Work element #31011, "Basic Metric Units and Conversions," is mandatory for certification at Levels II, III and IV. All other Level I General Core Work Elements constitute a mandatory requirement for achieving certification at Levels III and IV.
The asterisk (*) following 31002 means crossover credit exists in selected other fields/subfields for this work element. Read information on crossover work elements in the Program Detail Manual on pages 4 and 5. You won't receive the crossover credit until you test in another qualified sub-field for the first time.
Understand the basic application of NFPA standards to fire alarm systems. Understand basic NFPA standards terminology, including "shall" and "should" and the role of the "authority having jurisdiction." Understand the basic concept of "approved," "listed," etc. in regard to the acceptance of materials, components, and devices, and the role of testing laboratories in relation to the use of NFPA standards. Select and use appropriate NFPA standards. (See "Definition" and "Scope" sections of the standards)
"See "Definition" and "Scope" sections of the standards."