Classroom Training

Fire Smarts delivers classroom training throughout the United States and internationally. This includes both private onsite training for various organizations and enrollment classroom training typically hosted by a fire or building authority.

Expert Instructors

Our instructors include internationally recognized industry experts with a proven ability and passion for educating our clients on the proper methods for design, installation and inspection of fire protection systems. Learn from industry leading professional engineers, NICET certified technicians, and members of NFPA code and standard technical committees.

Custom Training for Groups

Fire Smarts offers custom tailored training solutions to meet your organizations needs. When training a group of six or more people, it is often more cost effective to bring the expert to you. Eliminate costly travel time and expense, and have a Fire Smarts Faculty member provide expert instruction on the fire protection topics and issues most important to you.

Classroom Training Catalog

Note: Enrollment classroom training may be limited to select people and/or may require the enrollment process to be completed by the host organization.


Hydraulic Calculations for Fire Sprinkler Systems - 8hr Course - Woodinville, WA - November 14, 2018
This course introduces the participants to hydraulic calculations including sprinkler operating pressure, elevation pressure, and friction-loss. This course will examine the density/area approach to determine design criteria including water demand for sprinklers and hose allowance.

   

Annual Fire Pump Testing and Analysis - 3.5hr Course - Las Vegas, NV - April 11, 2017
This course covers the requirements and procedures for annual fire pump testing as mandated by NFPA 25

   

Annual Fire Pump Testing and Analysis - 3.5hr Course - Las Vegas, NV - April 12, 2017
This course covers the requirements and procedures for annual fire pump testing as mandated by NFPA 25

   

Fire Alarm Documentation and Plan Review - 5hr Course - Fairfield, NJ - October 11, 2017
This course will outline what must be submitted for a proper plan review to be conducted. The Fire Alarm code has requirements for these submissions and we will highlight these requirements as well as review what documentation is specifically called out in the code.

   

Fire Alarm Interconnectivity to the Fire Sprinkler System - 5hr Course - Hamilton, NJ - September 26, 2017
This course covers the NFPA standards requiring water-based fire protection systems to be tested and inspected as per NFPA 72. This course will discuss the monitoring requirements for sprinkler systems as well as supervisory signals that need to be captured.

   

Fire Alarm System Design - 2-Day 10hr Course - Waretown, NJ - June 22-23, 2017
This course provides an understanding of fire alarm system devices and components, types of fire alarm systems, and the codes that define requirements for these systems.

   

Fire Alarm Systems and the Codes that Require Them - 8hr Course - Shoreline, WA - October 2, 2018
This course will review basic fire alarm systems, including initiating and notification devices and the fundamental requirements that apply to most systems.

   

Fire Alarm Systems and the Codes that Require Them - 8hr Course - Spokane Valley, WA - March 13, 2018
This course will review basic fire alarm systems, including initiating and notification devices and the fundamental requirements that apply to most systems.

   

Fire Pump Testing and Analysis - 4hr Course – Kennewick, WA - March 28, 2018
This course covers the requirements and procedures for fire pump acceptance testing found in NFPA 20 and those for the ongoing periodic testing as mandated by NFPA 25.

   

Fire Pump Testing and Analysis - 4hr Course - Vancouver, WA - November 28, 2018
This course covers the requirements and procedures for fire pump acceptance testing found in NFPA 20 and those for the ongoing periodic testing as mandated by NFPA 25.

   

Fire Sprinkler Installation and Placement per NFPA 13 - 16hr Course - Shoreline, WA - October 9-10, 2018
This 2-day course focuses on the requirements of NFPA 13 regarding the layout and installation of fire sprinkler systems.

   

Fire Sprinkler Systems - Plan Review and Acceptance Testing for AHJ’s - 8hr Course - Kennewick, WA - April 24, 2018
This 8 hour course is geared toward the AHJ and takes attendees through a step-by-step review of fire sprinkler working drawings, the accompanying hydraulic calculations, and the requirements for acceptance testing of the system.

   

Fire Sprinkler Systems - Plan Review and Acceptance Testing for AHJ’s - 8hr Course - Olympia, WA - January 9, 2018
This 8 hour course is geared toward the AHJ and takes attendees through a step-by-step review of fire sprinkler working drawings, the accompanying hydraulic calculations, and the requirements for acceptance testing of the system.

   

Fire Sprinkler Systems - Plan Review and Acceptance Testing for AHJ’s - 8hr Course - Woodinville, WA - November 13, 2018
This 8 hour course is geared toward the AHJ and takes attendees through a step-by-step review of fire sprinkler working drawings, the accompanying hydraulic calculations, and the requirements for acceptance testing of the system.

   

Hydraulic Calculations for Sprinkler Systems - 8hr Course – Kennewick, WA - April 25, 2018
This course introduces the participants to hydraulic calculations including sprinkler operating pressure, elevation pressure, and friction-loss. This course will examine the density/area approach to determine design criteria including water demand for sprinklers and hose allowance.

   

Introduction to Fire Sprinkler Systems - 4hr Course – Kennewick, WA - March 27, 2018
This course is a high level overview on fire sprinkler systems.

   

Introduction to Fire Sprinkler Systems - 4hr Course - Vancouver, WA - November 27, 2018
This course is a high level overview on fire sprinkler systems.

