Fire Inspector II (PILOT)

Instructional Hours: 36.00

Course Objective: To provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to function as a Fire Inspector. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to prepare reports on fire safety issues using the proper codes and standards; conduct research of the various codes to address deficiencies noted during a site visit; develop a checklist to complete fire safety inspections; and give a legal deposition given the findings of an inspection, plan review, or complaint.

Course Description: Major topics covered in this course include residential code violations and strategies for correction; identification of construction types and performance features; use group classifications and building characteristics by classification; mixed-use buildings; composition of the International Building Code and Life Safety Code; allowable height and area; fire flow, conducting flow tests and calculating fire flow; Life Safety Code and requirements for means of egress; evacuation requirements, evacuation plan provisions and strategies for evacuation; plans review and permit process; characteristics of portable LPG cylinders; characteristics of hazardous materials; high-hazard classification; NFPA 704 system and "H" use group buildings; plans review requirements; and plans review hearings. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion and team-focused practical exercises.

Successful Completion: Students must attend required classroom sessions, demonstrate proficiency in the practical skills evolutions, complete all required online and classroom activities and homework assignments, and obtain a score of 70% or better on the final written and practical examinations. This course partially satisfies the professional certification requirements for Fire Inspector II.


MFRI Fire Inspector I (MGMT 204), or MFSPQB, NBFSPQ, or IFSAC Fire Inspector I certification.

Fire Inspector II

Instructional Hours: 36.00
Start Date: 04-05-2021
End Date: 04-12-2021
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Registration Open: 06-11-2020
Registration Close: 03-16-2021
MFRI Headquarters
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Coordinated by: Special Programs. For questions contact:
Start Date: 04-19-2021
End Date: 05-19-2021
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
Registration Open: 12-02-2020
Registration Close: 01-19-2021
MFRI Southern Maryland Regional Training Center
Registration is Closed.
Coordinated by: Southern Maryland. For questions contact:

Class online via Zoom. Session 0 on 4/19, 1900 hrs at SMRTC for course material distribution.