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Continuing Education Awareness 

Published: 8/25/2017 

The following ICC classes are being held in Anchorage in October/November 2017, registration is open. Please use the link below to register https:/www.alasakaicc.com/seminars

 2015 IBC (International Building Code) Significant Changes

Overviews the changes from the 2012 to the 2015 IBC®. Identifies changes in organization and code requirements and the applicability of these requirements to design, plan review and inspection. This course uses the Significant Changes to the International Building Code 2015 Edition.

Date: October 3, 2017
Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Duration: 1 day ICC
CEU: 0.6
Contact hours: 6 hours
Instructor: Doug Thornburg
Cost: $200.00

2015 IEBC (International Existing Building Code) Overview

This seminar will introduce critical concepts of the 2015 International Existing Building Code® (IEBC®). It will provide a basis for the correct use and application of the code. It will build an understanding of the intent of the code through detailing basic tables, categorizations and a case study.

​Date: October 4, 2017
Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Duration: 1 day ICC
CEU: 0.6
Contact hours: 6 hours
Instructor: Doug Thornburg
Cost: $200.00

This seminar will introduce critical concepts of the 2015 International Existing Building Code® (IEBC®). It will provide a basis for the correct use and application of the code. It will build an understanding of the intent of the code through detailing basic tables, categorizations and a case study.

​Date: October 4, 2017
Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Duration: 1 day ICC
CEU: 0.6
Contact hours: 6 hours
Instructor: Doug Thornburg
Cost: $200.00

2015 IFC (International Fire Code) Significant Changes

​The purpose of Significant Changes to the International Fire Code® 2015 Edition is to familiarize fire officials, building officials, plans examiners, fire inspectors, design professionals, and others with the many important changes in the 2015 International Fire Code® (IFC®). This publication will assist code users in identifying the specific code changes that have occurred and, more important, assist them in understanding the reasoning behind the changes. It is also a valuable resource for jurisdictions in their code-adoption process.

​Date: October 5, 2017
Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Duration: 1 day ICC
CEU: 0.6
Contact hours: 6 hours
Instructor: Terrell Stripling
Cost: $200.00

​Location of October 3-5 Seminars:
Anchorage Fire Department
Training Center Classrooms 6,7,8 (new building)
1140 Airport Heights
Anchorage, AK 99508

Fire Alarm Plan Review (based on 2016 NFPA 72, 2014 NFPA 70 (NEC), 2015 IBC, 2015 NFPA 101) – See Attached Flyer for additional course description and materials required

This application course describes the common problems associated with the plan review process and offers suggestions for improvement by providing plan review and acceptance test checklists, spreadsheets to determine battery and voltage drop calculations, exercises to determine proper spacing of smoke detectors, exercises to determine proper audibility of fire alarm notification appliances and proper sizing and placement of visible notification appliances. This seminar is intended for authorities having jurisdiction involved in fire alarm system plan review, contractors providing submittal documentation for plan review and fire alarm system designers.

This application course describes the common problems associated with the plan review process and offers suggestions for improvement by providing plan review and acceptance test checklists, spreadsheets to determine battery and voltage drop calculations, exercises to determine proper spacing of smoke detectors, exercises to determine proper audibility of fire alarm notification appliances and proper sizing and placement of visible notification appliances. This seminar is intended for authorities having jurisdiction involved in fire alarm system plan review, contractors providing submittal documentation for plan review and fire alarm system designers.

Date: October 31, 2017
Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Duration: 1 day ICC
CEU: 0.7
Contact hours: 7 hours (Participants must attend entire seminar to receive credit.)

Instructor: James M. Mundy, Jr.
Cost: $250.00

Fire Alarm Testing and Inspection Seminar 2016 Editions – See Attached Flyer for additional course description and materials required

​This basic application course reviews the requirements for fire alarm systems testing and inspection; how to perform the tests properly; and how to conduct visual inspections in order to satisfy the requirements of NFPA 72, 2016 National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code. This seminar is beneficial for installers performing acceptance or re-acceptance tests of new fire alarm systems; service technicians performing periodic testing and inspection of existing fire alarm systems; building and fire inspectors witnessing acceptance and re-acceptance testing; and personnel representing the owner, whom is responsible for the testing and inspection of fire alarm systems in their facilities. Upon completion of this course, the attendee will be able to determine the testing and inspection requirements of NFPA 72 and how to perform these tests, as well as understand the NICET application process and requirements.

​Date: November 1, 2017
Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Duration: 1 day ICC
CEU: 0.7
Contact hours: 7 hours (Participants must attend entire seminar to receive credit.)
Instructor: James M. Mundy, Jr.
Cost: $250.00

Understanding NFPA 72 2016 Editions – See Attached Flyer for additional course description and materials required

​This 2 day seminar reviews and explains the ever changing roles of fire alarm systems and how to apply NFPA 72 - The National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code for improved protection and compliance.

After discussing NFPA 72 “cover to cover” students will be able to explain how building, fire, and life safety codes influence the requirements fire alarm systems. In addition, students will be able to determine how NFPA 72 is used to design, install, and maintain a fire detection and alarm system and how the Code is arranged.

In addition to new technologies and major revisions in the Code, we will address the newest requirements for initiating devices, notification appliances, emergency control operations, power supplies, circuits, pathways and much more.

This seminar is an exceptional opportunity for fire alarm system designers, project managers, installers, contractors, fire & building code officials, and project managers to advance and expand their fire alarm and signaling system knowledge and understanding.

Date: November 2-3, 2017
Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Duration: 2 days ICC
CEU: 1.4
Contact hours: 14 hours (Participants must attend entire seminar to receive credit.)

Instructor: James M. Mundy, Jr.
Cost: $375.00
All Three October 31-November 3 Seminars
Discounted 10% when you register for all three seminars.
Date: October 31-November 3, 2017
Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm Daily
Duration: 4 days ICC
CEU: 2.8

Contact hours: 28 hours (Participants must attend each of the entire seminars to receive credit.)

Instructor: James M. Mundy, Jr.
Cost: $788.00

Location of October 31-November 3 Seminars:
4805 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Ave
Anchorage, AK 99507
West Entrance

 

State of Alaska Continuing Education  - Renewal hours approved for Mechanical Administrator and Journeyman Plumber

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