2021-2022 Catalog

FIS-219 Fire Service Academy V

This course provides an in-depth analysis of the various classifications of building construction, types of construction materials, and structural design. Students will discuss how the new energy-efficient construction accelerates fire growth and raises backdraft potential. Fire resistance ratings, fire detection and suppression systems, and life safety considerations will be discussed. Building fire codes and laws will be introduced. The objectives for this course are developed based on training objectives prescribed by the Office of the State Fire Marshal (OFSM) and codes and standards established by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). (4 contact hours)




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Public Services