Plans Examiner I (NFPA 1031)

FPE100 - 40.00 Hours

Description

This course is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required for certification to Plans Examiner I as described in Chapter 7, “Plan Examiner I” of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1031, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Examiner (2014 edition). The course covers the basics of plans administration and plans review.

Participants who successfully complete the course and pass the required certification and skills test will receive a National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) national certification. The course can also be used for Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) certification.

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, this course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

This course is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required for certification to Plans Examiner I as described in Chapter 7, “Plan Examiner I” of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1031, Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Examiner (2014 edition). The course covers the basics of plans administration and plans review.

Participants who successfully complete the course and pass the required certification and skills test will receive a National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) national certification. The course can also be used for Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) certification.

Prerequisites

Students must successfully complete 132+ hour Inspector I and II: Sessions 1 & 2 and the 40 hour Plan Examiner to be eligible to take the TCFP Exam for Inspector.

Course Completion Requirements

All students are required to bring to class:

  • 1st Edition of the Plans Examiner for Fire & Emergency Services manual
  • NFPA 101, Life Safety Code, 2015 edition
  • Architects and Engineers Scales
  • Basic Calculator

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • PPE Level 1 as described in the TEEX Student Safety Manual. All students are required to follow this manual at all times.
  • Wear regular station duty wear for fire field activities
  • Wear office attire for classroom sessions
  • You may not wear to any class or field activity:
    • shorts
    • sleeveless shirts
    • open-toed shoes

Topics

Role of the Plans Examiner+Plans Review Process+Codes and Standards+Plan Sets+Site, Plot, Utility & Landscape Plans+Architectural Plans+Structural Plans+Mechanical Plans+Electrical Plans+Fire Protection System Plans+Other Fire Protection Related Plans Reviews+Alternative Design Methods+Renovations & Tenant Improvements

Suggested Audience

For personnel in

  • Department of Defense (DoD) Fire Departments
  • Career Fire Departments
  • Combination Fire Departments
  • Volunteer Fire Departments
  • building inspectors
  • general contractors
  • other disciplines who desire to become a certified Plans Examiner I.

Continuing Education & Professional Credits

  • 3.6 CEUs

Other Information

A late fee of $50.00 will be assessed to registrations made after the deadline for the Annual Fire Training School.


Class Limit: 30 Students.

  • Class Hours:
  • Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m. - noon

This course requires PPE Level 1 as described in the TEEX Student Safety Manual. All students are required to follow this manual at all times.

You must wear regular work attire for training activities and classroom sessions.

You may not wear shorts, sleeveless shirts, or open-toed shoes to any class or field activity.

Contact Information

Robert Barron

Training Manager
Phone: (979) 845-5562 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

Related Courses

INP100+INP200+INP101+INP201NFPA 1031 Fire Inspector I+NFPA 1031 Fire Inspector II+NFPA 1031 Fire Inspector I+Fire Inspector IINFPA 1031 Fire Inspector I+NFPA 1031 Fire Inspector II+NFPA 1031 Fire Inspector I+Fire Inspector IINFPA 1031 Fire Inspector I+NFPA 1031 Fire Inspector II+NFPA 1031 Fire Inspector I+Fire Inspector II

Policies

Registration late fee

A late fee of $50.00 will be assessed to payments made after the registration deadline for the Annual Municipal School classes.

Transfers, Cancellations, and Refunds

Please read the Transfer and Cancellation Policy

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