Sprinkler Academy

We develop and deliver world-class training for the fire sprinkler industry.

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Earn CEUs/CPDs!

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.

 

 

 

 

 

Our Unique Accelerated Design Course Program

 

Do you need to have someone trained to be a designer? We deliver designers!

You can have a productive designer in 10 weeks. Graduates of the course will be able to lay out sprinklers and piping, and then calculate and stocklist an entire sprinkler system. And they will be able to do it using YOUR software.

In 2010 we created the world’s first two-year degree program just for sprinkler designers; it included topical classes once or twice a week for one or two hours. Since then we have taken the two-year Parkland College degree curriculum and created a 10-week, accelerated, college-level course.

Upon completion, your new employee will have the equivalent of one year of experience (depending on the student, maybe more).

This is an intense, accelerated course. Much like a Summer Semester in College. It will require students to use an entire 8-hour day to complete course work This will include lectures, lab time, and homework.

This 200-hour program is completely ONLINE. Lectures and Lab Time are conducted LIVE for 4 to 5 hours a day, five days a week.

The live online format means:

  • No travel costs
  • No time away from family
  • Attend classes from anywhere
  • Daily interactivity with the instructors
  • LReal training from the best teachers in the industry
  • Potential designers can be recruited in your area. They can then take the course in your office, or anywhere you think would be most beneficial.

Note that WE DO NOT PROVIDE CANDIDATES FOR YOU!

We look forward to seeing you or your recruit in class!

 

Upcoming 10-Week Design Courses

2024 Q1 10-Week Accelerated Design Course Open for Registration
Feb 12 - Ap 26, 2024 - 11 AM - 3 PM Central Time
Reserve your seat now!
Installment plan option available!
NEW: SOFTWARE TRAINING!
The 10-week program now includes a training program in the software your company uses. The 40 hours of AutoSPRINK classes are taught by certified AutoSPRINK instructors.

 

2024 Q2 10-Week Accelerated Design Course Open for Registration
Apr 26 - Jul 12, 2024 - 11 AM - 3 PM Central Time
REDUCED PRICE UNTIL APR 19!
Reserve your seat now!
Installment plan option available!
NEW: SOFTWARE TRAINING!
The 10-week program now includes a training program in the software your company uses. The 40 hours of AutoSPRINK classes are taught by certified AutoSPRINK instructors.

 

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Upcoming Calculations Classes

2024 Q1 Performing Manual Hydraulic Calculations
Feb 19-Mar 1, 2024

Join us for two hours a day (9-11 AM Central Time) for ten days as we spend a few hours learning to perform manual calculations. These lessons will help anyone to fully understand calculations and the data involved. These lessons will prepare participants for the calculation portion of the NICET Exam.

 

2024 Q1 Manual Calculations of Simple Loops and Grids
Mar 4-8, 2024

Join us for two hours a day (9-11 AM Central Time) for five days as we spend a few hours learning how to calculate water flow in simple loops using the Hazen-Williams, Hardy Cross, and the Fleming Methods of hydraulic calculation. (You should be familiar with the Hazen Williams Method of Calculations.) We will also explore calculating a grid by hand!

 

2024 Q1 Calculations Bundle
Feb 19-Mar 8, 2024

Sign up for both 2024 Q1 Calculations courses (Performing Manual Hydraulic Calculations and Manual Calculations of Simple Loops and Grids) and save $100!

 

2024 Q2 Performing Manual Hydraulic Calculations
May 13-24, 2024

Join us for two hours a day (9-11 AM Central Time) for ten days as we spend a few hours learning to perform manual calculations. These lessons will help anyone to fully understand calculations and the data involved. These lessons will prepare participants for the calculation portion of the NICET Exam.

 

2024 Q2 Manual Calculations of Simple Loops and Grids
May 28-31, 2024

Join us for two hours a day (9-11 AM Central Time) for five days as we spend a few hours learning how to calculate water flow in simple loops using the Hazen-Williams, Hardy Cross, and the Fleming Methods of hydraulic calculation. (You should be familiar with the Hazen Williams Method of Calculations.) We will also explore calculating a grid by hand!

 

2024 Q2 Calculations Bundle
May 13-31, 2024

Sign up for both 2024 Q2 Calculations courses (Performing Manual Hydraulic Calculations and Manual Calculations of Simple Loops and Grids) and save $100!

 

FREE On-Demand Lesson: Intro to Most Remote Areas
29 minutes - Beginner Level
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 11.2.3.1.1 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

 

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