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    • February 25, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Galimore Center; 399 Riberia Street, St Augustine Florida 32084
    • 43
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    FIRESTOPPING - Plan Review and Inspection - 8hr

    This training is designed for Plans Examiners, Fire and Building Inspectors, Contractors, Architects and Engineers. Throughout the training, we will review the firestopping requirements of the International Building code, as well as hold a general discussion as to why firestop inspections have proven to be one of the most difficult challenges for code officials. Methods to achieve code-compliant firestop systems for joints, perimeter containment, through and membrane-penetrations will be provided, and we will discuss the new ASTM firestop inspection standards.  This training will also provide an overview of draftstopping and fireblocking.  Overall, attendees will leave this program encouraged, informed and with helpful hints and techniques pertaining to their field of work.

     Please note this is an expanded version of the 4 hour program.   

    (8 contact hours) has been approved for Fire Code Administrator, Fire Safety Inspector I&II, Fire Service Instructor I,II and III.  


    Instructor: Brice Miller, Fire Containment Training Services LLC

    Brice has over 25 years’ experience as Building Official, Inspector and Plans Examiner and holds four International Code Council (ICC) certifications.  He has provided firestop presentations to most state ICC Chapters throughout the country, proposed the ICC firestop inspector certification and has assisted ICC with not only their firestop publications but had the opportunity to develop two full day firestop presentations for their on-line firestop training.  Brice is Past President of the Colorado Chapter of ICC and served for 2 ½ years as the Executive Director of the International Firestop Council.

    Location: Galimore Center
                         399 Riberia Street
                         St Augustine Florida 32084

    Cost: No Charge for any member of the FFMIA

    Not an FFMIA member? Complete the New Member application and pay the membership fee of $75.00 to be able to use the member rate.

    Point of Contact:

    Philip Oakes, FFMIA Training Coordinator Philip.oakes@ffmia.org or

    Bob Growick FFMIA Regional Director bob.growick@ffmia.org

    RN: RN15189

    Course ID: 97515
    This class (once approved by the FSFC) will meet the requirements of 69A-39-009 for fire safety inspector and fire code administrator

    • March 18, 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Tallahassee Fire Department Training Facility; 2964 Municipal Way; Tallahassee, FL 32304
    • 33
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    The Florida Fire Marshals and Inspector's Association Presents

    The Fire and Smoke Door Inspection Process , NFPA 80 and 105- 4 hr.

    Learning Objectives Upon successful completion of this program participants should understand the: 1. Basics of fire. 2. Relationship between building codes and standards. 3. Basics of fire rated door assemblies 4. Requirements for fire rated door inspections 5. Needed documentation for door inspections 6. New egress door inspection requirements and what occupancy types it affects This course is primarily applicable to Annual Rated Swinging Fire and Smoke Door Inspections. It is based on the NFPA 80 and NFPA 105 Standards and areas where the Commissioning/Acceptance Test/Inspection is Identical to the Annual/Service Inspection. The course is applicable to both new construction and existing, but predominately existing.

    This class meets the requirements of 69A-39.009 for fire safety inspector and fire code administrator renewal.

    The class has been approved for four (4) hours of CEUs for Fire Code Administrator, Fire Safety Inspector I&II, Fire Service Instructor I,II and III.  


    Instructor: Steve Bolin, Regional Director - DHPace 

    Steve Bolin is a 29 year veteran of Fire & Emergency Services. Having served with Local and State agencies in both the State of California and the State of Georgia, he rose through the ranks from a Reserve Firefighter to the positions of Wildland Firefighter, Firefighter/EMT, Fire Inspector, Fire Investigator, Fire Plans Examiner, Fire Protection Engineer (Analyst), Deputy Fire Marshal and Deputy Chief/Fire Marshal. He has acquired multiple certifications and professional designations including: CMS - Life Safety Code Surveyor, ICC - Fire Inspector II,

    NPQS - Fire Inspector I, NPQS - Fire Instructor I, NPQS - Public Fire and Life Safety Educator, NPQS - Firefighter III, and NPQS - Hazardous Materials First Responder at the Operational Level.

