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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Selecting the right electric lock for your application

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

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.

Required for Burglar Alarm LIcensees TECRF

This satisfies the NJ requirement for burglar alarm licensees to take at least 3 hrs in residential smoke detection before renewal.

Exam Prep module 5

In this module, we review the the math, electrical theory, formulas and practical application commonly used in the trade.  We review series and parallel circuits, combining multiple resistors, voltage drop and battery calculations and more. 

What Fire Alarm, Burglar Alarm and Locksmith contractors need to know about the IBC (international Building Code)

This course introduces attendees to the IBC, 2018, NJ Edition and highlights its applicability to the installation of alarms and electronic security systems as well as changes from previous editions

Understand the purpose, execution and verification of wire, voltage drop, battery and power supply calculations as used in all electronic security systems and review the math required to accomplish these tasks.  Laptops or calculators are helpful but not required of attendees. 

Understanding Carbon Monoxide Detection Requirements

This course provides attendees with a firm foundation for what carbon monoxide is and the codes and standards relative to Carbon Monoxide Alarms as well as how and when they should be applied. 

three 2-hr videos

Fire Alarm Systems and how to use and navigate through NFPA 72

NJ Required Course 3

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.