This course is a vital segment in completing the Fire Safety Inspector certification. This course is designed to familiarize inspectors with the Florida Fire Prevention Code which includes NFPA 101, NFPA 1, FSS 633, and FAC 69A.
Students will learn how to research codes and apply them to inspection activities
This curriculum is geared towards teaching the student how to assimilate information contained in working, drawing, and specifications as they relate to the fire inspector. The curriculum includes how to interpret conventional graphic communications. Accepted standards and conventions are introduced.
Symbols, abbreviations, principles of technical projection, as well as a review of geometry are included. Related worksheets are used to allow for applied experience of finding and interpreting information from authentic drawings.
ATPC 2120 Building Construction for the Fire Service (45 Hour Class)
This course examines the various types and methods of building construction and their influence on fire travel and life safety. Fire resistance of building materials and problems inherent in new construction as well as existing buildings are examined closely.
Murnane, L., & Fortney, J. (2010). Building construction related to the fire service (3rd ed.). Stillwater, OK: Fire Protection Publications, Oklahoma State University.Buy Now
FFP 1505 Fire Prevention Practices (45 Hour Class)
This course is a survey of the principles of fire prevention and investigation. It includes a study of fire hazards in various occupancies; a review of fire prevention codes; a study of procedures and techniques of fire prevention inspection, public relations, methods of determining the area of fire origin, fire cause, fire spread and location and preservation of evidence.
Murnane, L., Stowell, F. M., Adams, B., & Clausing, C. (2009). Fire inspection and code enforcement (7th ed.). Stillwater, OK: Fire Protection Publications, Oklahoma State University.
ATPC 1540 Private Fire Protection Systems I (45 Hour)
This course is a survey of fire protection systems and domestic water supply. The operational features and functional characteristics of fire detection and suppression systems and devices will be studied.
Jones, A. M. (2015). Fire protection systems (2nd ed.). Jones and Bartlett.