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FIRE 2080 - Automatic Sprinkler and Standpipe Testing

Fire Protection and Inspection Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

Course Details

Provides those who operate, test and inspect these systems with an understanding of components and their operation; procedures for completing commissioning tests; weekly, monthly, yearly and other tests required. Testing of water supplies; interpreting test results, recommending changes for code compliance.


Industry experience or departmental approval.





Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 37437

Wed Sep 12 - Wed Nov 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Nov 28 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW05 Rm. 1850


James Thacker

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will have a basic, working understanding of:

  • The principle components, basic standards of design and installation and fire control and fire suppression effectiveness of wet, dry, pre-action and deluge automatic sprinkler systems, and standpipe and hose systems installed in commercial and industrial premises.
  • The testing of water supplies.
  • The testing and inspection of wet, dry, pre-action and deluge automatic sprinkler systems and standpipe and hose systems - identify and describe applicable inspection and test procedures.

Effective as of Fall 2010

Related Programs

FIRE 2080 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Fire Protection Inspection and Testing
    Part-time   Associate Certificate


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