This course, followed by a two-hour examination, provides broad training for attendees to learn proper installation and service requirements for commercial 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.
Fire alarm system introduction
Codes and standards
Fire system fundamentals
Initiating device operation
Initiating device spacing and location
Emergency control functions
Notification appliances and circuits
Communication and reporting
Testing & inspecting
+ INCLUDED IN THIS PURCHASE
A print manual and proctored exam with a pre-approved testing facility is included in this purchase.
What to expect in this course: This is a live intructor-led class that is held virtually. This course will allow you to get the full benefit of a live instructor teaching a course without the travel time or expense. You are able to interact with the instructor and ask questions all from the comfort of your home or office. In order to participate, you are required to have the following equipment:
- Computer or tablet with high-speed internet
- Webcam (Daily attendance will be taken and the instructor must have a visual of you during the entire class)
- Full audio via phone or computer (Computer audio requires a microphone)
- Quiet place to access the online course that provides little to no distractions.
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 proctored exam with a verified proctoring service. Once you complete the course, you will be provided instructions on where and how to take your proctored exam. Please notify us if you do not receive this email in 2 business days. The exam will be open book, using your course manual and is compiled of 50 multiple choice questions. You must pass the exam with a 70% or higher. You will have six months to successfully complete the exam process.
Who Should Attend? Individuals seeking fire certification, technical staff, sales personnel, business owners, fire service and code officials.