This course covers various aspects of sprinkler systems, including water supplies, fire pump systems, standpipes, deluge and pre-action sprinkler systems, and application-specific and special sprinklers.
Registration for Sprinkler Fitting III is closed and will reopen for the Fall 2024 Semester.
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Sprinkler Fitting III modules topics include identifying system components, NFPA requirements, acceptance testing, and installation procedures.
Prerequisite: Employer Approval
Instructor Title, Company
Identifies the chemical and physical properties of water. Covers the water supplies available for sprinkler systems, including tanks and municipal water supply systems. Describes the procedures and NFPA requirements for waterflow testing.
Identifies various types of fire pump systems and their components, including pumps, drivers, controllers, and sensing lines. Describes fire pump system pre-checks and start-up/acceptance testing.
Identifies different types and classifications of standpipe systems. Covers hose valves and adapters used with these systems. Describes procedures and NFPA requirements for acceptance testing.
Describes the operation, installation, and NFPA 13 requirements for deluge and preaction sprinkler systems. Covers initiating and notification devices. Provides an overview of acceptance testing, including completing a Contractor’s Material and Test Certificate for Aboveground Piping for these systems.
Covers application-specific sprinklers, including extended coverage sprinklers, residential sprinklers, control mode specific application (CMSA) sprinklers, and early suppression fast-response (ESFR) sprinklers. Describes the area of coverage, positioning, and obstruction requirements for each type. Covers special sprinklers and their uses.