Fire and Life Safety Plans Review (N0132)

Training Specialist

Woody Stratton
woody.stratton@fema.dhs.gov
301-447-1380

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Curriculum: Fire Prevention: Technical

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

This course will assist the student 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 (HVAC), 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, 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 R102 will not be admitted to this course.
Delivery Type 6-Day Off-Campus
Prerequisites 1) ICS 100 and ICS 200 level training. Preferred courses are Q462 and Q463 available through NFA Online at www.usfa.dhs.gov/nfa/nfaonline. Chief's signature attests that the applicant has completed this required training. For the Fire Official: Certification as Fire Inspector I by ICC, NFPA, individual State fire trianing organization or individual State fire marshal's Office; or completion of NFA's Fire Inspection Principles course and 18 months subsequent experience. For the Building Official: Completion of Fire Inspection Principles and 18 months subsequent experience; OR 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.
ACE Recommendation ACE has not yet reviewed this course.
CEU's 2.6
Post-Course Requirements None
Student Pre-Course Materials

PDF, http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/nfa/pre-course/ (PDF Help)

NFPA Standards None.
Student Comments Not available at this time.

Course Schedule Information

Dates Availability Location Contact(s)
Apply Apply » April 13 - 18, 2015 Humble, Texas

Mike Wisby
NFA TRADE State Co-Chair
Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service
(979) 845-3605
m-wisby@tamu.edu

Rodney Reed
Deputy Chief
Harris County Fire Marshal's Office
(281) 436-8016
rodney.reed@fmo.hctx.net

Course Coordination Plan