2020-2021 College Catalog 
    Sep 24, 2022  
2020-2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Fire Sprinkler Systems (221-427-11) Career Studies Certificate

Purpose: The Career Studies Certificate in Fire Sprinkler Systems is a combination of engineering and fire science courses that provide individuals with the principles of fire sprinkler system design, construction, installation, inspection and testing in order to prevent or minimize potential losses from fire, water, smoke and/or explosions. Successful completion of this program will result in the award of a Career Studies Certificate in Fire Sprinkler Systems, as well as student preparation for the National Society of Protection Engineers - National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies Water-Based Systems Layout Level I and II certification examinations. While designed to prepare graduates for industry certification and immediate entry into or continued advancement within the workforce, students may continue their studies in the Fire Protection Systems degree (A.A.S.). 

Career Information: The role of a fire sprinkler system designer and/or installer is to safeguard life and property from the devastating effects of smoke, fire and explosions by applying sound, multi-disciplined engineering and construction principles to fire protection systems.   Careers in this field may be in the private or the public sector. Government, insurance companies, industry, manufacturers, and consultants are prospective employers of fire sprinkler system designers/installers.


Semester Total Credits 12

Semester Total Credits 15

Total Minimum Credits 27

Program Information (PSAHHS)

For additional information about this program visit the Public Safety, Allied Health and Human Services Division web page, stop by Hampton Campus, Hampton III, Suite 747 or phone 757-825-2808, or email psahhs@tncc.edu.