NFPA 13 : Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems Certificate

NFPA 13 : Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems Certificate

  • course description:

    This course provides understanding of water-based fire protection strategies through this comprehensive classroom training program based on the 2016 edition of NFPA 13: Installation of Sprinkler Systems. Collaborative exercises and discussion led by industry experts share new concerns, vital fundamentals, and the knowledge required for comprehensive understanding of top-quality installations. Participants will be more confident and efficient in designs, installations, and analysis through interactive instruction that engages participants in the full range of NFPA 13 application including important on occupancy and commodity hazard classification updates, an area of the Standard that was extensively revised for the 2016 edition.

  • course learning outcomes:

    At the end of the course, the participants will 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 an 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.

  • Course outlines:

    - 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.

  • practical aspects of the course:


  • who should attend?

    - Engineers, plan reviewers, designers, installers, inspectors, manufacturers, insurers, consultants, and project managers

  • duration:

    5 Days


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