Life Safety Code - ONLINE

$350.00

PRICE: $250 for members (enter member discount code on purchasing screen)/ $350 non-members.  

MATERIALS: Price includes 150 page Digital Manual. If you wish to receive a printed and shipped version of the manual you will also need to add this product to your cart  (Additional cost of $30 plus shipping). 

TESTING:  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 with one of our testing providers. Tests are open book, allowing the usage of the course manual. Web-based testing is available and you will need a web camera and microphone. If you do not have the equipment for web based testing you will need to visit an in-person testing facility. Please note that you must purchase a hard copy of the manual as ebooks are not permitted for in-person testing. For more details on arranging and scheduling a proctored exam please visit the Proctored Exam information page.

DESCRIPTION: 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.

What to Expect in the Online CourseThe 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 80% 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.

LICENSE:  Not all state regulatory agencies allow online courses for licensing.  Please check with your licensing agency prior to taking this course for licensing.

Who should attend: Technical staff, sales personnel, business owners, and fire service and code officials.

 

 

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Length:
7 hours
Time:
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

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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 2015 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.

SUBJECT AREAS:

  • Overview
  • Fire alarm systems
  • Egress control
  • Assembly occupancies
  • Educational occupancies
  • Daycare occupancies
  • Residential occupancies
  • Institutional occupancies
  • Other occupancies
  • Life Safety Code/ International Building Code comparisons