Training for those interested in the fire alarm industry is provided by A&A Fire Protection, Inc. on an annual basis. The training is an intensive one-week session intended for people with basic electrical, security alarm, or construction experience. At the conclusion of the training participants will have been instructed on:
  • Reading and understanding fire alarm plans.
  • Preparing and planning for the installation of a fire alarm.
  • How to install a fire alarm properly and comply with code requirements.
  • How to connect, program and test a fire alarm.
  • How to prepare for and pass inspection by your local AHJ (authority having jurisdiction.)
  • How to prepare a fire alarm bid with material takeoff and complete an installation cost estimate.
  • Overview of how to prepare a bid and obtain a fire alarm installation contract.
  • Instruction on fire alarm annunciators and their purpose, design and installation.
  • Instruction of fire alarm and fire sprinkler monitoring, their purpose design and installation.
  • Instruction on addressable and analog addressable fire alarm systems.
This training combines:
  • Classroom instruction.
  • Training materials from national codes.
  • Hands on work with fire alarm panels, components and system.
  • Visit a construction site(s) to see the application of fire alarm codes and installation practices.
  • Extensive question and answer to obtain a successful completion by all participants.
The fire alarm career training this year is Monday, April 19, 2004 through Friday, April 23, 2004 (one week) in Los Angeles, CA. The cost is $1,430.00, which includes all training materials and course instruction. Transportation to the training and housing is not included. The minimum class size is eight. The maximum class size is fifteen.
If you would like to participate in the fire alarm career training please e-mail .