The 2021 International Fire Code goes into effect July 1, 2023 in the State of Washington. This one-day online course will cover code changes from the 2018 to the 2021 edition of the International Fire Code. In addition, a review of the latest Washington State amendments to the Fire Code will be covered.
ICC Preferred Provider CEU's will be awarded!
WSAFM Members - $125.00 | Non-Members $175.00
About the Presenter
Washington Code Academy Instructor:Washington Code Academy, LLC is an ICC Preferred Provider. The instructor for this course is Tony Doan. Tony has 6 years of fire sprinkler design experience and 6 years of fire code inspection experience and currently works for Yakima Fire Department. He holds a NICET Level II in fire sprinkler design. He is also certified through the International Code Council as a Fire Code Inspector I & II, Commercial Building Inspector and Certified Building Official.
If you have any questions, please call Tony Doan at 509-930-1429 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Washington State FTA - Regional Direct Delivery
NATIONAL FIRE ACADEMY OFF-CAMPUS COURSE
Wildland Urban Interface: Fire-Adapted Communities —
Strategies for Developing a Fire-Adapted Community, Course II
Curriculum: Wildland Urban Interface
This 2-day course empowers the student to select applicable fire-adapted community mitigation strategies to include in a Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) for the local community. This course is designed to identify mitigation strategies in each of the four wildland urban interface hazard attribute environments as a critical step in the development of a CWPP.
The target audience for this course may include, but not be limited to Fire and emergency service representatives, Community leaders/decision-makers, Commissioners, elected officials, and other local policymakers, Code officials: building, planning, etc., Environmental groups, Land managers and foresters, and other key local stakeholders.
DATE: Tuesday, April 11 and Wednesday, April 12, 2023
TIME: 0800 – 1700 hours each day
LOCATION: Spokane County Fire District #4, Station 41-Community Center
315 E Crawford Street Deer Park, WA 99006
FEE: There is NO COST for this class
PREREQUISITES: "Wildland Urban Interface: Fire-Adapted Communities — Introduction and Leadership, Course I" (F/W0637).. “Bring Your Own Device”-BYOD
STUDENT MATERIALS: BYOD Instructions Student Manual ; Syllabus
LUNCH: Coffee, water, and snacks will be available. Lunch will not be provided
STUDENT IDs: Registration requires an identification number; a student number can be obtained online at https://cdp.dhs.gov/FEMASID
REGISTRATIONS & COURSE CONTACT:
Click here to register – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/C3D2575
CDSFM Esther Hernandez 360.596.3946 or E-mail: email@example.com
Fire Alarm Plan Review Overview Class
April 12 & 13
This course will provide attendees with the critical concepts of reviewing fire alarm systems to ensure compliance with the International Building/Fire Code and NFPA 72. Concepts that will be discussed include:
Participants should have their locally adopted building/fire code accessible for reference, along with NFPA 72 and NFPA 13 for the class.
Class link will be sent upon registration. You will need to finish registration with that link.
Event Contact: John Swanson: firstname.lastname@example.org or 443-863-4406
ICC Credits: Class offers 8 hours of qualifying time. Equal to 0.8 ICC CEU's.
About the Instructor:
John Swanson began his career with the National Fire Sprinkler Association in November 2021. He currently serves as NFSA’s Codes and Standards Specialist. In this role he provides training and education and represents NFSA on codes and standards technical committees. In 2002, John was hired as a Deputy State Fire Marshal – Plans Examiner/Inspector with the Minnesota State Fire Marshal Division where he served for 20 years. Before joining the Minnesota State Fire Marshal Division, John served 8 years as a Firefighter with the City of Lakeville, MN. He has been a Principal member of the NFPA 72 – National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code Technical Committee since 2012 and is a past member of the International Building Code (IBC) Fire Safety Committee and International Fire Code (IFC) Interpretation Committee. Since 2015, John has served as a contract instructor and subject matter expert for the International Code Council (ICC) where he is often called upon by ICC to create and review IFC related content and materials. In 2013, Minnesota Governor, Mark Dayton appointed John as a fire service representative to a 4-year term on the Minnesota Board of Architecture and Engineering.
Fire Pump Commissioning Class
Presented by UA Local 699
April 20, 2022
South Seattle College- Georgetown Campus 6737 Corson Avenue South - Building B119, Seattle, 98108
(Includes Certificate and Lunch)
The primary focus of this class will be what to expect and look for during a fire pump commissioning test.
Course Outline: This presentation will provide a description of NFPA 20 Fire Pump Testing, key items to look for during installation approval, and how a flow curve is built.
Class will be limited to a maximum of 12 attendees.
ICC credit will be issued.
There will be a small amount of classroom time to start and then the remainder out in the shop. Dress should be appropriate duty uniform and duty boots to avoid wet feet.
