NFPA 101 : Life Safety Code Certificate

NFPA 101 : Life Safety Code Certificate

  • course description:

    The 2018 Life Safety Code reflects the latest technologies, design approaches, and challenges, and this high-impact seminar provides the tools you need to confidently apply or enforce requirements. Topics span means of egress, determining occupant load and egress capacity, requirements for protection of vertical openings and hazardous areas, high rise buildings, and determining requirements for building services and operating features. A special section covers building rehabilitation.

  • course learning outcomes:

    At the end of the course, the participants will be able to; - Explain, at a high level, the structure and content to be covered in this course.
    - Explain the organization of the 2018 NFPA 101 and key Code concepts.
    - Describe Code applicability for new and existing occupancies.
    - Define and distinguish occupancy classifications and rehabilitation work categories.
    - Determine hazards of contents, stories in height, and building construction types.
    - Define three parts of means of egress.
    - Determine exit enclosure and protection.
    - Identify requirements for doors, stairs, handrails and guards, smoke proof enclosures, horizontal exits, ramps, exit passageways, escalators, fire escape stairs, fire escape ladders, and other components of means of egress.
    - Determine occupant load, egress capacity for both individual means of egress components and the entire means of egress.
    - Determine requirements for minimum width, dead-end corridors, common path of travel, remoteness, accessible means of egress (including areas of refuge), travel distance, and exit discharge.
    - Determine requirements for illumination, emergency lighting, and egress markings.
    - Determine special means of egress requirements in areas with high hazard contents.
    - Determine requirements for vertical openings, hazardous areas, interior finish, contents and furnishings, and fire alarm and extinguishing systems.
    - Differentiate among the rehabilitation categories of work identified in Chapter 43.
    - Apply Chapter 43 requirements to a specific building rehabilitation project.
    - Identify methods of addressing rehabilitation work in Historic buildings.
    - Apply key learning points of the curriculum to a comprehensive, realistic scenario.
    - Explain how Chapter 11 provisions for special structures are applied.
    - Determine requirements for high-rise buildings, building services, and operating features.
    - Explain how the Code implements reference documents.

  • Course outlines:

    - Module 1: Fundamental Code Concepts and Organization.
    - Module 2: Means of Egress: The Basics, Determinations, and Awareness.
    - Module 3: Features of Fire Protection.
    - Module 4: Building Rehabilitation.
    - Module 5: Special Provisions and Operating Features.

  • practical aspects of the course:


  • who should attend?

    - Anyone concerned with life safety compliance including: facility managers, inspectors, safety directors, engineers, architects, designers, risk managers, facility consultants, and project managers.

  • duration:

    5 Days


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