Fire-Lite Alarms, Northford, Conn., part of Honeywell’s Life Safety Group, plans to host more than 25 free educational sessions throughout the United States. From fire alarm basics to detailed hands-on training, course offerings are designed for every level of industry professional. Dates, locations and descriptions for Fire-Lite classes for the remainder of 2008 are as follows:
Baltimore MiniScan July 8-10
Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. MiniScan July 8-10
San Francisco Super Academy July 22-24
Little Rock, Ark. SuperLite August 12-13
Portland, Ore. MiniScan August 26-28
Charlotte, N.C. MiniScan August 26-28
Columbus, Ohio SuperLite September 8-9
Denver MiniScan September 9-11
Indianapolis SuperLite September 11-12
Atlanta MiniScan September 16-18
San Antonio, Texas SuperLite September 23-24
Louisville, Ky. MiniScan September 23-25
Richmond, Va. MiniScan Sep 30-Oct 2
Fort Myers, Fla. MiniScan October 7-9
Houston SuperLite October 7-8
Milwaukee SuperLite October 13-14
Chicago SuperLite October 16-17
Fresno, Calif. SuperLite October 22-23
Dallas SuperLite October 28-29
Long Island, N.Y. Super Academy November 5-7
San Diego, English Mini Scan w/ optional Basic Fire November 11-14
San Diego, Espanol Mini Scan w/ optional Basic Fire November 11-14
Jacksonville, Fla. MiniScan November 18-20
Memphis, TN MiniScan November 18-20
Miami MiniScan December 2-4
Oakland, Calif. MiniScan December 9-11
Northford, CT Super Academy December 16-18
The MiniScan Academy is a three-day training on Fire-Lite’s conventional and addressable fire alarm control panels and voice evacuation systems. Power supply fundamentals, product features, installation methods, programming and troubleshooting are taught through practical hands-on exercises. Installation and configuration of Fire-Lite’s IPDACT, a module that enables the transmission of alarms from a fire alarm control panel via any IP network line, such as ADSL, cable or Internet, also is covered.
The SuperLite Academy is a two-day course featuring instruction and hands-on exercises in the capabilities, installation, programming and troubleshooting of all Fire-Lite manufactured addressable control panels. The SuperLite Academy will wrap-up with two hours of installation and configuration training on Fire-Lite’s IPDACT module that enables the transmission of alarms from a fire alarm control panel via any IP network line, such as ADSL, cable or Internet.
The Super Academy is three days. On day 1, training begins with a basic fire alarm technology course covering common fire system components, fundamentals of voice evacuation and various NFPA and ADA codes. Although part of the Super Academy curriculum, individuals seeking basic fire alarm information can opt to attend this one-day course.
Day 2 and 3 of the Super Academy is a two-day module covering Fire-Lite’s voice evacuation systems and full line of addressable fire alarm control panels. Attendees will receive instruction on features and capabilities of all addressable panels, plus perform hands-on exercises in wiring, programming and troubleshooting.
All Fire-Lite courses qualify attendees for various National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) continuing education credits. Visit www.firelite.com for complete course descriptions, prerequisite information and online registration.