PRICE: $300 for members (enter member discount code on purchasing screen)/ $400 non-members.
Price includes 400 page manual and proctored exam that must be with a pre-approved testing entity.
This 14-hour course, followed by a two-hour examination, provides broad training for attendees to learn proper installation and service requirements for commercial and household fire alarm systems based on NFPA and ICC codes. NFPA now requires that fire inspection and testing personnel be knowledgeable and trained, and that service personnel be qualified and experienced. This course provides the information needed for installers and service technicians to become familiar with fire alarm system requirements necessary to gain certification and prove competence.
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 FAIM proctored exam with a pre-approved testing entity. 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 14 hours interacting with the course materials before you will granted a course completion.
Who should attend: Individuals seeking fire certification, technical staff, sales personnel, business owners, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Certifications available: Two certifications available. Individuals holding a Certified Alarm/Security Technician - Level I certification for a minimum of 24 months, and who successfully complete the Advanced Intrusion Systems course and the Fire Alarm Installation Methods course are eligible for certification as a Certified Alarm Technician Level II – formerly known as an Advanced Alarm Technician. Individuals holding a Certified Alarm/Security Technician - Level I certification for a minimum of 24 months or those that can provide proof of 24 months of field experience; and who successfully complete this course and the Life Safety Code course, are eligible for certification as a Certified Fire Alarm Technician.
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