Fire Containment Training Services (FCTS) travels all over the United States meeting with Building and Fire Code Officials, training them on how to effectively perform firestop inspections and oversee third party inspectors.

We are devoted to providing quality firestop training on both new and existing buildings, that utilize tested and listed systems. 


FCTS understands that every State, ICC Chapter, Group or Jurisdiction comes with it's own set of needs and requirements, and we work with you and your schedule to provide the best training option available.


course overview

Course Title:

FIRESTOPPING - Plan Review and Inspection



This course, designed for Plans Examiners, Building and Fire Inspectors, Contractors, Architects and Engineers, will focus on reviewing the firestopping requirements of the International Building Code, as well as discuss why firestop inspections have proven to be one of the most difficult challenges for code officials. We will provide code compliant solutions for effective and efficient firestop plan review and inspections, including methods to achieve inspection of firestop systems for joints, perimeter containment, and penetrations. This course will also touch on the new ASTM firestop inspection standards, as well as a brief overview of draftstopping and fireblocking.  Overall, attendees will leave this program informed, encouraged, and equipped with numerous tips and techniques to help them in their field of work.

Trainer Bio:

Brice Miller has over 25 years’ experience as a Building Official, Inspector and Plans Examiner. For more than 13 years he has been involved in the firestop industry and has been a recognized speaker throughout the country on firestopping. Brice served for 2 ½ years as the Executive Director of the International Firestop Council, proposed the ICC Firestop Inspector certification and had the opportunity to develop two full day on-line firestop presentations for ICC.  He was instrumental in the development of 2 ICC firestop publications, has served on several ICC committees and is the past President of the Colorado Chapter of ICC.  

Training Course options


  • 1 Hour Intro Session
  • 2 Hour Session
  • Half Day Session
  • Full Day Session

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