Initiating Devices - FA 158
Initiating Devices - FA 158

Initiating Devices - FA 158


Credits 2.5

30-day access

  • NFPA 72 2019
  • NFPA 72 2016

This course discusses NFPA 72 requirements pertaining to fire detectors, including heat, smoke, video image, radiant energy, combination, and gas detectors. The course contains a self-paced lesson and quiz, allowing you to test your knowledge of the course material. 

This course, referencing NFPA 72, provides review and discussion of:

  • Requirements for smoke and heat detectors
  • Radiant energy and video image detectors
  • Combination and gas detectors

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

    Understand requirements for Initiating Devices per NFPA 72.

    This course provides knowledge to:

    • Identify differences between smoke detector and heat detector requirements
    • Understand features of radiant energy and video image detectors
    • Apply requirements for combination and gas detectors
        • As a NICET Recognized Training Provider, any online course can be used towards NICET CPD points.
        • If your state or requiring agency needs a course approval, please submit request to