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Fire Alarm System Commissioning webinarTelgian fire protection expert Ray Dotts will present a Fire Smarts “Fire Alarm System Commissioning” online training opportunity on October 14, 2021 from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Eastern. The Fire Alarm System Commissioning webinar will explore the purpose and benefits of system commissioning, as well as the process for commissioning including testing initiating devices for alarm conditions, testing tamper switches and other warning devices for supervisory alerts, and verification that notification devices function in the event of an alarm. Documentation best practices will also be covered, as well as how that information should be distributed to the stakeholders.

This webinar is part of the monthly Fire Smarts series which explores timely fire protection industry topics and innovation solutions. Each event is taught by an industry-leading expert, such as Dotts. As a veteran instructor and speaker, Dotts has more than 40 years of experience including fire alarm design and installation experience and works for Telgian Engineering & Consulting. He holds fire alarm licenses from multiple states, is a Level IV NICET Certified Fire Alarm Technician and is board certified as a Physical Security Professional by ASIS. He has conducted large-scale fire alarm projects for all levels of commercial, educational, hospitality and multi-family residential buildings.

At the conclusion of the event, attendees will understand the role of the commissioning agent, be able to explain how to perform functional testing and system verification and understand the documentation requirements for AHJ’s and building owners.

Certificate of Completion

Ray Dotts, TelgianEach participant registered, attending the full live training webinar or viewing the post-live recorded on-demand webinar, will receive a Certificate of Completion. This certificate will include the participants name, training subject, date, number of training hours completed and the Fire Smarts name, address and phone number.

Certificates will comply with International Code Council (ICC) CEU requirements for ICC approved training courses. Fire Smarts is an approved training provider of the ICC. ICC CEU’s are assigned based on 0.1 CEU per training contact hour.

Certificates can be used as supporting documentation for CPD points required for NICET certification. This applies to the “Additional Education” section of NICET Policy #30 on Continuing Professional Development that allows for CPD points for education to advance, broaden and enhance technical knowledge and job skills.

In addition, certificates can be used as supporting documentation for credit hours required for re-certification as part of the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code (UCC) program. Continuing education credit is determined as one credit per training contact hour.

Certificates can also be used as supporting documentation for continuing education (CE) hours for Texas Commission on Fire Protection certifications. Fire Smarts is a continuing education source under “Nationally Recognized Training Providers.” Continuing education hours are determined as one CE hour per training contact hour.

Register here for the Fire Alarm System Commissioning webinar.

Media and Interview Inquiries:

Susan McNeill

Telgian Holdings, Inc.




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