Calling All AHJs

Attend Free AHJ Days at AFSA42 AFSA42: Convention, Exhibition, and Apprentice Competition, to be held September 6-9 at the Signia by Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, will feature two action-packed education, technology, and networking days especially designed for Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJs), and it’s free to attend! This annual event is …

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A Showcase for Apprentice Skills

Honoring Robert L. McCullough, Founder of the NAC Thirty years ago, the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) established the National Apprentice Competition (NAC) to promote apprentice training and recognize the apprentices actively enrolled in the AFSA apprenticeship program. Everyone in the industry knows what the NAC is, but do they …

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Apprenticeship Programs Can’t Do It Alone

Three Observations About Workforce Development in America *The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is proud to partner with the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) to develop its Fire Sprinkler Fitter Apprenticeship Training Series and to celebrate apprentices. In celebration of National Apprenticeship Week, here is an article …

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Membership has its Benefits

Quality Contractor Program

Quality Contractor Recognition Program What sets apart “good contractors” and “great contractors” is distinguishing your company from the competition. That’s why the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) created the Quality Contractor (QC) Recognition Program, which allows contractor members to be recognized for their effort in growing companies that produce quality …

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I want to take this opportunity to announce that Victoria Valentine has been selected to receive the grade of Fellow in the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE). Vicky has been a great addition to the AFSA technical team, and this recognition for SFPE is well deserved. Congratulations! Your AFSA …

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