Credit Hours: 3

Overview of the Life Safety Codes – Module One

This three-hour course, Overview of the Life Safety Codes – Module One presents the core sections of Life Safety Code. The basic philosophy and core requirements of the course are presented in this module. The scope, purpose, and application of the course are positioned to allow the building blocks or fundamentals of the course to be described, understood, and correctly applied. Water spray fixed systems shall be specifically designed provide for effective fire control, extinguishment, prevention, or exposure protection. This course shall not apply to water spray protection from portable nozzles, sprinkler systems, monitor nozzles, water mist suppression systems, explosion suppression, or other means of application covered by other standards of NFPA. The information in this course discusses the essential requirements and recommendations needed to give a working knowledge to professionals in this field.

Product Description / Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, the learner will understand the updates to the minimum requirements, with due regard to function, for the design, operation, and maintenance of buildings and structures for safety to life from fire. Its provisions will also aid life safety in similar emergencies. The following topics are covered:

  • Life Safety Designs
  • Performance-based Option
  • Classification of Occupancy and Hazard of Content
  • Features of Fire Protection
  • Building Service and Fire Protection
  • Interior Finish, Contents, and Furnishings
  • Special Structures and High-Rise Buildings


Credit Hours: 3


Approved for CEU Credit in:

Alabama, Colorado, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, NICET, North Carolina Locksmith,  Tennessee QA, Texas