NFPA 72 (2019) Classroom Training

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  • Description

    Take the industry's top NFPA 72® training to improve fire alarm and signaling system safety and compliance. This renowned 3-day program is fully updated for the 2019 edition of the National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code®.

    After the training, earn your Certificate of Completion online!

    Advance your expertise with fire alarm and signaling system design and installation through 3-days of interactive classroom training developed by NFPA®, the Code source. Expert-led instruction covers the changing role of traditional fire alarm systems and how to interpret and apply NFPA 72 correctly and efficiently. Taught by industry authorities, the training is fully updated based on the 2019 edition of NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code.

    Don't miss this valuable opportunity for system designers, installers, contractors, project managers, and authorities having jurisdiction.

    In addition to new technologies and major revisions in the Code, the activity-rich training program covers the latest requirements for circuits -- including Class N circuits -- and pathways; interconnected fire alarm control units; emergency control functions; initiating device identification, spacing, and placement; supervision station alarm systems; inspection and testing of equipment; and other topics. A Certificate of Completion is available after the class upon completion of an online exam.

    Upon completion you should be able to:

    • Design a detection system for a given scenario
    • Identify the appropriate initiating device for a given scenario and design an appropriate fire detection system for a given scenario
    • Determine how loud a fire alarm must be for a given scenario
    • Where visual signaling is required, determine the size and location of notification appliances for a given scenario
    • Design a notification system for a given scenario
    • List the options for secondary power supplies
    • Plan the zoning and annunciation of an alarm system
    • Perform a battery calculation
    • List key requirements for primary power and the protection of primary power
    • State the purpose of a loop resistance calculation
    • State the purpose of a voltage drop calculation
    • Name the two principal types of fire alarm circuits that affect wiring requirements
    • List the interface requirements for elevator recall
    • List the interface requirements for elevator power shutdown
    • Plan when and where smoke detectors or heat detectors might be required for different elevator scenarios
    • Plan emergency control functions for a given scenario
    • Identify the different types of supervision station alarm systems and how they are commonly used
    • List at least three reasons for off-premises signaling
    • Identify the key requirements for properly connecting a digital alarm communicator transmitter
    • Identify the key requirements for properly connecting an IP communicator
    • Develop a record-keeping program in accordance with code requirements while on the job
    • Locate forms and subforms in the code

    Please go to 2019 NFPA 72 Classroom Training in Saudi Arabia to register for classes being held in Saudi Arabia.


    Who Will Benefit:
    Fire alarm system designers, installers, electrical contractors, architects, auditors, project managers, and authorities having jurisdiction

    Free with Training!
    NFPA 72®, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code®, 2019 Edition

    Certificate of Completion:
    To demonstrate your proficiency, go online to take the course assessment. Once you successfully complete the assessment and course evaluation you can download and print your Certificate of Completion.

    Continuing Education Credit:
    Earn 21 hours or 2.1 Continuing Education Units for this 3-day NFPA 72 Classroom Training.
    Attendance is required to earn CEUs. Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization before attending.

    Apply the code TO your facility AT your facility!
    The premier training experience from NFPA: customized, hands-on instruction on-site at your workplace, administered by recognized experts who developed the codes and standards. For more information, contact us at 1-877-336-3280 or e-mail, or visit

  • Course Agenda
    Module 1: Introduction and Overview
    Module 2: The Basics
    Module 3: Initiating Devices
    Module 4: Notification Appliances
    Module 5: Control Units and Power Supplies
    Module 6: Circuits and Pathways
    Module 7: Emergency Control Function Interfaces
    Module 8: Off-Premises Signaling
    Module 9: Documentation and Planning and Approval
    Module 10: Plan Review Activity
    Module 11: Accepting/Commissioning Fire Alarm Systems


  • On-site Training

    We Develop the Code. We Know the Code. We Teach the Code.

    Bring NFPA® experts to your facility -- it's simply the best option when you need to enhance safety and improve the skills of 10 or more employees.

    Classes are tailored to your activities and work environment, scheduled when you need them, and convenient to your location -- reducing down time and boosting the productivity of your team.

    7 Reasons why you should choose NFPA for On-site Training instruction...

    • Expert Instruction -- Learn direct from the people who interpret, apply and help develop the codes every day. Every on-site Training is led by an NFPA fire and life safety specialist who is a nationally recognized expert.
    • The Most Convenient Location...Your Facility! -- Time is valuable, that's why when you need to train upwards of 10 employees it makes sense to do it right at your facility where they work. We travel to you so you can keep your most valuable assets close to home.
    • Relevancy -- The best training provides your team with knowledge they can apply as soon as they complete the on-site training. That's why we will work with you to put together a program tailored to your facility's installation, maintenance, or equipment needs.
    • More Than Just Code Knowledge -- Step-by-step exercises and collaborative problem solving takes instruction beyond just knowing what the code says. Your team will develop skills to help them effectively respond to problems and enhance safety.
    • Top-Flight Training Materials -- Packed with easy-to-follow diagrams, illustrations and examples, our workbooks are filled with exercises your team will consult and reference long after the seminar is over. Plus, we supply everyone with the latest edition of the applicable NFPA code or standard.
    • Fully Accredited Programs -- Each attendee will earn valuable CEU's that will keep them up-to-date on their training. NFPA On-Site Training are accredited by the International Association of Continuing Education and Training, (IACET), the industry standard for quality and excellence in professional development programs.
    • Hassle-Free Implementation -- Our Professional Development staff will take care of all the details for you. From the initial consultation and scheduling, to delivery of materials, and post seminar evaluations, we'll work to make your program worry free so you can concentrate on your business.

    Call today -- 1.877.336.3280 or e-mail

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