The purpose of the course is to take a person with basic knowledge of math, physical science and drafting skills and teach them to be productive basic sprinkler layout and detailing technicians. All of the work elements necessary for NICET Level II Certification will be covered by the course including sprinkler selection, sprinkler spacing and location, obstructions to sprinklers, water supplies (public mains, tanks and pumps), hydraulic calculation of sprinkler systems, and standpipe system layout and calculation.
Featured Instructors - At least two instructors from this list will be at each location.
Mark Hopkins, P.E. – is Vice President of Engineering for the National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA). Mark has both a Bachelor of Science Degree and a Master of Science Degree in Fire Protection Engineering from the University of Maryland College Park. Mark is a member of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE), the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). He currently serves as a member of the NFPA 13 Sprinkler System Discharge Committee, Hanging and Bracing Committee, and Correlation Committee. He has previously served as a member on the NFPA 25 Inspection, Testing and Maintenance Committee and the NFPA 13 Installation Committee and Residential Committee (responsible for NFPA 13D and 13R).
Roland Asp, C.E.T. - is the Manager of Installation Standards for the NFSA. He is certified by NICET as a Level III in the Water-Based System Layout program. He serves as a member of the NFPA Committees on Sprinkler System Installation Criteria and Private Fire Service Mains.
Bob Upson, M.S.F.P.E. - is the Manager of Engineering Services for the NFSA. After a 30 year career as a firefighter, Bob went back to school to earn his Masters in Fire Protection Engineering at WPI in Worcester, MA.
Kevin Hall, P.E. - is the Manager of Engineering Research for the National Fire Sprinkler Association. Kevin has both a Bachelor of Science Degree in Fire Protection Engineering and a Master of Engineering Degree in Fire Protection Engineering from the University of Maryland College Park. Kevin is a member of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).
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What you need to know:
- All Seminar Schedules are subject to change depending on instructor availability.
- Homework will be assigned each night and each day will begin with a review of the previous night’s homework.
- Classes begin at 8:00 a.m. and should conclude by 5:00 p.m. each day, except for the 10th day, which should end by noon.
- Students must make their own hotel reservations.
- The fee includes breakfast, lunch, and all seminar course materials, including a copy of NFPA 13 (2016 edition), a copy of the NFSA textbook, "Layout, Detail & Calculation of Fire Sprinkler Systems", a calculator and a workbook of exercises and useful handouts. Each paid attendee will receive a certificate upon completion. The fee must be paid in full and in advance using a check, MasterCard, Visa, Discover or American Express. The cost of lodging is NOT included in the seminar registration fees.
To register for NFSA Training seminars you must have an individual NFSA account and log in. If you do not have an account, click the "Create Your Account" link. Member pricing will only be available to signed in members.
Member Price: EARLY BIRD $1,800.00 per person (Price Increases to $2,000 on 03/11/19)
Non-Member Price: EARLY BIRD $3,600.00 per person (Price Increases to $4,000 on 03/11/19)
Hotels located nearby with complimentary shuttle service:
Courtyard by Marriott Baltimore BWI Airport
1671 West Nursey Rd, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
Average nightly rate: $114 - $188
Sheraton Baltimore Washington Airport
100 Old Elkridge Landing Road, Linthicum, MD 21090
Average nightly rate of $118 - $145
Hilton Baltimore BWI Airport
1739 West Nursey Road, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
Average night rate of $135 - $160
Holiday Inn Express & Suites BWI Airport North
1510 Aero Drive, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
Average nightly rate of $99 - $109
Other nearby hotels they may be of interest:
The Westin Baltimore Washington Airport BWI
1110 Old Elkridge Landing Rd., Linthicum, MD 21090
Four Points by Sheraton BWI
1001 Scott Dr., Baltimore, MD 21240
1741 West Nursery Rd., Linthicum, MD 21090
Homewood Suites by Hilton Baltimore BWI Airport – Linthicum
1181 Winterson Rd., Linthicum, MD 21090
*Please note when traveling from distances, there is always the possibility a seminar may be cancelled. You may want to wait when booking flights or hotels or purchase refundable tickets. Notice of a canceled seminar is usually 2 weeks prior to start date.
If cancelled more than 21 days before the start of the program - Full Refund.
If cancelled within 21 days - $250 administrative fee.
If rescheduled within 21 days before class to 1 day before class - $150 administrative fee.
If not rescheduled 1 day prior and does not report to class - $250 administrative fee even if rescheduled.