Fire Alarm System Wiring - FA 157
Fire Alarm System Wiring - FA 157

Fire Alarm System Wiring - FA 157


Credits 1.5

30-day access

  • NFPA 70 2014
  • NFPA 70 2017

This course covers fire alarm system wiring requirements found in NFPA 70. The course contains a self-paced lesson and quiz, allowing you to test your knowledge of the course material. Start studying today!

This course explains the wiring requirements for fire alarm systems, identifying areas of the NEC related to fire alarm system wiring.

Topics include:

  • NEC definitions and terminology
  • Article 760 – Fire Alarm Systems
  • Conductor ampacity rating tables
  • Sizing grounding conductor
  • Performing box fill calculations
  • Article 358 – EMT conduit installation
  • Conduit fill calculations
  • Voltage drop calculations for notification appliances

At the end of the course there will be a quiz designed to test your knowledge and understanding of the course material.

    Understand wiring requirements for Fire Alarm Systems per NFPA 70.

    This course provides knowledge to:

    • Understand conductor insulation types and branch line circuit requirements per Article 760
    • Properly size grounding conductors
    • Perform box fill, conduit fill, and voltage drop calculations
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