Training Information provided by the SFM

Here you will find information on training courses and continuing education classes that are provided, recommended, or required by the Office of State Fire Marshal.

Below you will find links to all of the State Fire Marshal's Office Training Pages, listed by the appropriate Section/Division. General information on training will be given below. For the latest training courses listed, please see the Training Announcements below. You can also join the Training Announcements Mailing List to stay abreast of the latest announcements.

Note: This page is a work-in-progress. More is being added every day, and additional training pages are presently being created. Check back for more.

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Training Announcements

Recent training announcements will appear below, with a link to the associated section's training page where the content was originally posted.

Louisiana Arson & Fire Prevention Association (LA&FPA)

The Louisiana Arson & Fire Prevention Association (LA&FPA) will be hosting classes on Tuesday, March 24, 2009 in Baton Rouge.  The classes will be held at the St. George Fire Department Training Room located at 14141 Airline Highway, Building 4, Suite Z, starting at 9:00 AM. 

The training session completion time has not yet been set; see www.LAFPA.org for the most current details.  The training room is in the rear (northeast corner) of the Barringer Foreman Technology Park, approximately 1 mile north of Highland Road in South Baton Rouge.

TOPICS TO BE PRESENTED

  1. Training of Trainers Program for LPB Facts on Fire, Presented by Tom Cassisa, St. George Fire Prevention Officer
  2. New Louisiana Cigarette Law, Presented by Office La State Fire Marshal  
  3. New Louisiana Elevator Key Law, Presented by Office La State Fire Marshal  
  4. History of Major Fires and the Influence on the Fire Codes we Enforce, Presented by Randy Safer, NFPA Southern Regional Manager 

The cost for the class is Free to LA&FPA Members and $15.00 for non LA&FPA Members.  Cost to become a LA&FPA Member is only $10.00 a year, so join and save $5.00.

Space is limited; therefore pre-registration is requested for planning purposes. Please notify us before Wednesday March 18 of your plan to attend by faxing the attached REGISTRATION FORM to Tom Cassisa at 225-615-8805 or emailing the form to TJCassisa@StGeorgeFire.com.

We look forward to seeing you in Baton Rouge on March 24.

We look forward to seeing you in Baton Rouge on March 24.

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Visit us on the web at www.LAFPA.org

- Originally posted on the Arson Training page

CEU Classes for Design PRofessionals

These classes - for design, architect and construction professionals - will be offered by Fire Marshal Architect Supervisor Linda Burch at Delgado Community College's Student Life Center on Friday, April 24, 2009. The CEU's will be offered from 12:00pm - 5:30pm.

Delgado Community College, Student Life Center
601 City Park Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70119

Please contact Linda Burch for more information, linda.burch@dps.la.gov.

- Originally posted on the Plan Review Training page

8-hour Life Safety Code Seminar

THe seminar will be taking place at the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center (201 Lafayette Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70801), which has complimentary valet parking, on March 25, 2009 from 8:00am – 4:30pm.

Don Zeringue and other plan reviewers from the Baton Rouge Fire Marshall's office will perform reviews of recent projects, preliminary, contract documents, etc that are provided by attendees.  Content is reliant on attendees' projects being submitted for discussion.  Therefore, attendees to the seminar are encouraged to send any documents or plans that they wish to be used in the seminar to the LES State Office by mail at 9643 Brookline Avenue, Ste. 116 Baton Rouge, LA 70809 or by email at les@les-state.org.  Documents may be in electronic, pdf, or other format.  The plan reviewers will also cover other issues and questions that come up during the discussion.  Attendees need to bring their code books. A copy of the Life Safety Code Handbook may be purchased by the participants from NFPA on their website (www.nfpa.org).  The IBC can be purchased from (www.iccsafe.org).

Mail checks and registration to LA Engineering Society, 9643 Brookline Ave., Ste. 116, Baton Rouge, LA 70809
You may fax your registration to:  (225) 924-2049 or email to les@les-state.org
For more information please visit our website:  www.les-state.org
If you have any questions, please call the LES office at (225) 924-2021

Sorry, no refunds will be given after February 25, 2009 | Seating is limited - register now!!
Call 225-344-5866 for overnight accommodations at the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center; mention "LES" for reduced rate of $129

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- Originally posted on the Plan Review Training page

NICET Certification

Don't miss this opportunity to obtain NICET-required Continuing Professional Development credits in this seminar package hosted by the LA Fire Sprinkler Association, and presented by the American Fire Sprinkler Association. The training will take place March 26-27, 2009 from 8:00am - 5:00pm each day with Instructor Bob Caputo at the Louisiana State Fire Marshal's Office in Baton Rouge.

Be sure to fill out the registration form below and mail in your fees to assure attendance. More information can be found in the registration form below.

Call Leslie Joplin for more details (214) 349-5965 x130 or email (ljoplin@firesprinkler.org).

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- Originally posted on the Licensing Training page

 


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