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CF231-00 Firestopping Principles

Overview

This course addressed materials and methods of firestopping in new construction.  Students are trained in the nature of fire that contributes directly to the passage of flame and products of combustion throughout concealed spaces in floors, walls, and ceilings.  Students are also introduced to tools, techniques, materials, and products involved in stopping the passage of fire in building construction.

Course Code

CF231-00

Length

4 Hours

Fees

  • $37.00 (For members of a governmental agency with responsibilities for inspections)
  • Please contact TFACA for non-member and/or group pricing.

Pre-Requisites

None

Restrictions

None

Certification

None

Maximum Class Size

None

Required Student Materials

  • Pen
  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Highlighter

References

International Building Code (2012)

International Fire Code (2012)

National Fire Protection Association – Life Safety Code 101 (2012)

Course Objectives

  • Train students in the inspection of spaces where firestopping is required.
  • Ensure proper compliance with firestopping requirements.
  • Explore different types of firestopping products and materials.
  • Explain installation methods of firestopping.
  • Explain inspection principles of firestopping.       

Other Notes

None

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