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    • August 29, 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Land O' Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O' Lakes Blvd. Land O' Lakes, FL 34639
    • 66
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    The Florida Fire Marshals and Inspector's Association Presents

    SPEARS FlameGuard CPVC Inspector Training - 4 hr.  

    This program will cover all aspects of CPVC systems for light hazard applications.  We will discuss different procedures for installation based whether they are a 13, 13D or 13R classification.  We will look at proper design, installation, approved products as well as other considerations for plan review and inspections of these systems.  There will be a review at the end of the power point presentation and a hands-on training on assembling CPVC correctly using the proper procedures.  There will all be an open forum for questions and answers throughout the program. 

    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: Kevin Dellinger, Technical Service Representative, Spears Manufacturing


    Location: Land O' Lakes Community Center
                      5401 Land O' Lakes Blvd
                      Land O' Lakes, FL 34639


    Times: Registration starts at 8 am.  Class starts at 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM                

    Cost: No Charge 

    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:

    Karl K. Thompson, CFPS, MIFireE, FM, Fire Marshal
    Pasco County

    P 813-929-2737 X 2645
    F 813-929-2756
    4111 Land O Lakes Blvd #208
    Land O Lakes, FL 34639-4402

    KThompson@pascocountyfl.net
    or 

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

    RN: 15648

    Course ID: 101079

    • September 12, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Fort Myers Fire Station #1, 2033 Jackson Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901
    • 29
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    Florida Fire Marshals and Inspectors Association Presents

    A 1/2 Day of Learning - 4 CEUs for the Fire Inspector

    SPACE IS LIMITED

    Emergency Responders Radio Communication Enhancement System
    (8:00 - 10:00) 

    and

    Honeywell - Life Safety Technologies
    (10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

            
    Four contact hours approved for Fire and Life Safety Educator, Fire Code Administrator, Fire Investigator I and II, Fire Safety Inspector I and II, and Instructor I, II, III with these courses.   

    Course Descriptions: 

    Emergency Responders Radio Communication Enhancement System
    Very informational presentation of the evolution of code requirements for ERRCES.  Presentation defines the reasons for Emergency Responder Radio Signal impairment inside buildings, code required methods and definitions of measuring those signals and code definition of the required solution for those impairments.  Presentation will discuss difference in State and Local requirements across the US.  UL 2524 will also be discussed as part of the presentation and the System requirements that includes to make these systems robust, safe, reliable and not cause issues with a Public Safety Radio Network it is connected to.  This is a shortened version of a previously approved course as we will not have an engineer present for this training to explain engineering specifics. 

    Honeywell - Life Safety Technologies
    Topics to be covered include:

    • SWIFT Wireless within the Life Safety Industry-Intelligent Beam Detectors
    • OSID-ANSI/UL217 AND ANSI/UL268 product standards for new detectors
    • 2020 -Emergency Responder Radio Communication Enhancement Systems 

    Date: September 12th, 2019

    Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm.

    Location:

    Fort Myers Fire Station #1, 2033 Jackson Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901

    Cost: Free for members 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.


    Instructors:

    Wendy Rivera - Honeywell Florida Regional Sales Manager

    David Thompson - National Business Development Manager BDA, Honeywell

    Contact Person: 

    Wendy Rivera, 239-728-8393, Wendy.Rivera@Honeywell.com or 

    Philip Oakes, Training Coordinator 307-433-8078

    Class Numbers: 101217 and 101218

    Course Numbers: RN:15368 and RN15655


     

    • September 13, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Polk State College – Center for Public Safety - 1251 Jim Keene Blvd., Winter Haven 33881
    • 126
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    The Florida Fire Marshals and Inspectors Association

    in conjunction with the

    Florida Fire Sprinkler Association Presents

    NFPA 101A - Guide to Alternative Approaches to Life Safety - 4 hrs

    The 20-years process on upgrading fire safety in existing high-rise condominiums continues but is nearing an end.  This class focuses on the intent of Florida Laws that push for alternative solutions for fire safety.  Discussion on the provisions of the NFPA 101A Fire Safety Evaluation System will be in detail to ensure best practices in fire official management of the process.  And breakout groups will be given examples for evaluation intended to help understand the FSES process.

    This class will:

    • Increase the awareness of AHJ to the fire and building codes and Florida Laws as they relate to Sprinkler Systems in High Rises and alternative means of compliance. 
    • Provide knowledge to the student on the NFPA 101A Fire Safety Evaluation System
    • Give the student practice in utilizing the NFPA 101A Fire Safety Evaluation System
    Four contact hours approved for Fire and Life Safety Educator, Fire Code Administrator, Fire Investigator I and II, Fire Safety Inspector I and II, and Instructor I, II, III with these courses.  

    Date: September 13th, 2019
    Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm.
    Location:
    Polk State College – Center for Public Safety
    1251 Jim Keene Blvd.
    Winter Haven, FL 33881

    Cost: Free for members 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.

