NFPA 101: Life Safety Code Essentials Self-Guided Online Course Series

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  • Series Description

    2015 NFPA 101®: Life Safety Code® Essentials Self-Guided Online Training Series

     

    If life safety depends on you, get Web-based training from the first interactive series covering NFPA 101®: Life Safety Code®.

    Learn on your own time, at your own pace. This interactive online training course series helps you navigate and implement NFPA 101: Life Safety Code, the single most widely used source for strategies to protect people based on building construction, protection, and occupancy features. NFPA 101 is the only Code that addresses occupant safety in new and existing buildings.

    Designed by Code experts, this self-guided flexible program is ideal for anyone concerned with life safety compliance. You'll learn about fundamental concepts for a variety of occupancies through six modules featuring highly interactive exercises, short videos, and job aids. Each one-hour course ends with an exam to test your knowledge.

    Upon completion you should be able to:

    • Explain the organization of the 2015 edition of NFPA 101 and key Code concepts
    • Describe Code applicability for new and existing occupancies
    • Define the three parts of means of egress
    • Determine exit enclosure and protection
    • Determine occupant load and egress capacity for both individual means of egress components and the entire means of egress
    • Determine requirements for illumination, emergency lighting, and egress markings
    • Determine requirements for vertical openings, hazardous areas, interior finish, contents and furnishings, and fire alarm and extinguishing systems
    • Differentiate among the rehabilitation work categories identified in Chapter 43

     

    Who Will Benefit:
    Anyone concerned with life safety compliance including: facility managers, authorities having jurisdiction, safety directors, contractors, architects, engineers, designers, risk managers, facility consultants, and project managers

    Continuing Education Credit:
    Complete this six-hour course series and qualify for 0.6 CEUs.
    Completion of each individual one-hour course qualifies you for 0.1 CEU. Upon successful completion of a course or the course series, participants will be prompted to download the CEU certificate directly from the course site.

    Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization before registering.

     

    Also Available: NFPA 101: Life Safety Code Occupancies (2015) Online Training Series

  • General Requirements

    2015 NFPA 101®: Life Safety Code® Essentials General Requirements

     

    Go online to get a solid foundation in 2015 NFPA 101: Life Safety Code general requirements and occupancy classifications.

    The first course in NFPA®'s innovative new self-guided  Life Safety Code Essentials Online Training Series helps you efficiently navigate the 2015 edition of NFPA 101. Working at your own pace, you'll learn about the Code's intent and organization, including core chapters, occupancy chapters, and annexes. Understand how requirements apply to new and existing occupancies, how occupancies are classified, and how to determine hazards of contents. Interactive exercises, short videos, and job aids help reinforce learning and provide vital takeaways for use on the job. The one-hour course ends with an exam to test your knowledge.

    Upon completion you should be able to:

    • Explain the organization of the 2015 edition of NFPA 101 and key Code concepts
    • Describe Code applicability for new and existing occupancies
    • Define and distinguish occupancy classifications and rehabilitation work categories
    • Determine hazards of contents, stories in height, and building construction types

     

    Who Will Benefit:
    Anyone concerned with life safety compliance including:
    facility managers, authorities having jurisdiction, safety directors, contractors, architects, engineers, designers, risk managers, facility consultants, and project managers

    Continuing Education Credit:
    Complete this one-hour course and qualify for 0.1 CEU.
    Upon successful completion of a course, participants will be prompted to download the CEU certificate directly from the course site.

    Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization before registering.

  • Egress Basics

    2015 NFPA 101®: Life Safety Code® Essentials Egress Basics

     

    Take this self-guided online course in the 2015 NFPA 101: Life Safety Code series for an essential introduction to requirements for egress.

    This interactive online training course lays the foundation on egress needed by everyone responsible for life safety in any type of building. Working at your own pace, you'll learn how the 2015 edition of NFPA 101: Life Safety Code defines means of egress and about requirements for exit enclosure and protection, along with other components such as doors, stairs, handrails, and escalators. Interactive exercises, and job aids help reinforce learning and provide vital takeaways for use on the job. The one-hour course ends with an exam to test your knowledge.

    Upon completion you should be able to:

    • Define the three parts of means of egress
    • Determine exit enclosure and protection
    • Identify requirements for doors, stairs, handrails and guards, smokeproof enclosures, horizontal exits, ramps, exit passageways, escalators, fire escape stairs, fire escape ladders, and other components of means of egress

     

    Who Will Benefit:
    Anyone concerned with life safety compliance including:
    facility managers, authorities having jurisdiction, safety directors, contractors, architects, engineers, designers, risk managers, facility consultants, and project managers

    Continuing Education Credit:
    Complete this one-hour course and qualify for 0.1 CEU.
    Upon successful completion of a course, participants will be prompted to download the CEU certificate directly from the course site.

    Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization before registering.

  • Egress Sizing and Arranging

    2015 NFPA 101®: Life Safety Code® Essentials Egress Sizing and Arranging

     

    Learn the five steps for calculating capacity, how to determine occupant load, and more in this 2015 NFPA 101 online training course.

    Many issues affect whether egress capacity is sufficient, and this new Life Safety Code self-guided online training course explains the five steps for calculating capacity, how to calculate occupant load, how to determine the number of means of egress, and other requirements necessary for NFPA 101 compliance. Interactive exercises, and job aids help reinforce learning and provide vital takeaways for use on the job. The one-hour course ends with an exam to test your knowledge.

