successful completion of the 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.


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

  • Online Training Demo

    View a FREE interactive demonstration of a NFPA 13: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems (2016) course!!

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  • Terms & Specifications for Online Training


    • 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 365 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.


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  • Also in NFPA 13: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems