Dunwoody College of Technology Selects Fire Smarts for the Fifth Year to Provide Fire Protection Training

Dunwoody College of Technology Selects Fire Smarts for the Fifth Year to Provide Fire Protection Training

Fire Smarts recognizes the five-year anniversary of working with the Dunwoody College of Technology to deliver fire protection training programs.

Since 2008 Fire Smarts, LLC has delivered fire protection training solutions using its specialized expertise in the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) standards. Over the past five years the company has provided custom training events for clients of Dunwoody College of Technology, located in Minneapolis, MN, with a focus on the design, installation and maintenance of fire suppression systems.

In speaking about Fire Smarts training presented by Russ Leavitt, SET, CFPS, Barbara Obershaw of Dunwoody College of Technology commented, “Fire Smarts instructor Russ Leavitt is a fabulous trainer with excellent presentation skills! I highly recommend Fire Smarts to anyone searching for an excellent fire protection instructor or a great speaker.”

Leavitt currently serves on the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) board of directors, as well as a number of NFPA technical committees, including those responsible for NFPA 13 and 25. He is the chair of the technical committee for sprinkler system discharge criteria and also serves as chair for the NFPA 13 2019 edition reformatting task group. Leavitt was a major contributor to the 2011 and 2014 NFPA 25 Handbooks.

“Dunwoody College of Technology has demonstrated ongoing commitment to provide the highest quality technical training to its clients,” said Ryan J. Smith, President of Fire Smarts, LLC. “It has been our pleasure at Fire Smarts to deliver for five years now custom fire protection training programs tailored to meet the needs of its clients.”

For nearly 100 years, Dunwoody College of Technology — a private, not-for-profit technical college — has provided an applied, hands-on, technical education to more than 300,000 men and women, who in turn have gone on to meaningful and rewarding careers. Located on the western edge of downtown Minneapolis, Dunwoody is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

About Fire Smarts, LLC: Fire Smarts, LLC is a nationally recognized provider of fire protection education and training services. With specialized expertise in the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) standards the company’s team of internationally recognized instructors create and deliver custom fire suppression and fire alarm training solutions for building and fire officials, contractors and business organizations internationally. Fire Smarts is a Preferred Provider Partner with the International Code Council (ICC) to deliver approved training programs for CEU’s toward ICC Certifications.

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