    Location: Tallahassee Fire Department
                         Training Facility

                         3964 Municipal Way
                         Tallahassee, FL 32304


    Times: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM                

    Cost: No Charge for FFMIA members

    Not an FFMIA member? Complete the New Member application and pay the membership fee of $75.00 to be able to use the member rate.

    Point of Contact:

    Philip Oakes, FFMIA Training Coordinator Philip.oakes@ffmia.org (307-433-8078) or

    Babette Ferris FFMIA Regional Director Babette.ferris@FFMIA.org

    RN: 14036

    Course ID: 97299
    This class meets the requirements of 69A-39-009 for fire safety inspector and fire code administrator

    • March 20, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Palm Beach County Fire Rescue; 405 Pike Rd; West Palm Beach, FL 33411
    • 28
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    The Florida Fire Marshals and Inspector's Association Presents

    The Fire and Smoke Door Inspection Process , NFPA 80 and 105- 4 hr.

    Learning Objectives Upon successful completion of this program participants should understand the: 1. Basics of fire. 2. Relationship between building codes and standards. 3. Basics of fire rated door assemblies 4. Requirements for fire rated door inspections 5. Needed documentation for door inspections 6. New egress door inspection requirements and what occupancy types it affects This course is primarily applicable to Annual Rated Swinging Fire and Smoke Door Inspections. It is based on the NFPA 80 and NFPA 105 Standards and areas where the Commissioning/Acceptance Test/Inspection is Identical to the Annual/Service Inspection. The course is applicable to both new construction and existing, but predominately existing.

    This class meets the requirements of 69A-39.009 for fire safety inspector and fire code administrator renewal.

    The class has been approved for four (4) hours of CEUs for Fire Code Administrator, Fire Safety Inspector I&II, Fire Service Instructor I,II and III.  


    Instructor: Steve Bolin, Regional Director - DHPace 

    Steve Bolin is a 29 year veteran of Fire & Emergency Services. Having served with Local and State agencies in both the State of California and the State of Georgia, he rose through the ranks from a Reserve Firefighter to the positions of Wildland Firefighter, Firefighter/EMT, Fire Inspector, Fire Investigator, Fire Plans Examiner, Fire Protection Engineer (Analyst), Deputy Fire Marshal and Deputy Chief/Fire Marshal. He has acquired multiple certifications and professional designations including: CMS - Life Safety Code Surveyor, ICC - Fire Inspector II,

    NPQS - Fire Inspector I, NPQS - Fire Instructor I, NPQS - Public Fire and Life Safety Educator, NPQS - Firefighter III, and NPQS - Hazardous Materials First Responder at the Operational Level.

    Location: Palm Beach County Fire Rescue
                        
    405 Pike Rd
                        
    West Palm Beach, FL 33411


    Times: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM                

    Cost: No Charge for FFMIA members

    Not an FFMIA member? Complete the New Member application and pay the membership fee of $75.00 to be able to use the member rate.

    Point of Contact:

    Philip Oakes, FFMIA Training Coordinator Philip.oakes@ffmia.org or

    David Woodside, EFO, CFO, FM, MIFireE
    Assistant Fire Marshal
    Palm Beach County Fire Rescue
    405 Pike Road
    West Palm Beach, Florida 33411
    Office: (561) 616-7057 E-mail: dwoodside@pbcgov.org


    RN: 14036

    Course ID: 97300
    This class meets the requirements of 69A-39-009 for fire safety inspector and fire code administrator

    • March 25, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Advance Fire Protection Services; 37 Tupelo Ave.; Ft. Walton Beach, FL. 32548
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    The Florida Fire Marshals and Inspector's Association Presents

