Fire-Lite Alarms recently announced its 2008 schedule of more than 50 fire alarm systems training courses, offered free-of-charge throughout the United States. From fire alarm basics to detailed hands-on trainings covering all Fire-Lite control panels, course offerings are designed for every level of industry professional. Dates, locations and descriptions for Fire-Lite classes planned now through June are below.

The MiniScan Academy is a three-day training program on Fire-Lite’s conventional and addressable fire alarm control panels and voice evacuation systems. Power supply fundamentals, product features, installation methods, programming and troubleshooting are taught through practical hands-on exercises.

The SuperLite Academy is a two-day course, featuring instruction and hands-on exercises in the capabilities, installation, programming and troubleshooting of all Fire-Lite manufactured addressable control panels. The SuperLite Academy will wrap up with two hours of installation and configuration training on Fire-Lite’s IPDACT module that enables the transmission of alarms from a fire alarm control panel via any IP network line (i.e., ADSL, cable, Internet).

The Super Academy is a three-day training program that begins with a basic fire alarm technology course, covering common fire system components, fundamentals of voice evacuation and various NFPA and ADA codes. It ends with coverage of Fire-Lite’s voice evacuation systems and full line of addressable fire alarm control panels. Attendees will receive instruction on features and capabilities of all addressable panels, plus perform hands-on exercises in wiring, programming and troubleshooting.

All Fire-Lite courses qualify attendees for various National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association continuing education credits. Visit www.firelite.com for complete course descriptions, prerequisite information and online registration.