NICET Courses

National Institute for Engineering Technologists.  NICET Prep and NICET CPD Continuing Professional Deveolpment.   NICET Provides skills based testing for Fire Alarm Installers, Service Technicians, Inspection and Test Personnel, Systems designers, Systems  and Sales Professionals.   

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Code updates and changes from previous editions of the National Electrical Code

Description
 This course introduces attendees to the National Electrical Code (NEC) 2020 edition, significant changes from the prior version and applicability to the installation of alarms and electronic security systems.   

ADA

Description
This course satisfies the NJ State Licensing Requirement for 2 hours of training in the Americans with Disabilities Act for Fire Alarm, Burglar Alarm and Locksmith Licensees.  The course explains the purpose of the ADA and its relationship to other standards such as NJ Barrier Free Sub-code, ANSI A117.1  and NFPA Life Safety Code, as well as the responsibility of the Fire Alarm, Burglar Alarm and Locksmith contractor relative to all these requirements. 

Residential Smoke Detection Course required for Burglar Alarm Licensees updated for 2022

Description
We review the code requirements for designing, installing, servicing, maintaining and monitoring residential smoke detection systems including from the IRC, NFPA 72, UCC and Licensing Law.  NJ Burglar Alarm LIcensees are required to complete at least 3 hours on this topic before renewal. 

Detailed course on the NJ laws and Rules affecting the Fire Alarm, Burglar Alarm and Locksmith Trades

Description
This five hour course covers all details of requirements that individual licensees and business alike need to know in order to comply with the licensing laws and regulations and related laws and regulations.

Safety class updated for 2022

Description
This course satisfies the requirement for 2 hours of training in Industrial Safety for Fire Alarm, Burglar Alarm and Locksmith Licensees and all license applicants.  Basic safety standard are covered for all trade workers.

IBC 2018 NJ Edition Chapter 11 and ANSI A117.1 Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities

Description
Revised for 2022, this satisfies the requirement for Licensees and applicants to take 2 hrs in the NJ Barrier Free Subcode.  NJ has adopted the IBC, 2018, NJ Edition for this purpose.  This course outlines the construction requirements for systems to be in compliance with the ADA in NJ.

NICET 2 Exam Prep

Description
This course will help you prepare for the NICET 2 Fire Alarm Exam.   We review parts of NFPA 72, NFPA 70, International Building Code, IFC, IRC, NFPA 101.  We review elements of a shop drawing, performing site surveys, project management functions, measuring ceiling pitch or slope, performing take-offs, calculating number and spacing of devices, drawing symbols, reading and interpreting building system plans, using Gantt Charts, Basic logistics terminology, sequence of operation matrix, system startup and diagnostics, basic troubleshooting, fire-stopping practices, lock-out-tag-out, mentoring others,on-site coordination and communication and more. 

Learn the elements included in the NICET 1 exam

Description
 We review reading blueprints, understanding statement of work, performing inspection reports and other required documentation.  We review codes applicable to fire alarm systems including the IBC, IRC, IFC, NFPA1, NFPA 101, NFPA 70, NFPA 72, UL 864, OSHA 29. We also cover basic job-site safety and best practices, math and electronics used in the trade, circuits and voltage drop, electronics formulas and battery calculations.  There are all knowledge elements needed to be successful with the NICET 1 exam. 

Taking your CEU classes can be a burden. Learn how to make it work for you and broaden your horizons.

Description
This course is "Everything About CEU's".  We explore the CEU requirements for Licensees and why it pays to select your courses carefully.  

Learn how to properly perform an fire alarm inspection and test and complete required documentation

Description
Understanding the importance of doing proper inspections and tests, how to complete required documentation and reporting requirements.

Selecting the right electric lock for your application

Description
This course details when and how to install Strikes, Magnetic Locks and Electrified Locksets taking into account power, voltage drop, standby operation and code requirements as well as lock accessories.

Resi Smoke Course 3 hr 2016

Description
Learn about requirements for smoke detection systems in one and two family homes.  These requirements come from NFPA 72, Fire Alarm and Signaling Code,  The National Electrical Code, the International Residential Code,  NJ Rehab Sub-Code and more.  You'll learn to differentiate between Smoke Alarms and Smoke Detectors and why that is so important to code compliance.  This course is packed full of information to help you get it right the first time when you are out in the field or selling to your customer.