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A Day of Learning - 3 Continuing Education Courses 7 CEUs Available

  • April 24, 2017
  • 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Hilton Garden Inn Airport/FGCU, 16410 Corporate Commerce Way, Fort Myers, FL  33913F
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Florida Fire Marshals and Inspectors Association

held concurrently with the FL Chapter's American Fire Sprinkler Association quarterly BOD meeting


A Free Day of Learning - 3 Continuing Education Courses 7 CEUs Available

We are seeking approval for these courses in accordance with the mandatory recertification requirements for Fire Safety Inspector and Fire Code Administrator under FAC 69A-39.009.

These three courses have been approved for a combined 7 contact hours of continuing education credit for Fire Code Administrators, Fire Inspector I and II, and Instructor I, II and III levels. 

7:30 am - 11:30 am:  Fire Flow Requirements (4 ceus) presented by Pasco County FM Karl Thompson  

Course Description: Determining the required fire flow for a building using the provision of the Florida Fire Prevention Code and applying reasonable alternatives when it is not practical.  Topic covered include:

  • review of the water flow requirements as defined in the FL Fire Prevention Code
  • review of the fire flow requirements as described in NFPA 1:18
  • review of ISO fire flow calculations
  • review of alternative water supplies as described in FNPA 1142

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm:  Advantages of Fire Prevention in Improving your ISO Rating (2 ceus) presented by Pasco County FM Karl Thompson

Course Description: review of the ISO rating system and the 5.5 bonus points for fire prevention

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm:  
Summary of Important Code Changes for 2019 Cycle (1 ceu) presented by Pete Schwab VP Purchasing and Engineering Technologies, Wayne Fire. 
Topics covered include:

  • highlight major code changes in NFPA 13, 13 D and 13 R in the first draft
  • make a code comment on one of the NFPA documents
  • discuss the reorganization of NFPA 13
  • discuss the upcoming first draft public inputs for NFPA 14

Date: April 24, 2017

Time: 7:30 am – 4:15 pm - Lunch is on your own

Location:   Hilton Garden Inn Airport/FGCU

                  16410 Corporate Commerce Way

                  Fort Myers, FL  33913

Cost: Free - But attendees must pre-register

Instructors: Karl Thompson, Pete Schwab

Contact Person:  American Fire Sprinkler Association-FL Chapter's Executive Director Carolyn Mohr, carolynexecdir@afsafl.org


Philip Oakes, FFMIA Training Coordinator 307-433-8078

Class Numbers: 77785, 77784, 77914

Course Numbers: RN12837, RN12838, RN12851

Immediately following the last class of the day, all are invited to join us at HeadPinz just down the road for a few hours of great food, and an evening social event.  AHJs must RSVP for this event; there is no cost

For those staying at the hotel, shuttle service is provided to and from the event beginning at 4:30 pm


Those requiring a room for the night must contact American Fire Sprinkler Association-FL Chapter's Executive Director Carolyn Mohr, carolynexecdir@afsafl.org, for special rate information.


The first of three classes opens at 7am for registration.  Due to occupancy loads, walk-ins may be asked to leave. 

Coffee and water only throughout the day.


Address: P.O. Box 325 Hobe Sound, Florida 33475-0325

Phone:  772-349-1507  Fax: 772-546-6675

Email: info@ffmia.org

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