This course 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.
This course teaches the code knowledge and practical technical skills you need to design, install and maintain fire alarm systems that comply with NFPA 72 and NFPA 70. You’ll be prepared for NICET Level 1 and 2 examinations and satisfy one of the key requirements for the ESA NTS Certified Alarm Technician – Level II. You’ll get it all done with just 14 hours of training and a two-hour exam.
- Fire Alarm System Introduction
- Codes and Standards
- Fire Alarm System Fundamentals
- Operation of Initiating Devices and IDC Circuits
- Initiating Devices – Spacing and Location
- Emergency Control Functions
- Notification Appliances and Circuits
- Communication & Reporting
- Testing, Inspecting, and Maintenance
- Household Systems
- Fire Alarm Documentation
- NEC Fire Alarm Wiring Methods
- Carbon Monoxide Detection
- Emerging Technologies
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.
Who should attend: Individuals seeking fire certification, technical staff, sales personnel, business owners, fire service and code officials.