We develop and deliver world-class training for the fire sprinkler industry.
We offer training for new and experienced professionals in the fire protection industry. Our classes range in topics from the basics of sprinkler spacing, to the review of plans and calculations, to the latest research and changes in the industry.
New classes will be posted as they become available. Check back often!
Posted on August 31, 2015
The Fire Protection Research Foundation has released their final report on “Fire Protection for Cloud Ceilings”. The Academy was privileged to participate on the technical panel for this project.
Read the report here:
Posted on January 9, 2015
Nearly 400 Certifications earned from the Academy Exams program in the state of Florida!
The Academy Exams is a certification program offered by the Academy of Fire Sprinkler Technology. Individuals that have achieved the Inspector II Certification from the Academy are eligible to apply for a permit from the Florida State Fire Marshal to perform the inspection, testing and maintenance of fire sprinkler systems. Individuals that achieve the Inspector I Certification are eligible to apply for a provisional permit.
The program was initiated by the Florida Fire Sprinkler Association, a chapter of the NFSA, and created by stakeholders from all across Florida, including the AFSA's Florida Chapter. The first certifications were delivered in September of 2012.
Congratulations to all those that have received their Academy Certifications!
Inspectors may apply for a state permit after receiving the Academy’s Certification. Apply for the Academy’s Certification here: www.academyexams.com
Posted on September 30, 2013
Earn CEUs via our new GoLearning continuing education classes, featuring our primary instructor, Cecil Bilbo.
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The Academy is pleased to bring you a FREE On-Demand Lesson.
"The Introduction to Most Remote Areas" is available to anyone that has created a profile on the Academy website.
29 minutes Beginner
Excellent Class for: AHJ’s, Contractors, Designers, Enforcers, Engineers
This course will guide the participant through the requirements for sizing a remote area found in NFPA 13. Participants in this class will learn the basic concepts for sizing a remote area. Students that complete this course will be able to:
- Select the remote area size from figure 188.8.131.52.1 in NFPA 13
- Identify when the ‘Quick Response Reduction’ may be applied
- Determine the correct reduction in remote area size permitted with the ‘Quick Response Reduction’
- Determine when the size of a remote area needs to be increased
- Determine the required minimum length of a remote area.
Click to see the class page and register for "The Introduction to Most Remote Areas"