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California Fitter Training

Saturday, April 16, 2022 7:53 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The American Fire Sprinkler Association and the Southern California Chapter Present:

California Fitter Training

April 29-30, 2022 • Burbank, CA

AFSA National and the Southern California Chapter of AFSA are pleased to offer 2 full days of training presented by AFSA Vice President of Technical Services & Engineering, John Denhardt, P.E., FSFPE. This training will be beneficial for contractors, fitters, and AHJs. We will award same-day certificates to those who register on or before April 22, 2022. Remember, April 30, 2022 is the last day to renew your fitter license without a late fee. See below for CAL FIRE CEU & other credit information for this training.

Seminar Location

Burbank Youth Center

75 E Santa Anita Ave,

Burbank, CA 91501


The fees shown below are advanced ratesAdd $40 to these rates if registering after April 22, 2022. If registering after April 22, you will not be able to pick up your certificate on-site. 

AFSA Members: $120 per day or $60 per session

Non-members: $200 per day or $100 per session

AHJs: $80 per day or $40 per session 

Continuing Education Credit

0.4 CEU per session

0.4 CAL FIRE CEU per session* (read below for important details)

4.0 NICET CPD per session**


While this course is not pre-approved for CAL FIRE CEUs, AFSA is a CAL FIRE-approved training provider. See recent changes for this first renewal period only, published by CAL FIRE in 2022: Continuing Education Units. It states:

  • “All Sprinkler Fitter-related courses will be accepted starting from July 1, 2017, until June 30, 2022, from the first date of your certification/license.”
  • “Course must have been taken through a nationally recognized certified trainer no earlier than the first date of your sprinkler fitter/certification license.”

To earn CAL FIRE CEU, you must provide your Fitter ID number when you sign in for each training session. AFSA will award same-day certificates to those registering on or before April 22. If registering after April 22, you will receive your certificate(s) after April 30. Remember, April 30, 2022 is the last day to renew your fitter license without a late fee. 


To find out if you can claim NICET CPD points for these courses, please review Section II.B of NICET’s Recertification Policy:


John August Denhardt, P.E., ET, CWBSP, FSFPE

John August Denhardt, P.E., ET, FSFPE, CWBSP, is Vice President of Engineering and Technical Services for AFSA. He is a Professional Engineer (P.E.) registered in the District of Columbia as well as the states of Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. He is a NICET Level III in Automatic Sprinkler System Layout and Inspection and Testing of Water-Based Systems and an NFPA Certified Water-Based Systems Professional (CWBSP). He is a member of the NFPA 13 Sprinkler Discharge Committee and is a Fellow in the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE). Denhardt is a National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Research Foundation trustee, sits on the University of Maryland Department of Fire Protection Engineering’s Board of Visitors, and is a member of the SFPE Board of Directors. A native of Maryland, Denhardt holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Fire Protection Engineering from the University of Maryland in College Park.

Click the button below to register or download the registration form here. You will need your login to register at the member rate. If you don't know your login, you can request it here. A staff member will respond within 1 business day.

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Advanced rates end April 22!

Note: If registering a group, download and fill out this PDF form. If the payment info is the same, you can fill out one form and submit a separate list of attendee names and email addresses.

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