Class Contact: Scott Peterson Local 699 - email@example.com
Steve Miller - Training Director for UA Local 699's apprenticeship. Steve oversees 8 additional instructors and 150 apprentices.
Colin Fowler - General Foreman. Instructor for UA Local 699 for 22 years has taken several NFPA 20 courses including the new code. Colin also holds a UA Star Mastery certification.
Ricky Campbell - Business agent for UA Local 699 Sprinkler Fitters. Instructor at UA Local 699 Sprinkler Fitters. Past service foreman at McKinstry Fire
Protection. NICET 2 ITT.
Fire Plan Review Class
Presented by Les Townzen - Townzen & Associates
May 8-11, 2023
Hosted by Spokane Fire Department
Class Location: Spokane Fire Department Training Center
1618 N. Rebecca, Spokane, WA 98212
This is an intensive comprehensive class over four days to prepare the student to conduct plan reviews in their fire prevention program duties. Some of the topics that this class will cover are administration, occupancies, hazardous materials, fire protection, egress and safety. This class will include a comprehensive workbook and practice reviews on actual real life projects that had been submitted for review to assist the student in the learning process.
Cost: $475-WASFM member and $575 non-member (includes instruction, plans, and breaks) and ICC credits will be issued.
Lunch will not be provided.
Class size is limited to 30 students
The Centennial Hotel
303 West North River Drive
Spokane, WA 99201
Courtyard by Marriott
Spokane Downtown at the Convention Center
401 North Riverpoint Boulevard
Spokane, WA, 99202
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Spokane City Center
322 North Spokane Falls Court
Class Contact: Division Chief Lance Dahl firstname.lastname@example.org or 509-435-7040
Mr. Townzen is the President of Townzen & Associates, Inc that was started in 2006 and is a fire protection, fire code, building code consulting firm located in Olympia. Mr. Townzen has over 44 years in the fire protection field and has been involved in national code development for the past 25 plus years. He has served on the code development committees for both the International Fire and Building Codes during the change to the international codes from the regional Uniform codes in 2000. He was on the drafting committee for the first edition of the International Performance Code.
Mr. Townzen has worked in two major local jurisdictions in his fire prevention career in positions of Fire Marshal and had served as the Chief Deputy Fire Marshal for the Washington State Fire Marshal’s as the lead code officer prior to his employment as a Regional Director with a national private fire engineering consulting firm. Mr. Townzen was on the first board of directors for the Washington State Association of Fire Marshals when it was formed in 1999. Mr. Townzen served as National Codes Director for many years.
Mr. Townzen started his own firm in 2006 with many of the clients being local jurisdictions. Townzen and Associates, Inc has contracts that has Mr. Townzen served as the Building Code Official for the cities of Kalama, Woodland, Vader, Roy and Yacolt and Fire Marshal for the city of Kalama. Mr. Townzen has been teaching fire and building code seminars across the country for the past 20+ years for both model code groups and under his own firm.
Fire Sprinkler Plan Review
May 23-24, 2023
08:00 – 17:00hrs
National Fire Sprinkler Association
Jeff Hugo, Vice President
Codes & Standards Training & Education
Marysville Fire District Station 62
10701 Shoultes Road
Marysville, Washington 98270
Contact: Tom Maloney – email@example.com
This two-day seminar provides attendees with vital information on how to conduct the plan review process for water-based fire protection systems.
Utilizing the requirements of NFPA 13 the participants will be guided through an actual review of sprinkler system plans and calculations. They will discuss the importance of employing a systematic review process and identify the documents required for a complete plan review.
Finally, participants will review and discuss a submittal of the hydraulic calculations presented with the plans. Discussion points include the process of hydraulic calculations, and identification of the key pieces of information, and the common errors that are made.
Attendees must bring a copy of NFPA 13 to class.
WSAFM Members: $315.00
Maximum Class Size: 40
Home 2 Suites - Hilton, 4070 116th Street NE
Home 2 Suites by Hilton https://www.hilton.com/en/hotels/seaweht-home2-suites-marysville/
LaQuinta Inn & Suites, 11430 30th Drive NE
About Jeff Hugo:
Jeff Hugo is with the National Fire Sprinkler Association, he directs NFSA’s Codes and Public Fire Protection efforts and maintains several building official certifications in his home state of Michigan. Jeff is a member of numerous technical committees and regularly speaks at regional and national conferences.
June 7, 2022
Quality Improvement for the Fire and Emergency Services Workshop
September 26-28, 2023
This course features three full days of instruction to help agencies prepare for accreditation under the 10th edition of the CFAI model.
WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE:
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:
Washington State Association of Fire Marshals
Address: 605 11th Ave SE, Suite 211, Olympia WA, 98501
(360) 352-0161 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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