Telgian Corporation’s Chief Engineering Officer Tracey Bellamy will conduct live classroom training at Vancouver Fire Department Station in Vancouver, WA on January 29, 2019. The course, Residential Fire Sprinklers: Homes to High-Rise, is an 8-hour course that covers the protection of residential occupancies. Residential occupancies are unique, with distinct requirements for the use and location of sprinklers. Systems installed in accordance with NFPA 13D and 13R are strictly life safety in their purpose, while those installed in dwelling units as allowed by NFPA 13, are a part of a larger protection scenario. This course examines the requirements for each document and the desired protection objectives.
This course will be presented in a directing and discussion style of teaching. A clear and detailed presentation of the content will be given with the aid of PowerPoint presentation slides. Group discussion is encouraged to facilitate understanding, and practical application exercises will be given where applicable to the content. A review test will also given to measure learning and retention.
Each participant registered, who completes the sign-in sheet and attends the full training session will receive a Certificate of Completion. This certificate will include the participants name, training subject, date, number of training hours completed and the Fire Smarts name, address and phone number.
Certificates comply with International Code Council (ICC) CEU requirements. This course is International Code Council (ICC) approved for 0.8 CEU’s. Certificates can also be used as supporting documentation for CPD points required for National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) certification. This applies to the “Additional Education” section of NICET Policy #30 on Continuing Professional Development that allows for CPD points for education to advance, broaden and enhance technical knowledge and job skills.
About the Presenter: Tracey Bellamy, P.E., CFPS
Tracey Bellamy has more than 25 years of experience in the fire protection community including all areas of the fire sprinkler industry. He has extensive experience with fire suppression system design, fire hazard analysis and fire protection system inspection and testing. He is licensed as a Professional Engineer in 49 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and Guam, and is a Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS).
He serves on several NFPA technical and correlating committees including NFPA 13, 15, 16, 25, 30, 30B, 101 and 5000 (building code). Tracey is also a member of ASCE, NFPA, and SFPE.