Sprinkler System Operations
Class Date(s) Saturday, Jun 10 2023 8:00AM-4:30PM  
Class# 23FS91151  

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Description: This course gives an overview of how sprinkler systems are designed and constructed, why some large loss fires occur in spite of the presence of sprinklers, and how the fire department can minimize the chance of such an occurrence.

Course objectives:

  1. Identifying factors resulting in excessive damage to sprinklered buildings.
  2. Describe the importance of sprinkler systems.
  3. Recognize and describe the components of an automatic sprinkler system.
  4. Describe how automatic sprinkler systems operate.
  5. Evaluate fire protection features of a facility in order to develop a pre-fire plan.

Training Audience: All firefighters

Prerequisite(s): None

Course Length: 6-hours

Certification: Pennsylvania State Fire Academy certificate will be issued upon successful completion of the course requirements.

Textbook: Training materials will be provided in class.

Equipment Needs: Pen / pencil, note-taking material. Full turnout gear will be required for the practical evolutions.

Pennsylvania Department of Health Continuing Education Hours: None

Course Contact:  Matt Fink,  Fire Training Coordinator, office: (610) 344-5017 or via email at jfink@chesco.org.

Price $100.00
Class Location
Academic Bldg. #123 / Phoenixville Health Room
Public Safety Training Campus , 137 Modena Road
Coatesville, PA   19320
(610) 344-4100