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Fire Protection Trade Courses


Fire Protection Systems

The fire protection system protects personnel and equipment from fire, provides an immediate source of a fire extinguishing agent (water, CO2, foam) to all areas of the power plant, and provides a means of detecting and extinguishing fires in critical areas. This module introduces the characteristics of the fire protection system and provides an overview of its major components

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Fire Protection Fundamentals

This course covers the fundamental principles of fire science and fire protection engineering. You will learn the impact that an enclosure or room may have on the growth of a fire as well as the practice of fire protection, including the role of codes and standards. Deep dive review of two central components of fire safety design: fire detection and fire suppression.

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Overview of Fire Alarm and Detection Systems

In this you will understand the reasons for installing a fire alarm system. We cover the relevant design standards and learn the various type of smoke and heat detectors. Finally we end with a deep dive on the most common types of alarm technology that is used in the industry today.

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Introduction to the National Fire Alarm Code

In this course we cover the basic components of fire alarm systems. Learn the codes and standards that govern fire protection as well as specific functions and performance aspects of the various fire alarm components and systems. We will also cover how to inspect, test, and maintain fire alarm systems.

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Overview of Portable Fire Extinguishers

Course provides an in-depth look at the different classes of fires. Concepts covered include: the various types of fire extinguishers with their uses and limitations. By the end of the course you will be able to select, locate and distribute the extinguishers within a facility and understand how to use the appropriate fire extinguisher.

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Top 5 Books for Fire Protection Contractors

In addition to architects, engineers, and design professionals, fire fighters also need to understand fire protection systems in order to manage the fire scene and minimize risks to life and property.

Fire Protection Systems, Second Edition provides a comprehensive overview of the various types of fire protection systems, their operational abilities and characteristics, and their applications within various types of structures.


The purpose of this new text is to familiarize the fire service and others with the components, design, maintenance, operation, testing, and inspection of common fire protection, detection, and suppression systems.

This new edition reflects the most current equipment, technology, and practices. 


Order NFPA 25, Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems for comprehensive requirements for maintaining critical life safety suppression systems for optimal performance. Latest edition is revised to include the latest in inspection, testing, and maintenance requirements for sprinkler systems with new and updated terminologies, definitions, and clarifications to reflect the most current standards and technology


National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code reflects the latest technologies, with updated provisions ever for the application, installation, location, performance, and inspection, testing, and maintenance of fire alarm and emergency communications systems including Mass Notification Systems 


NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, has undergone more than 60 revision cycles, reflecting more than 120 years of fire experience and new water-based fire protection technologies.

NFPA 13 is reorganized from cover to cover, creating clear separations in subject matter and a more logical flow for sprinkler system planning and design


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