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Sprinkler Fitters Local 696, and the New Jersey Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board are pleased to announce the 2020 training schedule. Attendees will receive 0.5 CEU’s from the NJ Division of Codes and Standards and the NJ Division of Fire Safety. 

These Sprinkler Fitters Local 696 sponsored programs include a continental breakfast, lunch, and hand-outs. Space is limited and classes fill quickly.  Breakfast is at 8 a.m. and class begins at 8:30 a.m.  For more information or to register please call (866) 226-6006, or email Frank Ellis at

These classes are complimentary only to signatory contractors of Sprinkler Fitters Union 696, firefighters, fire prevention specialists, fire inspectors, fire officials, fire sub-code officials, fire instructors and UCC enforcement personnel. 

Location of New Jersey Training Events unless otherwise noted*:

Sprinkler Fitters Local 696 Union Hall
41-43 E. Willow Street
Millburn, NJ, 07041

Note: For training classes held in Southern New Jersey and Pennsylvania, please visit the PenJerDel Training Page

IMPORTANT CANCELLATION NOTICE:  Due to growing concerns with the spread of the COVID-19 virus, ALL CLASSES IN MAY HAVE BEEN CANCELLED.  As of now the December classes are still open.   

Any additional changes in class status will be posted on this page.

2020 Training Schedule

Standpipes for Fire Protection

Two dates available!

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM

 This program provides the participant with the requirements for design, layout, installation and acceptance testing of standpipe systems using NFPA 14. Through discussion and activities the seminar will address topics such as system pressures, the challenges of tall buildings, requirements for horizontal standpipes and the acceptance requirements for standpipe systems.

This seminar is being held LIVE online.  Attendance is REQUIRED.  Any participant not in the online class within 30 minutes of the start time will be unenrolled.  No continuing education credits or refunds will be given for unenrollments.

This class is sponsored by the NFSA New Jersey Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board and is FREE for participants.

 Continuing Education Credits: 2.5 hours

Attendees will receive .25 technical CEU’s from the NJ Division of Codes and Standards and the NJ Division of Fire Safety. CEU’s are good towards certification renewal of a NJ Fire Inspector, NJ Fire Official, or NJ Fire Service Instructor and are NJ UCC reciprocal.

This version of “Standpipes for Fire Protection” is not approved for ICC credit.

September 16th Registration

Topic:  NFPA 13, 14, and 20 2016 Edition Update
Date:   Monday, December 14, 2020

Topic:  NFPA 13, 14, and 20 2016 Edition Update – Toms River, NJ
Date:   Friday, December 18, 2020

*This session will be held at the Toms River Fire Academy on 1780 Church Road, Toms River, NJ 08753

NO SHOW POLICY: Attendees who have registered for a session are asked to provide at least 72 hours notice if they are unable to attend. Failure to comply with this policy may result in being placed on the waiting list for future classes.