CFPE : Certified Fire Plan Examiner

CFPE : Certified Fire Plan Examiner

  • course description:

    This NFPA® classroom training prepares to take the Certified Fire Plan Examiner (CFPE) certification exam. Practical and interactive, expert-led instruction teaches how to apply NFPA 101®: Life Safety Code® concepts in today's complex built environment, and sharpens skills around code and standard requirements involving automatic sprinkler systems and fire alarm and signaling systems. The program also reviews the administrative sections of NFPA 1: Fire Code, so one understand legal issues relevant to the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ).

  • course learning outcomes:

    This Certification training program covers:
    - The responsibilities of a fire plan examiner and the knowledge required to perform the job.
    - The use and application of NFPA codes and standards in fire plan examination.
    - How to classify occupancies.
    - How to perform occupant load calculations.
    - How to evaluate means of egress and their components.
    Certified Fire Plan Examiner Reference Set* which includes:
    - NFPA 1: Fire Code, 2015 Edition.
    - NFPA 13: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2013 Edition.
    - NFPA 72®: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code®, 2013 Edition.
    - NFPA 101®: Life Safety Code®, 2015 Edition.

  • Course outlines:

    - Plan Review Process: Fire Plans Review, Use and Interpretation of Codes and Standards, Reading Plans and Drawings, Construction.
    - Life Safety: Occupancy classification, Occupant load Means of Egress.
    - Shop Drawings: Fire Protection & Site Plans, Reviewing Detection, Alarm, and Communication Systems.
    Completing the Fire Plan Review Plans Versus Actual

  • practical aspects of the course:


  • who should attend?

    - Those people planning to take the CFPE certification examination, as well as fire service professionals, code officials, AHJs, insurance professionals and others expected to maintain this certification as part of their employment requirements.

  • duration:

    5 Days


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