SPRINKLERACADEMY

10-Week Design Courses

 

Cost

The course is $7500.

Dates

May 14 - Aug 17, 2018

 

Requirements

For this program, you will need to have the following:

  • A computer that is preloaded with the software your company uses for design work.
  • A camera and a microphone that can be used with your computer for classes.
  • A copy of the NFPA 13 standard.
  • A copy of the NFSA's Design Textbook, Layout, Detail and Calculation of Fire Sprinkler Systems (2nd Edition)

Classes will be held from 9am - 2pm (Central Time) Monday through Friday

Syllabus

Each of the SST classes are one week of instruction and learning.


ACADEMY 10-WEEK ACCELERATED DESIGN COURSE

Remember this is an intense training course.  Much like College Summer Classes, they are accelerated and demand entire days of training, lab and homework!! 

Fire Sprinkler Designer Curriculum

 WEEK ONE  (SST 101)   

 Introductions and Expectations

 Our Industry

Codes and Standards

Types of Sprinklers

Types of Systems

Materials and Components

 

WEEK TWO  (SST 102)

Hazards

Plans and Blueprints

Specs

Sprinkler Location and Position

Coverage Areas for Pendent, Upright and Sidewall

Spacing Pendent and Uprights

             

WEEK THREE  (SST 103)

Week One and Two Review

Small Room Rule

Spacing Sidewalls

Spacing EC’s

Obstruction Rules

Project #1

Project Spec’s

Sprinkler and Piping Layout

 

WEEK FOUR  (SST 104)

System Risers

Water Supplies

Calc Intro  

Lesson

 

WEEK FIVE  (SST 105)

Calc Project #1

Calc Project Using Software

Project meetings, files, forms and RFI’s

Project Submittals

Project Submittals Review

 

WEEK SIX  (SST 106)

Pipes, Fittings and Cut Lengths

Numbering Mains and Branchlines

Stocklisting by hand

Listing Mains and Branchlines

Listing Loose Materials

Stocklisting on the Computer

Stocklisting the Project Hangers

                                                       

WEEK SEVEN  (SST 107)

Project #2 Layout, Calc and Submittal

Fabrication List and Fab Exercise

Installation Plans and Installation Exercise

 

WEEK EIGHT   (SST 108)

Residential Sprinklers

CPVC Pipe and fittings

CPVC Fab Exercise

Concealed Spaces

Other Special Situations

Dry Systems

 

WEEK NINE   (SST 109)

Project #4 Layout, Calc, and Submit

Project #5 , Layout and Calc

Complicated Remote Areas

 

WEEK TEN   (SST 110)

Standpipes

Combined Standpipe and Sprinkler System

Standpipe Project

 

Final Exam & Assessments