    Upon completion you should be able to:

    • Determine occupant load
    • Determine egress capacity for both individual means of egress components and the entire means of egress
    • Determine requirements for minimum width, dead-end corridors, common path of travel, remoteness, accessible means of egress (including areas of refuge), travel distance, and exit discharge

     

    Who Will Benefit:
    Anyone concerned with life safety compliance including:
    facility managers, authorities having jurisdiction, safety directors, contractors, architects, engineers, designers, risk managers, facility consultants, and project managers

    Continuing Education Credit:
    Complete this one-hour course and qualify for 0.1 CEU.
    Upon successful completion of a course, participants will be prompted to download the CEU certificate directly from the course site.

    Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization before registering.

  • Egress Signage and Visibility

    2015 NFPA 101®: Life Safety Code® Essentials Egress Signage and Visibility

     

    Proper egress signage and visibility are intrinsic to survival in an emergency. Work online at your own pace to learn about requirements in the 2015 NFPA 101.

    Take this Life Safety Code self-guided online training course to understand the 2015 NFPA 101 requirements for illumination, emergency lighting, and egress markings in new and existing occupancies -- including special requirements for buildings with high hazard contents, such as boiler rooms or rooms with mechanical equipment. Interactive exercises, and job aids help reinforce learning and provide vital takeaways for use on the job. The one-hour course ends with an exam to test your knowledge.

    Upon completion you should be able to:

    • Determine requirements for illumination, emergency lighting, and egress markings
    • Determine special means of egress requirements in areas with high hazard contents

     

    Who Will Benefit:
    Anyone concerned with life safety compliance including:
    facility managers, authorities having jurisdiction, safety directors, contractors, architects, engineers, designers, risk managers, facility consultants, and project managers

    Continuing Education Credit:
    Complete this one-hour course and qualify for 0.1 CEU.
    Upon successful completion of a course, participants will be prompted to download the CEU certificate directly from the course site.

    Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization before registering.

  • Features of Fire Protection

    2015 NFPA 101®: Life Safety Code® Essentials Features of Fire Protection

     

    Work online at your own pace to get a critical overview of features of fire protection requirements in the 2015 NFPA 101: Life Safety Code.

    NFPA 101 requirements for fire protection in buildings cover everything from vertical openings in atriums, escalators, and mezzanines...to contents and furnishings...to fire alarm, CO detection, and extinguishing systems. This important module in NFPA®'s self-guided Life Safety Code Online Training Series helps you understand how the Code's Features of Fire Protection chapters are organized and how to determine requirements for any building. Interactive exercises, and job aids help reinforce learning and provide vital takeaways for use on the job. The one-hour course ends with an exam to test your knowledge.

    Upon completion you should be able to:

    • Determine requirements for vertical openings, hazardous areas, interior finish, contents and furnishings
    • Determine requirements for fire alarm and extinguishing systems

     

    Who Will Benefit:
    Anyone concerned with life safety compliance including:
    facility managers, authorities having jurisdiction, safety directors, contractors, architects, engineers, designers, risk managers, facility consultants, and project managers

    Continuing Education Credit:
    Complete this one-hour course and qualify for 0.1 CEU.
    Upon successful completion of a course, participants will be prompted to download the CEU certificate directly from the course site.

    Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization before registering.

  • Building Rehabilitation

    2015 NFPA 101®: Life Safety Code® Essentials Building Rehabilitation

     

    Take this online course to learn how today's Life Safety Code applies to building rehabilitation, change of use, additions, and more -- even in historic structures.

    Learn how the 2015 NFPA 101 helps you protect people throughout the life cycle of a building. This self-guided online training course examines the rehabilitation work categories in the Life Safety Code's Chapter 43, including repair and renovation, modification, reconstruction, change of use, change of occupancy, and additions. The self-paced training also examines other codes such as the 2015 edition of NFPA 914: Code for Fire Protection of Historic Structures. Interactive exercises, and job aids help reinforce learning and provide vital takeaways for use on the job. The one-hour course ends with an exam to test your knowledge.

    Upon completion you should be able to:

    • Differentiate among the rehabilitation work categories identified in Chapter 43
    • Apply Chapter 43 requirements to a specific building rehabilitation project
    • Identify methods of addressing rehabilitation work in historic buildings

     

    Who Will Benefit:
    Anyone concerned with life safety compliance including:
    facility managers, authorities having jurisdiction, safety directors, contractors, architects, engineers, designers, risk managers, facility consultants, and project managers

    Continuing Education Credit:
    Complete this one-hour course and qualify for 0.1 CEU.
    Upon successful completion of a course, participants will be prompted to download the CEU certificate directly from the course site.

    Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization before registering.

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  • Terms & Specifications for Online Training

    Terms:

    • Course Tuition: The course tuition is due and payable before starting each module.
    • Expiration: Participants will need to take the online courses or series within 180 days.
    • CEUs: You earn 0.1 CEU for each learning hour. To verify total numbers of CEUs for a course or a series, please check the Description tab. Upon successful completion of a course or a series, participants will be able to download the CEUs certificate directly from the website. Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization.
    • Online Training is non-refundable.

    Specifications:

    • For optimal online course performance, please use Internet Explorer® or Firefox® as your web browser. If you encounter any technical difficulty, check to make sure that cookies, javascript support and Adobe Flash are enabled.

     

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