   

NFPA 13 - 2013 Update - 5hr Course - Clinton, NJ - September 26, 2017
This one day seminar provides a review of the significant changes that were incorporated into the 2013 edition of NFPA 13 Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems.

   

NFPA 13 - 2016 Edition Update - 8hr Course - Boise, ID - January 11, 2018
This course reviews the 2016 edition of NFPA 13. Attendees will review the scope and purpose of the standard including how the revision process applies to new and deleted requirements.

   

NFPA 13D – Plumber Installed Residential Fire Sprinkler Systems - 8hr Course - Woodinville, WA - November 7, 2018
This course introduces the plumbing contractor to residential fire sprinklers. It covers the purpose of residential sprinklers and the basic design concepts.

   

NFPA 13D – Plumber Installed Residential Fire Sprinkler Systems - 8hr Course - Yakima, WA - February 21, 2018
This course introduces the plumbing contractor to residential fire sprinklers. It covers the purpose of residential sprinklers and the basic design concepts

   

NFPA 20 - Fire Pumps - 2-Day 16hr Course – Puyallup, WA - January 23-24, 2018
This 2-day course provides a detailed review of the design, installation, and acceptance testing of stationary fire pumps.

   

NFPA 25 - 2017 Edition Update - 4hr Course - Boise, ID - January 12, 2018
This course provides a comprehensive review of the 2017 edition of NFPA 25. The significant changes from the 2014 edition will be highlighted along with the ongoing interpretations of how to apply the requirements of the standard.

   

NFPA 25 - Step by Step Testing Procedures - 4hr Course – Kennewick, WA - March 27, 2018
This course reviews step by step instructions on performing the most common tests required by NFPA 25 including main drains, valve operation, dry valve full and partial trips, pressure reducing valves, and others.

   

NFPA 25 Inspection and Testing of Water-Based Systems, NICET Test Preparation - 2-Day 16hr Course – Ellensburg, WA - April 10-11, 2018
This course is focused on preparing for the successful completion of the NICET examination requirements for NICET certification through Level II for the inspection and testing of water-based suppression systems.

   

NFPA 25 Inspection and Testing of Water-Based Systems, NICET Test Preparation - 2-Day 16hr Course – Everett, WA - February 6-7, 2018
This course is focused on preparing for the successful completion of the NICET examination requirements for NICET certification through Level II for the inspection and testing of water-based suppression systems.

   

NFPA 25 Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems - 8hr Course – Kingman, AZ - August 7, 2017
This one-day course provides a comprehensive review of NFPA 25. Attendees will learn the scope of the standard, the owner’s responsibilities, requirements for record keeping, as well as the liabilities associated with performing this work on a contracted basis.

   

NFPA 25 Overview - 4hr Course – Kennewick, WA - March 28, 2018
NFPA 25 is one of the misunderstood and misapplied standards in use today. This course examines the scope and purpose of NFPA 25.

   

NFPA 25 Overview - 4hr Course - Vancouver, WA - November 28, 2018
NFPA 25 is one of the misunderstood and misapplied standards in use today. This course examines the scope and purpose of NFPA 25.

   

NFPA 25 Step by Step Testing Procedures - 4hr Course - Vancouver, WA - November 27, 2018
This course reviews step by step instructions on performing the most common tests required by NFPA 25 including main drains, valve operation, dry valve full and partial trips, pressure reducing valves, and others.

   

NFPA 72 - 2016 Edition Update - 4hr Course - Boise, ID - January 12, 2018
This course reviews the 2016 edition of NFPA 72. Attendees will review the scope and purpose of the standard including how the revision process applies to new and deleted requirements.

   

NFPA 72 Fire Alarm and Signaling Systems - 3-Day 24hr Course - Lubbock, TX - May 2-4, 2017
This course covers the fire alarm installation codes, documentation requirements and acceptance testing.

   

NFPA 72 Fire Alarm Code Update - 8hr Course - Shoreline, WA - October 3, 2018
This course introduces attendees to NFPA 72, The Fire Alarm and Signaling Code.

   

NFPA 72 Fire Alarm Code Update - 8hr Course - Spokane Valley, WA - March 14, 2018
This course introduces attendees to NFPA 72, The Fire Alarm and Signaling Code.

   

Residential Fire Sprinklers: Homes to High-Rise - 8hr Course - Woodinville, WA - November 6, 2018
The protection of residential occupancies is unique with its distinct requirements for the use and location of sprinklers. Systems installed in accordance with NFPA 13D and 13R are strictly life safety in their purpose while those installed in dwelling units as allowed by NFPA 13 are a part of a larger protection scenario. This course examines the requirements for each document and the desired protection objectives.

   

Residential Fire Sprinklers: Homes to High-Rise - 8hr Course - Yakima, WA - February 20, 2018
The protection of residential occupancies is unique with its distinct requirements for the use and location of sprinklers. Systems installed in accordance with NFPA 13D and 13R are strictly life safety in their purpose while those installed in dwelling units as allowed by NFPA 13 are a part of a larger protection scenario. This course examines the requirements for each document and the desired protection objectives.

   

Seismic Protection for Fire Sprinkler Systems - 8hr Course – Olympia, WA - January 10, 2018
Seismic protection for fire sprinkler systems is a fact of life for many locations. This course is designed for those who have an understanding of seismic terms with a focus on the proper application of the requirements for seismic protection including flexibility, clearance, and bracing.