    Public Safety In-Building DAS Design and Plan Review Sessions - 4hr

    This is a combination of 2 Courses.  
    DAS Installation Plan Review and Inspection with NFPA 72 and NFPA1221 &
     Radio System Installation Requirements (High-rise, DAS and Coverage)

    Eighty Five Percent of mobile phone calls now occur inside buildings and 65 percent of E911 calls are initiated on a mobile device.  Inside buildings we have to address whether the general public can communicate and whether First Responder radios will work.  Updates to New Building codes and IFC 2018 Code changes for In-Building Radio Enhancement now require a design that will do both.  This class will assist the student in understanding the world of mobility and how to navigate the NFPA and IFC codes as they relate to In-building Design and Engineering standards.  Objectives of the sessions are:

    • Understanding the design and engineering process for Public Safety In-Building Radio Systems
    • Learn the basics of radio frequencies and technologies being used today
    • Define the different approaches available for solving the In-Building wireless enhancements and why they are needed 
    • Understand the challenges that NFPA and IFC codes present in the design and engineering of In-Building systems

    The two classes have been approved for four (4) hours of CEUs total for Fire Code Administrator, Fire Safety Inspector I&II, Fire Service Instructor I,II and III.  


    Instructor: Kern Davis, Vice President BD & Consulting Service Group

    Kern Davis is a seasoned professional with 38 years as a General Contractor and 18 years in the Wireless DAS industry.  His unique expertise lies in his unparalleled understanding of buildings, the wireless industry and project management & Public Safety codes.

    Serving as Vice President of his first 10 years with CTS, his current position as Vice President BD & Consulting Services Group allows him to share his wealth of knowledge with the Enterprise & Public Safety community, helping them make informed, future conscious decisions for their mobility requirements. Beyond having that Strategic Vision in determining the "best fit" approach, Kern's operational experience and problem solving expertise guarantees that the approach is realistic and achievable, keeping the project on time, on budget and on point.  

    Location: Advance Fire Protection Services
                    
    37 Tupelo Ave.
                    
    Ft. Walton Beach, FL. 32548


    Times: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM                

    Cost: No Charge for FFMIA members

    Not an FFMIA member? Complete the New Member application and pay the membership fee of $75.00 to be able to use the member rate.

    Point of Contact:

    Philip Oakes, FFMIA Training Coordinator Philip.oakes@ffmia.org (307-433-8078) or

    Joseph Early, Fire Marshal, Holley-Navarre Fire District, 850-939-5236, inspector@hnfd.org

    RN: 14870 and 14867

    Course ID: 97304 and 97305
    This class meets the requirements of 69A-39-009 for fire safety inspector and fire code administrator

    • March 26, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Tallahassee Fire Department Training Facility; 2964 Municipal Way; Tallahassee, FL 32304
    • 32
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    The Florida Fire Marshals and Inspector's Association Presents

    Public Safety In-Building DAS Design and Plan Review Sessions - 4hr

    This is a combination of 2 Courses.  
    DAS Installation Plan Review and Inspection with NFPA 72 and NFPA1221 &
     Radio System Installation Requirements (High-rise, DAS and Coverage)

    Eighty Five Percent of mobile phone calls now occur inside buildings and 65 percent of E911 calls are initiated on a mobile device.  Inside buildings we have to address whether the general public can communicate and whether First Responder radios will work.  Updates to New Building codes and IFC 2018 Code changes for In-Building Radio Enhancement now require a design that will do both.  This class will assist the student in understanding the world of mobility and how to navigate the NFPA and IFC codes as they relate to In-building Design and Engineering standards.  Objectives of the sessions are:

    • Understanding the design and engineering process for Public Safety In-Building Radio Systems
    • Learn the basics of radio frequencies and technologies being used today
    • Define the different approaches available for solving the In-Building wireless enhancements and why they are needed 
    • Understand the challenges that NFPA and IFC codes present in the design and engineering of In-Building systems

    The two classes have been approved for four (4) hours of CEUs total for Fire Code Administrator, Fire Safety Inspector I&II, Fire Service Instructor I,II and III.  


