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NICET Test Preparation by Telgian’s Tom Parrish

Fire Smarts, in conjunction with The Washington State Fire Marshal’s Office, will provide a 2-day, live NFPA 25 Inspection and Testing of Water-Based Systems NICET Test Preparation course featuring Telgian’s Vice President Tom Parrish. The training will be held at the Everett Fire Department in Everett, Washington on February 11-12, 2020.

This 16-hour NICET Test Preparation course helps attendees thoroughly prepare for the successful completion of the NICET examination for certification through Level II. This seminar will focus on the understanding and use of NFPA 25 Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems. In addition, basic inspector procedures and safety requirements will be reviewed. The seminar also utilizes timed practice quizzes, in order to give hands-on experience using NFPA 25 under simulated exam conditions.

This course will be presented in a directing style of teaching. In addition, group discussion will be encouraged in order to facilitate a more comprehensive understanding of material presented.  

Each participant registered, completing the sign-in sheet and attending the full training session will receive a Certificate of Completion. These certificates can be used as supporting documentation for CPD points required for NICET certification.

About the NICET Test Preparation Course Instructor, Tom Parrish SET, CFPS, PSP

NICET Test Preparation by Telgian’s Tom Parrish Instructor Tom Parrish has more than 25 years of experience in fire protection and emergency response. He has held multiple positions with municipal fire, law enforcement and emergency medical services, as well as in private industry 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) and is a senior instructor for NFPA. 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. In addition to the NICET Test Preparation Course, Parrish has conducted trainings on topics as diverse as “The Role of the Fire Service and NFPA 3000, The Standard for an Active Shooter / Hostile Event Response Program” and “NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code.”  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 also the current Fire Marshal at Putnam Township Fire Department in Pinckney, Michigan.

For additional information about the February NICET Test Preparation Course, please visit the Washington State Fire Marshal’s Office.

Click here for course registration documents.

Media and Interview Inquiries:
Susan McNeill
Telgian Holdings, Inc.

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