Life Safety Code - ONLINE
PRICE: $265 for members (enter member discount code on purchasing screen)/ $365 non-members.
Price includes 150 page manual and proctored exam that must be taken at a PSI testing center.
This seven-hour course, followed by a one-hour examination, teaches students the practical application of the NFPA 101 Life Safety Code. Instruction focuses on the fire alarm and access control requirements for most common occupancy classes that students will encounter on a daily basis, offering insights on common errors and areas of confusion. Special attention is paid to the similarities and differences between the International Building Code (IBC) and the NFPA 101 Life Safety Code.
Please be aware that if you need to use this course for licensing or towards one of ESA’s certifications you will need to take the LSC proctored exam at a PSI testing facility. For more details on arranging and scheduling a proctored exam please visit the Proctored Exam information page.
What to Expect in the Online Course:
The course is delivered using a presentation style that is built off the exact same content covered in our instructor led course. The presentation includes text, graphics, videos and activities to help you absorb the information presented. Each module is concluded by a knowledge checkpoint quiz to make sure you have understood the core concepts presented. The course ends with a comprehensive assessment test that you must past with a 70% or greater to complete the course. Your time will be tracked in the course and you must spend 7 hours interacting with the course materials before you will granted a course completion.
Who should attend: Technical staff, sales personnel, business owners, and fire service and code officials.
NOTE: Not all state regulatory agencies allow online courses for licensing. Please check with your licensing agency prior to taking this course for licensing.
Once your registration has been processed you will receive a training manual via ground service delivery. Your manual will arrive within 3-5 business days. If you do not receive your manual within that time please contact NTS at 888.447.1689 or email@example.com.
AL-Alabama Electronic Security Board of Licensure (AESBL)
LA-Louisiana Office of the State Fire Marshal: Life Safety & Property Protection Advisory Board (LSPPA)
Louisville, KY-Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD)
MS-Mississippi Office of the State Fire Marshal: Electronic Protection Systems Division
TX-Texas Department of Public Safety: Private Security Bureau (TX DPS-PSB)
- 7 hours
- Class Schedule:
- Must spend 7 hours in online course, complete the online assessment, and pass the proctored final exam.
- Time Limit to Complete :
- 365 days before course access expires
If the student has completed less than ¼ of the course and a request is made to cancel, a refund is available less a 25% administrative fee. Students may choose to transfer their funds to another ESA/NTS provided course if less than ¼ the course has been completed. Transfers will not be issued until the class materials, including the course manual, is returned in like new condition to ESA/NTS. Fund transfers cannot be made to non-ESA/NTS courses due to the varied payment terms established by the Training Providers. Cancellation requests made beyond one-quarter through the course will not be refunded or transferred.
Refunds should be expected within thirty days of receipt of returned materials. Returns should be sent to: Attn: Returns ESA/NTS, 6333 North State Highway 161 Irving, TX 75038
Returned items should include a letter regarding the nature of the return, include the student’s name, telephone number and email address.
Detailed Course Outline:
Certifications available: Individuals holding a Certified Alarm/Security Technician - Level I certification for a minimum of 12 months, and who successfully complete this course and the Fire Alarm Installation Methods course, are eligible for certification as a Certified Fire Alarm Technician.
Why Life Safety Code Course?
Teaches the code knowledge and practical technical skills you need to design, install and maintain fire alarm and electronic access control systems that comply with the 2009 edition of the NFPA 101 Life Safety Code.
Instruction provides insights into the code requirements for each of the most common occupancy classes. Students and the employers can identify niche business opportunities based on these various occupancy classes, creating new revenue generating services and opportunities.
Provides a detailed overview of the similarities and differences between the IBC/IFC and the NFPA 101 Life Safety Code making it easier to understand what requirements apply based on the adopted code in your local jurisdiction.
- Fire alarm systems
- Egress control
- Assembly occupancies
- Educational occupancies
- Daycare occupancies
- Residential occupancies
- Institutional occupancies
- Other occupancies
- Life Safety Code/ International Building Code comparisons