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Fire Sprinkler Inspection Training Added to 2015 Event Schedule

February 03, 2015 David Spence Jump to Comments

Inspector's Boot Camp, a leading training resource for the Fire and Life Safety industry, is proud to announce its partnership with Liberty Mutual to present a week-long, in-depth automatic Automatic Fire Sprinkler Inspection Boot Camp. The event is currently scheduled for June 1-5, 2015 at Liberty Mutual's state-of-the-art fire labs in Wausau, Wisconsin.

This event is in addition to this year's Fire Alarm Inspection Boot Camps to be held at Aiken Technical College's FAST Lab in Aiken, SC on the following dates:

  • May 18-22, 2015
  • September 14-18, 2015
  • November 9-13, 2015

After a decade of fire and life safety inspection training excellence, Inspector's Boot Camp will become a part of the new BuildingReports University in 2015 (more information will be provided during the official launch).


Dedicated to enhancing the value of inspectors through education, certification, and quality hands-on building inspection training using the latest inspection tools and technologies, graduates of IBC represent some of the leading service providers of building inspections.

The agenda for the class includes a mix of hands-on inspection and testing training, as well as classroom training on inspection best practices, NFPA 20 and 25, and customer service excellence:

  • Day One:
    • Introductions
    • Fire Lab Tour & ESFR Demonstration
    • Professionalism & Measuring Performance
    • ScanSeries, ManagerSeries, BuildingReports Portal & Mobile Device Training
    • How to Conduct a Pre-Inspection Interview
  • Day Two:
    • History of Sprinklers & Sprinklers Defined
    • Proper Spacing and Location of Sprinklers
    • Sprinkler Demonstrations
    • Sprinkler System Types
    • Sprinkler System Components
    • Human Element Programs & Fire Prevention Inspections
    • Commercial Cooking
    • Riser Assignments
    • Wet System Risers & Trim, Testing & Crib Fire

  • Day Three:
    • Review of NFPA 20 & Fire Pumps
    • Fire Pump Sizing & Graphical Analysis
    • Power Sources for Fire Pumps
    • Power & Fuel Activity
    • Acceptance Testing of Fire Pumps
  • Day Four:
    • Introduction to NFPA 25
    • Sprinkler & Standpipe Systems
    • Dry System Riser, Trim, Testing and Crib Fire
    • Private Water Supply & Fire Pumps Hydrant Testing and Fire Pump Annual Testing
    • Private Water Tanks
    • Obstruction Investigation & System Impairments
  • Day Five:
    • Pipe Identification
    • Foam Systems
    • Post Inspection Interview Report Review

The tuition fee includes all of the following, with the only exception being airfare to and from the event if required:

  • Hotel accommodations
  • All meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner and break refreshments
  • All course materials, instruction and facility fees
  • Transportation between hotel & lab each day
  • Shuttle to and from the airport

Contact Member Services to learn more about this event, or to reserve your space before the class reaches capacity.

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