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    • Thursday, January 26, 2023
    • Thursday, December 21, 2023
    • 12 sessions
    • Webinar
    • Tuesday, April 04, 2023
    • 09:00 - 16:00
    • Online
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    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 washingtoncodeacademy@gmail.com

    • Tuesday, April 11, 2023
    • 08:00
    • Wednesday, April 12, 2023
    • 17:00
    • Spokane County Fire District #4, Station 41-Community Center 315 E Crawford Street Deer Park, WA 99006

    Washington State Fire Marshal’s Office &

    Washington State FTA - Regional Direct Delivery

    Sponsored Training

    NATIONAL FIRE ACADEMY OFF-CAMPUS COURSE

    Wildland Urban Interface: Fire-Adapted Communities —

    Strategies for Developing a Fire-Adapted Community, Course II

    April 11-12, 2023

    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: esther.hernandez@wsp.wa.gov


    • Wednesday, April 12, 2023
    • 08:00
    • Thursday, April 13, 2023
    • 12:00
    • Online
    • 32
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    Fire Alarm Plan Review Overview Class

    April 12 & 13

    08:00-12:00hrs. 

    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:

    • Documentation and what should be identified on the submittal drawings,
    • Interfacing fire alarm with automatic sprinkler systems,
    • Battery and voltage drop calculations,
    • Proper installation criteria for initiating devices and notification appliances,
    • Criteria for when and how emergency voice alarm communication systems should be installed, and
    • Compliant vs. noncompliant methods for transmitting fire alarm and sprinkler waterflow signals to a central, proprietary, or remote station service.

    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: swanson@nfsa.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.  

    • Thursday, April 20, 2023
    • 09:00 - 14:00
    • UA Local 699 - South Seattle College - Georgetown Campus
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    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

    09:00-14:00hrs


    Cost $25.00

    (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.

    • Understanding NFPA 20 requirements for final testing of a fire pump.
    • How to identify proper installation of a fire pump and its accessories.
    • How to flow a fire pump and build a flow curve.

    Class will be limited to a maximum of 12 attendees.


    ICC credit will be issued.


    Special Instructions:

    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 - scott@ualocal699.org


    Instructors:

    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.

    • Monday, May 08, 2023
    • 08:30
    • Thursday, May 11, 2023
    • 17:00
    • Spokane Fire Department Training Center , 1618 N. Rebecca, Spokane, WA 98212
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    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

    08:30-17:00hrs

    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.

    Class objectives:

    • Assist the student in basic plan review methodology.
    • Assist the student in developing the required skills necessary to perform a competent plan review.
    • Where to find resources when faced with a difficult or new plan review.
    • Assist the student in preparing for the ICC Plan Review Exam.

    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


    Required Material:

    • 2018 IBC
    • 2018 IFC
    • 2016 NFPA #13
    • 2016 NFPA #72
    • Architects Scale
    • Engineers Scale
    • Compass


    Lodging:

    The Centennial Hotel

    303 West North River Drive

    Spokane, WA 99201

    509-326-8000

     

    Courtyard by Marriott

    Spokane Downtown at the Convention Center

    401 North Riverpoint Boulevard

    Spokane, WA, 99202

    509-456-7600

    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Spokane City Center

    322 North Spokane Falls Court

    Spokane, WA 99201

    509-455-9600



    Class Contact: Division Chief Lance Dahl idahl@spokanefire.org  or 509-435-7040

    About Les:

    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.

    • Tuesday, May 09, 2023
    • 09:00 - 16:00
    • Online
    • 7
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    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 washingtoncodeacademy@gmail.com

    • Tuesday, May 23, 2023
    • 08:00
    • Wednesday, May 24, 2023
    • 17:00
    • Marysville Fire District Station 62, 10701 Shoutles Road, Marysville, WA 98270
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    Fire Sprinkler Plan Review

    2-Day Class

    May 23-24, 2023

    08:00 – 17:00hrs


    Presented by

    National Fire Sprinkler Association

    Jeff Hugo, Vice President

    Codes & Standards Training & Education


    Location:

    Marysville Fire District Station 62

    10701 Shoultes Road

    Marysville, Washington 98270

    Contact: Tom Maloney – tmaloney@mfdrfa.org


    Class Description:

    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. 


