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Fire Alarm Systems Design and Maintenance Training Class


DESCRIPTION : The Fire Alarm Systems Design and Maintenance training class teaches students about the stages of fire, fire alarm system design, and the components that make up a fire alarm system. Students learn the codes and standards for fire alarm systems, including the 2013 National Fire Protection Association NFPA 72® National Fire Alarm Code®. Students learn the operating principles of initiating devices, notification appliances, and fire alarm systems with specific equipment examples and installation and placement considerations. They also learn how to design a fire alarm system with zoning, assessment and planning, and power management in mind.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Anyone who is responsible for Fire Alarm System planning, plan review, equipment specifications, installation, acceptance, operation, and maintenance.

Note: Only offered in the Spring, please see prerequisites in the MAAP-X, M-2/MAAP/MAAP+ Addressable and BT-X FSK Fire and MNS to ensure proper scheduling of classes.


  • Overview of Fire Alarm Systems
  • Operating Principles, Placement, and Installation of Initiating Devices and Notification Appliances
  • Operating Principles, Design Considerations, and Connection Diagrams of Typical Control Panels
  • System Design
  • Reporting/Receiving Equipment Types
  • Testing
  • Troubleshooting
  • Maintenance

FEE: $1,400.00

COURSE NUMBER: 020-000-00

CLASS LIMIT: Class size is limited to 20 students. Register early to ensure space availability.

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