    Instructors:
    Buddy Dewar

    Buddy Dewar is the former Director of Florida’s State Fire Marshal’s Office and is an internationally known fire safety expert.  His fire service career includes US Army arson investigations, fire suppression chief, and former Superintendent of the Florida State Fire College.  Buddy received a BA degree in Economics and a MBA, and was inducted into Sigma Beta Delta, an international honor society in business, management, and administration in recognition of his academic achievements.

    Contact Person:
    Cheryl Edwards, Fire Marshal, Lakeland Fire Department, 863-834-8261, Cheryl.edwards@lakelandgov.net  or
    Anita Black Regional Director FFMIA, anita.black@ffmia.org or 
    Philip Oakes, Training Coordinator 307-433-8078

    Class Numbers: 101158

    Course Numbers: RN:15445


     

    • September 17, 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    • Perkins, 27811 US Highway 27, Leesburg, FL 34748
    • 31
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    Florida Fire Marshals and Inspectors Association in conjunction with the Central Florida Fire Marshals and Inspectors Association

    Presents

    DITEK Fire Alarm Sure Protection - Inspector Course - 2019 Cycle - 1 hr.

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

    The Fire Alarm Surge Protection Inspector Course will cover

    • Causes and Effects of Surges and Spikes
    • How Surge Protection Works
    • Surge Protection Terminology
    • Selecting the Correct Surge Protection
    • Fire Alarm NFPA Code Reference, UL Scopes
    • Installation Rules and Proper Grounding – know what to look for 

    Date: September 17, 2019 
    Time: 09:30 am - 10:30 am  

    Location:   Perkins
                     27811 US Highway 27
                     Leesburg, FL 34748

    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:

    Cheryl Derenthal, DITEK Regional Account Executive

    Ten years in sales and application support in security, life safety, and low voltage electronics, including surge protection and UPS systems.

    Provides sales and technical training along with application and installation support to integrators, engineers and distribution partners.

    Local travel and conduct webinars to create product demand, resolve customer issues, provide product training, and survey properties for recommendations and/or corrections. 





    Contact Person:  Philip Oakes, Florida Fire Marshals and Inspectors Association 307-433-8078 or
    Lillian Sexton, FFMIA Regional Director, 407-585-1374, Lillian.sexton@ffmia.org

    Course Number: RN15369

    Class Number: 100982 

    • September 25, 2019
    • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Palm Beach County Administration Building, 405 Pike Rd, West Palm Beach, FL 33411
    • 21
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    Florida Fire Marshals and Inspectors Association Presents

    A Day of Learning - 6 CEUs for the Fire Inspector

    SPACE IS LIMITED

     
    Emergency Responder Radio Communication Enhancement Systems
    In Building Radio Communication

    An instructional overview of the evolution of in building radio communications for emergency responders, key code changes, requirements, and applicable use.

    (8:30 am - 12:30 pm) 

    and

    AES Intellinet

    A study into the details of an AES Intellinet RF network for fire system monitoring.  Course offers new product changes, code updates, and AHJ testing and verification methods per operations manual and third party testing facilities.

    (1:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

    LUNCH IS PROVIDED BY DynaFire!!


    Six contact hours approved for Fire and Life Safety Educator, Fire Code Administrator, Fire Investigator I and II, Fire Safety Inspector I and II, and Instructor I, II, III with these courses.  

    Date: September 25th, 2019
    Time: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm.
    Location:
    Palm Beach County Administration building
    405 Pike Rd
    West Palm Beach, FL 33411

    Cost: Free for members 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.

    Instructors:
    Christopher Creamer
    Client Care Manager
    DynaFire, Inc.
    c: 407.947.1386
    o: 407.830.6500 ext. 8390

    Contact Person:
    David Woodside FFMIA Immediate Past President, Office: (561) 616-7057, Cell: (561) 657-599, david.woodside@ffmia.org 

    Philip Oakes, Training Coordinator 307-433-8078

    Class Numbers: 100865 and 100889

    Course Numbers: RN:15248 and RN15647


     

    • September 26, 2019
    • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Palm Beach County Administration Building, 405 Pike Rd, West Palm Beach, FL 33411
    • 21
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    Florida Fire Marshals and Inspectors Association Presents

    A Day of Learning - 6 CEUs for the Fire Inspector

    SPACE IS LIMITED

           Emergency Responder Radio Communication Enhancement Systems
    In Building Radio Communication

    An instructional overview of the evolution of in building radio communications for emergency responders, key code changes, requirements, and applicable use.

    (8:30 am - 12:30 pm) 

    and

    AES Intellinet

    A study into the details of an AES Intellinet RF network for fire system monitoring.  Course offers new product changes, code updates, and AHJ testing and verification methods per operations manual and third party testing facilities.

    (1:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

    LUNCH IS PROVIDED BY DynaFire!!

