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2013 NFPA 13: Fire Sprinkler System Components and their Usage Self-Guided Online Course

Gain a greater understanding of acceptable types of system materials and components through this module in the updated 2013 NFPA 13 Online Course Series. Course 5 in the NFPA 13 Online Course SeriesFire Sprinkler System Components and their Usage — provides you with a greater understanding of the acceptable types of system materials and components and address the features of each. The training also covers the installation requirements for sprinkler system components, including piping, valves, waterflow devices, hangers and braces.

Basic Requirements, Building Systems, Facilities Operations, Maintenance and Engineering, Infrastructure Systems, Occupant Interface, Operating, Maintaining and Testing Life Safety Systems, Safety
2013 NFPA 13: Fire Sprinkler System Types and Applications Self-Guided Online Course

This module in the updated 2013 NFPA 13 Online Course Series takes an in-depth look at fire sprinkler system types and applications. Course 2 in the NFPA 13 Online Course SeriesFire Sprinkler System Types and Applications — presents a general overview of NFPA 13’s Chapter 7: System Requirements and the associated Annex material, as well as take a more extensive look at the applications for wet and dry systems. The training also introduces you to the other types of sprinkler systems, such as preaction, deluge, and specialty systems. Finally, you’ll learn about the four major considerations that are used to decide what type of system is best.

Basic Requirements, Building Systems, Facilities Operations, Maintenance and Engineering, Infrastructure Systems, Occupant Interface, Operating, Maintaining and Testing Life Safety Systems, Safety
2013 NFPA 13: Water Supplies and Design Approaches for Fire Sprinkler Systems Self-Guided Online Course

This module in the updated 2013 NFPA 13 Online Course Series highlights water supplies and design approaches for automatic sprinkler systems. Course 3 in the NFPA 13 Online Course SeriesWater Supplies and Design Approaches for Fire Sprinkler Systems — provides you with a greater understanding of the importance of water supply and the acceptable water supplies for sprinkler systems. You’ll learn about the different design approaches that are used to determine the volume of water required for sprinkler systems, as well as how to make adjustments to sprinkler areas of operation when certain conditions are present.

Basic Requirements, Building Systems, Facilities Operations, Maintenance and Engineering, Infrastructure Systems, Occupant Interface, Operating, Maintaining and Testing Life Safety Systems, Safety
2013 NFPA 13: Working Plans, Hydraulic Calculations, and System Acceptance Self-Guided Online Course

Grasp the critical importance of working plans, hydraulic calculations, and system acceptance through this module in the updated 2013 NFPA 13 Online Course Series. Course 4 in the NFPA 13 Online Course SeriesWorking Plans, Hydraulic Calculations, and System Acceptance — provides you with a greater understanding of the importance of working plans, hydraulic calculations, and the requirements for working plans and hydraulic calculations to be approved. You’ll also learn about the items that must be contained in the working plans, including the piping layout, fittings, sprinklers, valves, hangers, braces, and test connections.

Basic Requirements, Building Systems, Facilities Operations, Maintenance and Engineering, Infrastructure Systems, Occupant Interface, Operating, Maintaining and Testing Life Safety Systems, Safety
2013 NFPA 20 Self-Guided Online Training Course Series

2013 NFPA 20 Self-Guided Online Training Course Series – comprised of two online courses that can be taken together at a series price or as individual online course modules.

This new self-guided online series is the ideal starting point for gaining a basic knowledge about the 2013 NFPA 20. Work at your own pace to gain a solid understanding of the 2013 edition of NFPA 20: Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection. Start with a high-level overview of this important NFPA® Standard and then progress to the basic installation requirements for centrifugal fire pumps. Upon completion you should be able to: state the purpose of fire pumps; differentiate between the four types of centrifugal fire pumps; list the requirements for fire pump performance; and more.

Basic Requirements, Building Systems, Facilities Operations, Maintenance and Engineering, Infrastructure Systems, Occupant Interface, Operating, Maintaining and Testing Life Safety Systems, Safety
2013 NFPA 20: Design and Installation of Fire Pumps Self-Guided Online Course

Design and Installation of Fire Pumps provides an essential introduction into NFPA 20 rules. NFPA®’s Design and Installation of Fire Pumps Course 2 in the NFPA 20 Online Course Series — reviews the basic installation requirements for centrifugal fire pumps, including those related to the pump house, suction and discharge piping, and related equipment and appurtenances. Work at your own pace to learn about key provisions in the 2013 edition of NFPA 20: Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection. Upon completion you should be able to: identify the requirements for protecting fire pump equipment; identify design requirements for pump houses and rooms; define “Balanced Flow” and “Unbalanced Flow”; and more.

