Fire Prevention Technology

Linda Collister

INSTRUCTOR: Linda Collister



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.


Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Define the national fire problem and role of fire prevention
  2. Identify and describe fire prevention organizations and associations
  3. Identify laws, codes, ordinances, regulations and standards as they relate to fire prevention
  4. Define laws, rules, regulations, codes and standards, and identify those relevant to fire prevention of the authority having jurisdiction
  5. Understand the impact of fire prevention efforts on life and property loss
  6. Define and describe the functions of a fire prevention bureau
  7. Describe inspection practices and procedures
  8. Identify and describe the standards for professional qualification for Fire Marshal, Plans Examiner, Fire Inspector, Fire and Life Safety Educator, and Fire Investigator
  9. List opportunities in professional development for fire prevention personnel


  1. Explain the progress of fire prevention in the United States.
  2. Discuss the need, responsibilities, and importance of fire prevention organizations.
  3. Discuss the laws, rules, codes, and other regulations relevant to fire prevention and protection.

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