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Fire Service Mains and Rough and Final Inspections - San Marcos, CA
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5/30/2018 to 5/31/2018
When: Wednesday, May 30, 2018
8:00 AM
Where: San Marcos Fire Department - Regional emergency Services Training Center - Room 1-A
184 Santar Place
San Marcos, California  92069
United States

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May 30, 2018
Fire Service Mains and Their Appurtenances 


This full day seminar describes the responsibility of the contractor, owner and authority having jurisdiction for the proper installation of Fire Service Mains & Their Appurtenances as addressed in NFPA 24.


At the conclusion of this seminar the participant will be able to:


1.     Identify the standards and regulations that govern the installation of private fire service mains & their appurtenances

2.     Describe water supply sources, including fire department connections and the requirements governing them.

3.     Identify & describe the various valves used in private service mains and the requirements governing them.

4.     Identify, describe & explain the purpose and types of hose houses, hydrants & master streams

5.     Describe the components of underground fire service mains and the installation requirements associated with them

6.     Identify the various steps in providing restraint for fire service mains and apply those steps in calculating the appropriate size and volume of thrust & gravity blocks.

7.     Apply the hydraulic calculation principles required for private fire service mains by calculating allowed losses in these systems.

8.     Discuss the testing & acceptance criteria for private fire service mains, and apply the rules for leakage allowance for these systems by calculating the allowance for a fire protection system.

9.     Discuss the requirements for inspection, testing and maintenance for fire service mains and the appropriate standard that applies.

10.  Identify the proper documentation associated installation and inspection testing and maintenance of fire service mains.


For a complete syllabus, click HERE.


Participants are strongly encouraged to bring a copy of NFPA 24 and a calculator capable of calculating yx .

May 31, 2018

Rough & Final Inspections for Fire Sprinkler Systems 


This one day seminar provides attendees with vital information on how to conduct the field inspections for new fire sprinkler and standpipe systems. 


Fire sprinklers and standpipes are installed in stages and inspections are required before commencing to the next stage. The codes require periodic on-site inspections as the work progresses, to be installed according to the approved construction documents. This work is required to be inspected and approved before being covered or before the system is commissioned. This course points out the visual and physical inspection requirements of the latest codes and standards.


Attendees must bring latest edition of NFPA 13, NFPA 14 and IBC or IFC to presentation.  


For a complete syllabus, click HERE


Registration Fee (per seminar): 

NFSA Members and AHJs: $150 EARLY BIRD ($175 within two weeks of seminar date) 

Non-Members: $300 EARLY BIRD ($325 within two weeks of seminar date)


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