Florida Building Code vs Florida Fire Prevention Code Afternoon Session



Course Objective: Both Fire and Building coming together to discuss the similarities and differences between the Florida Building Code and the Florida Fire Prevention Code.









Class Dates 7/21/2020 to 7/21/2020


Registration 12:30 PM

Class Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM






Note: Cost does not include meals, lodging or code books.

Continuing Education

Class Approved for 0.4 CEU's (4 Hours)




Florida BCAIB


Class Outline

This 4-hour class will cover the similarities and differences between the FBC and FFPC in relation to code provisions including occupancy classifications, occupancy loads and egress system requirements.

Instructor Bio




Scheduled Instructor:



Patrick Bradshaw has been involved in the Codes industry for over 20 years.  Prior to this he worked in law enforcement and the fire service. Patrick graduated the S.C. Criminal Justice Academy with honors and has attended the National Fire Academy on multiple occasions.  During this time, Patrick has served as a patrol officer, criminal investigator, firefighter, fire apparatus operator, fire instructor, deputy fire marshal, life safety code specialist, manager of the State Fire Marshal Certification program, a fire investigator, HazMat technician, fire investigator, commercial building plans examiner and many other roles.


Patrick transitioned into codes enforcement in 1997 as a fire and life safety surveyor conducting both state and federal inspections of licensed healthcare facilities in South Carolina.  This included hospitals, nursing homes, ambulatory surgery facilities, assisted living facilities and other healthcare facilities.  He then became a deputy state fire marshal.  Patrick was the first manager for the state fire marshal’s certification program.  In this role he also administered and instructed three NFPA international certification courses for fire inspections and plan review.  Patrick has conducted numerous fire investigations in addition to fire and building codes inspections.  His inspection duties required him to inspect most all types of buildings and occupancies, as defined in the codes. 


Patrick has taught hundreds of classes to various audiences over his career.  Audiences include: firefighters, healthcare professionals, architects, engineers, fire inspectors and marshals, code enforcement officials, building officials, plans examiners and others.  Patrick maintains over 16 ICC certifications and has served on ICC’s exam development committee.  Patrick has consulted with design professionals, has served as an expert consulting witness and is a member of  the South Carolina Building Codes Council.

Class Location

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Orlando - Lake Nona

10115 William Carey Drive
Orlando, FL 32832


We do not have a special room rate for this location. The hotel does offer an airport shuttle. (407) 207-7001

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