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JENSEN HUGHES Academy, previously Next Knowledge, provides industry leading safety training to learners throughout the world.

Fire and Electrical Safety

JENSEN HUGHES Academy is proud to be the training partner of the AFAA and JENSEN HUGHES

Dedication to Fire Protection

JENSEN HUGHES Academy's mission is to share JENSEN HUGHES' nationally-recognized fire protection engineering experience with our industry's peers.

Phil DiNenno, the late President, JENSEN HUGHES, awarded NFPA's highest honor for volunteer service to the fire protection industry

Fire Protection Knowledge

Our training makes the knowledge of our fire protection engineers, reseach scientists and fire code experts available to fire protection professionals 24/7.

Wayne Moore, P.E., FSFPE, CFPS, SET, Principal, JENSEN HUGHES awarded NFPA's Standards Medal for outstanding contributions to fire safety

Accepted Authority

JENSEN HUGHES Academy is an IACET-Approved Provider of CEUs. Our training development process and record-keeping meet the elite ANSI standard for training developed by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training.

Self-Paced Online Training

Fire Alarms:

30 hours of training from introductory to advanced topics

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Sprinkler Systems:

15 hours of training on supression systems and water supplies

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Electrical Safety:

25 hours of training on electrical safety and codes

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Special Topics:

20 hours of training on a variety of fire protection topics

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Earn a Free CEU

Get started with a free hour of training on the fundamentals of fire science and protective systems.

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JENSEN HUGHES Academy is proud to be AFAA's online training partner.

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Course Spotlight

  • Supervisory Initiating Devices

    This self-paced online course covers the important "oversight" function of supervisory initiating devices to fire alarm systems, security, process control, and other critical functions. It explains the types and operations...

  • Introduction to Structural Fire Protection

    This course introduces passive fire resistance features in building design, the key elements in structural fire protection.

    Upon completion you should be able to:

    • Explain the difference between...

Fire Protection Professionals

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Online Fire Training for Fire Professionals

The online training courses in the Next Knowledge catalog are written by Hughes Associates, Inc.'s staff and consultants with hands-on experience in fire alarm training, automatic sprinkler training, fire suppression systems training, and NFPA code training. We have extensive experience training in NFPA 70E and the National Electrical Code. Our founders and associates serve on NFPA committees for the national fire alarm code (NFPA 72) and contribute through our fire laboratory and NFPA technical committee memberships to the fire sprinkler, fire pump and other fire suppression codes. We are exclusively dedicated to furthering fire safety in the built environment and our online fire safety training courses are one way we work toward that goal.

Online Training Catalog

Our online training catalog includes over 30 hours of online fire alarm training. Our online fire protection training also includes over 15 hours of fire sprinkler training and online fire suppression system training. Our online fire protection library also includes 25 hours of online electrical safety training including online training in NFPA 70E and the NEC. Plus 20 hours of online training in specialized fire protection topics such as online fire safety training in hasardous locations, online fire protection training for healthcare occupancies, and an assortment of other specialized online fire training courses are offered.

IACET Approved Online Fire Training

All of our online training in fire alarms, fire sprinklers, and other fire protection and electrical safety topics are IACET Approved for CEU credit. Please check with your authorizing body to ensure that it accepts IACET CEU credits. IACET is the ANSI standard in CEU values and is widely accepted by most engineering authorities.

NICET CEU

Our courses are also developed to accord with needs of NICET certified fire alarm and fire sprinkler technicians for online fire alarm training, online fire sprinkler training and other CEU credits required to maintain credentials. Although NICET does not endorse this online fire protection training, nor does it endorse any other online fire training, our online fire alarm training, online fire sprinkler training and other online fire protection training is relevant to the credential. Please check with NICET before beginning your online fire protection training if you are using it for NICET CEU credit.

NICET online fire safety training topics covered include:

  • Online Fire Alarm Training
  • Online Fire Sprinkler Training
  • Online Suppression System Training
  • Online Hazardous Locations Training

We also provide specialized instructor-led training development for fire protection in the nuclear industry. We recently completed the first accredited training program for sire safety in nuclear plants, NFPA 805.

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