Fire 73 is a 3-unit core fire technology course that provides the fundamental information regarding the history and philosophy of fire prevention, organization and operation of a fire prevention bureau, use of fire codes, identification and correction of fire hazards, and the relationship of fire prevention to fire safety education and detection and suppression systems.
- Define the national fire problem and role of fire prevention
- Identify and describe fire prevention organizations and associations
- Identify laws, codes, ordinances, regulations and standards as they relate to fire prevention
- Define laws, rules, regulations, codes and standards, and identify those relevant to fire prevention of the authority having jurisdiction
- Understand the impact of fire prevention efforts on life and property loss
- Define and describe the functions of a fire prevention bureau
- Describe inspection practices and procedures
- Identify and describe the standards for professional qualification for Fire Marshal, Plans Examiner, Fire Inspector, Fire and Life Safety Educator, and Fire Investigator
- List opportunities in professional development for fire prevention personnel
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
- Explain the progress of fire prevention in the United States.
- Discuss the need, responsibilities, and importance of fire prevention organizations.
- Discuss the laws, rules, codes, and other regulations relevant to fire prevention and protection.
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