NFPA announces new Certificate of Educational Achievement program
June 24, 2011 – The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has developed and launched a new Certificate of Educational Achievement* program allowing NFPA seminar attendees to further validate their code knowledge and earn additional Continuing Education Units (CEUs). NFPA has expanded six of its essential fire and life safety seminars by an additional day, to include a review session and self-assessment exercises, followed by an exam for attendees to demonstrate their ability to understand and apply what they have learned. Upon successful completion, attendees receive their Certificate of Educational Achievement*, confirming their understanding of each topic. Available topics, at locations across the country, include:
- Life Safety Code® Essentials with Focus on Occupancies
- National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code
- Inspection, Testing & Maintenance of Fire Alarms
- Inspection, Testing & Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems
- Installation of Sprinkler Systems
- Fire Pumps
NFPA continues to offer a Certificate of Educational Achievement for its NFPA 70E®, Electrical Safety in the Workplace** and NFPA 101®, Life Safety Code®, NFPA 99 and the SOC for the Joint Commission™ Compliance Seminar.
For more information and to register, visit www.nfpatraining.org/certificates or +1 800 344-3555.
* For general information, including purpose and limitations of NFPA certificates, go to nfpa.org/certificate (FAQs.)
**Certificate does not fulfill all requirements of NFPA 70E 110.6(D)(1) for Qualified Person.
About the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
NFPA is a worldwide leader in fire, electrical, building, and life safety. The mission of the international nonprofit organization founded in 1896 is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education.
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