The IFC provides online and live training on several aspects of firestopping. The programs include modules with information on specific firestopping topics as well as full inspection courses. Links to the training programs are shown below. To scroll through the presentations, click on the down arrow to advance the slide show and the up arrow to back track.
Watch video on Inspecting Firestop For Compliance
- Firestop 101 – An Introduction to Firestopping
- Firestop System Selection
- Fire Protection of Construction Joints
- Flexible Fire Resistive Duct Enclosures
- Perimeter Curtain Wall Fire Protection
Full Inspection Seminars
Inspection of Firestop Systems is an educational seminar intended to help building officials, fire marshals and design professionals ensure firestopping installations meet governing codes. This in-depth and comprehensive seminar includes a generic, industry created presentation given by representatives from IFC. The free seminar focuses on the requirements, proper inspection and enforcement needed for different firestop applications.
- Containment in construction
- Code requirements
- How firestopping is tested
- The system approach
- Proper inspection techniques
In addition to the presentation, all attendees will receive:
- Inspection pocket guide
- System number slide cards
- Inspection guidelines
The Inspection of Firestop Systems program has been approved by The American Institute of Architects (AIA), and participants can receive AIA continuing education credits. While almost all other training seminars in the firestopping industry are delivered by a specific manufacturer, this training incorporates perspectives from many IFC representatives, including those from the testing laboratories, code experts, consultants and manufacturers. The IFC offers a thorough, unbiased seminar with information universal to firestopping.
Contact the IFC office to schedule a live Inspection of Firestop Systems seminar.