    Cost:

    WSAFM Members:     $315.00

    Non-Members:            $425.00

    Maximum Class Size: 40


    Lodging:

    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

    LaQuinta  https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/laquinta/marysville-washington/la-quinta-inn-and-suites-marysville/overview



    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.


    • Tuesday, June 06, 2023
    • 09:00 - 16:00
    • Online
    • 25
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    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 washingtoncodeacademy@gmail.com

    • Wednesday, June 07, 2023
    • 09:00 - 14:00
    • UA Local 699 - South Seattle College - Georgetown Campus
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    Fire Pump Commissioning Class

    Presented by UA Local 699

    June 7, 2022

    South Seattle College- Georgetown Campus 6737 Corson Avenue South - Building B119, Seattle, 98108

    09:00-14:00hrs


    Cost $25.00

    (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.

    • Understanding NFPA 20 requirements for final testing of a fire pump.
    • How to identify proper installation of a fire pump and its accessories.
    • How to flow a fire pump and build a flow curve.

    Class will be limited to a maximum of 12 attendees.


    ICC credit will be issued.


    Special Instructions:

    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 - scott@ualocal699.org


    Instructors:

    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.

    • Tuesday, September 26, 2023
    • Thursday, September 28, 2023
    • Marysville - Station 62

    Quality Improvement for the Fire and Emergency Services Workshop

    Marysville, WA

    September 26-28, 2023

    Class Flyer

    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:

    • The Quality Improvement for the Fire and Emergency Services Publication
    • 24 hours of instruction from experienced accreditation peer team leaders
    • Multiple opportunities to engage and network with your peers

    WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

    • The steps in the self-assessment process, from building a team to becoming an accredited agency
    • The building blocks of the accreditation process:
      1. Community risk assessment
      2. Goals and objectives
      3. Standards of cover
      4. Benchmark and baseline standards
      5. Strategic plan
      6. Self-assessment 

    Registration Link 


Past events

Monday, March 06, 2023 Fire Inspector II Boot Camp
Monday, February 13, 2023 Fire Inspector 1 Boot Camp
Wednesday, February 08, 2023 2021 IFC Code Update February Updated Date
Tuesday, February 07, 2023 Fire/Smoke Damper & Smoke Control 101
Monday, December 05, 2022 Fire Plan Review Class
Wednesday, November 30, 2022 Smoke Control Periodic Inspections – Following the Code Class
Monday, November 14, 2022 Fire Inspector II Boot Camp
Monday, November 07, 2022 WFC Fall Workshops
Tuesday, October 18, 2022 2022 Fire Prevention Institute - Vendor Only Registration
Monday, October 17, 2022 2022 Fire Prevention Institute
Thursday, October 06, 2022 Fire Pump Commissioning Class
Tuesday, October 04, 2022 Smoke Control Web Series
Monday, September 12, 2022 Fire Inspector 1 Boot Camp
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 F0633 Youth Firesetter Intervention Specialist
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 N0497 Introduction to NFIRS 5.0
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 Fire Pump Commissioning Class
Monday, May 16, 2022 Fire & Life Safety Educator 1 With IFSAC Testing
Monday, March 28, 2022 Fire Inspector 1 Boot Camp
Monday, March 21, 2022 Fire Plan Review Class
Wednesday, March 09, 2022 VISION 20/20 Data Collection & Analysis Training
Tuesday, March 08, 2022 Community Risk Reduction Workshop
Wednesday, December 01, 2021 Building Organizational Support for Community Risk Reduction
Monday, November 01, 2021 Fire Inspector 1 Boot Camp
Monday, October 18, 2021 2021 Fire Prevention Institute
Monday, October 18, 2021 2021 Fire Prevention Institute - Vendor Only Registration
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 Fire Alarm Plan Review Class - Online
Tuesday, August 03, 2021 NFA Regional Delivery Courses
Thursday, June 24, 2021 Monthly Webinar Series - Aerosol Fire Extinguishing Systems
Thursday, May 20, 2021 Monthly Webinar Series - Integrated Testing
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 Firestop Plan Review and Inspection
Thursday, April 22, 2021 Monthly Webinar Series - Chapter 8 and Educational Facilities
Thursday, January 28, 2021 2018 IFC Code Update Class - NEW DATE
Thursday, January 14, 2021 2021 Webinar Series
Thursday, November 12, 2020 Fire Alarm ITM Training

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