• UA Local 853
    Sprinkler & Fire Protection Trade Centre
  • 60 Shields Court, Markham, ON L3R 9T5
  • 905-477-6022 | 1-800-387-7085 (Toll Free)

What's Offered?

13-19 — NFPA 13 2019 Update

This (1) day course will go through the various technical changes throughout the 2019 edition of NFPA 13. The participant will become familiar with these changes and will hear discussions on how it will impact the installation of future systems. Focus will be on information most relevant to those working in the sprinkler installation industry. Available to Journeypersons Maximum Participants = 18

Eligible Trades: Sprinkler Fitterss | Eligible Apprentice Levels:  Open to all Apprentices and Journeypersons | Total Hours: 8.00

  • Localities:
  • Ottawa
  • Toronto
  • London
  • Kitchener Waterloo
  • Sudbury
  • Kingston
  • Windsor
  • Thunder Bay

 No Classes scheduled at this time.

14-16 — NFPA 14 Standpipe Systems 2016

This (1) day course will review the requirements of NFPA 14 and promote navigation and understanding of the requirements of this NFPA standard. Discussions will also focus on the additional requirements of Ontario Building Code, Ontario Fire Code and OHSA Regulations for Construction Projects. Available to Journeypersons Maximum Participants = 18

Eligible Trades: Sprinkler Fitterss | Eligible Apprentice Levels:  Open to all Apprentices and Journeypersons | Total Hours: 8.00

  • Localities:
  • Ottawa
  • Toronto
  • London
  • Kitchener Waterloo
  • Sudbury
  • Kingston
  • Windsor
  • Thunder Bay

Starts On Ends On Classes Location
Fri. Nov 1, 2019 Fri. Nov 1, 2019 0 Ottawa  Course Details
Fri. Nov 15, 2019 Fri. Nov 15, 2019 0 Kitchener Waterloo  Course Details

COMM — Commissioning & Testing

This (1) day course will review the requirements of testing and test reports/documentation upon completion of a water-based (sprinkler or standpipe) system installation. Discussions will also focus on testing equipment, methods and AHJ requirements. Available to Journeypersons Maximum Participants = 18

Eligible Trades: Sprinkler Fitterss | Eligible Apprentice Levels:  Open to all Apprentices and Journeypersons | Total Hours: 8.00

  • Localities:
  • Ottawa
  • Toronto
  • London
  • Kitchener Waterloo
  • Sudbury
  • Kingston
  • Windsor
  • Thunder Bay

 No Classes scheduled at this time.

DDX — Reliable DDX Valves

This (1) day course will provide instruction and hands on demonstration of the operation, set up, maintenance and repair of the Reliable DDX line of valves used in their dry, deluge and preaction systems. The course will show proper set up procedure and common troubleshooting and appropriate repair parts/tools.

Eligible Trades: Sprinkler Fitterss | Eligible Apprentice Levels:  Open to all Apprentices and Journeypersons | Total Hours: 8.00

  • Localities:
  • Ottawa
  • Toronto

 No Classes scheduled at this time.

FOAM — Water-Based Foam Systems

This (2) day course will provide instruction and hands on demonstration of the generation, characteristics, proportioning, design, and testing of foam systems and foam samples. Available to Journeypersons Maximum Participants = 9

Eligible Trades: Sprinkler Fitterss | Eligible Apprentice Levels:  Open to all Apprentices and Journeypersons | Total Hours: 16.00

  • Localities:
  • Toronto

 No Classes scheduled at this time.

FP1 — Fire Pump #1

This (2) day course is for the fitter with no or limited experience installing fire pumps. Areas to be covered include: fire pump theory, types of pumps and applications, basic hydraulic calculations, installation & acceptance test requirements and related codes. Available to Journeypersons Maximum Participants = 18

Eligible Trades: Sprinkler Fitterss | Eligible Apprentice Levels:  Open to all Apprentices and Journeypersons | Total Hours: 16.00

  • Localities:
  • Ottawa
  • Toronto
  • London
  • Kitchener Waterloo
  • Sudbury
  • Kingston
  • Windsor
  • Thunder Bay

Starts On Ends On Classes Location
Fri. Oct 25, 2019 Sat. Oct 26, 2019 0 Ottawa  Course Details

FP2 — Fire Pump #2

This (1) day course will focus on Fire Pump Inspection & Annual Testing. Areas that will be covered include: requirements for a proper fire pump inspection, procedures for annual testing, safe use of testing equipment, plotting test results, completing associated testing documents, in addition to basic trouble shooting. To complete this course all participants must successfully complete a written and practical evaluation and must have completed Fire Pump 1. Available to Journeypersons Maximum Participants = 12

Eligible Trades: Sprinkler Fitterss | Eligible Apprentice Levels:  Open to all Apprentices and Journeypersons | Total Hours: 8.00

  • Localities:
  • Toronto

 No Classes scheduled at this time.

