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NICET Fire Alarm Systems
Level I Exam Prep Course
  • Basic Fire Alarm Systems - NFPA Standards
  • Basic Wiring - Devices and Components
  • Periodic Testing - Basic Electricity - AC & DC
  • Basic Metric Units and Conversions - Plans, Specifications and
  • Basic Physical Science - Fire Warning Equipment for Dwellings
  • Basic Personal Safety - Basic First Aid Procedures
  • Includes Training Manual  PLUS!
NICET Fire Alarm Systems
Level II Exam Prep Course
  • Fire Protection Plans and Symbols - Basics of System Layout
  • Electrical Installation Standards - Basic Fire Alarm Systems
  • Supervision and Supervisory Service - Detection Methods
  • Detector Spacing - Power Supplies
  • System Acceptance and Periodic Tests - Construction Plans
  • Specifications and Cost Estimates - Building Codes
  • Contracts - Governmental Agencies
  • Protective Premises Fire Alarm Systems - Central Station Fire Alarm
  • EVAC Systems - Signal Processing
  • Fire Alarm Maintenance- Fire Alarm Wiring
  • Emergency Evac Signals and Combination Systems
  • Includes Student Workbook in CD - mailed after registration
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Certified Alarm - Security Technician** Exam Prep Course.
    These courses prepare you to sit for the ETA International* Certified Alarm Security Technician** and CAST-C** certification exams.
    We cover Technology and Configuration including Access Control, Alarm Systems (Burglar and Fire) Normally Open and Normally Closed Systems, badging systems,
    electrical and electronic components and how each functions within a system.
    ALARM PARTS including, Power Supplies, Switching Devices, Seismic and Glass Breaks, Door Contracts, Infrared Motions, Audio Detectors, Heat and Ionization
    Detectors, Tamper Switches, Bells/Strobes and Horns, Cameras Types, VCR's, DVR's and NVR's.
    electrical mathematics, power calculations, schematics and ohms law.
CAMERAS and INTERCOMS: Describe different types of cameras, both analog and digital, matrix, multiplexers, switchers, cabling, lens types. Intercom systems
and integration techniques.
BASIC ELECTRICITY AND HOW ALARM DEVICES APPLY - Include resistors, inductors, capacitors, transformers, batteries, transistors, solid state
devices, speakers, microphones, fuses, circuit breakers, potentiometers, motors and generators, regulators and schematic symbols
    CABLING & CONNECTORS: We identify different types of connectors, coaxial cables, fiber optics, CAT-5 & 6 cables, wiring techniques, differences
    between plenum and non-plenum, handling crawl spaces, attics, wire-fishing, bend ratios and how they are important, connectors and terminators.
    INTERFACING:- System interfacing both audio and video, troubleshooting distribution and interconnection problems
    LOCKS: We cover different types of locks, conventional, dead bolts, magnetic, electronic exit devices
    TOOLS OF THE TRADE: Including VOM's, oscilloscopes, signal generators, power supplies, and a whole lot more...
    BLOCK DIAGRAMS AND SCHEMATICS: Using block diagrams to design and plot the flow of data thru the system, learn how to divide and conquer a
    problem within a system
    COMPUTER BASICS AND DIGITAL CONCEPTS: Modems, I/O devices, storage devices, drafting symbols, etc.
    HAND TOOLS AND SOLDERING: Using the right hand tools, power tool safety, drilling masonry and wood, crimping devices
    FIBER OPTICS: Fiber Optic basics, terminations, connectors and splicing.  Using the right fiber for the application
    BASIC ELECTRIC MATHEMATICS: Electrical formulas, ohm's law, voltage drops, time constants, currents, series and parallel resistances, etc.
    PEOPLE RELATIONS and a whole lot more...
    CAST Commercial
    For Cast Commercial - we include everything above PLUS! Bank Security - ATM's - Money Machines - Satellite and Microwave
    Communications - Electronics on Sprinkler Systems - Design - Profitability and Management
    Students should obtain a copy of "Applied Security Devices and Circuits" by P. Benton
(Prompt Publications (c) 2001 - Sam's Technical Publishing.  
The school has a few loaner copies available on First Come Basis - Library Deposit Will Be Required
Material not covered in the above referenced book will be included in Handbook Provided
Certified Alarm System Technician** Exam Prep Course is available only Online

Tuition $399

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.** Certified Alarm Security Technician and CAST-Commercial are registered trademarks of the ETA International. We claim no ownership nor rights to the term or the certification it represents. ETA International
does not endorse this or any course provided by independent school providers. Course is structured based on ETA International examination topic outline.
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2012 Edition
Covering all the new
changes introduced
for the
Computer Based
Fire Alarm Systems - Level III Course
  • Project Analysis - Review a proposed project - ensure that all
    codes will be complied with for this installation
  • Contract Review - How to communicate with stakeholders, the
    AHJ, Architects, Engineers, etc.
  • Identifying Site Conditions
  • Creating Shop Drawings - Working with your CAD operator
    using industry best practices
  • How to read Drawings - Interpret specifications - performing
    comparative analysis of requirements
  • Calculate Power/Battery requirements - Basic Troubleshooting
    - Using OHMS Law and Kirschoff's Law
  • Researching Codes and Standards
  • Drafting written progress and technical reports
  • Reviewing Legal Contracts and Documents
  • Project Management - Project Schedules - Charges for delay in
    project - overages - holdbacks, schedule conflicts, materials
    management, manpower management, Handling multiple projects,
    arbitrating disputes and documenting the results, ethics issues,
    and a whole lot more.
  • Installation Strategies
  • System Commissioning procedures - Final Test Documentation
    - Programming of FACP Panels
  • Fire Stopping Techniques - Workplace Safety -
    Troubleshooting Techniques - As-Built Drawing Creation
  • Mentoring your co-workers  
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