DETAILS FOR COURSE # NF8
NFA RESIDENTIAL SPRINKLER PLAN REVIEW (F0142)
Course ID: NF8
Total Number of Course Hours: 16
DISTRICT DELIVERY: NO
COURSE FEE: NO
The Department of Fire Services, Massachusetts Fire Academy and National Fire Academy will be presenting a 2 day course on residential sprinkler plan review. 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.
Selection Criteria: This course is appropriate for building and fire code officials whose responsibility is to review and approve residential sprinkler plans. Such officials include fire inspectors, fire marshals, and building code inspectors with at least 1 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. Registration:
The required application is the FEMA General Admissions Application Short Form (FEMA Form 119-25-2) which can be found by clicking on “print form” below. The application CANNOT be submitted online.
Please mail or fax your completed application (front page only) to: Massachusetts Firefighting Academy, One State Road, Stow, MA 01775 or (978)567-3229 (needs to include the head of the organization signature) no later than the deadlines indicated for the particular class if noted.
It is required that you register for a FEMA Student Identification Number (SID). This is the number required for section 6 of the application form (no longer using Social Security Numbers) and is obtained through the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP). 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.
Also, note that any correspondence and certificates are sent via email, please include a valid email.
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