M-063 Fire Protection Systems: 4 PDH

M-063 Fire Protection Systems

Fire Protection Systems

The Fire Protection Systems online 4 PDH course is a part of the Mechanical Engineering category of courses.

This course describes the operation, testing, and maintenance of fire protection systems commonly used in buildings and other structures. Fire protection systems include automatic sprinkler systems, standpipe and hose systems, foam extinguishing systems, gaseous extinguishing systems, and chemical extinguishing systems. Fire alarm and detection equipment will be discussed, showing the relationship between the mechanical and electrical components of these systems.

There are large number of manufacturers and models of fire protection systems, and it is difficult to acquire a detailed knowledge of all installations and maintenance considerations involved with this equipment. The principles presented in this course apply on a general basis for any given device or system you may encounter in the field. Reference should also be made to manufacturers’ manuals, job specifications, the NFPA and local codes, for in-depth information regarding specific types of equipment.

This course is based on United States Navy Naval Education and Training Materials (NAVEDTRA 14259A), Chapter 4, “Fire Protection Systems”.

This course is intended for mechanical, civil, process & industrial engineers, and other design and construction professionals interested to learn about fire protection systems.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this PDH online continuing education course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the characteristics of automatic sprinkler systems
  • Identify water supply requirements
  • Describe the inspection, testing, and maintenance requirements for fire protection systems
  • Describe the purpose, types and components of gaseous extinguishing systems
  • Describe the purpose, types, and components of dry chemical extinguishing systems

Refunds and Cancellation Policies

The online PDH course is accepted as continuing education activity by the Professional Engineering boards in states listed on this page. In an unlikely case the course is not accepted by the board listed on this page, we will refund the full payment and will pay for you to take another course of equivalent monetary and PDH / CEU value. For complete list of courses related to Mechanical Engineering category of courses please click here.

Length of the Course / Activity

This course is intended to be studied at self-pace and it should take on average of 4 hour to read and be able to comprehend the material to successfully past the online quiz.

Course Quiz

To receive the certificate of completion for the above 4 PDH online course, you will need to take a 20-question multiple choice quiz based on the reference material supplied and pass with minimum score of 70%. There is no time limit for the quiz and it can be taken multiple times until a passing score of 70% is achieved.

Certificate of Completion

Once you achieve a passing score of 70% on the quiz you will receive and be able to print your Certificate of Completion as a record of your continuing education. PDH Star will keep a record of your certificate for the duration as required by your state of licensure. You will be able to log on to your account and view and print your past Certificate of Completion.

State Acceptance

The above course is accepted in the following states:

AK, AL, AR, DE, GA, IA, ID, IL, KS, KY, LA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, WV, and WY

For detailed state by state requirements click here.

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