This course is designed to provide information on life safety and occupancies. We’ll review information about the following occupancies: assembly, education, daycare, hotel and motel, and health care.
The Life Safety and Occupancies course focuses on building occupancy classifications. These classifications refer to the categorizing of structures based on their usage and are primarily used for building and fire code enforcement. We’ll review the fire alarm and access control requirements for the most common occupancy classes that students will encounter on a daily basis in the electronic security and life safety industry.
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: describe details of the general requirements and provisions of Chapter 12, 13, 14, 15, 28 and 29, and explain the provisions contained in subsections, which specify the fire alarm provisions for: general provision, initiation, notification, detection, emergency forces notification and fire safety control functions.
- Detention and Correctional Occupancies
- Apartment Building Occupancies
- Lodging or Rooming House Occupancies
- Board and Care Occupancies
- Mercantile Building Occupancies
- Business Occupancies
- Industrial Occupancies
- Storage Occupancies
What to expect in this course: The presentation includes text, audio, graphics, videos and activities to help you absorb the information presented. This course has a short quiz at the end, which you will be required to pass with a 70% or greater to complete the course.