FP3 — Fire Pump #3

This (1/2) day course will cover a full tear down and rebuild of a fire pump. This will include repacking, lubricating, cleaning, and adjustment of a working fire pump. To complete this course all participants must have completed Fire Pump 2. Available to Journeypersons Maximum Participants = 8

Eligible Trades: Sprinkler Fitterss | Eligible Apprentice Levels:  Open to all Apprentices and Journeypersons | Total Hours: 4.00

  • Localities:
  • Toronto

 No Classes scheduled at this time.

NG — Nitrogen Generator

This (1) day course will provide instruction and hands on demonstration of the operation and features of Nitrogen generator systems. Nitrogen generator systems provide on-site high purity nitrogen intended for sprinkler systems to minimize corrosion and extend the life of a system. Available to Journeypersons Maximum Participants = 9

Eligible Trades: Sprinkler Fitterss | Eligible Apprentice Levels:  Open to all Apprentices and Journeypersons | Total Hours: 8.00

  • Localities:
  • Toronto

 No Classes scheduled at this time.

NXT — Victaulic NXT Valves

This (1) day course will provide instruction and hands on demonstration of the operation, set up, maintenance and repair of the Victaulic NXT line of valves used in their dry, deluge and preaction systems. The course with show proper set up procedure and common troubleshooting and appropriate repair parts/tools. Available to Journeypersons Maximum Participants = 12

Eligible Trades: Sprinkler Fitterss | Eligible Apprentice Levels:  Open to all Apprentices and Journeypersons | Total Hours: 8.00

  • Localities:
  • Ottawa
  • Toronto

 No Classes scheduled at this time.

SEISM — Introduction to Seismic

This (1) day course will review the basics of seismic supports and requirements of NFPA 13. Types of supports/bracing will be reviewed as well as the installation requirements. Available to Journeypersons and Apprentices Maximum Participants = 18

Eligible Trades: Sprinkler Fitterss | Eligible Apprentice Levels:  Open to all Apprentices and Journeypersons | Total Hours: 8.00

  • Localities:
  • Ottawa
  • Toronto
  • London
  • Kitchener Waterloo
  • Sudbury
  • Kingston
  • Windsor
  • Thunder Bay

 No Classes scheduled at this time.

SP/OB — Sprinkler Spacing & Obstructions

This (1) day course will go through the various requirements and rulings for sprinkler installation and obstructions as specified within NFPA 13. The participant will become familiar with these requirements and will discuss how these rules will apply in the field. Focus will be on where and how to find this information in the code book. Available to Journeypersons Maximum Participants = 18

Eligible Trades: Sprinkler Fitterss | Eligible Apprentice Levels:  Open to all Apprentices and Journeypersons | Total Hours: 8.00

  • Localities:
  • Ottawa
  • Toronto
  • London
  • Kitchener Waterloo
  • Sudbury
  • Kingston
  • Windsor
  • Thunder Bay

 No Classes scheduled at this time.

SWT — Switch Course

This (1) day course will explain how to install and set up sprinkler system switches, troubleshoot and review how to test these devices once they are connected to the fire alarm panel. This course will include practical hands on applications and use of a multimeter. Available to Journeypersons Maximum Participants = 9

Eligible Trades: Sprinkler Fitterss | Eligible Apprentice Levels:  Open to all Apprentices and Journeypersons | Total Hours: 8.00

  • Localities:
  • Ottawa
  • Toronto

 No Classes scheduled at this time.

VIZI — Tornatech Vizi Fire Pump Panel

This (1/2) day course will provide instruction and hands on demonstration of the operation and features of the new ViZi Touch fire pump controller. This new product has integrated a dramatic change in technology and user interface. The manufacturer will conduct this course and provides a great opportunity for discussions/questions for those currently installing or operating this new product. Available to Journeypersons Maximum Participants = 20

Eligible Trades: Sprinkler Fitterss | Eligible Apprentice Levels:  Open to all Apprentices and Journeypersons | Total Hours: 8.00

  • Localities:
  • Ottawa
  • Toronto
  • London
  • Kitchener Waterloo
  • Sudbury
  • Kingston
  • Windsor
  • Thunder Bay

 No Classes scheduled at this time.