For companies involved in the design, installation, or sales of fire alarm systems, National Training Center (NTC) will provide opportunities to increase and update their knowledge of fire alarm codes at the National Training Conference inLas Vegas, Feb. 7 and 8, 2011.


NTC, a training provider for the low-voltage industry, makes it a priority to provide the most up-to-date information available for fire alarm professionals, the company said.  NTC’s Fire Alarm System Design course is one of the courses offered at the National Training Conference. This course discusses proper application of the fire alarm codes and reinforces the student’s ability to properly apply the codes. According to NTC, students attending this course will develop a stronger understanding of fire alarm systems, with in-depth information on code compliance and proven standard practices for the industry, including the requirements of NFPA 72 (National Fire Alarm Code), NFPA 101 (Life Safety Code), NFPA 70 (National Electrical Code), and the IBC (International Building Code).


Students will experience fire alarm system design and code application by applying their knowledge to sample fire alarm system projects. As this is a practical applications-based training course, the information covered directly applies to everyday work in the industry, NTC said. Throughout this course there is an emphasis on safety, professional ethics, and doing the right thing. Students will receive a copy of the following NTC Professional References: NTC Orange Book (Chuck Notes – Fire Alarm Code Quick Reference Book), and NTC Brown Book (Fire Alarm Systems Design and Installation). Students also will receive a copy of NFPA 72, and the National Fire Alarm Code, 2010 edition.


For more information about NTC’s National Training Conference in Las Vegas, visit or call 702-648-8899