Fire Alarm System Wiring L1

Fire Alarm System Wiring L1


Credits 2.0

30-day access

  • NFPA 70 2017

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. Start studying today!

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
  • ICC Course # 31226
  • As a NICET Recognized Training Provider, any online course can be used towards NICET CPD points.
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