Understanding The Fire Alarm And Signalling Code Workshop

(NFPA 72-2013/2016)

Course Details

NFPA 72, the National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code©, provides direction on the design, installation, testing and inspection, and documentation of fire alarm and emergency communication systems of various types. This document can be hard to understand. This 3-day seminar is designed to provide basic and intermediate instruction on the contents of NFPA 72.

Upon completion, attendees will understand:

  • Fire Alarm System Basics.
  • Understand NICET certification.
  • NFPA 72 basic structure and layout.
  • NFPA 72 documentation requirements.
  • NFPA 72 detection and notification principles.
  • NFPA 72 Emergency Communication Systems basics.
  • NFPA 72 Inspection, Testing and Maintenance requirements.
  • Principles of NFPA 70 Article 760.

Workshop Instructor : LARRY D. RIETZ, SET

Larry Rietz is a NICET Level IV certified Fire Alarm designer with over 20 years of life safety industry experience. After working for almost 14 years with a large Fire Alarm manufacturer and service provider, he is now Director of the Denver Office for Jensen Hughes Inc., the world’s largest and most experienced specialty engineering consulting firm. Larry currently serves on the Automatic Fire Alarm Association (AFAA) Board of Directors, a principal on the NFPA 1616 Technical Committee, and an Alternate on the NFPA 72 Chapter 24 (ECS) Technical Committee.


May 16 to 18, 2016

Dhahran International Exhibitions Center
PO Box 7519, Dammam 31472, Saudi Arabia

Contact Information: (Bookings)

Sharba, Saad B (SFPE-SAC Program Director)
Mob: +966 50 385 5095
Email : sharbas@ibnzahr.sabic.com
             : gcs@gc-serv.com
             : sfpesaudi@gmail.com
Phone : +966 13 872-6833

Workshop Fees: 1,500 USD


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  • " The instructor has a professional way to deliver the information. "

our excellency

Eng. Ali. A Mokhtar SFPE-SAC President

VISION : The leaders in engineering a fire safe world.

I would like to thank you for allowing me to serve as your President. I am honored and humbled to have been nominated to this office, and for having the support of the SFPE-SAC membership for all of my years serving the Society. I would also like to take this opportunity to thank my predecessor, and the other members of the Board for their service during the past year, which included the formidable task of developing our strategic plan, rebranding the Society, and positioning the SFPE-SAC for the future.

Chapter Excellence Award