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Fire Alarm Systems (32 hour course)

This course is recommended for Certified Technicians and Journeymen. It is also appropriate for Trainees who have taken GET WIRED! 101 or an equivalent introductory electrical or low voltage course, or who have field experience.

Course content includes:

Fire Alarm Systems Design:
  • Introduction to Fire Alarm Systems
  • Fire Alarm Systems Basics
  • Life Safety & Building Codes (NFPA 101 and IBC)
  • NFPA 72 - National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code
  • Initiating Devices
  • Notification Appliances
  • Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems
  • Signatures and Detection
  • Sprinkler Systems
  • Networking for Fire Alarm Systems
  • Sample Fire Alarm Design Projects

Recommended Course Textbook: NFPA 72 – National Fire Alarm Code, 2016 Edition (https://www.nfpa.org/)

All course hours must be completed within 90 days of purchase to receive credit. You will not be notified when your self-paced course is about to expire, and it is your responsibility to keep track of your course expiration/due date.

The student must achieve a minimum score of 70% to pass the course.

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The course tuition is not refundable or transferable.

Total class hours available: 32

Standard Tuition Fee: $299


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