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FIRE ALARM SYSTEM AGENT (TRAINING)

Course Description

This course provides the aspiring to FASA certification electrician the necessary foundation for learning all aspects of the examination of Fire Alarm System Agent in correspondence with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA-72) Code in force. Allow the student to obtain the theoretical training necessary to pass this examination satisfactorily thus allowing to escalate into a recognized category in the Fire Alarm Industry activity.

Objectives

  • Train in the use of those terms frequently used in the Fire Industry.
  • Given the pictorial diagram of a conventional Fire Alarm System, identify it's major components and describe their function.
  • Identify and describe the function of alarm initiating devices.
  • Identify and describe the function of Notification Appliances.
  • Describe the characteristics and advantages of a Multiplexing Fire Alarm System.
  • Identify the major components of an Emergency Voice/Alarm Communication System and describe their function
  • Identify and describe the wiring installation parameters and limitations for different type of circuits.
  • Identify the basic components of a CCTV System and describe the function of each.
  • Describe the purpose of an Access Control System, identify its components and describe their function
  • Given a specific Fire Alarm System situation, identify the Code or Standard that applies.

Texts

  • NFPA 72 – National Fire Code
  • NFPA 101- Life Safety Code.
  • NFPA-70 – National Electric Code


Cost

Cost: $150.00
Length: 16 hours
(two consecutive Saturday, 8:30 A.M to 5:30 P.M)
Pre-Requisites: NONE
Bibliography:
Materials will be delivered by the instructor
Other: $Calculator
Annual Calendar:
April 16 and 23, 2016
July 9 and 16, 2016
October 15 and 16, 2016

Location:

Flagler Campus
8230 W Flagler St Miami, Fl 33144

Hialeah Campus
935 W 49 ST. Suite 203, Hialeah, FL 33012

Discussion Topics

  • Introduction
  • Terminology and Fire
  • Basic Fire Systems
  • Alarm Initiating Devices
  • Notification Appliances
  • Multiplexing Fire Alarm Systems
  • EVAC Systems
  • CCTV
  • Access Control
  • Wiring Practices
  • Norms, Regulations, Standards & Codes