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Fire Sprinkler Design Technology Certificate (6351)

Courses in this certificate include an introduction to the skills required to design water-based fire suppression systems, incorporating the latest technology. Additionally, students will receive instruction in Autodesk AutoCAD, Revit for 3D applications, and the use of descriptive geometry and drafting techniques, and preparation for the application of these concepts in engineering/architecture technology, construction, and related fields. The curriculum also provides the opportunity for students to prepare for the Autodesk Certified Associate and Certified Professional exams. 

TCC offers a series of certificate programs that build to an Associate in Science degree in Drafting and Design Technology. Students may begin with any of the certificates, or enter immediately into the degree program. Each certificate or degree will provide students with the skills and credentials to move into the job market or advance to the next academic level.

Degrees and Certificates:

CAD Foundations Certificate (6354)

Fire Sprinkler Design Technology Certificate (6351)

Drafting and Design A.S. Building Construction Specialization (2135)

Surveying/GIS Specialization (2136) ​​



 Program Details


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Program Purpose:
To prepare students to produce fire sprinkler designs, including hydraulics, pipe layout and sprinkler head location with use of CAD and computer technology, for multiple types of fire suppression systems.

Coursework in this program articulates into the Drafting and Design Technology, Building Construction Specialization, A.S. (2135)  degree program or the Drafting and Design Technology, Surveying/GIS Specialization, A.S. (2136)  degree program.

Employment Types:
Fire protection installation technician, assistant to fire safety contractor, fire protection designer and installer, assistant to fire inspector and investigator

Program Length:
18 credit hours

Admission Requirements:
Admission requirements for TPP programs are the same as admission to the College: standard high school diploma or GED diploma. Most TPP program courses require students to be College-ready, which means the student must have appropriate placement scores, complete any needed developmental education or meet the requirements for a documented exemption.

Academic Division:
Division of Technology and Professional Programs

(850) 201-8352 or

View Information about Graduation Requirements and Year of Entry .

Course Information

Not all courses are offered in all semesters. View course description for availability.


*Students who produce documentation of internship with fire sprinkler contractor may receive credit for ETD2563C .


 Online Courses

Important Information for Distance Learners

Students who have not taken an online class at TCC before will need to successfully complete CDL-STU008, Introduction to Distance Learning, before registering for web-based courses. Introduction to Distance Learning is a free, non-credit online workshop that will help distance learning students succeed right from the start.

First time at TCC students who will complete their program of study entirely online should register for CDL-STU007, Distance Learning Online Orientation, before registering for web-based courses.  Distance Learning Online Orientation is a free, non-credit online orientation that meets both the orientation and distance learning workshop requirement and is for first time-at TCC students only.

Please click the link to visit the Center for Distance Learning page and register for the required workshop or orientation.

Contact Information

For more information contact Admissions & Enrollment Services by phone (850) 201-8555, fax (850) 201-8474 or e-mail

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