Basic Requirements, Building Systems, Facilities Operations, Maintenance and Engineering, Infrastructure Systems, Occupant Interface, Operating, Maintaining and Testing Life Safety Systems, Safety
2013 NFPA 20: Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection Self-Guided Online Course

Learn the basics about stationary fire pumps and NFPA 20 provisions — without leaving your desk! Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection — Course 1 in the NFPA 20 Online Course Series — provides participants with a high-level overview of the purpose of a fire pump, the types of fire pumps available, and fire pump performance characteristics. Based on the 2013 edition of NFPA 20: Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection, the course also examines drivers and controllers for their use with fire pumps, along with parameters for selecting the best driver to meet the needs of a given situation.

Basic Requirements, Building Systems, Facilities Operations, Maintenance and Engineering, Infrastructure Systems, Occupant Interface, Operating, Maintaining and Testing Life Safety Systems, Safety
2013 NFPA 72 Self-Guided Online Training Course Series

2013 NFPA 72 Self-Guided Online Training Course Series – comprised of six online courses that can be taken together at a series price or as individual online course modules.

Gain a broad understanding of fire alarm and emergency signaling systems through the 2013 NFPA 72® Self-Guided Online Course Series. Your first step in fire alarm and signaling systems training, NFPA®’s new, 6-part series spans every aspect of the process — from design to ITM. Created by the leading experts in NFPA code compliance, this online training program covers current technology and the applicable requirements from building, fire, and life safety codes including the 2013 NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code and NFPA 70®: National Electrical Code® (NEC®). Upon completion you should be able to: explain how building, fire, and life safety codes impact the requirements for fire detection and alarm systems; determine how NFPA 72 is used to design, install, and maintain a fire detection and alarm system and how the Code is structured; describe the general types of initiating devices; define common terms associated with notification appliances; and more.

Basic Requirements, Building Systems, Facilities Operations, Maintenance and Engineering, Infrastructure Systems, Occupant Interface, Operating, Maintaining and Testing Life Safety Systems, Safety
2013 NFPA 72®: Fire Alarm Basics Self-Guided Online Course

Understand the basics of fire alarm systems and how the 2013 edition of NFPA 72® interracts with building, fire, and life safety codes. Course 1 in the NFPA 72 Online Course SeriesFire Alarm Basics — provides you with a greater understanding of fire detection and alarm systems required by today’s codes, and how various situations dictate different system features. You’ll understand how NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code is referenced by building, fire, and life safety codes and how they incorporate NFPA 72 to design, install, and maintain a fire alarm system. Fire Alarm Basics consists of three lessons to provide a thorough overview of what makes up a fire alarm system. The course covers the basic configurations and terminology used in the industry for fire detection and alarm systems; and how environmental and system conditions trigger various signals such as alarm, trouble, and supervisory signals — which are then used to initiate responses or behavior. Fire Alarm Basics also focuses on power supply requirements and circuits that drive and connect the building blocks of fire alarm systems.

Basic Requirements, Building Systems, Facilities Operations, Maintenance and Engineering, Infrastructure Systems, Occupant Interface, Operating, Maintaining and Testing Life Safety Systems, Safety
2013 NFPA 72®: Fire Alarm Circuits Self-Guided Online Course

Here’s your comprehensive introduction to fire alarm circuits, fire alarm power circuits, and today’s NFPA 72® and NEC® rules. Course 4 in the NFPA 72 Online Course SeriesFire Alarm Circuits — covers the various types of circuits used for fire detection and alarm systems. Working online at your own pace, you’ll learn about the three basic fire alarm circuits that are used to connect initiating devices and notification appliances to fire alarm control units and that are used to interconnect different control units in the same system. Curriculum based on the latest NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code covers control circuits that are used to trigger other emergency control functions. The Fire Alarm Circuits course also addresses fire alarm power circuits, which can provide power to certain types of detectors, relays, or other devices.

Basic Requirements, Building Systems, Facilities Operations, Maintenance and Engineering, Infrastructure Systems, Occupant Interface, Operating, Maintaining and Testing Life Safety Systems, Safety
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