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Training for New Designers

Training for New Designers

Classes Focus on NFPA 13, 2016 Edition The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) announces the 2017 schedule for its popular Beginning Fire Sprinkler System Planning School. The 2017 sessions remaining are February 27 – March 10, April 24 – May 5, July 10-21, August 14-25, and October 2-13. The January …

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Scholarship Program Helps Students Succeed

Scholarship Program Helps

Raising Awareness About Sprinklers The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is proud to offer financial assistance and public awareness of sprinklers through its online scholarship program, AFSAscholarship.org. A total of $25,000 is awarded through this public awareness campaign to 10 lucky graduating high school seniors and five college students as …

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DeCamara Scholarships Awarded for 2016

DeCamara Scholarships

Each year, the Center for Life Safety Education (CLSE) and the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) come together to award $7,000 in scholarship funds to two exceptional students studying fire protection engineering at the University of Maryland in College Park. For the 2016-2017 academic year, those winners are Selena Chin …

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The Reviews are In! Students Love ITM

The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) recently launched a new educational program for its members: the Inspection, Testing and Maintenance (ITM) Inspector Development program. The program utilizes on-demand and live-training courses combined with a robustly structured on-the-job training and mentoring program with the goal of candidates passing NICET Level II …

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Networking in Nashville

Networking Nashville

Education + Entertainment = Fun! Nashville, Tennessee has plenty to offer attendees at the American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) 35th Annual Convention & Exhibition, September 14-17, 2016. From managerial and technical seminars to exciting social events, you will find exactly what and who you need! When you’re ready to take a break and relax, AFSA is there to provide …

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Management and Training Seminars Shine

Management Training seminars

Seize the Opportunity at AFSA’s Annual Convention in Nashville Grow your business and set your sights on success by attending the American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) 35th Annual Convention & Exhibition “A Grand Ole Opportunity: AFSA in Nashville.” Offering 60 hours of technical and managerial seminars, this year’s event promises …

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Recruiting for the Next Generation

Recruiting Next Generation

AFSA Announces Next Gen Initiative With SkillsUSA One of the greatest challenges our industry faces today is the sustainability of our workforce. As more and more of our experienced employees are retiring, contractors and suppliers across all regions are struggling to find quality young tradesmen, drafters, project managers, estimators, salesmen and …

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Claim Your Seat in the Virtual Classroom

Claim seat virtual classroom

AFSA Webinars Free for Members There are many benefits to being a member of the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA). Time and again, members have commented on how joining the association has opened new doors for their business, and allowed them to access resources that are unique to this association. …

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Where Are They Now?

where are they now apprentice

Catching Up With Apprentice Competition Alumni The American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) National Apprentice Competition began in 1994 at the 13th Annual AFSA Convention & Exhibition in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. That year, for the first time ever, seven apprentice finalists representing member companies from across the country competed to become …

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