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.


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 Interconnectivity to the Fire Sprinkler System - 8hr Course – Chelan, WA - May 17, 2017
This 8-hour course covers the NFPA standards requiring water-based fire protection systems to be tested and inspected as per both the NFPA 25 and NFPA 72.

   

Fire Alarm Interconnectivity to the Fire Sprinkler System - 8hr Course – Kent, WA- February 15, 2017
This 8-hour course covers the NFPA standards requiring water-based fire protection systems to be tested and inspected as per both the NFPA 25 and NFPA 72.

   

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 Service Mains and their Appurtenances (Underground) - 4hr Course – Shoreline, WA - October 4, 2017
The 2013 edition of NFPA 24 Standard for the Installation of Private Fire Service Mains and their Appurtenances contains the latest requirements and information regarding the installation of underground water supply piping for fire protection systems. This course examines the requirements for the components used in these systems along with the installation requirements.

   

Fire Service Mains and their Appurtenances (Underground) - 4hr Course – Spokane, WA - March 15, 2017
The 2013 edition of NFPA 24 Standard for the Installation of Private Fire Service Mains and their Appurtenances contains the latest requirements and information regarding the installation of underground water supply piping for fire protection systems. This course examines the requirements for the components used in these systems along with the installation requirements.

   

Fire Sprinkler Installation and Placement per NFPA 13 - 2-Day 16hr Course – Renton, WA - March 7-8, 2017
Day one of this course focuses on the requirements of NFPA 13 regarding the layout and installation of fire sprinkler systems. It includes an overview of the requirements for selecting the correct occupancy/hazard classification. Day two is dedicated to the use of sprinklers. The use of the various types of sprinklers is reviewed along with the requirements for location, spacing, area of coverage, and deflector position.

   

Fire Sprinkler Installation and Placement per NFPA 13 - 2-Day 16hr Course - Woodinville, WA - June 20-21, 2017
This course focuses on the requirements of NFPA 13 regarding the layout, installation and use of fire sprinkler systems

   

Fire Sprinkler Systems - Plan Review and Acceptance Testing for AHJ’s - 8hr Course - Shoreline, WA - October 3, 2017
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 - Spokane, WA - March 14, 2017
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 – Shoreline, WA - May 2, 2017
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.

   

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 Significant Revisions - 8hr Course – Spokane, WA - January 25, 2017
The 2016 edition of NFPA contains a number of significant revisions. This seminar reviews the standards making process, the revisions to the new edition of the standard including the reasons behind the change.

   

NFPA 20 - Fire Pumps - 2-Day 16hr Course – Spokane Valley, WA - April 11-12, 2017
This 16 hour course provides a detailed review of the design, installation, and acceptance testing of stationary fire pumps.

   

NFPA 20 - Fire Pumps - 2-Day 16hr Course – Spokane, WA - January 17-18, 2017
This 16 hour course provides a detailed review of the design, installation, and acceptance testing of stationary fire pumps.

   

NFPA 25 Inspection and Testing of Water-Based Systems, NICET Test Preparation - 2-Day 16hr Course – Ellensburg, WA - November 14-15, 2017
This 16 hour 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 – Lakewood, WA - April 18-19, 2017
This 16 hour 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 – Shoreline, WA - October 4, 2017
NFPA 25 is one of the misunderstood and misapplied standards in use today. This course examines the scope and purpose of NFPA 25. Owner, AHJ, and contractor responsibilities are reviewed for issues such as accessibility, freeze protection, reporting, and safety.

   

NFPA 25 Overview - 4hr Course – Spokane, WA - March 15, 2017
NFPA 25 is one of the misunderstood and misapplied standards in use today. This course examines the scope and purpose of NFPA 25. Owner, AHJ, and contractor responsibilities are reviewed for issues such as accessibility, freeze protection, reporting, and safety.

   

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.

   

Plan Review for Fire Sprinkler Systems - 2-Day 16hr Course - Chelan, WA - October 10-11, 2017
This 16 hour course 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. Attendees will work with an actual fire sprinkler working plan and the accompanying hydraulic calculations.

   

Plan Review for Fire Sprinkler Systems - 2-Day 16hr Course - Olympia, WA - March 28-29, 2017
This 16 hour course 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. Attendees will work with an actual fire sprinkler working plan and the accompanying hydraulic calculations.

   

Residential Fire Sprinkler Requirements NFPA 13, 13R, 13D - 8hr Course – Spokane, WA - January 24, 2017
This seminar addresses the design and installation of sprinkler systems in residential occupancies, per NFPA 13D.

   

Seismic Protection for Fire Sprinkler Systems - 8hr Course – Shoreline, WA - May 3, 2017
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.

   

Water-Based Fire Protection System Freeze Protection - 8hr Course – Chelan, WA- May 16, 2017
This 8-hour course covers the NFPA standards requiring water-based fire protection systems to be protected against freezing. It exams the conditions that trigger mandatory freeze protection along with the approved options for meeting the requirement.

   

Water-Based Fire Protection System Freeze Protection - 8hr Course – Kent, WA - February 14, 2017
This 8-hour course covers the NFPA standards requiring water-based fire protection systems to be protected against freezing. It exams the conditions that trigger mandatory freeze protection along with the approved options for meeting the requirement.