    Six contact hours approved for Fire and Life Safety Educator, Fire Code Administrator, Fire Investigator I and II, Fire Safety Inspector I and II, and Instructor I, II, III with these courses.  

    Date: September 26th, 2019
    Time: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm.
    Location:
    Palm Beach County Administration building
    405 Pike Rd
    West Palm Beach, FL 33411

    Cost: Free for members 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.

    Instructors:
    Christopher Creamer
    Client Care Manager
    DynaFire, Inc.
    c: 407.947.1386
    o: 407.830.6500 ext. 8390

    Contact Person:
    David Woodside FFMIA Immediate Past President, Office: (561) 616-7057, Cell: (561) 657-599, david.woodside@ffmia.org 

    Philip Oakes, Training Coordinator 307-433-8078

    Class Numbers: 100866 and 100890

    Course Numbers: RN:15248 and RN15647


     

    • October 15, 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Perkins Restaurant and Bakery 27811 US Highway 27 Leesburg, FL 34748
    • 33
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    Florida Fire Marshals and Inspectors Association in conjunction with the Central Florida Fire Marshals and Inspectors Association

    Presents

    Life Safety Technologies - 2 hr.

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

    Topics to be covered include:
    • SWIFT Wireless within the Life Safety Industry-Intelligent Beam Detectors
    • OSID-ANSI/UL217 AND ANSI/UL268 product standards for new detectors
    • 2020 -Emergency Responder Radio Communication Enhancement Systems 
    Date: October 15th, 2019 
    Time: 9:30am - 11:30 am

    Location:   Perkins Restaurant and Bakery 27811 US Highway 27 Leesburg, FL 34748

    Cost: No Charge 

    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:

    Wendy Rivera
    Florida  Honeywell Fire  RSM
    239-728-8393











    Contact Person:  Philip Oakes, Florida Fire Marshals and Inspectors Association 307-433-8078 or
    Lillian Sexton, FFMIA Regional Director, 407-585-1374, Lillian.sexton@ffmia.org

    Course Number: RN15655

    Class Number: 101055

    • October 16, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Bonita Springs Fire Control & Rescue District, 27701 Bonita Grande Drive, Bonita Springs, Fl. 34135
    • 75
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    Florida Fire Marshals and Inspectors Association

    Presents

    Storage Occupancy Requirements – 4hr

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

    Upon completion of this course, each participant will understand the basic requirements for storage occupancies. 

    Learning Objectives
    At the end of this course, learners will be able to:

    • Identify the various types of storage arraignments.
    • Determine the hydraulic requirements.
    • Determine the correct types of storage sprinklers for each occupancy.
    • Locate the correct portions of NFPA 13 as it relates to different storage arraignments.
    • Determine the minimum flow and pressure requirements for ESFR systems.
    • Determine the correct section of NFPA 13 that applies.

    Date: October 16th, 2019 
    Time: 8:00am - 12:00 pm

    Location:  

    Bonita Springs Fire Control & Rescue District
    27701 Bonita Grande Drive
    Bonita Springs, Fl. 34135

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    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:
    George W. Stanley  | Senior Vice President Wiginton Fire Protection
    Engineering, Inc. - Orlando, FL
    699 Aero Lane, Sanford, FL 32771
    tel:    407-585-3200,211
    dir:    407-585-3211
    cell:   407-341-0778
    gws@wiginton.net






    Contact Person: 
    Janet A. Washburn, Fire Marshal/Division Chief Bonita Springs Fire
    Control and Rescue District
    27701 Bonita Grande Drive, Bonita Springs, FL 34135
    washburn@bonitafire.org
    (239) 390-7945 Direct
    (239) 949-6211  Office
    (239) 206-9056 Cell

    or

    Philip Oakes, Florida Fire Marshals and Inspectors Association 307-433-8078 or

    Course Number: RN15635

    Class Number: 101215

    • November 04, 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • November 07, 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort, 100 N. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach, FL 32118
    Register


    The Florida Fire Marshals and Inspectors Association

    Presents the

    The 71st Annual Florida Fire Prevention Conference

    Racing into the Future

    Monday November 4th, 2019 through

    Thursday November 7th, 2019

    with pre-conference classes to be held on November 3rd

    At the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort

    100 N. Atlantic Ave.

    Daytona Beach, FL 32118


    You can always register through this site, but if you need a registration form:

    Click here for a copy of the Exhibitor and Sponsor Registration form
    Click here for a letter to sponsors and exhibitors
    Click here for the sponsors and exhibitor guide

    Room rates of $139.00 per night are set with the Daytona Beach Hilton Oceanfront Resort.  To book your hotel room go to our individualized registration page:  https://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/D/DABDHHF-FFMIA-20191102/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG 

    Group Code: FFMIA


    Please NOTE: Program details, scholarship details, and other information will be added soon.  So please check back as the information on this site will change frequently.  


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