• Canadian Fire Alarm Association Course Equivalencies

    The Canadian Fire Alarm Association (CFAA) offers the Fire Alarm Technician Training Program, which comprises five courses that lead to personal registration as a fire alarm technician. George Brown College has been recognized by the CFAA as a provider of accredited Fire Alarm Technician Training Program courses. For each of the George Brown College CFAA course equivalencies listed here that you complete, you will be eligible for exemption from the equivalent CFAA course. Course exemptions must be approved by the CFAA.

    Note(s)

    The courses listed here may not represent the extent of the Fire Alarm Technician Training Program requirements. The requirements are set by the CFAA, not George Brown College. To pursue the Fire Alarm Technician Training Program (or any other CFAA designation), you must follow the process listed on the CFAA website and meet the requirements applicable to you. For more information about the Fire Alarm Technician Training Program, visit the CFAA website.

    Canadian Fire Alarm Association (CFAA) Course Equivalencies
    CFAA CoursesGeorge Brown College Equivalent Courses
    Course 1 - An Introduction to the Fire Detection and Alarm IndustryELCL 9027 Fire Detection and the Alarm Industry
    Course 2 - Verbal and Written CommunicationsCOMM 1017 Professional Communication
    Course 3 - Basic ElectricityELCL 9068 Fire Alarm: Basic Electricity
    Course 4 - Life Safety Systems Electronics (LSSE) (formerly Basic Electronics)ELNC 9115 Life Safety Systems Electronics Online
    and
    EX 9003 Life Safety Systems Electronics Exam Online
    Course 5 - Fire Alarm SystemsELCL 9037 Fire Alarm Systems or ELCL 9084 Fire Alarm Systems Online
    and
    EX 9004 Fire Alarm Systems Exam Online