Fire-Lite releases 2008 fire systems training schedule

Jan. 11, 2008
More than 50 free classes to be offered around U.S.

Northford, CT – Fire-Lite Alarms, part of Honeywell’s Life Safety Group, has announced its 2008 schedule of more than 50 fire alarm systems training courses, offered free-of-charge throughout the US. 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 as follows:

Atlanta, GA - MiniScan - February 5-7
Albuquerque, NM - SuperLite - February 5-6
Los Angeles, CA - MiniScan - February 12-14
Raleigh, NC - MiniScan - February 12-14
Marlborough, MA - Super Academy - February 20-22
Austin, TX - SuperLite - February 26-27
Chicago, IL - MiniScan - February 26-28
Birmingham, AL - MiniScan - March 4-6
Seattle, WA - MiniScan - March 11-13
Philadelphia, PA - SuperLite - March 18-19
Detroit, MI - MiniScan - March 25-27
Columbia, SC - MiniScan - March 25-27
New Orleans, LA - SuperLite - April 8-9
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ - Super Academy - April 15-17
Tampa, FL - MiniScan - April 15-17
Cleveland, OH - MiniScan - April 22-24
Houston, TX - SuperLite - April 29-30
Missoula, MT - MiniScan - April 29-May 1
Oklahoma City, OK - SuperLite - May 6-7
Boise, ID - MiniScan - May 13-15
Des Moines, IA - MiniScan - May 13-15
Phoenix, AZ - MiniScan - May 20-22
Dallas, TX - SuperLite - May 20-21
Baltimore, MD - MiniScan - June 3-5
Orlando, FL - MiniScan - June 10-12
Providence, RI - Super Academy - June 10-12
Las Vegas, NV - MiniScan - June 17-19
St. Louis, MO - SuperLite - June 17-18
Lenexa, KS - SuperLite - June 24-25

MiniScan Academy (3 Days)
A three-day training 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. Installation and configuration of Fire-Lite’s IPDACT, a module that enables the transmission of alarms from a fire alarm control panel via any IP network line (i.e. ADSL, cable, Internet), is also covered.

SuperLite Academy (2 Days)
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).

Super Academy (3 Days)
(Day 1) Training begins with a Basic Fire Alarm Technology course covering common fire system components, fundamentals of voice evacuation and various NFPA and ADA codes. Although part of the Super Academy curriculum, individuals seeking basic fire alarm information can opt to attend this one-day course.

(Day 2-3) A two-day module covering 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 NBFAA (National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association) continuing education credits. Visit for complete course descriptions, prerequisite information and online registration.