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The Value of Education

training the finest fire sprinkler specialists

Committee Spotlight: Apprenticeship & Education Committee When fire sprinkler professionals are looking for the best in education and apprenticeship training, they will find it with the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA). A great deal of planning, development and administration goes into training the finest fire sprinkler specialists in the country. Behind …

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AFSA Announces Two Upcoming Webinars

Changes to the 2016 Edition of NFPA 13 in Two Parts The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is excited to announce its upcoming two-part live webinar event: “Changes from the 2013 Edition of NFPA 13 to the 2016 Edition”. The NFPA 13: Standard for the Installation of Fire Sprinkler Systems 2016 Edition has been released …

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ITM Inspector Development Program Introduced

Industry’s First Inspection,Testing and Maintenance Program Focuses on Growing ITM Segment The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is pleased to offer the industry’s first Inspection, Testing and Maintenance (ITM) Inspector Development Program in response to member demand. AFSA’s new ITM Inspector Development Program prepares candidates for NICET’s Level II certification …

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Sprinkler System Design in Mind?

Dates for 2016 Beginning Fire Sprinkler System Planning School Announced The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) has released the 2016 dates for its Beginning Fire Sprinkler System Planning School. Next year, schools will be held January 11-22, February 8-19, April 4-15, May 16-27, July 18-29, and October 3-14. New for 2016, …

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Educating Students About Fire Sprinkler Careers

AFSA Member Partners With Texas Construction Career Academy In March of this year, as an enrichment opportunity through the San Antonio, Texas Northside Independent School District (NSISD) Construction Career Academy (CCA) program, Jim Cantilli and I of AFSA member American Automatic Sprinkler had the opportunity to be the guests of Mr. …

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NFPA 13 Update Webinar

September 17 Program to Address 2016 Edition The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) will present a 90-minute webinar “NFPA 13 Update: 2016 Edition” on September 17, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Central Daylight Time. This program is free for AFSA members and costs $140 for non-members. This webinar offers 0.15 CEUs …

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AFSA Honors Academic Excellence

AFSA Honors Academic

2016 Honor Society for Sprinkler Fitter Graduates Announced The American Fire Sprinkler Association’s (AFSA) Fire Sprinkler Fitter National Honor Society was first established in 2012 to recognize those trainees, along with their sponsoring employers, who have completed all four levels of the AFSA Correspondence Course for Fire Sprinkler Fitters with …

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