The Northern Nevada AFFA will provide a 2-day, live NICET Test Preparation seminar for Levels I & II Fire Alarm Certification featuring Telgian’s Vice President Tom Parrish. The training will be held at Red Hawk Golf and Resort in Sparks, Nevada on February 25 – 26, 2020.
“This specialized fire alarm training was created for anyone preparing to take a certification exam, or for those who are seeking additional knowledge regarding the codes and standards governing fire alarm design, installation and general work practices,” says Parrish.
In this course, participants will take an in-depth look into the codes and standards referenced by NICET for fire alarm certification. The interactive nature of the course and practical exercises will improve participants’ knowledge of the use and application of NFPA 72 and the NEC, as well as the building and fire code requirements for fire alarm systems.
At the conclusion of the NICET Test Preparation Seminar, participants will be able to:
• Understand the purpose, scope, structure, layout and application of NFPA 72-2016, the NEC (2014 edition) and the 2015 edition of the International Building Code.
• Distinguish between codes and standards, and how those differences apply to certification.
• Recall where to locate information within the codes and standards referenced by NICET.
• Recognize proper wiring methods, as required by the NEC.
• Prepare simple shop drawings after assembling basic project information.
With over 25 years of experience in fire protection and emergency response, Parrish is uniquely qualified to present this NICET Test Preparation seminar. He has held multiple positions with municipal fire, law enforcement and emergency medical services, as well as in private industry fire protection system design and installation programs.
As an industry leader, he serves on several National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) technical committees including NFPA 72 Signaling Systems for the Protection of Life and Property and Emergency Communications Systems. In addition, Parrish is a Board Member of the Automatic Fire Alarm Association (AFAA).
His professional credentials include Level IV NICET Certified Fire Alarm Technician, Level III NICET Inspections and Testing, Certified Fire Protection Specialist, Master Electrician and ASIS Board-Certified Physical Security Professional.
An experienced instructor, Parrish teaches nationally and internationally on a variety of fire safety and security topics. Parrish has also published numerous articles on related fire, life safety and security topics for Construction Executive magazine, A&S magazine, and the PRSM Best Practices Handbook, among others.
In addition to his role as Telgian Vice President, Parrish is the current Fire Marshal at Putnam Township Fire Department in Pinckney, Michigan.
For additional information about the NICET Test Preparation Seminar, please visit the Northern Nevada AFAA.
About the Automatic Fire Alarm Association (AFAA)
The Automatic Fire Alarm Association (AFAA) is the only not-for-profit association exclusively focused on the fire alarm industry. Founded in 1953, AFAA now boasts both Regional and Local Member Associations representing 25+ states nationwide. AFFA membership includes manufacturers, consulting engineers, distributors and AHJ’s, as well as end users.
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