Training Information

Training Offering Overview

Training Name: Orientation to Life Safety Code (OBLSC)

Activity Code: 0CMSLSCPR_WBT

Training Description: This Orientation to LSC training intends to teach surveyors who are new to surveying, or to the LSC, basic information to provide a context and framework for understanding the material presented in the Basic LSC Training. This training will aid learners in developing surveyor skills and proficiency.

Training Objectives: On completion of this training, you will be able to:

  • Identify the requirements of the 2012 Life Safety Code.
  • Identify additional documents and resources related to the 2012 Life Safety Code.


Training Duration: 4 hours

Completion Requirements: This self-paced Orientation to LSC training includes a mandatory pretest, six learning modules, a mandatory posttest, and a CMS-approved training evaluation. Both the posttest and the evaluation must be completed to generate a certificate of completion. To pass the Orientation to LSC training, you must score a minimum of 80 percent on the training posttest.

Training CEUs: N/A

Email for Questions: The training is available on-demand online, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. During the training, questions can be submitted using the comment tool. For all technical issues, including accessing the training, email helpdesk@qsep.org; for all content-related questions, email QSOG_LifeSafetyCode@cms.hhs.gov.

Note: The training is currently available as a PDF but will soon be reuploaded as an interactive online training. The original training used Adobe Flash player and is being converted to an updated format.

Prerequisites: None

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