The NFPA Certified Fire Alarm ITM Specialist (CFAITMS) program was created in 2016 after extensive market research was conducted with facility managers from a cross section of industries.
The research indicated a strong desire among facility mangers to have a credential that highlights their knowledge of the many challenges associated with a robust fire alarm inspection, testing, and maintenance program, and how to keep their facilities in compliance with NFPA 72®, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code.
- Recognize and provide evidence of competence in the inspection, testing and maintenance of fire alarm systems
- Ensure proficiency in the use of NFPA 72®, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code
- Enhance professionalism
- Promote professional development
- Ensure a uniform, fair process for certification that is accessible to everyone
Be recognized by your colleagues as an expert; Gain confidence in your abilities; Improve your job performance; Position yourself for career advancement; Certificate holders also receive a CFAITMS certificate
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