The American Fire Sprinkler Association announced the 2016 schedule for its popular Beginning Fire Sprinkler System Planning School: Jan. 11-22; Feb. 8-19; April 4-15; May 16-27; July 18-29; and Oct. 3-14. 

The Beginning Fire Sprinkler System Planning School teaches the essential elements of system layout in accordance with NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems. It is geared toward those with limited experience or those who need assistance with design. The school, held at AFSA’s training center in Dallas, presents a comprehensive, practical approach to preparing fire sprinkler system drawings.

Enrollment is open to AFSA contractor members only until six weeks prior to each session. Pending availability, enrollment will be made available to nonmembers six weeks prior to the start of each session. Class sizes are kept small so space fills quickly. Early registration is highly encouraged. Register online at

For additional details, contact Maricarmen Martinez  at or call 214/349-5965, ext. 132.