    Instructor: Kern Davis, Vice President BD & Consulting Service Group

    Kern Davis is a seasoned professional with 38 years as a General Contractor and 18 years in the Wireless DAS industry.  His unique expertise lies in his unparalleled understanding of buildings, the wireless industry and project management & Public Safety codes.

    Serving as Vice President of his first 10 years with CTS, his current position as Vice President BD & Consulting Services Group allows him to share his wealth of knowledge with the Enterprise & Public Safety community, helping them make informed, future conscious decisions for their mobility requirements. Beyond having that Strategic Vision in determining the "best fit" approach, Kern's operational experience and problem solving expertise guarantees that the approach is realistic and achievable, keeping the project on time, on budget and on point.  

    Location: Tallahassee Fire Department
                         Training Facility

                         3964 Municipal Way
                         Tallahassee, FL 32304


    Times: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM                

    Cost: No Charge for FFMIA members

    Not an FFMIA member? Complete the New Member application and pay the membership fee of $75.00 to be able to use the member rate.

    Point of Contact:

    Philip Oakes, FFMIA Training Coordinator Philip.oakes@ffmia.org (307-433-8078) or

    Babette Ferris FFMIA Regional Director Babette.ferris@FFMIA.org

    RN: 14870 and 14867

    Course ID: 97302 and 97303
    This class meets the requirements of 69A-39-009 for fire safety inspector and fire code administrator

    • April 02, 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • April 04, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Training Facility, 9300 NW 41 Street, Doral, FL 33178
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    The Florida Fire Marshals and Inspectors Association

    present their

    2019 Miami Education Seminar

    When: April 2, 2019 to April 4th, 2019

     
    Where: Miami-Dade Fire Rescue
                 Training and Safety Division
                 Training Facility
                 9300 NW 41 Street
                 Doral, FL 33178  

    Up to 24 hours of continuing education credits available for full conference attendees. 

    Tracks for Inspectors and Fire Investigators.

    Lunch is on your own.  The facility will also not allow food and beverages in the classroom areas. 

    Click here for the full seminar schedule

    Click here for the 2019 Sponsor and Exhibitor Guide

    Click here for the 2019 Sponsor and Attendee registration form (for those who may need a paper copy to register)

    Sponsorship opportunities are also available for companies and organizations.  If you are interested or have questions contact Philip Oakes at 307-433-8078 or Philip.oakes@ffmia.org. 

     

    • May 08, 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Patio Grill - Longwood, FL
    • 36
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    Florida Fire Marshals and Inspectors Association in conjunction with the Central Florida Fire Marshals and Inspectors Association

    Presents

    NFPA Code Development Process - 1 hr.

         (1 Contact Hour approved for Fire Code Administrator, Fire Safety Inspector and Instructor I, II, III)

    This course will expose the student to the intricate process of how the NFPA codes are developed and maintained. Topics of discussion will include categorization of committee members, the code development process and we will submit code changes live in class.

    Date: May 8, 2019 

    Time: 12:00pm - 1:00 pm

    Location:   Patio Grill
                     2900 S. Orlando Avenue
                     Sanford, FL 32773
                     407-585-1364

    Cost: No Charge for any member of the FFMIA or CFFMA

    Not an FFMIA member? Complete the New Member application and pay the membership fee of $75.00 to be able to use the member rate.

    Instructor:

    Peter T Schwab

    VP of Purchasing and Engineering Technologies

    Wayne Automatic Fire Sprinklers Inc.

    petes@waynefire.com


    Contact Person:  Philip Oakes, Florida Fire Marshals and Inspectors Association 307-433-8078 or
    Lillian Sexton, Lake Mary Fire Department, 407-585-1374, Lsexton@lakemaryfl.com 

    Course Number: RN15066

    Class Number: 97103

    Note: This course is being held as part of the CFFMA monthly luncheon meeting

     

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