Fire Alarm Systems and the Codes that Require Them - 8hr Course - Vancouver, WA - January 30, 2019

Course Details
CEUs/Additional Info

Format: Live Classroom Training

Date: January 30, 2019 (8:00am-5:00pm)

Location: Vancouver Fire Department Station # 10 - 1501 NE 164th Avenue, Vancouver, WA 98684

Registration: Must register through Washington State Fire Marshal's Office

Course Description:

This course will review basic fire alarm systems, including initiating and notification devices and the fundamental requirements that apply to most systems. Furthermore this session will review what codes require fire alarm systems and where the requirements are located. An exercise will be conducted establishing the codes required for a fire alarm system in various occupancies. This session will also explain how the various codes work in concert and complement each other from the design phase all the way through installation numerous codes may apply. It is recommended that students bring the required code books as a reference (UCC, NEC and NFPA 72).

Warren Burns, CFPS, CFPE, CFI

Warren Burns has more than 30 years experience in firefighting and community protection including experience as a firefighter and an Assistant Fire Chief / Fire Marshal in the public sector. He has extensive experience managing all aspects of a fire department to meet the expectations of the community being served. He is a Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS), a Certified Fire Plans Examiner (CFPE) and a Certified Fire Inspector (CFI). He is a past Board Member of the Washington State Association of Fire Marshals and past Legislative Director of the Washington Association of Fire Chiefs. Warren is a member of NFPA and IAFF.

Continuing Education (see details under Certificate section below)

- International Code Council - ICC Approved for 0.8 CEU's

- NICET Continuing Professional Development

Certificate of Completion:

  • Each participant registered, completing the sign-in sheet and attending the full training session will receive a Certificate of Completion. This certificate will include the participants name, training subject, date, number of training hours completed and the Fire Smarts name, address and phone number.
  • Certificates will comply with International Code Council (ICC) CEU requirements for ICC approved training courses. Fire Smarts is an approved training provider of the ICC. ICC CEU’s are assigned based on 0.1 CEU per training contact hour.
  • Certificates can be used as supporting documentation for CPD points required for NICET certification. This applies to the “Additional Education” section of NICET Policy #30 on Continuing Professional Development that allows for CPD points for education to advance, broaden and enhance technical knowledge and job skills.

Live Classroom Training

This course is presented in a directing and discussion style of teaching. A clear and detailed presentation of the content is given with the aid of PowerPoint presentation slides. Group discussion is encouraged to facilitate understanding and practical application exercises will be given where applicable to the content. A review test is given to measure learning and retention.