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Course Description

This course is the Canadian Fire Alarm Association (CFAA) certification and provides an introduction and general understanding of fire alarm detection and protection systems. We'll discuss the purpose and specific applications of the different codes and standards that regulate the industry.

You'll learn about architectural considerations regarding fire containment while gaining knowledge about the inspection and testing procedures, testing methods, and how listed or approved materials achieve higher degrees of life safety.

Other fire alarm training topics include: 

  • the nature of fire
  • extinguishment methods
  • fire alarm testing methods
  • interpretation of drawings
  • specifications and other contract documents

Introduction to Fire Alarm Detection Systems is the CFAA approved course 1. Please visit CFAA for information and course outlines for courses 2 - 4.

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Section Title
Introduction to Fire Alarm Detection Systems - CFAA (formerly CNTR 219)
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Sep 05, 2022 to Nov 27, 2022
Contact Hours
36.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $570.00
Potential Discount(s)
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)  
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 15, 2022 to Sep 25, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 15, 2022 to Sep 25, 2022
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Sep 26, 2022 to Nov 02, 2022
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook
The Canadian Fire Alarm System - A Reference Manual. Available at the SAIT bookstore.
Section Notes
Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Section Title
Introduction to Fire Alarm Detection Systems - CFAA (formerly CNTR 219)
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
May 01, 2023 to Jul 23, 2023
Contact Hours
36.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $570.00
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)  
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 15, 2022 to May 21, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 15, 2022 to May 21, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
May 22, 2023 to Jun 28, 2023
Required Software
Internet Access
Reading List / Textbook
The Canadian Fire Alarm System - A Reference Manual. Available at the SAIT bookstore.
Section Notes
Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course.
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