The 2019 Oregon Fire Code is effective November 15, 2019.
*Competency Recognition Date Extension - Code Amendment Class
Given the current circumstances with government-imposed social distancing requirements and indications of continued concern to hold in-person events through the remainder of the year, OSFM will be extending the deadline for the completion of the code amendment class (which is required within the first year of every code cycle change in order to maintain competency recognition) from November 15, 2020 to January 31, 2020 or two months after the Governor's Order is lifted, whichever is earlier. 08/21/2020
Certification and Training Requirements for Conducting Fire Code Enforcement
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TRAINING CANCELLATION NOTICE. With recent wildfires, and due to factors beyond our control which will impact the overall event quality it is with regret we will need to issue cancellation notice for our scheduled September training.
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VILT: Virtually Instructor Lead Training via MS Teams
IS: Independent Study via iLearn Oregon
Oregon Fire Code Amendment Training - IS / 4 hours
Part 1: Through this self paced self study course of four 1 hour lessons, you will cover various topics to increase your knowledge and experience with current adoption of the ICC International Fire Code and adoption of the Oregon amendments to prepare for the VILT.
This is a pre-requisite component of the 8-hour code amendment course; this independent study should be completed prior to attendance of Oregon Fire Code Amendment class.
Dates: IS - Contact Shari Barrett to register for this IS training through iLearn Oregon
- Completion of the IS and VILT is equivalent to full 1 day (live) course
- Successful completion of the IS and VILT will allow for 8 hour ICC preferred provider CE through partnership with OFMA.
Oregon Fire Code Amendment Class - VILT / 4 hours
Part 2: Must complete IS Training. This high-level instructor lead training via MS Teams reviews the changes from the current version of the International Fire Code and current version of the Oregon amendments. This class is required within the first year of every code cycle change in order to maintain competency recognition for Specialist I, II and Oregon Fire Marshal*
Registration to begin soon - VILT class size is limited
Dates: September 23, 2020; October 8, 2020; November 18, 2020
Oregon Basic Building Code - VILT / 4 hours
The Basic Building Code training provides an understanding of building codes that are not in the fire code, but are referenced in the fire code. Equivalencies include holding an ICC Building Plans Examiner certification or Fire Plans Examiner plus the Oregon Inspector Certificate (active), or a building code class from an accredited college plus Oregon Inspector Certificate (active).
Dates: September 23, 2020; October 8, 2020
Oregon Basic Mechanical Code - VILT / 4 hours
The Basic Mechanical Code training provides a comprehensive understanding of mechanical exhaust systems as they relate to the Oregon Fire Code. Equivalencies include holding an ICC Commercial Mechanical Inspector plus the Oregon Inspector Certificate (active), or a mechanical code class from an accredited college plus Oregon Inspector Certificate (active).
Dates: November 18, 2020; Additional dates TBD