Residential Sprinkler Plan Review

Course Hours: 16.0 Hours

Course Description

The scope of this course looks at the following as the primary guidance for the approval of residential sprinkler systems: a) National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standard 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems. b) 13D, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two- Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes. c) 13R, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Residential Occupancies up to and Including Four Stories in Height. d) International Residential Code (IRC) Standard P2904. e) Manufacturer's Data Sheets. f) The ability to read and interpret the design is an essential element of preventive fire safety.

Prerequisites

None. 

Who Should Attend

This course is appropriate for building and fire code officials whose responsibility it is to review and approve residential sprinkler plans. Such officials include fire inspectors, fire marshals, and building code inspectors with at least one year of experience on the job.

The audience should have an understanding of the history of water-based fire protection systems and methods used to verify hydraulic calculation.

Special Notes

The Student Manual for this course is available to download on your GPSTC Student Dashboard in a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) format, which will function on any electronic device.  You may, however, choose to print your own copy or arrange to have one printed by the GPSTC Print Shop at your own expense. 

The National Fire Academy does not utilize Social Security Numbers on their registration form; this form is in addition to the Georgia Public Safety Training Center application process. The NFA form will be completed on the first day of the course. Students must provide the Student Identification Number on the first day of the course. What this means to you: This number is used in place of a Social Security Number and is obtained through the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP). Applications for NFA courses that do not include a SID will not be processed, failure to provide the SID will result in the student not receiving credit for the course. To obtain a SID: 1. Register at https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid 2. Select "Need a FEMA SID?" on the right side of the screen. 3. Follow the instructions to create your account. 4. You will receive an email with your SID. Save this number in a secure location. Use the SID in place of the SSN on the General Admissions Application Form (FEMA Form 119-25-1) and General Admissions Application Short Form (FEMA Form 119-25-2).

Start Date End Date Location (Hover for more information) Time Course Number Status
02/22/2022 02/23/2022 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon