Fire and Life Safety Plan Review N0132

Delivery type 6-Day Off-Campus
ACE recommendation ACE has not reviewed.
CEU’s 2.6
Training Specialist

Woody Stratton

Course description

Contact your state fire training director to schedule the course in your area.

This six-day course will assist students in verifying that construction documents comply with applicable building and fire codes for fire protection and life safety requirements.

Subjects addressed in the course include site plan reviews for emergency apparatus access, water supply, and hydrants for fire protection; review of architectural drawings for construction requirements, means of egress for life safety, and fire-resistive compartmentalization; evaluation of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning; evaluation of exit illumination and emergency power supplies; and assessment of the need for built-in fire protection systems and smoke control/management systems.

Selection criteria

Individuals who are or expect to be responsible for verifying code compliance of construction documents from a fire protection standpoint.

Note: Local jurisdictions are encouraged to submit applications of both their fire and building plans examiners to attend a course together if both meet the selection criteria. Priority selection will be given for up to five pairs of such officials per course offering. Applications must be submitted together and be approved and signed by the head of the sponsoring organization, with a cover letter indicating that they are applying as a team. Students who have taken "Plans Review for Inspectors" (R0102) will not be admitted to this course.


1. Incident Command System (ICS)-100-level and ICS-200-level training. Preferred courses are Q0462 and Q0463, available through NFA Online at Chief's signature attests that the applicant has completed this required training.

2. For the fire official: Certification as Fire Inspector I by International Code Council (ICC), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), individual state fire training organization or individual state fire marshal's office; or completion of National Fire Academy’s "Fire Inspection Principles" (R/N0220) course and 18 months subsequent experience.

3. For the building official: Completion of "Fire Inspection Principles" and 18 months subsequent experience; Certification as Commercial Building Inspector or Commercial Plans Examiner by ICC, NFPA, or individual state fire training organization; or building technology degree or certificate from an accredited community college.
Post-course requirements None
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