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Sprinkler System Technology AAS
What you’ll do:
If you like designing/drafting by computer and want a career that helps save lives, the Sprinkler System Technology program is for you! The Academy of Fire Sprinkler Technology located at Parkland College offers an associate's degree that prepares you for careers creating blueprints for sprinkler systems.The nationally recognized program (www.sprinkleracademy.com
) provides hands-on technical training while working in the field of sprinkler system design, installation, and maintenance.
Where you’ll go:
After completing the AAS degree, you will have the knowledge you need to pass the required elements for NICET Level III certification. Then go on to create the blueprints that are used on jobsites, advising the architect, engineers, and builders working on those sites. New regulations involving mandatory sprinkler systems in new construction allow you greater job security in this field.