In seven hours of classroom instruction, students learn the practical application of the 2009 editions 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 given to the similarities and differences between the International Building Code and the NFPA 101 Life Safety Code.
The course concludes with a one-hour examination.
Who should attend: Technical staff, sales personnel, business owners, and fire service and code officials.
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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 2009 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 revenuegenerating 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.
- 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